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Park & Pedal Commuting System

Department of Conservation & RecreationToday, at an event at Christian Herter Park, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton, Department of Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Deputy Commissioner for Operations Matthew Sisk, and David Montague from Montague Bikes unveiled the first in the nation multimodal commuting network, called Park&Pedal. The free program, which is designed to encourage bike commuting by providing a network of parking hubs conveniently located within cycling distance from centers of employment, will allow commuters to park their cars for free and then ride their bikes the remaining distance to work.

“The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has always been at the forefront of innovative ideas,” said Governor Charlie Baker. “The Park&Pedal Commuter Network is the direct result of state government and private partners working together to achieve results that will benefit the public and the environment.”

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Important Information For Taylor Swift’s Concerts Friday & Saturday At Gillette Stadium

Gillettee StadiumGillette Stadium issues advisories for Swift’s July 24-25 The 1989 World Tour dates 

Gillette Stadium officials are requesting the media’s assistance in communicating important information for the upcoming Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour dates at Gillette Stadium on Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25.

TRAFFIC

Due to event traffic overlapping with evening commute traffic on Friday, July 24, Gillette Stadium is advising area residents to be aware of heavy traffic on Route 1 between 95 and 495 early evening on Friday.

Gillette Stadium is advising ticketholders to arrive early to avoid traffic delays. Parking lots are expected to open at 3 p.m. on Friday andSaturday, with stadium gates opening at 5 p.m. for the 7 p.m. shows. Continue reading Important Information For Taylor Swift’s Concerts Friday & Saturday At Gillette Stadium

Live “Black and White Band” Concert Tonight (7/16)

Black and White Band
Black and White Band will perform tonight (7/16/15) on the common. Foxborough residents can watch live on Comcast 8, Verizon 39, and online.

Tonight FCA volunteers will bring live coverage of the Foxboro Jaycees Concert on the Common, featuring the Black and White Band.

CONCERT BEGINS AT 7PM, WATCH LIVE ON COMAST 8, VERIZON 39, OR ONLINE.

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Toe Jam Puppet Band Thursday, July 23rd

YMCA LogoJoin the Hockomock Area YMCA for a fun community event, on Thursday, July 23rd at 6:30pm featuring music and family fun with special guests The Toe Jam Puppet Band at the Invensys Foxboro (67 Mechanic Street). Register today to reserve your spot at any the member service desk or online at hockymca.org.  [Go to online registration select >By Branch >Foxboro >Arts and Enrichment.]

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Sturdy Hospital Blood Drive Thursday, June 11

Sturdy Memorial Hospital LogoSturdy Memorial Hospital will be holding a Blood Drive in partnership with the Rhode Island Blood Center on Thursday, June 11, from 7:30am4pm in the Hospital Auditorium. Each donation you make can treat up to three people and will help alleviate the region’s seasonal blood shortage. While emergencies and disasters capture the attention of our community and prompt people to respond by donating, the need for blood donations is ongoing. Donating regularly is something we can do to ensure blood is always available the instant it is needed, and for people who have cancer, blood disorders, sickle cell anemia, and other illnesses, as well as those who need regular blood transfusions to live.

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