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Monthly Archives: February 2016

MIAA Basketball Tournament Brackets Released

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Friday morning, the MIAA gathered at its offices in Franklin to finalize the state tournament brackets for boys’ and girls’ basketball. A number of teams from the Hometown Weekly coverage area will begin a quest for silverware this week.

The Westwood girls...

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MIAA Basketball Tournament Brackets Released

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Friday morning, the MIAA gathered at its offices in Franklin to finalize the state tournament brackets for boys’ and girls’ basketball. A number of teams from the Hometown Weekly coverage area will begin a quest for silverware this week.

The Westwood girls...

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MIAA Basketball Tournament Brackets Released

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Friday morning, the MIAA gathered at its offices in Franklin to finalize the state tournament brackets for boys’ and girls’ basketball. A number of teams from the Hometown Weekly coverage area will begin a quest for silverware this week.

The Westwood girls...

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MIAA Basketball Tournament Brackets Released

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Friday morning, the MIAA gathered at its offices in Franklin to finalize the state tournament brackets for boys’ and girls’ basketball. A number of teams from the Hometown Weekly coverage area will begin a quest for silverware this week.

The Westwood girls...

Read more

MIAA Basketball Tournament Brackets Released

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Friday morning, the MIAA gathered at its offices in Franklin to finalize the state tournament brackets for boys’ and girls’ basketball. A number of teams from the Hometown Weekly coverage area will begin a quest for silverware this week.

The Westwood girls...

Read more

MIAA Basketball Tournament Brackets Released

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Friday morning, the MIAA gathered at its offices in Franklin to finalize the state tournament brackets for boys’ and girls’ basketball. A number of teams from the Hometown Weekly coverage area will begin a quest for silverware this week.

The Westwood...

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Wellesley native John Fadule earns starting spot at BC

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

It was Saturday, Oct. 31 and the Wellesley High football team was hosting Bay State Conference rival Braintree in a Div. 2 South playoff game at Hunnewell Field when the news started to filter through the stands.

Former Raider John Fadule, a walk-on freshman...

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Local gymnasts excel at Disney meet

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

A number of local gymnasts from Paradise Gymnastics in Walpole recently competed against others from across the country at the Presidential Classic Meet at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. 

At the Xcel Silver Level, the...

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Medfield hockey wins Quinn Tournament in shootout

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

The Medfield High boys’ hockey team continued its preparation for the upcoming Div. 2 tournament by facing off against a pair of top teams at the annual Joesph Quinn Tournament hosted by Coyle-Cassidy at the Raynham IcePlex.

The Warriors rolled to a...

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Karen Renaud of Medfield named Teacher of the Year

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

Medfield High wellness, personal safety, and ballroom teacher Karen Renaud was recently named the High School Teacher of the Year by the Massachusetts Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (MAHPERD). 

According to a notice from the state organization, “This award is...

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Medfield signs Community Compact with state

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

Last week, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito made a stop at Medfield Town Hall, joined by town and school officials, to sign a Community Compact, a voluntary agreement by the Town of Medfield to implement “best practices” in return for support from the state to...

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Medfield native Matt Aucoin joining L.A. Opera

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

In the eight years since he graduated Medfield High, Matt Aucoin has earned plaudits from around the world and become a rising star in the world of opera. He recently announced via Facebook that he will begin a “dream” position this fall as an...

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Registration opening for Medfield Community Garden

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff Residents interested in finding a space to grow a few vegetables for the summer months can begin registering for open plots in the Medfield Community Garden beginning on Tuesday, March 1. Plots are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The town-owned garden, located on Plain St. at the former...
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This Old Town: Downtown Medfield in 1950

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By Richard DeSorgher Hometown Weekly Correspondent Earlier this month at the urging of the Medfield Board of Selectmen, the Medfield Economic and Development Commission (EDC), in conjunction with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), held our first Downtown Summit. The intent was to hold an open house-type-setting where town residents could give their opinions and views...
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Medfield author Neal Sanders releases new novel

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff Medfield resident and author Neal Sanders has announced that his latest mystery novel, “How to Murder Your Contractor,” is now available at local outlets and as an e-book through Amazon. Sanders will also be speaking about the novel on Tuesday, March 1 at the Fiske Library in Wrentham. Read more

Prepare for the upcoming election on Medfield TV

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff Medfield TV has produced several programs, highlighting the town-wide elections that will take place on Monday, March 28. Residents will go to the polls at the Center at Medfield, 1 Ice House Rd., from 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. and before placing a vote can learn about the...
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Needham wrestling receives Sportsmanship Award

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff Last Friday and Saturday, Needham High wrestling took part in the Div. 1 state tournament at Brockton High. The Rockets sent five wrestlers to that meet and four advanced to the All-State tournament this weekend at Reading High. Junior Brady Liss was the top finisher for Needham, taking second...
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Needham U-12 girls hockey win district title

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff The Needham Youth Hockey U-12 girls hockey team recently claimed the District 3 championship with a 7-3 victory over Westwood in the final. With the district title in hand, the team will advance to the state championship tournament in March. Needham defeated Wellesley and Norwood to get to the...
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Asylum Quartet to play Needham Great Hall Concert

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff On Saturday, March 5, the Great Hall Concert Series will kick off the second half of its 2015-16 slate with a performance by Asylum Quartet, a horn ensemble performing classical music. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Powers Hall on the second floor of Needham Town Hall,...
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Needham resident running for The Children’s Room

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff Needham resident John Shea will join thousands of runners in April as part of the field for the 2016 Boston Marathon. Shea has joined a team of runners supporting The Children’s Room in Arlington, a nonprofit that provides support for children, teenagers, and families that are grieving. In 2013,...
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