H.S. TRACK AND FIELD: Norton third after first day of MIAA Div. 4 state meet
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WESTON — The MIAA Division 4 State Track and Field Meet at Weston High School kicked off its first day of competition on Thursday, with Norton High and Seekonk High competing through the afternoon.
Pawtucket man gets probation in Norton prostitution sting
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ATTLEBORO -- A Pawtucket man arrested in a prostitution sting at a Norton hotel in February was sentenced Wednesday in Attleboro District Court to six months of probation.
H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL: Norton falls in three sets to Bellingham
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BELLINGHAM — The Norton High boys volleyball was blanked by Bellingham High, 3-0 Monday night, falling 25-17, 25-21 25-12.
Wheaton College in Norton sends nearly 400 graduates into the world
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NORTON — A total of 393 students graduated Saturday at Wheaton’s 187th commencement, having struggled through a pandemic and facing other global challenges.
School Choice program provides the right fit for some local students
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Amarha Belizaire is 14 and a freshman at Norton High School. There’s nothing unusual about that, except she lives in Taunton.
Motorcyclist injured in Norton crash
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NORTON -- A motorcyclist was injured in an accident late Friday afternoon on Route 123.
Two men apprehended in Norton after allegedly stealing car from Mansfield gas station
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MANSFIELD — While a woman went inside to pay for a fill-up at a downtown gas station Thursday afternoon, two men allegedly stole her car and fled from police into Norton where they were apprehended behind a restaurant, authorities said.
H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL: Norton takes a set in loss to Nipmuc Regional
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NORTON — The Norton High boys volleyball team managed to win just ook one set in a 3-1 loss to Nipmuc Regional High on Wednesday.
H.S. TRACK: Norton boys, girls take fourth at Tri-Valley League Championships
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BELLINGHAM — The Norton High boys and girls track teams competed in the Tri-Valley League Championship on Tuesday, with both Lancer squads placing fourth.
H.S. GIRLS LACROSSE: Cochrane scores eight in Norton triumph
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NORTON — Norton rolled past Bellingham, getting eight goals from Emma Cochrane in the 17-5 win Tuesday.
H.S. TENNIS: Sutro takes singles win in Norton loss to Hopkinton
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NORTON — The Norton High girls tennis team lost to Hopkinton High Saturday, 4-1 with the Lancers’ win from Maddie Sutro, 6-0, 6-2 over Paula Sendele in No. 1 singles.
H.S. GIRLS LACROSSE: Hebert scores five in narrow Norton win over East Bridgewater
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EAST BIRDGEWATER — KK Hebert played just one half, but still put home five goals as the Norton High girls lacrosse team beat East Bridgewater High 12-11, on Saturday.
H.S. BASEBALL: Lancers can't hold on in late innings
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NORTON — The Norton High baseball team took a 5-1 lead into the sixth inning Saturday before Holliston High rallied with four runs in the sixth and four more runs in the seventh to win 9-7.
Lunar eclipse set for Sunday night; professor at Wheaton in Norton says it will be 'very cool'
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A total lunar eclipse is arriving Sunday night and promises to be quite the cosmic wonder if the weather is favorable for viewing.
H.S. BASEBALL: Miller, Rebello shoulder D-R over Norton
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NORTON — Freshman Benjamin Miller and senior Josh Rebello each had a pair of hits with both scoring a run and driving in a run as the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High baseball team pounded Norton High, 11-2, in a non-league contest…
Norton school resource officer captures award for excellence
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NORTON — There isn’t a corner of the Norton Middle School that school resource officer Marc Robichaud doesn’t know about or a kid he doesn’t know.
Eight people, pets displaced in two separate house fires in Norton
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NORTON -- Eight people, including a family of six, were displaced in two separate house fires within 5 ½ hours in the same area, fire officials said Monday.
Bill Gouveia:Blame the non-voter
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A year ago, 3,243 Norton voters turned out to vote on — among other things — keeping or changing the form of government. They decided to keep the existing format and structure, with 1,775 people voting to maintain the status…
Advocate for health care in Africa will be keynote speaker at Wheaton College commencement
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NORTON -- The keynote speaker at this year's Wheaton College commencement will be the founder of an effort for improved health care in Africa.
Norton man admits to being over four times the legal limit for drunken driving
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ATTLEBORO — A Norton man was given a six-month suspended jail sentence Thursday for a drunken driving arrest in which he registered over four times the legal limit for intoxication.
Norton select board write-in candidate posted strong showing
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NORTON -- Cody Thompson came up short in his bid to land a spot on the select board in Saturday's annual town election, but he carried out one of the most successful local write-in campaigns in years.
Norton police remember fallen officers, including detective who died of COVID-19
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NORTON — When the Norton Police Memorial was built in front of the police station in 2018 to remember officers who died in the line of duty, Police Chief Brian Clark hoped no names would be etched into it.
Norton's Stalters wins javelin title at MASCAC Championship
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BRIDGEWATER — Norton native and Bridgewater State track and field freshman Corey Stalters placed first in the javelin at the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference track and field championship on Saturday.
H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL: King Philip blanks Norton in three sets
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NORTON -- The King Philip Regional High boys volleyball team earned a 3-0 shutout at Norton High on Monday.
Worker seriously injured after tree falls in Norton
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NORTON — A 19-year-old from Lakeville, working for a tree company suffered potential life threatening injuries after a section of a tree fell on him Sunday night.