The Foxboro Board of Selectmen will meet tonight, Tuesday, February 4th at 6:30pm in the FHS Media Center. The meeting will air live on the FCA Government Channel (Comcast 22/Verizon 38), and online at http://www.fcatv.org/live
Board of Selectmen meetings replay on the Government Channel (Comcast 22/Verizon 38) at the following times:
Fridays at 4pm
Saturdays at noon
Sundays 8am & 4pm
Previous meetings are archived online and available on the FCA Video Plus site: click here
The following agenda has been posted:
Foxborough Board of Selectmen Agenda
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Newly released economic impact report highlights $11.6 million in community benefits,
$4.9 million in capital improvements, and $2 million in tax revenues
Norwood Hospital, a part of the Steward Health Care System LLC (Steward), today released an economic impact report for 2010-2012, produced by the Health Business Group, an independent consulting firm in Boston. The report reveals that Steward invested $4.9 million in construction and technology improvements at Norwood Hospital, provided $11.6 million in community benefits and delivered $2 million in tax revenues to the Town of Norwood.
“Steward acquired community hospitals facing significant financial headwinds,” explained David Williams, president of Health Business Group. “Our analysis shows that significant investments made by Steward had a positive economic impact on the surrounding communities. Meanwhile, quality of care measures have improved.”
The $4.9 million capital investment at Norwood Hospital includes new catheterization laboratories, design improvements to patient rooms, and a Robotic Interactive Operative Orthopedic System that allows patients to receive state-of-the-art care in a community hospital close to where they live. Typically, such cutting edge treatments are not available in community hospitals, causing patients to have to travel longer distances to access such treatments. For example, the 7,675 square foot catheterization facility allowed the hospital to increase the number of patients it can treat and the complexity of the procedures, including emergency coronary angioplasties and the implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators. The Robotic Interactive Operative Orthopedic System offers a new alternative to traditional hip and knee replacements for
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The Foxborough School Committee will meet tonight, January 27th at 7pm in the Foxborough High School Media Center. FCA will air the meeting live on the Education Channel (Comcast 12/Verizon 37) and online at http://www.fcatv.org/live
Foxborough School Committee Meetings are replayed on the Education Channel (Comcast 12/Verizon 37) during the following times:
Fridays at noon
Saturdays at 7pm
Sundays at 12pm & 7pm
Residents can also watch previous meetings online by browsing through the FCA video directory.
The following agenda has been posted:
Foxborough School Committee Meeting Agenda
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The Artist’s Studio and Gallery at Patriot Place is once again featuring student artwork from local high schools.
The exhibit, returning for a third year at the Patriot Place art gallery, has provided a wonderful experience for students to proudly display their work in a professional setting, according to Jack Gannon, gallery manager at The Artist’s Studio & Gallery at Patriot Place.
“We are thrilled to provide local students and high school art departments the opportunity to display their work prominently in a gallery setting,” Gannon said. “The experience is always so rewarding for everyone involved and we are excited to showcase the amazing artwork of these local students again this year.”
The program’s 2014 schedule is as follows:
- Jan. 17-19: Medfield High School
- Jan. 24-26: Franklin High School
- Jan. 31 to Feb. 2: Norwood High School
- Feb. 7-9: Walpole High School
- Feb. 28 to March 2: Oliver Ames High School (Easton)
- March 7-9: Norton High School
- March 21-23: Mansfield High School
- March 28-30: Canton High School
- April 4-6: North Attleboro High School
- April 11-13: Foxborough High School
This year’s program began last month with artwork from students at Xaverian Brothers High School.
The Artist’s Studio and Gallery at Patriot Place is a professional, family-friendly gallery that provides hundreds of local artists an inexpensive option to exhibit and sell art and art lovers an opportunity to enjoy and purchase some of the best locally produced artwork around.
“We want the community to know they have
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