www.mass-culture.org/lcc_public.asp or on Stoughton’s website www.stoughton-ma.gov/CulturalCouncil. The Stoughton Cultural Council is part of a network of 329 Local Cultural Councils serving all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth. The LCC Program is the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation, supporting thousands of community-based projects in the arts, sciences and humanities every year. The state legislature provides an annual appropriation to the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, which then allocates funds to each community.Proposals for the community-oriented arts, humanities and science programs are due to the Stoughton Cultural Council by Oct. 15, 2013. You must submit a minimum of five copies of your application. The program is open to organizations, schools and individuals who want to apply for grants that support cultural activities in Stoughton. Grants can support a variety of artistic projects and activities in Stoughton, including exhibits, festivals, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, or workshops and lectures. For specific guidelines and complete information on the Stoughton Cultural Council, contact Teresa Tapper at 781-341-2252,x 9463 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.Application forms and more information about the local Cultural Council Program are available at
Stoughton selectmen will be meeting tonight at town hall at 7 p.m. The 300th birthday plan is on the agenda to discuss along with ongoing hearings.
The Stoughton Public Works Department started conducting a water main flushing program Monday and it will be continuing for about two weeks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For a complete list of the streets, go to www.stoughton.org.
The Stoughton Public Schools and the Stoughton Historical Socery will be inducting Robert F. Rivers, class of 1982 and Priscilla E. Geigis of the Class of 1983, Friday, Oct. 4, at 9:15 a.m. at the high school auditorium . The public is welcomed to attend.
Taste of Stoughton and the Stoughon Chamber Business Expo, sponsored by Randolph Savings Bank, will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Stoughton High School. The admission is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Proceeds will benefit the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce, Parents of Performing Students and the Stoughton Police Explorers Program. For more information, contact chairman Mark Leppo at Mleppo@ziprealty.com or Joanne Schneider at the chamber at 781-297-7450.