The town of Norwood, Massachusetts, was first settled by Ezra Morse in 1678. Morse set up a sawmill in what is now South Norwood, the part of town to which the first concentration of families, almost all of whom were farmers, migrated over the next half-century. The town of Norwood, Massachusetts, was officially formed in 1872. For a long time before that, the area was used as a hunting ground by Indians. The town shares its name with a town in England.
During the American Revolution, there was a Minuteman company organized in the area. Its captain, Aaron Guild, after learning that the British were marching on Lexington and Concord, ten miles away, joined the fight and arrived in time to fire on the British at Concord Bridge. Guild participated in the running battle that chased the Redcoats back to Boston.
Norwood's town square is dominated by its town hall, the Norwood Memorial Municipal Building. The neo-gothic edifice was built in 1928 and is made of Weymouth seamed-face granite. Visitors often mistake the building for a church, but it is not. Rather, its stained-glass windows depict local patriot Aaron Guild.
Guild's name appears in local street and building names, and is pronounced with a long i, like the word "hire." Abraham Lincoln passed through Norwood during his pre-inaugural tour of New England.
Because there are numerous automobile dealerships on Norwood's Route 1, it is known as the "Automile." This idea of having competing dealerships join together as an automobile shopping center was largely the work of the late Ernie Boch, Sr. Boch was known in the Boston area for his memorable ads urging people to "Come on down!""Have You Been Arrested Or Are You Afraid You Might Be?
Since you’re visiting this page, the chances are that you have either already been arrested in Norwood, or fear that you might be soon. If so, you can click on the display button at the left side of this page, entitled "Free Arrest Tip Sheet!", or click here to receive a special FREE document from The Law Offices of William D. Kickham and Associates in Westwood and Boston. Attorney Kickham has taken the time to personally write a detailed article that provides “The Top 10 Things To Do If You Are Arrested For A Crime In Massachusetts.”
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"We don't just represent you, we rescue you." That is the motto of Norwood, Massachusetts, criminal defense lawyer William D. Kickham. Attorney Kickham is experienced in successfully defending people who have been charged with a variety of crimes. These crimes can range from rape charges, sexual assault charges, motor vehicle violations, larceny charges, burglary offenses, drug charges, OUI charges, domestic violence, and more.
Think it can't happen to you? Think again. You could have an argument with a loved one in a place witnessed by another person, and if the police are called, its' a good bet that someone's going to be arrested for assault and battery or domestic violence. You could have a single drink, drive your car, fail to signal a turn, and a police officer could stop you. If that officer smells alcohol on your breath, you may well be arrested for OUI/DUI. Or you could innocently pass a bad check, with no intent to defraud, and be arrested for larceny by check. You needn't be a hardened criminal to be charged with a crime. If you find yourself arrested, or if a loved one has been arrested, you face a critical decision: Make the wrong choice in hiring an attorney, and you will very likely not get the best legal result possible in your case.
Make the right choice: Call Attorney Kickham at his Westwood office: (781) 320-0062 or on his cell phone at (617) 285-3600. Attorney Kickham will return your call as soon as possible and is very responsive. If you work or live in Boston, Attorney Kickham has a Boston office you can meet him at, also. If necessary, Attorney Kickham also makes "house calls," and will come to your home or another location, to meet with you at your convenience. (Try finding that in most attorneys.)
Don't forget - a criminal record can haunt you for the rest of your life. If affects everything from your job, career, marriage and family, to your financial situation.
Our offices have handled and successfully defended a wide range of criminal defense cases. Attorney Kickham is very familiar with operations within both the Norwood Police Department and Dedham District Court, which has jurisdiction over the town of Norwood. Attorney Kickham's office is located in Westwood, Massachusetts, the town next to Norwood.