Aug. 24, 2012: Gillette event fallout
People driving to New England Country Music Festival clog streets in Walpole and Foxborough because Gillette Stadium parking lots were closed until three hours before the festival started.
The event illustrates how Gillette Stadium can transform the character of Foxborough.
“We are a small suburban police agency that 99 percent of the time is dealing with small suburban issues,’’ said Foxborough Police Chief Edward O’Leary. “But 15 to 20 days a year, we have to function differently.”
– From article by Michelle Morgan Bolton