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Thanksgiving Tales of Old

It's Thanksgiving so it's time for a little nostalgia. Here are a few Wrentham related Thanksgiving tales. Eagles for Thanksgiving Football and Thanksgiving certainly go well together and that was the case back in 1926 when Boston College's football team set up camp in Wrentham in preparation for a showdown with its rival, Holy Cross. The team was holding practices in Franklin at Dean Academy, known today as Dean College, and staying "safely and quietly quartered 'somewhere in Wrentham,'" according to the Boston Globe. After a Thanksgiving Day workout, the football players returned to Wrentham for a turkey dinner and...
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Norfolk DA Morrissey Working with KPHS and Wrentham Police to Keep Students Safe

Preventing targeted violence, responding to dangerous behaviors, safely re-integrating students following mental or behavioral health treatment, visitor threat assessment and securing large spaces during crisis were all explored by local and national experts at Norfolk DA Michael W. Morrissey’s “Assessing and Responding to School Threats” training conference last week. More than 200 teachers, administrators, school nurses and police officers from across the county attended the all-day seminar held in the auditorium at the Bank of Canton’s headquarters on Nov. 20th. Wrentham Police Chief James Anderson attended with Lt. William McGrath, Lt. George Labonte, and School Resource Officer Stephen Hearon; staff...
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Thanksgiving Day Game Moved

Due to field conditions at King Philip Regional HighSchool the Thanksgiving Football game has been moved. The game will be played at Franklin High School at 10:00am.
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