Town of Mansfield

Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- Zoning Board of Appeals

7:30 p.m. - Zoning Board of Appeals 7:30 p.m. - Public Hearing - Variance - 47 Maple Street - Floor Area Ratio, Open Space 7:45 p.m. - Public Hearing - Variance - 453, 457, 459, 461, 465 Stearns Avenue - Lot Area, Lot Width Location: Room 2 a/b
Town of Mansfield

Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- Capital Improvements Committee

6:00 p.m. - Capital Improvements Committee School Department Requests Location: Room 2 a/b
Town of Mansfield

Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- Recreation Commission Meeting

Contact: recreation@mansfieldma.com Location: Town Hall, 3rd Floor Committee Meeting Room
Town of Mansfield

Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 2015 Dog Licenses

2015 Dog Licenses will become available on Monday, December 1, 2015. All dogs over the age of 6 months must be licensed with the Town. Proof of current rabies is required to license and if not a renewal, spay/neuter certificate (if applicable) is also required. Please call 508-261-7345 or email mstaples@mansfieldma.com for more info.
Town of Mansfield

Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 2015 Resident Train/Compost Stickers

2015 Resident Train/Compost Stickers will be available beginning on Monday, December 1, 2014. Current auto registration reflecting a Mansfield address is necessary to obtain the sticker. If the vehicle is a lease, the lease agreement is also necessary. Combination parking/green sticker is .00 (Residents over the age of 62 is free), parking only sticker is free. Call 508-261-7345 or email mstaples@mansfieldma.com for more info.
Sun Chronicle

Toys for Tots starts in Mansfield

MANSFIELD - The Rotary Club of Mansfield and its sponsor, Pediatric Dental Care of Mansfield, are hosting a Toys for Tots drive until Dec. 15 to collect and deliver thousands of toys to area disadvant
Sun Chronicle

Hero Helpers collecting cards for the troops; events planned in Foxboro and Mansfield

FOXBORO - With the holidays fast approaching, Hero Helpers of America is springing into action to make the season a happy one for the men and women in uniform overseas by collecting 50,000 cards to se
Sun Chronicle

Hundreds race in Turkey Trot to revitalize Mansfield's Memorial Park

MANSFIELD - The dream to revitalize Memorial Park came several steps closer on Sunday, as hundreds of participants gathered at Mansfield High School for the first annual Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run. Prese
Sun Chronicle

Mansfield's West Side Benevolent Circle continues its longtime tradition of giving

MANSFIELD - The West Side Benevolent Circle has been helping families in Mansfield for more than 100 years. With the holidays fast approaching, a big part of that tradition is West Side's annual gift
Sun Chronicle

Generosity on the menu in Mansfield

MANSFIELD - The gymnasium at St. Mary's School was a flurry of activity on Saturday, as platter upon platter of non-perishable Thanksgiving food items for needy area families were stacked up in a matt
Boston Globe

Obituary: Warren L. Bacon

BACON, Warren L. III Of Mansfield, formerly of Wakefield. August 9, 2014. Husband of Sandra (Smith) Bacon. Father of Jennifer Poirier of Walpole, Allison Marsh of Foxboro and Warren L. Bacon, IV of Wakefield. Brother of Carol Simpson of Wakefield. Also survived by 7 grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, August 14th at 10:00 A.M. in St. Mary's Church, 58 Carpenter St., Foxboro. Visiting hours Wednesday, August 13th from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main St., MANSFIELD. Burial will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers, donations in Warren's memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For complete obituary, please ...
Boston Globe

Obituary: Michael P. Gately

Gately, Michael P. Of CO, formerly of Mansfield and Hyde Park, age 38, July 27. Son of Patricia A. (Tynan) Gelormini and her husband Carl of Sharon and James B. Gately and his wife Karen of Dedham. Brother of James Gately and his wife Samantha of Taunton. Uncle of Alexander Gately. Step-brother of C. Robert Gelormini of Westwood, Stephen Gelormini of Sharon and Christina Gelormini of Attleboro. Funeral Prayers will be offered in the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt. 27) STOUGHTON on Monday, August 11 at 7 PM. Visiting hours prior from 4-7 PM. Donations in Michael's memory may be made to the Granada House, 70 Adamson St., Allston, MA 02134. Directions and obituary at www.farleyfh.com. FARLEY FUNERAL ...
Boston Globe

Homeless Man Conducted Bogus Charity Scam in Mansfield, Police Say

The "homeless veteran" said he was entitled to solicit funds for a nonexistent veterans charity because he served in the Army for 29 days more than three decades ago.
Boston Globe

Obituary: James C. Gerlach

GERLACH, James C. "Chet" Sr. Of Mansfield, formerly of Wilkesboro, NC, Dedham and Needham. August 2, 2014. Devoted father of James C. "Chuck" Gerlach, Jr. and his wife Joyce of Plainville and Teresa M. Gagne and her husband Keith of Mansfield. Special friend of the late Phyllis Kendrick. Brother of the late John Gerlach and Carl Gerlach. Loving grandfather of Sean Donahue of Attleboro and Elizabeth Fermano of Wrentham. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends in North Carolina. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, August 7th from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main St., Mansfield. Services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be ...
Boston Globe

Man Charged With Rape During Keith Urban Concert

Sean Murphy is accused of raping a 17-year-old girl while onlookers took videos on their cell phones.
Boston Globe

50 Arrested, 46 Treated for Alcohol-Related Illnesses at Keith Urban Concert in Mansfield

During Saturday Night's Keith Urban concert at the Xfinity Center, emergency personnel were called on to treat a high number of people who had become ill, presumable due to alcohol consumption, the Boston Globe reports.
Boston Globe

Emergency Crews Respond to Alcohol-Related Illnesses at Keith Urban Concert in Mansfield

During Saturday Night's Keith Urban concert at the Xfinity Center, emergency personnel were called on to treat a high number of people who had become ill, presumable due to alcohol consumption, the Boston Globe reports.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Howard M. Ellis

Ellis, Howard, M. Of Mansfield, formerly of Brookline, MA, passed away on July 26, 2014 with his loving family by his side. Born in Gardiner, ME, on September 13, 1930. Howard was the loving husband of Reeva K. Ellis. Howard was a 1949 graduate of Boston English High. He graduated from New England College of Pharmacy in 1953. Besides his wife he leaves his brother, George B. Ellis of Stoughton; his daughter, Glenda Simpson of Norfolk; his son, Marc Ellis and his wife Melody of Plainville. He was the beloved "Grampie" to his grandchildren; Richard Simpson; Christel and Thomas Ellis. Burial will be private.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Justin Gabriel Dye

Dye, Justin Gabriel 55, of Mansfield, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, from colon cancer. A self-employed Engineer, Justin specialized in medical devices and surgical instruments. He held many patents. A dad first above many passions, he was an avid cyclist and hockey player and spent his spare time renovating and restoring his home in Mansfield with incredible detail and care. In the 80's Justin served as an aircraft mechanic and Loadmaster in the US Air Force, traveling the world and living around the US. In 1995 he earned a BSME from Washington State University and returned home to MA. His family will remember him for his loyalty and steadfastness and his ability to instill confidence in those around him. ...
Boston Globe

Superintendent Accused of Plagiarism Says She Did Nothing Wrong, Promptly Resigns

Mansfield Superintendent Brenda Hodges announced today that she will "retire" from her position after being accused of plagiarizing a graduation speech.
Your Town

A new name coming for that place known as Comcast Center

It’s been newly christened as the Xfinity Center, the fourth name in 27 years.
Your Town

Raw milk dairies in Foxborough and elsewhere at center of regulation debate

An agricultural group is sticking up for state regulation of raw milk dairies, as the town of Foxborough weighs local oversight.
Your Town

Slot parlor operators look to make deals with surrounding towns

Prospective slots parlor developers in Raynham and Leominster will be required to negotiate surrounding community agreements with the towns of Bridgewater and Bolton, respectively, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission decided Thursday.
Your Town

Public forum roundly endorses slots at Plainridge Racecourse

One after another, state and local officials, residents, businesspeople and a senior citizen went to the microphone at a public meeting Tuesday to tell members of the state Gaming Commission they want a slots parlor in Plainville.
Your Town

Slots developers rush to make agreements with neighboring communities

The three slots parlor applicants are reaching beyond the borders of the municipalities where they hope to locate and seeking to wrap up agreements with neighbors before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission awards the lone license.
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