Week in Review: Election 2012, Plainville Residents on Jimmy Kimmel, and KP Turf Field Update

This week Wrentham went to the polls to vote, a local family was on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and KP Athletic Director Steve Schairer expressed the need for a new turf field.

Wentham Election Results 2012

While many parts of the state favored Democratic candidates, Wrentham went against the trend and prefered the Republicans. The Presidental ticket of Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan, Senator Scott Brown, and Congressional candidate Sean Bielat all received a majority of the vote in Wrentham.

For the ballot question, Wrentham voters in favor of Question 1, against Question 3 and for Question 3. Voters also gave their support to a non-binding question concerning voter ID.


King Philip and Wrentham Public Schools Receive Security Grant from District Attorney

The town of Wrentham is receiving a School Security grant from District Attorney Michael Morrissey. The grant consists of $2,000 to to be used to upgrade security surveillance software for the Delaney and Roderick Elementary School and $2,000 for the purchase and installation of security cameras at King Philip High School.  Grants to 21 school systems were funded from assets seized from drug dealers by law enforcement and forfeited during court proceedings.

"We are doing all we can to make Norfolk County’s schools as safe as possible, and we appreciate the strong partnership of Wrentham and King Philip,” District Attorney Morrissey said.


Prank by Plainville Parent Featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

For the second time in as many years, the Jimmy Kimmel Show challenged parents to film them telling their children that they ate all their Halloween candy.

While many children in the montage featured on the show last week cried and were angry at the idea that all their candy was gone, one local child took the news quite well.

When Erica Weihrauch of Plainville told her son Ryan that she ate all his candy, the four year old who will be five this month simply said, "It's alright. I just want you to feel happy."

"The comments that he (Ryan) is getting from people around the world are amazing. He is a very sweet boy and I'm so happy the world got to see that," Erica Weihrauch said about the video.


King Philip Athletic Director: "We Need a New Field"

As towns in the area are playing on turf fields and other schools like Mansfield are enjoying their second turf field in a decade, King Philip Athletic Director Steve Schairer made it clear that KP now needs something similar at their school.

“We need a new field,” Schairer bluntly told the King Philip School Committee. “I think it’s gone beyond embarrassing for us. We have to do it.”


Wrentham Police Log

The Wrentham Police Department have released their arrest log for October 25 to November 3. The log features a larceny arrest after a long persuit that started at Wrentham Village Premium Outlets.


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