Upcoming Programs at the Stoughton Public Library

A bush outside of the Stoughton Public Library. Photo by Michael Hardman
A bush outside of the Stoughton Public Library. Photo by Michael Hardman

The Stoughton Public Library will be hosting the following programs:

Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6:30-8:30 p.m: “Things That Go Bump in the Night:The History and Impact of the Horror Film,” with Frank Mandosa. Part two of four-part film history series.

Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon.  ‘Getting Started In Massachusetts Genealogy"  Stoughton historian David Allen Lambert will talk about researching your ancestors using records from towns, cemeteries and the military. Lambert is the chief genealogist for the New England Historical Genealogy Society and has written several books on Stoughton history, genealogy and cemeteries. 

Redevelopment Authority to Meet Tonight
The Stoughton Redevelopment Authority will be meeting at police station's community room Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m.

Kid Care Dental to Buy Halloween Candy
Kid Care Dental at 1613 Central St. will be holding the Great Halloween Candy Buy Back from Friday, Nov. 1 through Thursday, Nov. 7, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. They will be collecting and will play each child $1 for each pound of candy collected with a five pound per child maximum. They are doing this because they know the damaging effect of too much candy on children's teeth. Children are asked to pick out their favorite candy and donated the rest, which will be shipped to the troops overseas.

Stoughton Police Chief to be Roasted
Stoughton Police Chief Paul Shastany will be roasted Friday, Nov. 8, from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Portuguese Nation Club. A portion of the proceeds will go to the chief's selected charity, "Cops for Kids with Cancer." Tickets are $25 and available at Windsor Tire , Copy Inks and at www.stoughtonMA.com. The roster lineup includes attorney Fran Crimmins, the former town manager, Bob Devine, the Deputy Police Chief, John Batchelder, the Stoughton DPW Superintendent, selectman Steve Anastos, former selectman John Anderson and Ken Shastany, the chief's brother. Mark Snyder will be the host

What's the Weather for Game 1?
For the first pitch of the Boston Red Sox-St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park will be mostly cloudy in the mid-40s, according to WHDH. It will be much cooler with mainly cloudy skies and some light rain midday. Temps will range from 47-54.


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