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Obituary: Albert E. Spring

SPRING, Albert E., Jr. "Sonny" Entered into eternal rest on July 21, 2014 at the age of 84. Al was born December 16, 1929 in South Boston, MA. He lived most of his life in Needham, MA; but is currently a Norfolk, MA resident. He leaves his wife of 57 yearsShirley Ann (Fitzgerald) Spring and his 7 children, Mark,Michael, Joanne, Shirley Ann, Kathy, David and Stephen and their respective spouses. He also leaves 15 grandchildren. Services to be held: Friday, August 1, 2014 St. Catherine of Siena, 547 Washington Street, Norwood MA at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer'sAssociation 494 Arsenal Street. Ginley Funeral Home Walpole
The Norfolk Times

KP 4th Quarter Honor Roll

Dr. Lisa C. Oliveira, Principal of King Philip Regional High School, has announced the names of students who earned honor roll status for the fourth marking term. To earn high honors, it is necessary to maintain class grades of all A’s or Pass in courses; for honors standing, class grades...
The Norfolk Times

Car Wash to Support KP Cheerleaders

King Philip High School Cheerleaders are holding a car wash, bake sale, and candy sale at the high school bus loop, 201 Franklin St., Wrentham on Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Boston Globe

Obituary: Ernest Gray Smith

SMITH, Ernest Gray II 59, of Norfolk, MA, died on July 5, 2014 in the Milford Regional Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of Anne Hughes Smith. Born in Dallas, Pennsylvania on March 10, 1955, he was a son of the late Andries DeWitt Smith and Barbara (Wiener) Smith. A graduate of Dallas High School, he also earned degrees in Aviation Management from Florida Institute of Technology and in Business Management from Florida State University. He also attended the New England College of Finance in Boston. In addition, he was an Army veteran and served as an SP4, in the 2d Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. He began his career working for his family's newspaper, The Times-Leader in Wilkes-Barre, PA. ...
Norfolk Town News

Goldberg’s 600th Victory An Amazing Feat In KP Sports History

Six hundred victories in a coaching career is almost unheard of but Bob Goldberg reached that milestone on May 13 when his King Philip girls tennis team defeated Franklin, 3-2. Goldberg has coached the girls squad for 42 years, taking the reins in 1972 when Richard Nixon was president and gasoline was selling for 35 cents a gallon. During his four-plus decades with the Warriors, KP has won seven Hockomock League championships, qualified for the state tourney 36 times and advanced to the South Sectional on four occasions.
Norfolk Town News

Octopus’s Garden Makes Home in Wrentham

The entrance to Wrentham Developmental Center is now home to a giant trash octopus, its baby, and several fish. The Octopus’s Garden, the creation of the Third Annual Trash Mob, consists of recycled plastic bags, water jugs and other plastics which all found new life in a beautiful creative sculpture that would make Ringo Starr proud. The art and recycling event was originally scheduled for June 14th, but the weather forced it to this weekend. Despite Saturday’s perfect conditions, several people originally planning to attend the event were unable to participate.
Norfolk Town News

Wagstaff Named Interim Principal

Leadership is in place for the upcoming academic year at Wrentham Public Schools. Incoming Superintendent Allan Cameron announced to parents that kindergarten teacher Colleen Wagstaff will serve as interim principal of Delaney School while a search for a permanent replacement is conducted.
Norfolk Town News

June Busy Month for Animal Rescues

June was the month of animal rescues in both Wrentham and Norfolk. Wrentham Police officer Peter Lown garnered press across the region for breaking into a truck to save a dog and Norfolk’s Animal Control Officer (ACO) Hilary Cohen was kept busy this month with several interesting incidents including a rescue of a great horned owl.
Norfolk Town News

Longest Game Remembered

Five years ago, Wrentham rallied around a crazy record breaking idea. Every child in Wrentham Youth Baseball and Softball would attempt to play in a 36-hour baseball game, starting on June 6, 2009 and ending the next day. While the original idea was to set a record for the longest game what resulted was a weekend long celebration of community.
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