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Region Roundup: Bank Robber Arrested; UFO Sighting? (And More...)

A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of June 10, 2012.

A 30-year-old white male robbed Webster Bank on Washington St. in Stoughton the afternoon of June 11 and then fled the scene, but was arrested in Walpole later Monday evening, Stoughton Police Executive Officer Robert Devine said.

Nicholas Twomey, 30, of Homesite Rd. in Brockton, entered Webster Bank, located at the corner of Washington and Monk Streets, around 3 p.m. on June 11, passed a note to the teller, and made off with about $2,000 in cash, Devine said.

Twomey was arrested in Walpole around 7:30 that evening, charged with unarmed bank robbery, along with other offenses.

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A woman called Norton Police recently saying her two sons spotted UFOs flying over Norton on two separate occasions.

Is Norton attracting extraterrestrial life?

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Flint Farm has been a mainstay in Mansfield since 1868, and has yet to miss a beat in the local farm business. Two Flint brothers originally bought the property when they came home from the Civil War, attempting to carve out a living after fighting in a terrible time.

Beth Flint, with the help of her husband and two sons, now keep up the family business.

They grow all sorts of fruits and vegetables and are famous for their ice cream.

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A state audit released June 15 faulted the Easton Housing Authority for poor management in the areas of oversight, credit card use, expense reimbursement, tenant selection and vacancy turnover. 

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