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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Medfield’s Baseball Season Heats Up

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The Medfield High boys varsity baseball team took on both Wellesley and Millis over the spring vacation week with mixed results. The Warriors hosted Wellesley at Schilling Field on Thursday, April 21. Jarret Lee put Medfield on the scoreboard with their first run at the bottom of the 3rd inning, but Medfield couldn’t keep...
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Medfield Youth Baseball gearing up for Opening Day

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With the start of youth baseball season fast approaching, the Medfield Youth Baseball and Softball teams have been busy preparing for the opening day festivities. On Tuesday, April 19, Medfield's Varsity Baseball Team hosted a skills clinic for Medfield Youth Baseball players. The young baseball players learned from the high school baseball team, picking...
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Medfield Public Library expands technology offerings

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By Geena Matuson Hometown Weekly Staff The Medfield Public Library is doing something that, in this day and age, all libraries should be doing: integrating technology. The town library has been hot on technology trends over the last few years, many townspeople may be unaware of what the library has to offer. While they offer the...
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Medfield Photographer Set to Debut Solo Art Show

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Medfield resident Geena Matuson will host a reception for her solo art gallery at the Medfield TV Gallery, 18 North Meadows Road, on April 29 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The solo show will feature a number of Matuson’s photographic prints and giclée prints, most of which are...
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This Old Town: Master Planning 60 Years Ago

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By Richard DeSorgher Hometown Weekly Correspondent Town Meeting this past week was filled with much discussion concerning master planning. There was a call for a town-wide master plan, a master plan for the former state hospital land and each of the departments are looking at five year master plans for their areas. The following is a...
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Help Clean Up the Charles River for Earth Day

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Join Medfield Green, Charles River Watershed Association, and partner organizations for the 17th Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup. Thousands of volunteers and community groups pitch in to clean in the watershed of the Charles River from Bellingham to Boston. The Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup is a part of American...
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Medfield Green Month Returns

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The coming of May marks the spring edition of Medfield Green Month at the Transfer Station. This community recycling event is a collaboration between Medfield Green and the Town of Medfield. MEMO (Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization) is sponsoring the event. Every Saturday in May from 9-1, there will be a collection of...
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Girls Lacrosse Enjoys Early Wins

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Walpole High girls lacrosse team is off to a strong start, as the team picked up six wins in a row to open the season. To open the spring lacrosse season, the Rebels picked up a 16-11 win against Newton North. The team picked up its second win against...
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Walpole RoboRebels Competing in World Championship

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Once again, the moat, drawbridge, portcullis and any other obstacle opponents placed before them, proved no match for the RoboRebels. Placing first in ability to cross the barriers, and fifth in the District Championship against 64 teams, the RoboRebels qualified for the World Championship at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO from...
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Walpole Students Take Over the State House

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Two Walpole High students joined students from high schools across Massachusetts to participate in Student Government Day at the Massachusetts State House on April 1. James King and Allison Cullen were picked to attend the student government day to represent Walpole High. Together, the pair took on the role...
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Walpole Actor in ‘Charlie Brown’

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When the “Peanuts” gang arrives at the Footlighters Playhouse at 2 Scout Rd., Walpole’s Luke Witherell will be portraying Snoopy. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will open May 6 and run through the 22. Luke is appearing in his first show with Footlighters, but has appeared here numerous times previously with Walpole...
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Walpole Educators Win Excellence in Education Awards

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Two Walpole High educators were officially presented with the Goldin Foundation’s Excellence in Education award at a ceremony in Canton. Bird Middle School sixth grade science teacher David Kujawski and Jeanne Gottfried, a special education teacher at The Education Cooperative’s (TEC) Intensive Early Childhood Program were both presented with...
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Boys Lacrosse Busy Over April Vacation

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Needham boys lacrosee team has been busy over April Vacation, with several games over the week and into the weekend. [caption id="attachment_9703" align="alignright" width="200"]Goalie Ryan Christenson avoids a Xaverian defender behind the goal. Photos by Tim Hoffman Goalie Ryan Christenson avoids...
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Needham Host Opening of Solar Array

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A journey that began with the 1998 capping of Needham’s landfill and continued through over a decade worth of studies and town meetings has been completed. The Town of Needham hosted a grand opening ceremony for its 3.5-megawatt solar array sited on the town’s capped landfill on Monday, April 25th. The ceremony was held at...
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Needham Community Council Fasion Show

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By Geena Matuson Hometown Weekly Staff On Sunday, April 10, a fashion show was held at Needham Town Hall, but this was no ordinary fashion show. Now in its fourth year, the Needham Community Council held its annual fashion show with the theme “Needham Organizations.” All of the models represented different community groups, such...
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Needham Art Groups to Host Demonstration

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The Wellesley Society of Artists, Inc. (WSA) and the Needham Art Association (NAA) are jointly sponsoring an art demonstration by noted artist, Robert Noreika. Mr. Noreika will demonstrate a painting from start to finish, done in watercolor, on Thursday, May 5 at the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley. Refreshments...
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Needham Library to Celebrate 100th Anniversary

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As part of its 100th anniversary celebration of providing library services to the people of Needham at the corner of Highland and Rosemary on April 30, the Needham Library is asking its users, “Why do you love your library?” Is it the staff, the collections, the building, the open space, or some...
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Wellesley Baseball Enjoys April Vacation Wins

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Wellesley High baseball team was busy over April Vacation, playing in two games over the vacation period. After taking several days off to give players the chance to enjoy a few days of vacation, the Raiders were back on the field on April 21 to face off against...
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Wellesley Boys Track Begins Season

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Wellesley boys track team has started out the season strong, with wins at its first two meets of the spring season. The team opened the season with a meet against Dedham on April 13. Wellesley beat Dedham with a final score of 107-29. For head coach Larry...
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Wellesley students conserving food

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By Rama K Ramaswamy
 Students, staff, and representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency are reducing food waste by participating in the EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge. During the challenge, Bates fifth graders set up a table in the cafeteria with a bin and a laminated poster that shows pictures of acceptable and unacceptable food...
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