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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Medfield joins arts campaign launch

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Local arts advocate and Cultural Alliance of Medfield Chair Jean Mineo was among the contingent of state arts, business, education and political leaders at the recent, invitation-only launch of the "Arts Means Business" advocacy campaign in Boston featuring Mayor Marty Walsh. In addition to Walsh, featured speakers included Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce...
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Walpole students commended by NMSC

Principal Stephen Imbusch of Walpole High School announced that Nirupa Abraham, Dana Demartino, Jessica Fitzgerald, Sylvia Lanni, Matthew Luongo, William Porter, and Katarina Ruda have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented...
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Olympic swimmer Schmitt addressing IAM Strong

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The IAM Strong Foundation will sponsor, with the support of The Norwood Theatre, “An Evening With Allison Schmitt” on Wednesday, October 18. The program will take place at The Norwood Theatre at 109 Central Street, Norwood. The doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the program begins at 7:30 p.m. Allison Schmitt is an...
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Medfield babies love library’s Pattycake Place

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Between feedings, naps, and diaper changes, babies need enriching and engaging activities. While they aren’t yet ready to check out books and start reading, the Medfield Public Library welcomes the youngest and tiniest infants to join the library community to enjoy age-appropriate programs. One of the programs is Pattycake...
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Von Klock, Rebels earn key road win

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With Friday evening marking the beginning Yom Kippur, the Walpole and Wellesley High School football teams played a rare matinee game on Sunday afternoon, with the Rebels (2-2, 2-1) prevailing 13-7 over the Raiders (2-2, 0-1) thanks to a pair of touchdown passes by quarterback Brett Lavanchy. [caption...
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Sherman’s late goal salvages Warrior tie

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Thursday afternoon’s TVL matchup between the Westwood Wolverines (3-4-1) and Medfield Warriors (2-4-1) was a battle that came down to the final whistle, as a late goal by Medfield in stoppage time salvaged a 1-1 tie for the Warriors. A scoreless first half was highlighted by a series...
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VSO Ron Griffin feted in Medfield

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At the September 26, Post 110 membership meeting Legionnaires paid special tribute to Medfield’s outgoing Veterans Service Officer (VSO), Ron Griffin. Ron has held this position for the past seven years, providing support and assistance to Medfield’s veterans. To those who know Ron, he is most generous with his services to veterans and...
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Medfield’s Brown honored by Revs

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As part of the New England Revolution’s Santander Soccer Scholars program, which recognizes the outstanding academic and athletic achievements of New England students, Medfield resident Isabella Brown was honored at Gillette Stadium as the New England Revolution took on the Montreal Impact on September 9.   As one of the winning applicants, Brown and her...
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MCPE hosting community trivia night

The Medfield Coalition for Public Education will host its annual trivia event on Friday, November 3, at the American Legion in Medfield. Teams of four adults will compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere to test their knowledge on a wide range of topics, including sports, politics, geography, history, arts and entertainment, and more. There...
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Vine Lake walking tour on Saturday

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Vine Lake Preservation Trust’s next walking tour will focus on the last 10,000 years of cemetery archeology. This tour happens on Saturday, October 7, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Admission is free. Discover how the cemetery topography was formed. Find out how the Native Americans used this land. Recognize why selected gravestones are becoming...
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Alumni Association presents check to AD

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On Saturday, September 23, the Walpole High School (WHS) Alumni Association presented a check for $7,500 to Ron Dowd, Athletic Director at WHS. The check presentation was held at half time on the football field at the Walpole/Norwood game. Rich McCarthy, June Wilson Burke, and Al Mullen, all members of the WHS Alumni...
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‘Now In Color’ wins prestigious award

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy “Now In Color,” the original Wellesley High School play, recently received a prestigious theater award from the New England Theatre Conference: the Moss Hart Award. “The annual Moss Hart Memorial Award has a two-fold purpose,” reads the New England Theatre Conference’s website. “To honor the memory of Moss Hart, dramatist and...
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Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk upcoming

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The USATF-certified 17th annual Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Walpole Italian-American Club, 109 Stone St., Walpole. The Camy 5K Run is at 10 a.m., the David 5K Walk at 9:50 a.m., and the free Rosina Fun Run of 50 yards for kids...
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Library collection showcases beauty of rocks

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Each month, the Wellesley Free Library will display a different collection in the exhibit cases leading into the Children’s Library. Oftentimes they are filled with vibrant and colorful pieces of art from the local schools, and sometimes they were exhibits curated by the librarians to spread information about the...
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Tishman, Raiders battle Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With Friday evening marking the beginning Yom Kippur, the Walpole and Wellesley High School football teams played a rare matinee game on Sunday afternoon, with the Rebels (2-2, 2-1) prevailing 13-7 over the Raiders (2-2, 0-1) thanks to a pair of touchdown passes by quarterback Brett Lavanchy. Stout defensive...
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Kingston addresses Wellesley RTC

Businessman and philanthropist John Kingston, currently exploring a 2018 challenge to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, attended a meeting of the Wellesley Republican Town Committee (RTC) Monday night to offer his vision for the country and why he is best positioned to defeat Warren.Wellesley-2...
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Food Pantry rides for food

The Wellesley Food Pantry recently participated in this year’s Ride for Food. This year’s riders, who represented the largest number of WFP members to participate in a Ride for Food, had a beautiful day for the 10, 25 and 50-mile rides. Donations have topped $14,500, which is slightly behind last year's intake of about $19,000....
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Wellesley Theatre Project christens new space

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Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) has expanded into a newly renovated classroom and rehearsal space at the Wellesley Community Center. WTP is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit that has provided youth performing arts education, summer camps and community outreach programs in Wellesley for over five years. The Wellesley Community Center, the largest common civic organization in...
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Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk upcoming

The USATF-certified 17th annual Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Walpole Italian-American Club, 109 Stone St., Walpole. The Camy 5K Run is at 10 a.m., the David 5K Walk at 9:50 a.m., and the free Rosina Fun Run of 50 yards for kids 11 and...
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Springdale festival brightens up rainy Saturday

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Neither rain nor thunderstorm warnings stopped Dover residents from enjoying the autumn themed festival at Springdale Field. Under the protection of a 3,600 square foot tent, festival-goers enjoyed warm food and drinks, live entertainment, and the company of the community, all while supporting the Dover Land Conservation Trust (DLCT). This...
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