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Northern teachers receive school safety training

This week, North Attleboro police and firefighters led city teachers through a safety training program designed specifically for schools. More than 700 teachers from across the North attended the session, which covered school lockdown procedures and responding to violent intruders.

ACT will hold auditions for “Christmas Carol”

Auditions for Attleboro Community Theater’s upcoming production of “A Christmas Carol” are scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. September 6-7 at the ACT home at Bates Masonic Lodge, 71 North Main St., Attleboro. They will consist of reading from a provided script. A full list of characters, including age descriptions, can be found on the theater’s Instagram page, @attleborocommunitytheatre. Roles will be combined as needed. Production runs from December 2 to 18.

Norton Flea Market is looking for vendors

The Norton Historical Society is looking for vendors for its last two flea markets of the year, which will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 10 and Saturday, October 1. Vendors selling products such as crafts, antiques, household items, tools, toys and more are welcome to reserve space. The fee is $20 and will be collected the same day. To reserve a spot for one or both days, email [email protected] or call 508-285-7070. Reservations are not required. Markets will be held at the Old Schoolhouse, 18 West Main St.

Foxboro Recycling Day

Electronics and Appliance Recycling Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 10 in the parking lot of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 116 South St., Foxboro. The cost of recycling is as follows: small electronics, including anything with a plug and the like, such as cassette players, typewriters, and circuit boards $5; appliances, such as dishwashers, dryers, stoves and large microwaves, $20; small microwaves, $10; lawnmowers and other equipment, $20; snowblowers, $40; TVs and monitors, $20-40 each depending on size; AC, dehumidifiers and small fridges, $20 and large fridges, $40; grilled meats, $20; empty propane sets, $10 and weight sets, $10. Keyboards, car batteries, cables, wires and cell phones can all be recycled for free. Bikes, old and new, can also be recycled free of charge. Pickup is available if bikes cannot be brought to the parking lot. arrives at Foxboro. Residents of all municipalities are invited to participate.

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