MEDAL WINNERS — This group of Norwood police officers won first-place medals in their division at the shoot conducted by the New England Police Revolver League.

Left to right— Patrolmen James Curran, William Costello, Joseph Flaherty, Nick DeStito, and Joseph Coyne. (McLean Photo)

This Day in Norwood History- August 19, 1916-Norwood Fire Department Reorganized


Norwood Fire Reorganized 1916 19 Aug 1916, Sat The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) The Norwood Fire Department was practically reorganized at a meeting held last…

This Day in Norwood History- August 9, 1998-Flood Revives Push For New Police Station


Despite previous failures, new vote likely in Norwood Dean Raymond, identification specialist with the Norwood Police Department, looked over ruins of the station’s roil call…

This Day In Norwood History-August 1, 1957-Police Radar Set Makes Debut Here


Halts Four Speed Violators POLICE TEST RADAR SPEED METER — Norwood town officials were given a demonstration test of the Radar Speed Meter last week…

This Day In Norwood History – July 21, 1913-Norwood Police Catch Thieves


GOT THIEVES AT GARAGE Norwood Policeman Caught Two Single handed— Alleged Companions Arrested After Flight to Boston Large Quantities of Tires, Tubes And Accessories Had…