Category Archives: Community Press Releases

Foxboro Election Results – May 2, 2011

FOXBOROUGH, MA – The Annual Town Elections are now complete, and Results from the Annual Town Elections were just made  at the Ahern School polls.  Election warden, Kathy Brady announced the results

Just over 1,800 residents voted in the elections, there are 10,549 registered voters in the Town of Foxborough.

Selectmen (Vote for 1)

Paul D. Mortenson 582
Steven D. Sloan 608
Mark S. Sullivan 621

Planning Board Member (Vote for 2)

William E. Grieder, Jr. 1,091
Shannon Lee McLaughlin 986
John B. Rhoads 750

Assessor (Vote for 1)

Thomas F. Buckley 1,382

School Committee Member (Vote for 1)

Beverley Loard 1,333

Water & Sewer Commissioner (Vote for 1)

Richard M. Pacella, Jr. 1,303

Board of Health Member (Vote for 1)

Paul W. Steeves 1,270

Boyden Library Trustee (Vote for 2)

Thomas L. MaGee 1,200
Kevin Penders 1,195

Housing Authority Member (Vote for 1)

Charlene Kaye 1,334

Special Easter Program

Victory Assembly of God Easter ProgramCOMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT 

Victory Assembly of God church is having a special Easter program to be presented on Friday, April 22 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 10:30 am.

67 High Plain Street, Rte. 27
Sharon MA.

Admission is free, and the public is invited.


Full Moon Hike at F. Gilbert Hills State Forest

Department of Conservation & Recreation
Full Moon Hike on Sunday, April 17th from 7:30pm to 8:30pm


FOXBORO, MA – F. Gilbert Hills State Forest is a magical place to explore at night. Come along on a Full Moon Hike on Sunday, April 17th from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Our hike will start at sunset and end by the light of the full moon!

We will hike along about 3 miles of forested trails and wetlands. Perhaps we’ll see the moon reflected on the water or hear an owl in the distance. Dress for the weather, wear good shoes, and bring a flashlight. Meet at the Main Parking Lot at 45 Mill Street in Foxboro. For adults and children 10+ who can walk at a moderate to brisk pace for 3 miles. Rain, storm or icy trail conditions will cancel. Call Amy at (508) 272-9376 for more information. Reasonable accommodations upon request.

For park info & directions, visit This program is sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation.


FOXBORO, MA – Customers of the Foxboro Water System were notified on March 16, 2011 of a bacteriaproblem with our drinking water and were advised that you did not need to boil water,but that you should discard all ice, food products and formula made with tap watercollected on or before March 15, 2011. We are pleased to report that the problem hasbeen corrected and that it is no longer necessary to follow the above advisory.

Five additional samples taken on March 17, 2011 for the raw water well for E. Coli cameback negative (absent) for E. Coli.
As always, you may contact the water department at 508-543-1209 or Foxboro WaterDept., 40 South Street, Foxboro, MA 02035 with any comments or questions.

Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especiallythose who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments,nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in apublic place or distributing copies by hand or mail.

This notice is being sent to you by:
Foxboro Water Dept.
March 23, 2011

Ahern Students Present Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Ahern School Presents: Beauty and the Beast Jr.


FOXBORO, MA – Come see Beauty and the Beast Jr. live on stage proudly presented by the students of the Ahern Middle School.  Dancing flatware, menacing wolves and singing furniture will  fill the stage in this beloved fairy tale about very different people finding strength in one another and learning how to love.

Once upon a time in a faraway land, an Enchantress turns a cruel, unfeeling Prince into a hideous beast.  To break the spell, the Beast must learn to love another and earn her love in return before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose.  Dancing flatware, menacing wolves, and singing furniture fill the stage with thrills in this beloved fairy tale about very different people finding strength in one another and learning how to love.

Show Dates:

Friday, April 29th at 7:30pm
Saturday, April 30th at 2pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, May 1 at 2pm
Tickets $7 General Admission.
For tickets call Caroline Clark (508) 543-3780 or Christine McDonald (508) 698-2776

Click here to view the official Beauty and the Beast Jr. Flyer