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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.

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.

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!

Come Out and Vote! Norwood town election will be held April 4

The Town of Norwood will be holding its Town Election on Monday, April 4. There are many residents who are throwing their hat in the ring for an endorsement to serve the town in many municipal areas. 
Seven seats will be uncontested. The most competitive race will be for two of the three-year Selectmen seats. Selectmen Mike Lyons is not seeking re-election and 15-year incumbent Helen Abdallah Donohue will be running against four challengers for her position on the board.

New Businesses Fairing Well in Norwood Center

As Norwood Center continues its revitalization process, new businesses opening in the area hope to enhance the downtown experience for residents.
“The best thing about being in Norwood Center is the opportunity it brings,” said Joe Fisher, local manager at True Value in Norwood, which opened this past August. “There is a lot of opportunity [for businesses to grow] in the downtown area of Norwood. I’d like our store to be a great stepping stone toward the revitalizing of the downtown.”