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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Walpole Girls Hockey Picks Up Another Win

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BY JOSH PERRY (@Josh_Perry10) Walpole High girls' hockey extended its unbeaten streak to three games at the start of the new season with a 3-0 win over Brookline/Newton South at Rodman Arena. The Rebels added the shutout to wins over Natick (3-2) and Newton North (6-2). Head coach Joe Verderber, who is in his ninth...
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Walpole Police Holds First Meeting With Student Council

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BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) The Walpole Police Department hosted its first meeting of the Student Police Advisory Council on December 15. The council, designed to help improve the Walpole Police Department’s outreach efforts to high-school aged youth, has been in the planning stage for the past few months. Last month, applications were sent out...
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Walpole Bake Sale Raises $2,500 For Make A Wish Foundation

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BY DOUGLAS MCCULLOCH (@doug_mcculloch) The friends and family of Tommy Quinn came together over the holiday season and held their annual bake sale at Rodman Arena on September 12. The bake sale raised over $2,500 for the Make a Wish foundation, which will be donated to the non-profit organization in Tommy’s honor thanks to...
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Walpole Chamber Accepting Scholarship Applications

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The Walpole Chamber of Commerce has opened applications for a number of the chamber’s scholarships. The scholarships up for applications include the the Willis D. McLean Memorial Scholarship ($2,000), the Alan D. Rockwood Memorial Scholarship ($2,000) and the Walpole Chamber of Commerce Meritorious Award ($1,000). Applications were opened on December 15. Application packets...
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Needham Robotics Teams Earn Trophies At State Competition

BY JOSH PERRY (@Josh_Perry10) Four Needham robotics teams earned trophies at the recent Massachusetts state finals, RoboNautica, held last Saturday at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, including Polkabots, which took third place overall out of the 86 teams that competed in the state championships. In addition, the Robotic Mealworms won a first place Innovation Award for their project, the...
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Hillman Elected As Chair Of Needham Chamber Board

The Newton-Needham Chamber Board of Directors recently elected Rachel Hillman as its new chair effective Jan. 1. Hillman is the owner of Hillman Homes, a boutique real estate firm helping buyers, sellers, renters and investors in Newton, Needham and surrounding towns. Hillman succeeds Seana Gaherin, who completes her two-year term this month and will assume the...
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Needham High To Host Parent Conference In January

BY JOSH PERRY (@Josh_Perry10) The Needham High Parent-Teacher Council (PTC) is hosting a Parent Conference on Saturday, Jan. 23 (with a snow date of Jan. 30) in the school’s library. The event will run from 7:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. and the cost is $10, which includes the price of lunch. The conference will cover important...
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Medfield High Hosting Weekend Of Comedy And Music

BY JOSH PERRY (@Josh_Perry10) On Friday, Jan. 8, the Medfield High Theatre Society will present a one-night-only showing of “Medfield After Dark,” a comedic variety show featuring Medfield High students in a take on the popular show, “Saturday Night Live.” The show will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance at...
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Town Of Medfield Offers Holiday Recycling Tips For Residents

BY JOSH PERRY (@Josh_Perry10) Wed, Dec 23, 2015 During the holiday season, gifts are given, families and friends gather together for parties, and there is plenty of trash, wrapping paper, and more that piles up. Want to know what you can recycle or what the Transfer Station will accept in the coming weeks? Then follow these tips...
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Santa’s Visit To Pfaff Center A Treat For Medfield Families

JOSH PERRY (@Josh_Perry10) On Saturday, Dec. 12, Santa Claus paid a visit to Medfield to take photos with local children at the Pfaff Center on North St. Kids had hot chocolate, holiday snacks and a few minutes each with Santa. More than 50 families attended the event and the fees were all donated to the Medfield...
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Dover-Sherborn Boys’ Hockey Aiming For Tournament

BY ROBERT ROSEN (@roberterosen) They say experience counts, and if you believe that then there’s a good chance the Dover-Sherborn boys’ hockey team will achieve their goal of returning to the state tournament as they return 12 players from last year’s team. “Our expectations are the same every year,” coach Jeff Moore said. “We want to win...
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Dover-Sherborn Sixth Graders Participate In ‘Hour Of Code’

BY ROBERT ROSEN (@roberterosen) Once again, Dover-Sherborn Middle School celebrated Computer Science Education Week in Technology Literacy class with teacher Sandra Sammarco from Monday, December 7 through Friday, December 11. Students took part in their third annual school Hour of Code event joining over 120 Massachusetts classrooms. “During the Hour of Code students in grades six and seven...
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Dover-Sherborn High Students Chosen For Music Festival

Three Dover-Sherborn High students have been selected to participate in the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Eastern District Senior Festival. Senior clarinetist Jeffrey Kennan will perform with the District Orchestra, junior vocalist Annabel Hodson-Walker will sing with the District Chorus, and sophomore clarinetist David Kennan will perform with the District Concert Band. The Senior District Festival will be...
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Sherborn Garden Club Decorates And Donates Wreaths

On Tuesday, December 8, the Sherborn Garden Club decorated 53 wreaths for A Place to Turn food pantry in Natick. The wreaths were generously donated by Fran’s Flowers in Natick and the Sherborn Boy Scouts, and then festively decorated by members of the Sherborn Garden Club. The wreaths will be given to the clients of...
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Medfield Pee Wee Team Wins Tournament In OT

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The Medfield Pee Wee AA team earned the championship trophy at this past weekend’s Goblet Hockey Tournament in Foxboro by defeating Newton 3-2 in overtime in the final. Sam Palmer scored the game-winning goal off a rebound from a shot from the point by Jackson McKersie. Palmer was named the tournament MVP. McKersie and Palmer...
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