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This Day in Norwood History-January 24, 1941-Board Authorizes Borrowing For Peabody School

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Joint Meeting Agrees To Go Forward With Project

Construction of the Henry O. Peabody Trade School for Girls, to be in addition to the Norwood Senior High School, will soon be ready to go forward as it is reported that last Friday’s joint meeting of the selectmen, finance committee, school committee, and building committee for the school, agreed to authorize the borrowing of funds for the school project.

With the town providing the building to house the school, it will receive the benefit of the Peabody fund for conduct of the trade school Town Treasurer Edmund F Sullivan has been authorized to negotiate the borrowing, curricula has been agreed upon, and realization of the addition to Norwood school opportunities is definitely within sight.

This Day in Norwood History-February 6, 1903-Norwood Business Association Votes On Names For Norwood Square

This Day in Norwood History-February 6, 1903-Norwood Business Association Votes On Names For Norwood Square

Norwood’s town square was once known locally as”The Hook”. The name came from the iron hook that hung in front of Paul Ellis’ tavern, shown here on the left. Norwood…

This Day in Norwood History-February 6, 1950-Citizens of Tomorrow

This Day in Norwood History-February 6, 1950-Citizens of Tomorrow

Top row (left to right Marcia Murray. 77 South street, Mcdfield; Julia Bartkewicz, 19 Cedar street: Linda Georgeu, 22 Plimpton avenue. Bottom row (same order) Cynthia and Susan Hopkins, 207…

This Day In Norwood History-February 6, 1911-NORWOOD LIKES POSTAL BANK

This Day In Norwood History-February 6, 1911-NORWOOD LIKES POSTAL BANK

First Month’s Savings Nearly $2000. Foreign-Born Residents to Informed by Posters. Married Women Take Up the Scheme Promptly. NORWOOD, Feb —The first month of the postal savings bank In this…

This Day in Norwood History-February 5, 1904-Dr. Norton Discusses Need For Sewerage and a New Water Supply.

This Day in Norwood History-February 5, 1904-Dr. Norton Discusses Need For Sewerage and a New Water Supply.

There is no doubt that the town is much better prepared to act on the subject of sewerage than it was a few years ago. One finds the public attitude…

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