Monthly Archives: September 2010

Good news for the Schools!

Schools in Foxboro have extra $422,000 What to do with the extra $$$?

A warning was sent to us

Memo To Residents of Foxborough: Be Careful What You Wish For…

Watch videos of the proceedings about a town employess job.

Workplace violations alleged at hearing of Hingham sewer worker Posted July 14, 2010 09:43 AM

Wastewater treatment district, sewer plant

Towns reach deal on sewers Friday, September 24, 2010 1:06 AM EDT

With a piece of the puzze in place, what will Water and Sewer do about the option to have Kraft Group build a plant for us in the Route 1 area? If we’re trying to attract business growth there, we should have them build it so future growth won’t be imperiled due to lack of town services (like the downtown area is now) and we won’t have to shell out even more later when requirements and technologies change.

Wind Turbines

Gillette may get greener (Thursday, September 23, 2010 2:17 AM EDT) Krafts mulling wind turbine for stadium site

two thumbs up for this!

Can the Renewable Energy Committee get in on this and build one for our use?

  • Renewable energy: Jan. 8, 2008
  • Green Poll: Jan. 15, 2008 Take the poll here (to date 6 people have voted, all “yes”)
  • TM searches and Selectmen’s Squabbles not limited to Foxborough

    Norton manager giving notice (Friday, September 10, 2010 3:15 AM EDT)
    Double duty for area selectmen (Wrentham, Wednesday, September 22, 2010 1:47 AM EDT)

    With Town Administrator Jack McFeeley scheduled to leave Oct. 1……Board members then engaged in an at times heated discussion of e-mails and talks of how and what…..Selectman Robert Leclair questioned how the matter has been handled. “It was not a unilateral decision by the chair,” Langley said…… “We’re sick and tired employees of hearing all this bickering.” ……More than 25 candidates have applied for the position. A seven-member search committee is interviewing candidates Thursday and Friday to come up with finalists for selectmen…….

    They’re happy with more than 25 candidates for the job, but Foxborough didn’t like the initial pool of 27 candidates? Being an up-and-coming boomtown (see this video from Ch. 5/projected population spike, new homes, and increased traffic), Wrentham might need a professional headhunter!

    Selectmen’s Squabbles are not exclusive to Foxborough.

    Saturday!

    Rodman Ride for Kids and prescription drug give back program.

    Local Chambers of Commerce

    There are a few local Chamber of Commerces that cover businesses in town. They are:

    Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce – Canton, Norwood, Dedham, Randolph, Foxborough, Sharon, Medfield, Stoughton, Milton, Walpole, Norfolk, and Westwood (22 Foxborough Businesses)

    Tri-Town Chamber of Commerece – Foxborough, Mansfield, and Norton (?? Foxborough Businesses)

    United Regional Chamber of Commerce / United Regional Chamber of Commerce – Attleboro, Bellingham, Blackstone, Foxborough, Franklin, Mansfield, Medway, Medfield, Millis, Norfolk, North Attleborough, Norton, Plainville, Rehoboth, Seekonk and Wrentham (15 Foxborough Businesses)

    Foxborough Junior Chamber of Commerce – Foxborough (?? Businesses)

    Easton and Walpole have their own Chambers, for businesses in town only. Could there be an advantage to that or would businesses lose out on expanding influence in the area?