Foxborough News

Local news for Foxborough, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

"I think visitor centers were very important to the Commonwealth 20 or 30 years ago.

Tuesday's meeting in Northampton was the fourth of six hearings the task force is holding. This is the first time in 85 years that the liquor laws have been fully reviewed.

Mansfield News

Local news for Mansfield, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Jason Evans's "At Bat" is part of "Boys of Summer: A Season With the Newport Gulls" at Newport Art Museum in Rhode Island. TUXEDO Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One's collaborative project revels in the smoothed-out, bass-heavy pop-funk that ruled radio in the late '70s and early '80s .

MANSFIELD, M.A. Residents around the Xfinity Center are used to crowds and traffic after concerts get out, but they're now saying enough is enough after traffic was stopped, bumper to bumper in neighborhoods in Mansfield and in Norton. But it wasn't just an inconvenience, some people coming from the concert were visibly drunk, littering, urinating in yards, and even driving the wrong way.

"Take those diplomas and go home," she told the more than 2,100 new graduates. "There is so much more to come."

North Attleboro News

Local news for North Attleboro, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

BayCoast Bank announced the addition of Paul Leveillee of North Attleboro, in the position of Senior Vice President – Commercial Lending. In this position, Leveillee will be responsible for leading the Loan Production Office , which the bank is planning to open in Attleboro later this year. Currently, Leveillee's area of focus is new business development; he works with business owners and commercial real estate investors to provide comprehensive lending and banking solutions.  Leveillee brings over 30 years of banking experience to this position.

Prosecutors have filed an appeal seeking to reinstate former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's 2015 murder conviction after it was thrown out following his prison suicide. Hernandez was convicted in April 2015 for the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, and sentenced to life in prison.

Potential online motor vehicle buyers, or so they say, have left with the vehicles on a "test drive" only to never return, according to New Bedford police reports.  Lt. Amos Melo, a spokesman for New Bedford Police Department, said the department is investigating five similar reports of motor vehicle theft in a one-month span.

Canton News

Local news for Canton, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

CANTON, Mass. - A Zamboni driver at a Massachusetts ice rink has helped save a man suffering a heart attack during a hockey game.

Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company of Canton, Massachusetts has named Christopher P. Boudreau of New Bedford the 2016 New England Division Sales Leader for the company's General Agencies sales division. In addition, Boudreau has been awarded his 10th President's Circle award, recognizing him for superior sales leadership and dedication to the insurance profession.  Boudreau helps provide individuals and businesses with various insurance products to meet their needs, with a primary concentration in municipal employee benefits.

Norton News

Local news for Norton, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

THE BERKSHIRE EAGLENorman Rockwell Museum Director and CEO Laurie Norton Moffatt recently celebrated 40 years with the museum. She started out as in intern in 1977.

So they've got a tremendous new album, a video that debuted on Rolling Stone Country, and they're soon headed off to tour Europe - but Girls Guns & Glory are pumped for one certain SouthCoast music fest. "To say we are over the moon about Block-a-palooza would be an understatement," frontman Ward Hayden told me.

Plainville News

Local news for Plainville, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Michelle Carter has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. She's seen here on June 13 during her trial, as her attorney, Joe Cataldo, standing center, returns to the defense table.

A Plainville town employee was killed Thursday when the lawn tractor he was operating apparently flipped over and landed on top of him, police said. The employee, who has not been identified, was cutting grass at the town pumping station on Walnut Street at the time, according to Plainville police.

Plainville, MA--- Shesjustadelight N was one of the harness racing stars of Yonkers Bluechip Matchmaker Free-For-All series earlier this year after winning two legs and making the final. With a freshening month off, she's back and rolling with a second last week in the mares Open at Yonkers and now scoring a win in the $12,000 filly and mares Open Handicap at ) left best at the start and took a lead she would not relinquish.