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Mass GOP State Chairman Jim Lyons to address the North Attleborough Republic Town Committee 

The North Attleborough Republican Town Committee (RTC) will host Mass GOP State Chairman Jim Lyons at a committee meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The meeting event will be held at Bella Sarno Restaurant, 553 Kelly Blvd., beginning at 6 p.m. 

Local and regional GOP elected officials expected to be in attendance include State Rep. Elizabeth Poirier, State Committeewoman Patricia St. Aubin, State Committeeman Earl Sholley, North Attleboro RTC Chairwoman Catherine Roman, and other locally elected town Republicans. Chairman Lyons is expected to discuss local and statewide issues to those in attendance.

Members of the Mass GOP from neighboring towns are also welcome to attend the event. Anyone planning on coming is asked to get in touch with North Attleboro RTC Chair Catherine Roman at northattlebororepublican@gmail.com as soon as possible. 

North Attleborough Elks events in October

The North Attleborough Lodge Of Elks #1011 is holding a number of events in October. The lodge is located at 

52 Bulfinch St.

Sunday, Oct. 13—Psychic Fair, from Noon-4 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 19—Meat Raffle, starts at 3 p.m.

Cultural Council grant application

The North Attleborough Cultural Council is accepting grant applications. Need funding for a local community program? Online grant applications are being accepted through Oct. 15. Apply for your grant and find out more at mass-culture.org/lcc_public.aspx.

Park and Recreation seeks coach

Park & Recreation is looking for a coach to run its NAMS Cross Country program. The NAMS CC runs after school two or three days a week from 3-5:30 p.m. If interested please call 508 699-0145.

Stop for school buses

With the school year now underway in North Attleborough, the police want to remind drivers about the rules for stopping for school buses.
Failing to stop or illegally passing a stopped school bus with flashing lights can result in $250 fine in Massachusetts, at minimum. A second offense by a fine of not less than $500. That fine can go up to $2,000 and a suspended license of up to a year for subsequent offenses (MGL 90-14).
Please stop for school bus stop signs- it’s the law and it will save lives.

Tips to assure the validity of Census Bureau field representatives

  • Census takers must present an ID badge that includes a photograph of the field representative, a Department of Commerce watermark, and an expiration date.
  • Follow this link and enter any field representative’s credentials—census.gov/cgi-bin/main/email.cgi
    Note that census workers may be carrying a Census Bureau phone or a laptop as well as a bag with a Census Bureau logo.
  • If you still have questions, call 800-991-2520 to speak with a Regional Census Bureau representative. 

2018 Town Report now online

The Town Report can be viewed, as well as past Town Reports at nattleboro.com/annual-town-reports.

Free Dental Clinic for Seniors

The Elder Dental Program is a free, nonprofit, community-based program serving 23 Southern Massachusetts communities from the Neponset Valley to Greater Attleboro. The Elder Dental Program’s mission is to connect low-income seniors (age 60+) with local dentists who volunteer to participate by providing discounted dental care in their offices to elders who have been pre-screened to confirm financial need. 

On Saturday, Oct. 5, a free clinic will be held from 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m. At the Community VNA, 10 Emory St., Attleboro. Dental professionals will diagnose problems, check for oral cancer, provide denture cleanings, and offer signups for low-cost dental programs. 

To schedule a free appointment, call 774-203-1326 or visit elderdental.communityvna.com.