Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-01

Fireworks at Patriot Place July 3rd

Fireworks Display
Photo by Michael Webber


Patriot Place has scheduled a full lineup of free family activities surrounding the Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50, a 5K and 10K road race at Patriot Place on July 3. The events will build up to a first-of-its-kind fireworks spectacular above Patriot Place that is free and open to the public and will be accompanied by a musical score broadcast by Dean College Radio.

The festivities kick off on Monday, July 2 when Patriot Place will host a sand sculpting demonstration, bounce houses, airbrush tattoos and live music, among other free activities. On July 3, even more free activities, including stilt walkers and appearances by celebrity runners, will build up to the Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50, which is expected to draw more than 5,000 participants. For a full list of free family activities at Patriot Place on July 2 and 3, visit

Following the 5K and 10K, which begin at 6 p.m., Patriot Place will host a fireworks show at 9 p.m. The display will last for more than 20 minutes, the same length as Boston’s annual July 4 fireworks, and will be accompanied by a musical score available by tuning into Dean College Radio, Power 88 FM, at 88.3 FM, or streaming online at Families can watch the fireworks show from inside Patriot Place’s North Marketplace or from the parking lots around Patriot Place.

The Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50 boasts a 5K course that includes the Gillette Stadium concourses and ramps, as well as views of surrounding towns from the top of the stadium, before finishing at the stadium’s 50-yard line. The 10K course begins at Patriot Place and winds through the streets of Foxborough before returning to Patriot Place and finishing on the Gillette Stadium field. The event also includes a Harvard Pilgrim Health and Fitness Expo at Patriot Place and a Kids Fun Run on the Gillette Stadium field. For information about the Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50, visit

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Live Board of Selectmen Coverage Tonight

ALERT: Foxboro Cable Access continues to be experiencing an outage with Verizon Channel 38 (The Government Channel). We’re not expecting service to be restored for tonight’s Selectmen Meeting. The meeting will be available live on our website:

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-24

Norwood Hospital Hosts Blood Drive June 29

Norwood Hospital - A Caritas Family Hospital


Norwood, MA — June 18, 2012  — Norwood Hospital will hold an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, June 29, from 9 am – 2 pm in Abraham-Sieracki Conference Room.

To make an appointment, please visit call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or call the Norwood Hospital blood bank at 781-769-4000, ext. 12198.

About Norwood Hospital

The 264-bed Norwood Hospital, provides emergency, cardiology, advanced surgical, endoscopic, psychiatric, OB/GYN and Children’s Hospital Boston pediatric services and is a member of Steward Health Care. Information about Norwood Hospital’s programs and services is available at

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care is the largest fully integrated community care organization and community hospital network in New England.  Headquartered in Boston, Steward is the third largest employer in MA with more than 17,000 employees serving more than one million patients annually in 85 communities.  Hospitals in the system include Saint Anne’s in Fall River, Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Norwood Hospital, Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill, Morton Hospital and Medical Center in Taunton and Quincy Medical Center.  Other Steward Health Care entities include Steward Medical Group, Steward Hospice and Home Care,Laboure College, and Por Cristo.   Further information is available at

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