First, Music legend Dolly Parton wrote additional songs to go along with her hit 9 to 5 from the 1980 movie of the same name. Then, original screenwriter Patricia Resnick adapted the movie script. The result was a hit movie morphed into a hit...

Kara Shea

In 1987, Ruth Griffin, a member of the United Church of Norwood gathered a group known as the “Food for Thought” committee to discuss the food needs of residents in the town. With these needs in mind, the group formed a pantry planning team...

Donna Lane

The recipient of Norwood’s volunteer of the year award is held under deep cover until Norwood Day. On Saturday, Sept. 7, Norwood residents were able to honor one of their own who selflessly contributes with the sole intention of making Norwood...

Christopher Tremblay

When the school season ended in June of 2018, Norwood High School was saying goodbye to the Bay State League to join the Tri-Valley League (TVL) at the beginning of the new school year that fall. Now one year into their new league and Athletic...

Christopher Tremblay
Meet Norwood High School’s 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2019 Norwood High School Athletic Hall Of Fame will induct this year’s recipients during Reunion Weekend in November. The event will be held on Saturday November 30, with a reception at noon, followed by the ceremony in the high school...

Bella Caggiano

It may only be the beginning of August, but parents are already thinking about packing those lunches and sending their kids off to school! Below are just a few of the many items that draw questions, especially for students new to Norwood or those...

The Bay State Animal Cooperative would like to thank all their volunteers, the Town of Norwood, and the many residents, from near and far, for helping and supporting the Annual Dog/Car Fundraiser in June. Through all efforts, the non-profit...

Donna Lane

Are you comfortable having political discussions these days? The Norwood Conversations Group was started in 2017 after Donald Trump was elected president. Families and friends who were once close were now either not speaking or saying hateful...

Kara Shea

If you ever drive through the center of town on a Wednesday evening from early July to late August, you may hear the swell of a bass guitar, or take note of residents on lawn chairs gathered around the Gazebo. These are the tell-tale signs that “...

Donna Lane

There are many apple orchards in Massachusetts, most of which are located north and west of Boston. We are fortunate to have a number of them within a 20-mile radius – Dowse Orchards in Sherborn, The Big Apple in Wrentham, Fairmount Fruit Farm in...

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