Plainville Times

Students Invited to Experience Life in KP Marching Band

The King Philp Marching Band along with the King Philip Music Association is holding their annual “Band Night” on Thursday October 30, 2014. This is an evening which the KP Marching Band invites student’s from the elementary and middle school to come perform with the King Philip Marching Band. Students...
Plainville Times

Ironman Coach Leads Mighty Team

It’s not very often the coach is still an elite athlete, but for King Philip Regional High School Cross Country coach Juli Nievergelt (pictured), that’s exactly the case. The 54-year old Norfolk resident is the head coach of the KP Cross Country Girls Team, works with the boys team, and...
Plainville Times

Record Numbers at 2nd Annual Donut Dash

The 2nd Annual Donut Dash was a big success according to the event's organizers with a record number of runners/walkers/eaters and ,000 raised for local charities including the Random Smile Project and The Tim Gemelli Family Fund. While the race had over 500 participants, the Donut Dash had a small...
Plainville Times

DECA at King Philip Opens 2014

by Grace Davis The King Philip DECA program started off strong this year with a total of 120 members. The program went into full swing right away as many students had already picked their projects and began working on them. To kick off the year six seniors were elected to...
Plainville Times

KP Marching Band to Premiere New Show

On Sunday, September 21 the King Philip Marching Band will hold the first public performance of their show "On The Town". The show begins at 6 p.m. with refreshments served by the KPMA. Music this year includes: "On the Town"--Leonard Bernstein Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story"--Leonard Bernstein "An American...
Boston Globe
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.
Your Town

Shawn Dooley wins House seat

House Republicans will soon add to their ranks after Shawn Dooley, the town clerk and School Committee chairman in Norfolk, cruised to victory Tuesday night over two challengers to capture the 9th Norfolk House seat.
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

Suffolk Downs casino partnership with Mohegan Sun is official

Suffolk Downs announced Wednesday afternoon that it will partner with Mohegan Sun on a resort casino proposed to be built on 42 acres of the racetrack’s 52-acre property in the city of Revere.
Your Town

Milford voters overwhelmingly reject proposed casino

Milford voters emphatically rejected a billion Foxwoods-backed gambling resort on Tuesday, crushing a casino proposal five years in development, and shrinking the field of applicants for the state’s most lucrative gambling license.
Your Town

Report raises questions on Foxwoods casino bid in Milford

A background check by investigators for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has raised questions about the ability of a group led by Connecticut casino operator Foxwoods to manage a proposed billion resort casino in Milford.
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