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Haitian music hub; liquor store near BHS: Top 5 stories in the Brockton area last week – Enterprise News

BROCKTON —  Brockton Public Schools submitted a complaint to the city after a liquor store planning to open near Brockton High School applied for its liquor license, allegedly without alerting the school. The applicant  is hoping to open a liquor store at 750 Belmont St. — right around the corner from the high school.
McKenzie Quinn became the first female player to score a touchdown in Brockton football’s storied 125-year past.
In East Bridgewater, kids had fun in the mud at the Old Colony YMCA’s 10th annual Fall Mud Run, and families enjoyed apple picking at C.N. Smith Farm
The Goonan Family Home Run Derby fundraiser Battin’ For Bob was held at the Raynham Youth Baseball and Softball Association complex. The community has rallied around as Bob Goonan battles brain cancer.
In case you missed it, here are five stories from the past week throughout the Brockton area that resonated with our readers.
Brockton Public Schools has submitted a complaint to the city after a liquor store planning to open near Brockton High School applied for its liquor license, allegedly without alerting the school. The applicant, 2030 Ocean Street, LLC, is hoping to open a liquor store at 750 Belmont St. — right around the corner from the high school.
Liquor store next door to BHS?:A liquor store next door to Brockton High School? Not if BPS has anything to say about it.
Sheep are one of the few animals that stick together and rarely leave the herd. This lifestyle of the mammal inspired a Randolph man to create a clothing line, Sheep Collections.  “In a world full of separation, I wanted a brand to bring everyone together. But, I also wanted to create a generic brand that brings simplicity and luxury to fashion,” Max Del, 35, said.
Celebrities elevated clothing brand:Randolph designer uses celebrities to elevate his clothing brand 
One Haitian migrant’s dream is to invest in his community, and he did it in the best way he knows, through music and culture. Pelege Marcellin, 44, made a significant financial decision this year to purchase Radio Energy Boston, a radio station located in Mattapan. The Brockton resident felt there was a lack of representation of Haitian music and culture in the Boston radio scene, Marcellin said.
Radio station:Brockton man buys radio station with dream of creating Haitian music hub
“Where’s João?” That’s what Rockland High boys soccer coach Dan Kimball was asking his players one Friday afternoon earlier in the school year. He was looking for João Goncalves, a freshman defender, at practice ahead of a big game that upcoming Monday. One week later, the following Friday, His single absence then doubled to two. “Coach,” the players responded, “He’s bull riding.”
‘It was unbelievable’:‘Multi-sport athlete to a whole new level’: Rockland’s Goncalves is a bull rider at heart
Rodeo photos:Rockland High freshman João Goncalves bull riding at the New England Rodeo 
Following the Cardinal Spellman High football team’s loss to Bishop Fenwick,  head coach Kahn Chace has resigned from his position citing “parent harassment and disrespect.” “I’ve had friends and family come to games and have to leave because of the things being said about me in the stands,” said Chace on Friday morning. “I don’t even have my wife and kids go the game anymore because I don’t need them to hear that about me.”
‘Parent harassment and disrespect’:Cardinal Spellman High football coach resigns mid-season citing harassment from parents
Staff writer Kathy Bossa can be reached by email at kbossa@enterprisenews.com. Support local journalism by purchasing a digital or print subscription to The Enterprise today.

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