Friday, March 1, 2013
Auditions will be held in Gillette Stadium's Dana Farber Field House. Registration begins at 10 a.m.
The New England Patriots cheerleaders will hold an open audition for the 2013 squad on Saturday, March 2. Women who are at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED are invited to audition. The auditions will take place in Gillette Stadium’s Dana Farber Field House. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Candidates will perform two designated routines and a freestyle combination. They will be judged on dance ability, showmanship, overall appearance and level of physical fitness. Judges will narrow the field to up to 65 participants to be invited back for final auditions on Saturday, March 16. For more information on the audition process, click here. The 2013 Patriots Cheerleading Squad will be comprised of approximately 24-30 …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian recently lost a bet over the AFC Championship game.
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian followed through on a promise and delivered New England Clam Chowder to the Waltham-based REACH Beyond Domestic Violence on Tuesday, Jan. 29. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Koutoujian, who lives in Waltham, delivered the chowder to the domestic violence assistance organization to pay off the bet he made with Baltimore Sheriff John Anderson over the outcome of the AFC Championship football game during which the New England Patriots lost to the Baltimore Ravens. The chowder will go to domestic violence victims. “REACH is an organization with whom I have had a long affiliation. While I may have lost the wager, there is no reason both REACH and House of Ruth Maryland should not be winners,” …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers are Super Bowl-bound.
If you're a New England fan, you still might be shaking your head following the Patriots loss Sunday to the Baltimore Ravens in the American Football Conference championship game. With the win, the Ravens advance to Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3 and take on the National Football Conference champ San Francisco 49ers. Those of you who aren't Patriots fans, are you glad Tom Brady's days under center are over for the season? Who will you root for on Sunday, Feb. 3? New England fans: which team will you cheer for in the Super Bowl, and why? The 49ers, because of the Patriots loss to Baltimore? Or does Baltimore deserve the Super Bowl win? Tell us in the comments. Note: This story is also published on several neighboring Patches.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Patriots President Jonathan Kraft told media Sunday The Kraft Group and his family will donate $25,000 to those affected by the Newtown tragedy.
New England Patriots President Jonathan Kraft told 98.5 The Sports Hub Sunday the Kraft family and Kraft Group will be donating $25,000 to help those affected by last Friday’s shooting in Newtown, Conn., that took the lives of 26 people, including 20 elementary school children. “Your heart just sinks and you get nauseous and you never would expect anything like that would ever happen [in Newtown] … it’s just horrible,” Jonathan Kraft said.… “Our family [and] the Kraft Group donated some money and we encourage other people who are in a position to do that to do it.” Friday’s tragedy hit close to the Kraft family because of a box company they own in Newtown with a factory less than two miles from Sandy Hook Elementary School. “We’ve run a …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Local health blogger Elaine Martin will award the best endzone dances in honor of Super Bowl weekend.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski doesn’t have to be the only one with a patented endzone celebration. Wellesley resident Elaine Martin, who runs the My Neighborhood Health blog, is looking for video submissions of endzone dances leading up to the Super Bowl. Here is her press release: In honor of Super Bowl Weekend, My Neighborhood Health is searching for the BEST TOUCHDOWN DANCE! Players can't but spectators can! Grab your family and friends and get outside. Video your dad or your man showing his best touchdown dance. It's healthy and well, kinda funny! Send videos to firstname.lastname@example.org between February 3 - February 5 by 6pm. We will be sharing on our Facebook page. The winner receives a $50 gift certificate to …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Got big plans for the game on Sunday? Let us know in today's poll.
Whether it is a sports bar, restaurant or a party at home, there are plenty of venues and ways to celebrate for the Super Bowl on Sunday, and to cheer on the New England Patriots in the hopes that they'll take home another trophy. So whether your making an appetizer, pouring a bag of chips into a bowl or having food brought to you, we want to know what you plan on doing to watch the Pats and Giants this weekend.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Did yesterday feel just a bit like fall to anyone else?
1. Yesterday was a beautiful day. Was there just a hint of fall in the air? Today will be similar but a bit hotter, according to the National Weather Service, which predicts a sunny day with a high temperature of 81 degrees. 2. It is still summer, and while the New England Patriots begin their preseason tonight at home against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Wellesley middle and elementary school-aged football players will take the field in night No. 2 of their preseason clinics. (Photos of night No. 1 coming soon.) 3. Football practices begin next week throughout town. School starts Aug. 30. 4. This Saturday and Sunday are “tax free” days throughout Massachusetts. We’ll try to dig up what businesses have big-ticket item deals in …