Town of Mansfield

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- Airport Commission at 7:00 PM

Monthy meeting. Location: Airport , Building H
Town of Mansfield

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- Zoning Board of Appeals at 7:00 PM

7:30 p.m. - Zoning Board of Appeals 7:30 p.m. - Public Hearing - Variance - Rear Yard Setback - 16 Jake's Way 7:45 p.m. - Public Hearing - Variance - Area, Frontate, Lot Width - Map 8, Lot 57 West Street 8:00 p.m. - Public Hearing - Variance - Map 3, Lot 19 Wayside Drive/Old Farm Road/Saddle Ridge Road 8:15 p.m. - Public Hearing - Finding - 157 Pratt Street - Sign 8:30 p.m. - Public Hearing - Variance - 625 South Main Street - Frontage/Lot Width Location: Room 2 a/b
Sun Chronicle

Qualters Middle School principal named interim superintendent in Mansfield

MANSFIELD - Qualters Middle School Principal Zeffro Gianetti will serve as interim superintendent for the upcoming school year, filling the post made vacant when Superintendent Brenda Hodges resigned
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.
Boston Globe

Graduate Petitions for Superintendent's Resignation After Plagiarism Charge

Mansfield Superintendent Brenda Hodges is accused of lifting portions of her 2014 graduation speech from another commencement address.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Richard W. Whelan

WHELAN, Richard W. Of Mansfield, formerly of Dedham, July 4. Beloved husband of Catherine A. (Spada) Whelan. Complete notice to follow. George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham 781-326-0500
Your Town

A new name coming for that place known as Comcast Center

ItÂ’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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