Thursday, April 4, 2013
Combining band, chorus, painting, and other forms of art, a gathering of Natick's students artists drew residents to the town's High School on Thursday.
An estimated 800 local residents flocked to Natick High School on Thursday to view the town's first "Arts Extravaganza," a combination of all things artistic from students of all ages. "This is wonderful, we love the High School and it's a way of showing off the arts in Natick," Jane Boyle, co-chair of the Natick Cultural Arts Committee, said. The event silmotaniously presented chorus and band performances with various performing and visual arts around the school.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Beer lovers made custom brews at Barleycorn's on Thursday.
Measuring custom proportions of hops, malt and wheat, area residents brewed their own beer at Barleycorn's in Natick on Thursday. Daniel Eng, the owner of Barleycorn's, started the business in 1998 as a way for beer lovers to make their own custom creations. Eng says his favorite thing about beer is that he can "experiment with spices and different measurements like with cooking." When it comes to his favorite beer, Eng said he can't pick just one. "My favorite beer is my next one," Eng said.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Actor Christian Bale was in Natick Thursday filming scenes for a Hollywood movie based on the ABSCAM investigation in the 1970s and '80s.
Actor Christian Bale was in Natick Thursday filming scenes for a Hollywood movie based on the ABSCAM investigation in the 1970s and '80s. Thanks to Framingham Patch reader Marco Rosa of Framingham for texting us this photo of Bale inside Reliable Cleaners in Natick. It was rumored that Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, who also star in the film, might be in town, but they never were in Natick or MetroWest Thursday. Bale, who is also known for his Batman movie roles, filmed scenes with a former co-star Amy Adams yesterday in Natick. Bale and Adams starred in the movie The Fighter, based on the life of famed Massachusetts boxer Micky Ward. This David O. Russell film, based on true events in history, had the stars …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Images from Natick's Super Bowl game against Beverly.
Natick was defeated in the Division 2A Super Bowl by Beverly in a game that was undecided until its final seconds.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
The Red Hawks fell to Beverly in a game that was undecided until its final seconds.
Natick was defeated in a highly-contested division 2A Super Bowl Saturday night by Beverly High School. Quarterback Troy Flutie heaved two long passes for the Red Hawks in the games final seconds but both fell incomplete. The final score of the game was 28-21. We will have a full gallery with photos from the game tomorrow morning.
Natick and Beverly will compete for the state title in Division 2A.
Natick Patch will be live blogging the Division 2A superbowl. You can find our live updates here. The final two teams left standing in Division 2A will meet Saturday afternoon when the Natick Red Hawks face the Beverly Panthers at Gillette Stadium. Members of both teams got a chance to become familiar with the field on Thursday as the captains from both teams were invited to Gillette Stadium for breakfast, a tour, and a chance to walk on the field. “It’s just surreal. I always wished we could play here some day and it’s finally great to finally do that. To play on this field is just a honor,” Natick running back Nick Lee said. When the teams return today, they are bringing along their high power offenses that made both Natick and Beverly …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Red Hawks will move on to the Super Bowl after the MIAA denied Plymouth South's appeal.
Plymouth South lost an appeal to dispute their loss to the Natick Red Hawks citing the use of an illegal ball during Natick's 38-33 victory Saturday night, CBS news reports. The football used by Natick for parts of the game was one not approved by the MIAA, and resulted in a penalty for the Red Hawks during the game. "Before Tuesday night’s game, Natick asked for, and received, permission from game officials to use a different ball. The error was caught with about four minutes left in the game, and Natick was assessed a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty," the article said. Natick will move on to the Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium on Saturday.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Photos from the Thanksgiving rivalry game between Framingham and Natick.
Troy Flutie, the Quarterback of the Natick Red Hawks let his team to victory over Framingham during their annual Thanksgiving rivalry game on Thursday. The final score was 26-14.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Share your photos from the game here.
Led by Quarterback Troy Flutie, the Natick Red Hawks defeated Framingham in their annual Thanksgiving day rivalry game. The final score was 26-14. We will have more photos for you from the game tomorrow. But for now - do you have any photos from the game to share with Patch? Click the share button to the left and show your shots with your neighbors.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
SAT scores increased for Natick students in the past year, scoring higher than state averages in every category.
Natick students surpassed state averages in every category of the 2012 SAT, according to boston.com. "The 284 Natick students who took the SATs this year achieved scores of 535 in critical reading, 563 in math, and 531 in writing. The statewide average is 506 for reading, 523 for math, and 500 for writing," the article said. Massachusetts' SAT scores have increased by 12 points in the past decade with overall participation increasing as well, according to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Natick's overall scores in writing and math increased since last year's average, but fell slightly in reading, the article said.