Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian recently lost a bet over the AFC Championship game.
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian followed through on his promise and delivered New England Clam Chowder to Waltham-based REACH Beyond Domestic Violence on Tuesday, Jan. 29. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Koutoujian, who lives in Waltham, delivered the chowder to the domestic violence assistance organization to pay off the bet he made with Baltimore Sheriff John Anderson over the outcome of the AFC Championship football game during which the New England Patriots lost to the Baltimore Ravens. The chowder will go to domestic violence victims. “REACH is an organization with whom I have had a long affiliation. While I may have lost the wager, there is no reason both REACH and House of Ruth Maryland should not be winners,” …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers are Super Bowl-bound.
If you're a New England fan, you still might be shaking your head following the Patriots loss Sunday to the Baltimore Ravens in the American Football Conference championship game. With the win, the Ravens advance to Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3 and take on the National Football Conference champ San Francisco 49ers. Those of you who aren't Patriots fans, are you glad Tom Brady's days under center are over for the season? Who will you root for on Sunday, Feb. 3? New England fans: which team will you cheer for in the Super Bowl, and why? The 49ers, because of the Patriots loss to Baltimore? Or does Baltimore deserve the Super Bowl win? Tell us in the comments. Note: This story is also published on several neighboring Patches.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
The New England Patriots host the Baltimore Ravens at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 in the AFC Championship Game. Here’s a roundup of where and when to catch the games this Championship Weekend.
The New England Patriots host the Baltimore Ravens Gillette Stadium in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, battling for the right to go to their second straight Super Bowl, and sixth in the Tom Brady/Bill Belichick era. The NFL Championship Weekend begins Sunday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. on Fox when the Atlanta Falcons host the San Fransisco 49ers to determine the NFC champion. Then, at 6:30 p.m., on CBS, the Patriots kick off against rival Baltimore. There is some recent history between the two teams, beginning in 2009, when the Ravens marched into Foxboro and stunned the heavily favored Patriots, 33-14 to knock the home team out of the playoffs. New England got some revenge in the AFC Championship Game last year, beating the Ravens 23-20 to …
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Sunday, January 20
The New England Patriots will host the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Conference Championship gametoday at 6:30 p.m. at Gillette Stadium. If you're a true New England Patriots fan, you're likely gearing up and showing off your team pride today. Are you wearing a New England Patriots' jersey? Did you paint your face? Or, maybe you hung a Patriots' flag on your front porch to cheer on the team? We want to see your photos of your team spirit! Take a photo and upload it here by clicking the "upload photos" green button above!
Thursday, January 17, 2013
A Waltham bar has temporarily altered its name in preparation for the Patriots game.
In response to customer gripes, The Mad Raven on Main Street in Waltham has dropped "raven" from its name and replaced it with "Patriot," according to the Boston Herald. The move comes days before the New England Patriots are set to play the Baltimore Ravens for the AFC championship on Sunday, Jan. 20. Mad Raven owner Mark McAuliffe told the Herald he changed the bar's sign on Monday, Jan. 14 after hearing customers say they would not enter the building until game day. McAuliffe made a similar move for another bar he owns in Walpole, miles from Gillette Stadium. He told the Herald he believes that boosted business at the Walpole bar.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
The New England Patriots host the Houston Texans at 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the AFC Divisional Round. Here’s a roundup of where and when to catch all the NFL playoff action this weekend.
Saturday, January 12
The divisional round of the NFL playoffs begins this weekend in Denver when the Broncos host the Baltimore Ravens at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Locally, the New England Patriots host the Houston Texans Sunday at Gillette Stadium. Kick-off in Foxborough is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Patriots fans hoping for another AFC Championship game in Foxborough will be tuning in Saturday to cheer on the Ravens against Peyton Manning and the Broncos while fans wanting to see a Brady-Manning showdown with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line will be favoring the Broncos Saturday. Of course, in either scenario, the Patriots need to knock off the Houston Texans Sunday to advance. On the NFC side of the playoff bracket, the Green Bay Packers travel to San Francisco…
Monday, September 17, 2012
The football players will also promote educational volunteering.
The following is an edited excerpt of a news release by the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley: Tomorrow, New England Patriots wide receiver Matthew Slater and offensive lineman Donald Thomas will deliver books donated by Patriots fans at Sunday's Patriots vs. Cardinals game to local children and their volunteer educators. The visit is part of the Patriots’ week-long focus on educational volunteerism in conjunction with the season-long Celebrate Volunteerism campaign. Players will deliver books to children, recognize deserving volunteers and highlight the importance of education while reading a children’s book to the children in attendance. The Patriots Difference Maker of the Week, Jeanne Foster, a volunteer from …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Waltham contractor has to root for both teams in the Super Bowl.
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Thursday, February 2, 2012
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Get excited for the New England Patriots game in Waltham.
With the New England Patriots set to play the Baltimore Ravens at 3 p.m. on Sunday, you may be wondering about a good place to watch the game in Waltham, but are just a few of the places you could go and enjoy some beer and wings.
Friday, May 20, 2011
Patch recently spoke with Waltham’s Jessica Aiello, who was recently chosen to be one of 31 cheerleaders for the New England Patriots.
Waltham resident Jessica Aiello is proud to be part of the New England Patriots's cheerleading team, and Patch has a Q&A with her. See below. Name: Jessica Aiello Age: 22 When did Aiello start cheerleading and why does she enjoy it?: Wanting to be just like her older cousins, Aiello said she started cheerleading for Waltham’s Pop Warner team when she was 8 years old. She continued cheering throughout high school and was the captain of Waltham High School’s team. Aiello said she loves everything about cheering, from the relationships she builds with team members to the annual trip to shoot the Patriots’ swimsuit calendar. “We get to perform in one of the greatest venues with the world’s best fans, travel the world and build great memories …