5 Things, March 19: Meeting to Discuss Future of CAPP Playground in Stoughton
Five Things You Need to Know Today: Meeting to Discuss Possible Renovation of CAPP Playground; Selectmen Meet; Stoughton Police Explorers Academy Orientation; And More...
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance:
1. Meeting to Discuss Possible Renovation of CAPP Playground
Stoughton Recreation Director John Denison is holding an interactive meeting at the First Congregational Church in Stoughton (76 Pierce St.) Tuesday, March 19 from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. to share a broad plan and to seek input in regards to the possible renovation/rehabilitation of the CAPP Playground on Pierce St., adjacent to Halloran Park.
There is an article for this year's upcoming Town Meeting requesting $25,000 to replace or refurbish the playground area.
2. Board of Selectmen Meeting
The Stoughton Board of Selectmen will meet Tuesday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall (third floor, Yaitanes Room).
The meeting starts in executive session before reconvening in open session.
A full agenda is posted here: Agenda, 3-19-2013
3. Stoughton Police Explorers Academy
The following is from the Stoughton Police Department:
Come and learn crucial life skills that will serve you well into adulthood at the 12th annual Stoughton Police Explorers Academy.
The Police Explorers academy is a demanding 10 week course that covers the following:
- Physical Fitness
- Police Customs and Courtesies
- CPR Certification
- Self Defense
- Criminal, Constitutional, Motor Vehicle Law
- Drug Awareness
- The Court System
- K-9 Demonstrations
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Much More!
Orientation and sign ups for the 2012 Explorers Academy will be on March 19 at 6 p.m. at the Stoughton Police Station.
The Academy is for motivated teens with a cut off age of 21 and will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. starting on March 26.
Graduates will be eligible for the department ride-along program during the summer months. The program is geared toward young people with an interest in policing, medical, fire service, military service, or a desire to serve your community.
Any questions about these and other police programs, including citizen academies and neighborhood watches, can be directed to Executive Officer Robert Devine, director of the Stoughton Police Community Policing Unit, at 781-344-2424 or by e-mailing email@example.com.
4. Bingo at the Senior Center
The Senior Center will hold its weekly game of BINGO at 12:45 p.m.
5. Junior Parent College Planning Night at Stoughton High
The following is from the Stoughton High Guidance Department:
The Junior Parent College Planning Night (originally scheduled for March 6) has been rescheduled for March 20 in the Stoughton High School Auditorium.
The event will run from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and lead up to Parent-Teacher Conferences, which are taking place the same evening.
Seating is not limited and all family members are encouraged to attend.
The event will still feature guest speakers from Bridgewater State University and Stonehill College, who will talk about the college admissions process through the lens of a college admissions representative.
For any family that is unable to attend, you will be able to access the presentation through the high school website and all the handouts will be available at the Guidance Office during Parent-Teacher Conferences.