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About The Foxboro Reporter

About The Foxboro Reporter

Consider this website your portal to the Foxboro community. Featuring writers and photographers from The Foxboro Reporter along with posts from neighbors, businesses, civic organizations and other community groups, the site serves as an online clearing house where users can learn about news that affects them, connect with others to raise awareness of new ideas or local events, and find information about Foxboro schools, government, institutions and history.

Getting your news in the paper:

We welcome submissions of all kinds - upcoming events, commentary and other items of local interest -- for both our print and online products. Don't worry about your writing skills. Just answer these five questions: who, what, when, where and why. Then give us a name and phone number. If we need more information, we'll call you. Submissions can be emailed to foxboronews@yahoo.com but we urge you to use our interactive website to submit items.

Oh, and if you still prefer to use conventional mail, our mailing address is: The Foxboro Reporter, 34 South Main St., Attleboro, MA 02703 Phone: 508-222-7000.

Obituaries:

Obituaries are $115 and include a photo and text as written by the family or funeral home. In addition to publishing primary obituaries on current or former residents, The Foxboro Reporter also will publish free of charge death notices from those with family members living in Foxboro. These do not include photos, are edited and printed on a space available basis. Obituaries will also appear online.

Opinions, opinions:

Both The Foxboro Reporter and thefoxbororeporter.com offers readers several different ways to speak their minds as outlined below:

-- All letters submitted for publication in our print edition must be signed and should include a phone number for purposes of verification only. Your phone number will not be published in the paper or online.

-- Letters are published at the discretion of the newspaper, which reserves the right to edit all letters in the interests of length, clarity, good taste and libel.

-- Letters received by 5 p.m. Monday will have the best chance of publication for that week.

-- Longer expressions may be considered for presentation as guest columns. Letters of thanks are also welcome

-- Letters can be emailed to foxboronews@yahoo.com; mailed or dropped to our office at 34 South Main St., Attleboro, MA 02703

Weddings & engagements:

Announcements of weddings, engagements, births and significant anniversaries are welcome. The Foxboro Reporter will publish wedding and engagement announcements for $25. The charge is for placement of a story and photo in our print edition and included in the $25 charge are 10 keepsake copies of the newspaper.

A photograph may be submitted to accompany the announcement in both the print and online editions. Both conventional prints and digital photos (jpg format, please) are acceptable. If you're mailing a hard copy of a picture and would like it returned, include a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Photos may also be picked up at our business offices, located at 34 South Main St., Attleboro.

Wedding and engagement announcements also may be submitted online, mailed to us, or dropped off at our business office. Forms are available on the website, or can be obtained by calling us at 508-236-0356. Anniversary and birth announcements are posted on thefoxbororeporter.com

Subscribing to the newspaper:

Why miss a single copy of The Foxboro Reporter? Sign up for home delivery and receive the newspaper along with your mail every Thursday. Rates are $40.60 per year in Norfolk County; $33.80 per year for senior citizens within Norfolk County, and $52 for all subscribers outside of Norfolk County. Contact Gina Clark in our circulation office at 508-222-4091.

Changing your address:

Subscribers requesting a change of address should call Gina Clark in our circulation office at 508-222-4091. Gina can also assist with other subscription matters.

Back copies:

We keep back copies of The Foxboro Reporter for up to one calendar year at our South Main Street business offices. The charge for back copies is $1.50

Online ads:

Web advertising pays off. We can put your advertising message on our home page, or on one of our news pages at low monthly rates to fit your pocketbook. Call Michelle Fulcher at 508-236-0328.