Saturday, June 23, 2012
A fundraiser continues to benefit the family of a murdered classmate.
Natick Redmen shirts will be on sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Southwick Fine Jewelry Consignment Store, 5 South Ave., downtown Natick. Each shirt is $15 with $5 of each sale going to the Stacey Keane Burns Children's Education Fund. The Class of 1985 has been selling shirts to help raise money for Stacey's family. She was murdered in 2009. Shirts may also be purchased online at http://www.natickhighclassof1985.com/. In addition, they are also available for retail sale at Jones Drug Store, 7 Main St. Natick, & B & K Sales LLC 32 Washington St., Natick.
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Sudbury police earlier today sought the public's help in identifying a man who was wearing a Natick Redmen shirt. The man, determined to be from Sudbury, has died.
UPDATE, 4:40 p.m. Saturday: The Sudbury Police Department has identified a 51-year-old white male who was pronounced dead Friday night. According to Lt. Scott Nix, the victim was a Sudbury resident. Nix said police believe the resident died from a medical issue "consistent with a past medical condition." "There appears to be no foul play," Nix said. The name of the person is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Nix said the case is still under investigation pending the completion of an autopsy. Sudbury police Saturday morning had asked for help identifying the man. The story was posted on Natick Patch as he was wearing a Redman t-shirt. He was described as a white male, approximately 55-65 years of age, balding with mostly …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Natick Redmen Pride shirts, on sale for $15, will raise money for the family of Stacey Keane Burns, a 1985 graduate of NHS, who was murdered in 2009.
With the recent controversy over the Natick High School mascot change to the Red Hawks, many in Natick have been outspoken about their loyalty to the original Natick Redmen name. Now, the NHS Class of 1985 is offering a way to display that pride, while helping to support the family of a murdered former classmate. Three members of the class have created Natick "Redmen" Indian Chief t-shirts and are selling them for $15. For each shirt sold, $5 will be donated to the Stacey Keane Burns Childrens Education Fund. Burns was was found murdered on Mothers Day in 2009. The fund was created to help raise money to help send her five children to college. The shirts are available for purchase on the Natick High School Class of 1985 website and at …
Monday, April 30, 2012
Five are in the running.
The Natick High School Name Change Committee has narrowed submissions down to five options that could replace the current Red and Blue team name. Students and staff will have the opportunity to vote May 1 for their favorite of the following: Natick Knights, Natick Legacy, Natick Pride, Natick Red Hawks and Natick Tribe. Voting will take place during lunch at the school. NHS Principal Rose Bertucci announced in February that she would take suggestions for a new name in the light of the new high school building set to open in late June or early July. She was met with much opposition from some residents after announcing that she would not accept the name returning to the original Redmen name, which was eliminated in 2007. After the votes …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Once known as the Natick Redmen, now the Natick Red and Blue, NHS will look to make another change, with suggestions from the community.
When the Natick High School team name changed to Natick Red and Blue in 2009, it was met with much controversy from residents wanting to keep the traditional "Natick Redmen" name. Since then, some students, staff and other members of the community have been hoping to drop the "Red and Blue" for yet another name—a wish that may soon be granted. On Friday, NHS principal Rose Bertucci announced she will be taking suggestions for a new team name to coincide with the opening of the new high school in September. "The school colors will remain red and blue and the 'N' with the split colors will remain as part of the logo," said Bertucci in a note to families. "With the new school scheduled to open this coming September the time is right to open…