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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Lions calendar shifts gears for 2017

Now in its seventh year of print, the Westwood Lions Club has been producing high-quality, full-size calendars featuring local, amateur photography of and about our community. Donations for the calendar has generated approximately $10,000, all gifted to the various charities supported by the Westwood Lions — including the Westwood High School Scholarship Foundation, Thanksgiving Meals...
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ArtMatters presents ‘The Renaissance’ in Walpole

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday night, September 27, over twenty people gathered to hear a presentation on the Renaissance by Beth Knauss of ArtMatters. She began with a discussion on how art got to where it was at the beginning of the Renaissance. Bibles were illustrated, battle armor was painted and...
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Walpole Country Club hosts Sox legends

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor On Monday, Walpole Country Club hosted the 25th annual Joe Morgan Golf Tournament supporting the Walpole Scholarship Foundation. The 18-hole shotgun began around 11 am and came to an end around 4 p.m., with everyone who took part in the event coming in off the course with a big...
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Don Henley rocks Blue Hills Bank Pavillion

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By Paul Goldberg Hometown Weekly Staff Don Henley played to a sold out crowd Tuesday night at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. The talented band led the way with "Seven Bridges Road" while wowing the crowd with hits "Heart of the Matter" and "New York Minute" from Henley's Eagles days. The singer/songwriter was supported by the previously...
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In Medfield, 40B site-seeing

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff On the cloudy morning of September 28, a group gathered on the corner of Dale Street and Route 27. Among the assembled were the Police and Fire chiefs, members of Medfield town government, members of MassHousing, State Rep. Denise Garlick, and several others. Joining them were representatives from Medfield Meadows,...
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Pilgrims pride at Medfield’s Wheelock School

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The third graders of Ms. Lynn's classroom gathered on the mat, their eyes fixed on their visitor. She asked: "Do you know the name of the king at present? Does anyone want to guess?" A child's hand shot up. "King George III?" "Hmmm, we've not had a George yet," she responded, "but...
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Bushnell guides boys soccer past Westwood

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Westwood High boys varsity soccer teams took the field at the Wheelock school on Tuesday evening with Medfield prevailing 4-0, earning their first win of the 2016 season and improving their record to 1-3-2. Despite stellar early defensive play from both sides, Jack Fitzgerald got...
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Local photographer featured at Medfield TV

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By Geena Matuson Hometown Weekly Staff Last Friday evening, the solo show reception for local photographer Chuck Ferullo was held at the Galleries at Medfield TV - and was a huge success. The show featured over twenty framed photographic works that spanned the genres - India, New England, macro close-up imagery, and more. Art prints...
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Needham Harvest Fair a hit, despite drizzle

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff There are some things that a steady October rain cannot thwart. Tantalizing scents of fresh food wafting through the air, for one. The traffic and buzz of a small town, for another. The most apparent example on Saturday, however: Needhamites themselves. Despite less-than-stellar atmospheric conditions, the town was out...
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Junior Football Goes 3-1 vs. Framingham

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Needham Junior Football’s fourth week saw a full slate of games against Framingham. The A squad hosted Framingham at Memorial Field under the lights on Saturday night while the rest of the squads visited Framingham on Sunday morning and all came out on top. A Squad (8th Grade) – Framingham 28, Needham 8...
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Walk for Walker prevails despite weather

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The people of Needham have always dedicated themselves to service. Their hard work and passion for this was deeply felt on a misty, cold Sunday morning as dozens of community members huddled under the bits of cover they had at DeFazio Field while registering to run or walk for...
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Red Sox historian, Crehan, visits Needham

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor We all think that we might know a good amount about sports; more specifically, baseball. Everybody in the greater-Boston area has that friend or that older relative who is really good at telling stories about the Red Sox or remembering players and their accomplishments. Few, however, are better...
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Boys soccer notches two big victories

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn boys varsity soccer team had themselves quite the week by extending their unbeaten 2016 campaign with a pair of victories over TVL foes Ashland (9/28) and Medway (9/26). While the Raiders (5-0-2) were able to come out on top of both of their games, that does...
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Caryl House a Dover miracle

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff Just outside of the center of Dover, a Georgian-style house keeps watch over Dedham Street. The home looks as though it could have grown out of the landscape; so perfectly fitting is it for the environment that one could convince himself that it had been there forever. Perhaps that’s...
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CRS students experience farm life

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In keeping with annual tradition, this past week Charles River School seventh and eighth grade students kicked off their year by visiting The Farm School in Athol, Massachusetts. The Farm’s mission is to involve children directly in our responsibility as stewards of the earth through active involvement on a working farm. This trip enables...
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Dover Springdale Festival prevails despite weather

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Walking across the field to the Springdale Field Festival tents, the foliage and natural beauty of the land shone through despite the overcast weather and light rain. Kids of all ages ran around outside of the three tents, throwing footballs, kicking soccer balls, and tossing frisbies back and...
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