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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Fatal car accident shakes Medfield

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A three-vehicle collision on 109 has left one dead and unanswered questions in its wake. “At 1:33 PM on Tuesday, November 28th,” reads an official police press release, “the Medfield Police Department received information about a serious motor vehicle crash on Route 109 in the area of Pederzini Drive. Moments before, Medfield Police units...
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Lavanchy, Rebels send Greener out victorious

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Barry Greener has seen it all in his days as a high school football coach in Dover-Sherborn and Walpole. On Thursday, the Rebels (4-7) took to Turco Field under Greener, who will retire following the 2017-2018 academic year, for the final time, as the man who began as...
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Children gobble up parachute fun

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter The Walpole Public Library provided a morning of fun on November 17, as Yvette Sammarco from the Walpole Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Programs (Walpole CFCE) welcomed children to listen to a story, play with a massive multicolored parachute, and participate in a Thanksgiving craft. [caption id="attachment_23284" align="alignleft" width="600"] Read more

Norfolk County officials discuss marijuana law

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For local officials and residents across Norfolk County, the local and statewide implementation of the Commonwealth’s new recreational marijuana law raises various issues that were recently discussed at the Norfolk County Commissioners’ inaugural Norfolk County Seminar Series forum: “What Recreational Marijuana Means for YOUR Community.” The forum, part of a new “Seminar Series”...
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St. George art to adorn library

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The late William St. George, local artist and former cable TV host, will have some of his paintings exhibited in the Walpole Library during the month of November. The paintings will show his versatility, exemplified in his paintings of horses, portraits, and landscapes of Walpole and surrounding area. The paintings will be displayed...
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Westwood native breaks theater norms

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Inside of Fisher School, Westwood’s one room schoolhouse, were two sections of folding chairs, carefully positioned into diagonal rows. Antique furniture sat along the sides of the 172-year-old room as people continued to shuffle in and find seats, holding on to the miniature pencil and two slips of...
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Hunt Club simulates longstanding tradition

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Dozens of people stood along the edges of Powisset field on November 18, patiently waiting for sight of them. Children played tag to pass the time and tugged on their parents’ coats as they waited. One little boy told his mom that he wanted to return to the car,...
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Westwood Woman’s Club celebrating Christmas early

The Westwood Woman's Club (WWC) will meet on Thursday, December 7, at 1:30 p.m. at the at the Westwood Council on Aging. The COA choir will perform, led by Director Carol Abel. Peg Looughnane at the piano will accompany a group sing-along. Members and their guests are asked to join in the toy drive for...
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Westwood Artists to hold December Marketplace

Westwood Artists will hold their second December Marketplace on December 8 and 9 at the Historical Society’s charming Fisher School. The Fisher School is at 830 High Street across from St. Margaret Mary's Catholic Church and next to the Thurston Middle School. Participating artists include ceramicists Lisa W B Walker and Jane Wojick, jewelry makers Marilyn...
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MFi Angel Run this Sunday

MFi Angel Run preparations are in their final stages, including planning for the arrival of Santa. The Medfield Foundation is pleased to announce that Santa Claus is registered for the December 3 MFi Angel Run. Santa will make his grand entrance by special delivery thanks to the Medfield Fire Department at noon on Sunday, December...
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Bridges by EPOCH sponsors Thanksgiving lunch for seniors

On November 16, the Westwood Council on Aging hosted their annual Thanksgiving luncheon, complete with a full turkey dinner sponsored by Bridges by EPOCH. “We care for people with memory impairment, but really we’re all about family,” said Paul Jones, of Bridges by EPOCH, a senior care provider with a facility in Westwood. “We want to...
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Giunta’s big day lifts Warriors on Thanksgiving

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School football teams wrote the latest chapter of their Thanksgiving rivalry on Thursday in a high-scoring and exciting affair. Behind a record-breaking day by senior running back Mason Giunta (19 carries for 159 yards and three touchdowns), who reached 1,000 rushing yards...
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GV & Y collecting for Toys for Tots

Once again this year, GV & Y Insurance Agency, in conjunction with Service Master by Gilmore Brothers, will be collecting toys for Toys for Tots until December 5. New unwrapped toys can be dropped of at GV & Y Insurance, located at 555 High Street in Westwood, during the office hours of 8:00 a.m. to...
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WYWC selling calendars for MDA

The Westwood Young Women’s Club has partnered with the town’s fire department to produce a 2018 calendar featuring members of the department. Calendars may be purchased for $25, and all proceeds go to the Massachusetts chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). “This was our first time collaborating on a calendar,” says Westwood Young Women’s Club President...
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Medfield’s Khan a champ

Medfielder Matt Khan was a member of the Natick 5th grade youth football team, winners of the American Youth Football Massachusetts State Championship. Natick beat Hudson, MA, by a score of 6-0. The Natick fifth graders went undefeated with a record of 11-0 this season, and outscored their opponents 253-48....
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Medfield Lions holding Christmas Tree Sale

The Medfield Lions Club annual Christmas Tree Sale is coming once again to Main Street. The sale, which runs through December 17, has become the club’s principal fundraiser and features freshly sheared, USDA Premium Grade Maine Balsam Fir Christmas trees. While there are both smaller and a limited number of larger trees, most trees fall...
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Wolverine cross-country excels at All-States

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood High School cross-country team capped off an incredibly successful 2017 season last Saturday in the MIAA Division IV Eastern Mass Championships. Despite feeling under the weather before the start of the race, junior Zach Conant stepped up and excelled, placing second in the entire state at 17:08.74...
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Youth lax registration closing soon

Registration​ ​is​ ​closing​ ​soon​ ​for​ ​the​ ​spring​ ​2018​ ​season.​ ​Timely​ ​player​ ​registration​ ​helps​ ​the volunteer-run​ ​league​ ​to​ ​do​ ​the​ ​planning​ ​and​ ​coach​ ​recruiting​ ​necessary​ ​to​ ​deliver​ ​a​ ​superior​ ​player experience; interested parties are encouraged ​to register​ as soon as possible. ​Westwood​ ​Youth​ ​Lacrosse​ ​is​ ​open​ ​to​ ​new​ ​and​ ​experienced​ ​male players​ ​who​ ​are​ ​in​ ​grades​...
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Amilia’s Light launches ‘Brighter Lights’

Amilia’s Light of Medfield has launched “Brigher Lights,” a holiday season campaign to encourage its supporters to be a "brighter light" and raise $10,000 to help survivors of human trafficking. The funds will help survivors rebuild their lives through education, training, and job opportunities. Their primary focus is an empowerment program in Uganda. “We are so proud...
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