Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Your daily dose of Patch knowledge.
Five Things You Need To Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1. There will be an open meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. for the Skating Rink Study Committee in the Willett Room of the Civic Center. Residents are encouraged to attend and voice their concerns. 2. Are you getting Norwood Patch's headlines in your email? You could be! Sign up for our daily or weekly newsletters! 3. On Wednesday mornings, Kehillah Schechter Academy holds Mommy & Me time from 9:40-10:40 a.m. Newborns, babies, toddlers and preschoolers of all ages are welcome. 4. Be sure to keep an eye on Norwood Patch's Holiday…
Monday, November 19, 2012
The first night of Norwood's Special Town Meeting was dominated by a discussion of article 5, regarding feasibility and traffic studies on the proposed hockey rink project.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Tonight will begin a Special Town Meeting to vote on 22 articles approved by the Board of Selectmen - which is most important to you?
Tonight at 7:30 p.m. the Norwood Town Meeting members will meet in the Performing Arts Center at the Norwood High School to discuss and vote on 22 articles presented in the Special Town Meeting Warrant. Issues on the warrant include the appropriation of funds for renovations to the Town Hall, granting authority to the Permanent Building Construction Committee to take action on building a concession stand at the new high school football fields, the recission of the Strong Chief Law and many others. Article 5 on the warrant addresses the feasibility and traffic studies on the proposed Norwood hockey rink. While the article calls for the appropriation of funds for the study, at a recent Selectmen meeting the Recreation in Norwood Committee (…
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The Recreation in Norwood Committee and Rep. John Rogers attended Tuesday night's Board of Selectmen meeting to discuss the donation and use of these funds.
At Tuesday night's Board of Selectmen meeting the Recreation in Norwood Committee (RINC) presented the town with a check for $45,000 to cover the expense of both a feasibility study and a traffic study on the proposed hockey rink construction project. Representative John Rogers - a strong supporter of the project who secured the state funding of $5.6 million for its construction - joined the Committee in this presentation. The rink would be a construction of the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, and with the donation from the RINC for the required studies Rogers said moving forward would not cost the town of Norwood any money. RINC co-chair Sue Brown said that the funds - $20,000 for the traffic study and $25,000 for the …
Friday, September 28, 2012
An NHS alumnus and Stonehill college freshman, Matt Brown met with Gov. Patrick yesterday at the State House.
Editor's Note: The following is taken from a press release from the office of Rep. John H. Rogers Governor Deval Patrick met with Norwood’s own Matt Brown yesterday at the State House to hear his remarks on the public skating rink proposed in Norwood. State Representative John H. Rogers (D-Norwood), who secured $5.659 million for a public rink in Norwood within the state’s capital budget, said that Matt was “masterful in his testimony” and “charming in his approach.” The Stonehill College freshman, Brown is concentrating in both business and communications. The full text of Brown's statement is below: Governor Patrick, on behalf of my hometown, I thank you for your great stewardship of Massachusetts and also a very special thanks for …