Monday, March 18, 2013
TWPTO Candidates Forum tonight, sexual incident reported on Framingham State University campus, Sen. Warren visits Framingham, Danny O'Connor marches in South Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade all featured in today's column.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. Framingham Town-Wide PTO will host a candidates forum at Framingham High School’s small auditorium (room H100) from 7-9 tonight. The town's election is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9. The forum will include School Committee incumbent Heather Connolly and Town Meeting Member Eric Silverman running for the two seats on the Framingham School Committee. Also at the forum, will be the four candidates seating election to the two Framingham Planning Board Seats: incumbents Sue Bernstein and Andrea Carr-Evans, Town Meeting Member, Victor Ortiz and former building commissioner, Lewis Colton. …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Framingham's Danny O'Connor defeated Salem's Derek Silveira at the Garden in Boston Saturday night.
Framingham's Danny O’Connor won his fight at the Garden in Boston Saturday night by a majority decision. Two judges gave him the fight, while the other called it a draw. The scores from the judges were 100-89, 97-93, and 95-95 after 10 rounds. O'Connor defeated Salem's Derek Silveira, who was undefeated. The win gives O'Connor a record of 20-1.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
O'Connor, a junior welterweight who is ranked 15th in the world by the International Boxing Federation and 22nd in the World Boxing Council, will be looking for his 20th win tonight.
Framingham's Danny O'Connor is making it his mission to bring boxing back to Massachusetts. This past summer, he headlined the first ever boxing match at Gillette Stadium, following a New England Revolution game. And tonight, O'Connor (19-1) is bringing boxing back to The Garden in Boston, in an event called TD Garden Night at the Fights. O'Connor will fight Salem native Derek Silveira (8-0). (Doors open at 6. Fights start at 7. O'Connor is scheduled to go on about 10 p.m.) O’Connor, a two-time national amateur champ, will be looking for his 20th win tonight. He told the Boston Herald fighting at the Garden has been one of his longtime dreams. “Even before it was boxing, it was dreams of doing anything at the Garden. The Boston Garden is …
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Today is National Vinyl Record today. Do you remember the first vinyl LP you purchased? Tell us in the comments.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. Tonight is expected to be an excellent night to view the Perseid meteor shower. 2. Framingham's own Danny O'Connor will box in the first-ever boxing event at Gillette Stadum tonight after the New England Revolution's 7 p.m. game. Tickets are still available for the bout expected to start about 9 p.m. 3. Today is National Vinyl Record today. Do you remember the first vinyl LP you purchased? What is your all-time favorite vinyl record? Tell us in the comments. 4. Today ends the tax-free weekend in Massachusetts. What are you looking to purchase? Tell us in the comments. Or tell us what you best …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Framingham's Danny O'Connor will be at the famed pub McGreevy's on Bolyston Street Aug. 9 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., in anticipation of his fight at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.
Framingham's "Irish" Danny O'Connor will headline the first-ever boxing match at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 12. Following the new England Revolution’s 7 p.m. game against the Montreal Impact, O’Connor will headline a live professional boxing card at the stadium. The boxing event is expected to start after the final whistle of the Revolution match at about 9 p.m. At 17-1, O’Connor, an avid Revolution fan, is on the brink of stardom. He is a former two-time national amateur champion and was an alternate for the US Olympic Boxing Team in 2008. Now managed by Dropkick Murphys front man Ken Casey, he will hold a meet & greet at Casey's McGreevy's on Bolytson Street in Boston from 8:30 to 10:30 tonight, Aug. 9. “I'm honored and proud to …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Lazy day at the beach, how do you simply your life, Framingham Rotary Club meets, Framingham boxer Danny O'Connor and Olympic highlights all featured in today's column.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. The town's three beaches are open today from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The beaches, run by the Parks and Recreation Department, are Learneds Pond, Saxonville Beach and Lake Waushakum. A beach pass is needed or you can pay the daily rate $3 for residents and $6 for non-residents. 2. The first week in August is National Simplify Your Life Week. What is your best tip on how to make your day or week easier? Tell us in the comments. 3. Framingham Rotary Club is meeting today at 12:15 at Ken's Steak House. 4. In case you are wondering why we have not seen any boxing on NBC with the Olympics, it is because …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Tickets go on sale tomorrow, July 27 at 10 a.m.
Framingham's "Irish" Danny O'Connor will headline the first-ever boxing match at Gillette Stadium on Aug. 12. The New England Revolution, in association with Warrior Boxing and DiBella Entertainment, will present a unique double-header that Sunday night. Following the Revolution’s 7 p.m. game against the Montreal Impact, O’Connor will headline a live professional boxing card at the stadium. The boxing event is expected to start after the final whistle of the Revolution match at about 9 p.m. “We're excited to host the first-ever professional boxing match at Gillette Stadium and even more excited to have proud Revs fan and Framingham's own Danny O'Connor headlining the card,” said Revolution President Brian Bilello in a press release. “This…