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Foxboro Planning Board: Road plan will have 'minimal impact' on Gillette Stadium traffic

FOXBORO - A Kraft Group plan to build a private road linking the back of Gillette Stadium to Route 140 would be a public benefit during emergencies, officials say.
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Justin Bieber wishes Foxboro's Danny Nickerson happy birthday on Instagram

FOXBORO — Danny Nickerson has received thousands of cards from around the world, he's been treated to multiple birthday parties and now he's gotten a birthday shoutout from none other than pop superst
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Outpouring of Support for Foxborough Boy with Brain Tumor

Danny Nickerson, who has an inoperable brain tumorm is celebrating his sixth birthday in style after an outpouring of support, much of it coming from strangers around the world.
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Post office delivers for Danny

Place two typical birthday cards end to end and you’ll span about one foot.
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Update: Foxborough Boy with Cancer Receives 50,000 Birthday Cards

Danny Nickerson asked for birthday cards for his sixth birthday, and boy, did the world deliver.
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Obituary: Loretta Cossette

Cossette, Loretta 84, died Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was the daughter of Josephine (DiRenzo) and James Collins. Loretta was born December 2, 1929 in Boston. She was a graduate of Roslindale High School. Loretta was employed as a cashier at Roche Brothers for 40+ years and retired in 2010. She loved spending time with her family and cooking for everyone. When she wasn't tending to her gardenias, she was doing word search puzzles or watching her favorite TV shows. Loretta was the loving mother of Ron and Sheila Cossette of Lakeville, Rick and Theresa Cossette of Walpole, Loretta and Robert Hamilton of Dedham, Lydia and Don Carlucci of Franklin, and Linda and Thomas Buckley of Foxborough. She was the ...
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Foxborough Boy with Cancer Receives More Mail in One Day Than Entire Town

A Massachusetts boy with terminal brain cancer wished for birthday cards for his 6th birthday. He ended up receiving over 30,000 pieces of mail.
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Town Hall will stay put

In keeping with the hopes of many business people and residents, Foxboro's municipal center will stay downtown.
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Parking fines are going up

Shed no tears for this wagonload of woe, according to Foxboro's Police Chief.
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Obituary: Lorraine Foxx

Foxx, Lorraine Of Foxboro, formerly of Stoughton, Lorraine M. (Smigliani), age 79. Wife of the late Thomas P. Foxx. Mother of Thomas P. and his wife Kristen of Dedham, William R. and his wife Jeannine of Pelham, NY and Brian M. and his wife Tara of Easton. Grandmother of Cassie, Billy, Erin, Kyle and Megan. Sister of Paul Smigliani of CA, Pauline DePietro of Seekonk and the late Ralph L. Smigliani. Dear sister-in-law of James Foxx of Foxboro. Funeral from Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rte 27) STOUGHTON, on Wed., July 2 at 9am. Followed by a funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church, 83 Central St. Foxboro at 10am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Tue 4-8pm. ...
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