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Week in Review (April 17-23)

A look back at the week that was. Click on the links below to read more about each item.

Week in Review (April 17-23)

Stoughton Patch is bringing back the "In Case You Missed It" Week-in-Review column, which will help give you a one-stop place to review all of this past week's headlines.

Highlights of the past week (Sunday, April 17 - Saturday, April 23) include Congressman Stephen Lynch's visit to town, the nine Stoughton runners who took part in the Boston Marathon, and a Stoughton resident who helped to rescue a dog on the Stoughton-Easton line.

Find out more about each story, clicking on the links below:

Congressman Stephen Lynch visits Stoughton

Stephen F. Lynch met with Stoughton officials Tuesday morning to start preliminary talks about downtown revitalization.

Also Making Headlines:

  • James White, 30, paced the Stoughton runners at this year's Boston Marathon, finishing in 2:53:23.

  • Edwin Saladin and Gladimy Saladin were arrested in the early morning hours on April 3 following a disturbance at a Perry Street apartment. Bail was set for both Edwin and Gladimy. They are due back in court on June 24 for a probable cause hearing.

  • The MBTA Police are reporting that a gunshot victim found behind 272 Tosca Drive, near the train tracks of the Commuter Rail in Stoughton late Wednesday afternoon was transported to an area hospital. According to David Traub, spokesman for the Norfolk County District Attorney's office, the victim, a Stoughton man, has since died.

  • Stoughton's Chris D'Arpino rescued a lost dog from an old rail bridge Wednesday morning in Easton.

  • Take a look at pictures from a guided tour of the conservation area.

  • More than 90 people joined the Stoughton Reads Together Program's field trip to the Gardner Museum and the Bull & Finch restaurant (a.k.a. Cheers) in Boston this past Thursday.

  • The popular cable access show comes to a close after six years. Find out why.

Weekly Workout Tutorial:

  • Stoughton YMCA trainer Ben Mattson continues Stoughton Patch's workout tutorial by going over some cardio conditioning tips.


After getting edged by Mansfield, the SHS softball team bounced back to beat Norton to go 1-1 this week. Meanwhile, the SHS baseball team lost in heartbreaking fashion to Mansfield, 3-2, with the tying run getting thrown out at home for the final out of the game.

  • Jess Olans tossed a two-hit shutout to help the Black Knights defeat the Lancers 3-0 on Thursday. Moriarty and Zuk collected two hits apiece.

  • The Black Knights took an early 5-0 lead Tuesday on the road, but Mansfield came back to take a 7-6 victory.

  • The Black Knights lost to Mansfield 3-2 on Tuesday with Jalen Joseph winning his singles match and Josh Levenson and Sheldon Oliveria winning their doubles match.

  • Stoughton lost 3-2 to Mansfield Tuesday at home. The tying run was thrown out trying to score for the final out of the game.


  • Take a look at the rest of this past week's About Town with Mark Snyder columns .

  • Sure, April vacation is all but over, but these ideas are great for any weekend or early release day or time after school.

  • David Allen Lambert looks back at the historic Stoughton train station.

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