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This Old House

You don’t know what you’re going to find when you buy an old house. Nobody knows that better than Patty and Richard Pfeiffer who purchased their first home in Norwood’s President’s Hill neighborhood five years ago.
“It was definitely a fixer-upper,” Patty said. “In the past three years, we have renovated nearly everything. It has been an all-consuming task. The home was built in 1926 and was structurally sound, but it needed a lot of attention."

Garden Club Scholarship Winner

Tracy Firth (left), president of the Norwood Evening Garden Club, congratulates Emily Perry of Mendon, the recipient of the garden club’s 2016 scholarship. Each year, the Norwood Evening Garden Club awards a scholarship to a graduating senior of the Norfolk County Agricultural High School who has good scholastic achievement, outstanding citizenship and who is pursuing a degree in horticulture, agriculture, floriculture, conservation, environmental science or horticulture in its widest aspect.

Explore Norwood's Rich History

Sunday tours now available at the Fred Holland Day House

If battling traffic and crowds does not sound like a relaxing way to spend an afternoon, local residents have an informative resource to learn about Norwood's rich historical roots. Now through September, the Norwood Historical Society (NHS) is opening their doors to share its impressive collections of Norwood past at the Fred Holland Day House, at 93 Day St., 1-3 p.m.

Abundant Table Ultimate Team Challenge

The Mustang Meatballs join in the competition!

As winter turns into spring, the teams are forming quickly to compete in the inaugural Ultimate Team Challenge, a team competition to raise money for the Abundant Table. The timed obstacle course will include 20 squads of ten competing in head-to-head contests. Each team is required to raise a minimum of $5,000 for the event with all proceeds going towards The Abundant Table. The fastest team of the day will be crowned the Ultimate Challengers!

Art in Bloom 2016

You know spring is in the air when the Norwood Evening Garden Club invites Norwood residents and those from surrounding communities to its yearly Art in Bloom event. Haven’t heard of it before? Art in Bloom is a free community event that displays artwork generated by Norwood and Walpole High School students coupled with interpretative floral designs done by garden club members. Art in Bloom 2016 marks the 12th year of this collaboration.