Town of Mansfield

Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- Airport Commission at 7:00 PM

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

Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 2014 State Election at 12:00 AM

There will be a State Election held on November 4, 2014. Polling hours will be from 7:00AM-8:00PM in the Mansfield High School Gymnasium, 250 East St., Mansfield, MA. To see if you are a registered voter or for more info, please click on the following link or contact the Town Clerk's office at 508-261-7345 or email mstaples@mansfieldma.com: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/
Town of Mansfield

Mon, Nov 3, 2014 -- Housing Authority Board Meeting at 7:00 PM

Agenda: Roll Call Approval of Warrant #318 for the Month of October 2014. Approval of the Minutes of the October 6, 2014 Board Meeting. Executive Director’s Report. Balance Sheets and Fiscal Year End Reports as of September 30, 2014. Approval and signing of the Certification of Salary and Compensation, Fiscal Year End Financial Statement Certification and the Certification of Tenant Lead Paint Notification. Reviewing the Bids and Awarding of the Contract for the Eddy Street Window Replacement Project #167048. Executive Director’s Request to carry over Vacation Time in Excess of what is allowed within the Contract. Questions and Comments: A. Board Members, B. Public, C. Executive Director Adjourn Location: D-3 Cedar Court, Wilson Place
Sun Chronicle

Mansfield Halloween display a monstrous undertaking

MANSFIELD - Tread carefully tonight when walking up to 21 North White Pine Lane in Mansfield, or a brain-eating zombie might scare you out of your shoes.
Sun Chronicle

Mansfield woman charged with disrupting court, resisting arrest after harassment hearing

 ATTLEBORO — A Mansfield woman is charged with disrupting a court session after a hearing on a harassment order apparently did not go her way.
Sun Chronicle

Mansfield selectmen shift tax rate

MANSFIELD - Selectmen voted Wednesday to shift the split tax rate from 1.21 percent to 1.24 percent for the town's residential and commercial properties in fiscal year 2015.
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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