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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Walpole celebrates National Night Out Day

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_28024" align="alignright" width="225"]Members of the Walpole Fire Department were having fun with the community. Photos by Daniel Curtin Members of the Walpole Fire Department were having fun with the community. Photos by Daniel Curtin[/caption] The Walpole community came together to listen...
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Boulger crowned Mass Pre-Junior champ

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole native and Xaverian rising sophomore Eric Boulger was crowned the Pre-Junior Champion at the 100th Massachusetts Junior Amateur Championship on August 8 at Belmont Country Club, scoring the lowest amongst his age division with a final round of 69. A humbled Boulger says that he likes his...
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Needham’s Maj. Vergados honored at Fenway

For his military service, Peter J. Vergados, Major, USAF (Ret) was one of four honorees at this year’s Greek Heritage Night held at Fenway Park on June 27. During his 22-year Air Force career, Major Vergados, amassed over 3,500 flight hours in nine different aircraft, thirteen months and 850 hours of which were flown during aerial...
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Seniors enjoy acoustic concert

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Senior members of the community flocked to the Center at the Heights last Thursday evening for a get-together that featured live music, food, and friends. The Bill McGoldrick Acoustic Duo provided the entertainment, playing classic hits like Etta James’ “At Last” that had attendees dancing away. Those that didn’t dance...
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Needham’s Skoler crowned Girls Junior-Am champ

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It was a hole-by-hole grind and a constant series of comebacks, but Needham resident and Beaver Country Day rising junior Rebecca Skoler refused to be denied on August 9 at the Massachusetts Junior-Amateur Championships at Framingham Country Club. The 16-year-old shot six-over (73-79-152) throughout the 36-hole tournament, and strung together five birdies on...
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Seniors celebrate summer cookout

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_27983" align="alignright" width="300"]Volunteers and staff at the Center made sure everyone was well fed. Photos by Daniel Curtin Volunteers and staff at the Center made sure everyone was well fed. Photos by Daniel Curtin
[/caption] Senior members from Medfield and...
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Medfield Mass Premier boys take title

The Medfield JV boys team took home a hard fought victory on the Mass Premier courts to win the JV summer league title over Dedham, 49-43. It was their second championship in the last three summers. After a 5-2 summer season, the JV boys entered the weekend as the No. 2 seed for the playoffs....
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Kelly, Hardiman compete in Jr. PGA

Medfield’s Aidan Kelly and Charlie Hardiman competed with great success in the New England section of the Jr. PGA Championship. The two-day event was held at Atkinson Golf Club and Resort in New Hampshire and featured the top 30 teams from across New England. Aidan will begin 7th grade at Blake Middle School this fall,...
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Jungle Jim brings fun to Sherborn

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter At the Sherborn Community Center, young kids and parents alike were laughing at a comedy routine involving balloons, dancing, and a 1980s twist. Children on the second floor of the Community Center watched Jungle Jim entertain with a wide array of different activities, including magic tricks and a massive, six-foot balloon. Jim...
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Sand Sculpture Contest delights

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[caption id="attachment_27946" align="alignright" width="300"]‘Snapper’ by the Talking Turtles, which won first prize. ‘Snapper’ by the Talking Turtles, which won first prize.[/caption] As it has for 34 years now, the Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Sherborn's Farm Pond delighted the community. The winners were announced as follows: First...
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CRS middle schoolers travel to Quebec

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This summer, fourteen Charles River School (CRS) French students and a number of parents traveled to Québec City under the guidance of French teacher Julie Weeden. Students learned about the beginnings of French civilization in North America at the Place Royale and le Quartier du Petit Champlain, visited the Village Huron in Wendake,...
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‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ coming soon

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The community is invited to celebrate a summer tradition by enjoying local student actors and actresses as they tell the tale of how Peter finds Neverland. "Peter and the Starcatcher" is a story of pirates, treasure, and subterfuge that will be fun for the whole family. Performances are scheduled for August 22, 23,...
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Muckstadt, DS Soccer have high expectations

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn Regional High School boys soccer program saw an immense amount of success in 2017, putting together a 12-2-4 record, winning the TVL, and earning the No. 4 seed in Division III South before falling just short, 1-0, against Norwell in the sectional finals. In 2018, DS returns several...
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Seniors head to Saratoga

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On Monday and Tuesday, August 6-7, 45 seniors from Westwood, Dover and Sherborn traveled by bus to Saratoga New York. They then spent an afternoon enjoying the horse races at the Saratoga Springs. The following day, the group took a boat tour and had lunch on Lake George....
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Medfielders graduate from Montrose School

On Saturday, June 2, the 41 members of the class of 2018 bid farewell to Montrose School. According to Montrose tradition, Head of School Dr. Karen Bohlin spoke personally about each graduate, relating anecdotes which illustrated each girl’s strengths, accomplishments and character. Two Medfield residents were among the graduates with the Montrose School class...
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Libraries participate in Minuteman Library Crawl

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday, August 1, libraries belonging to the Minuteman Library Network hosted a scavenger hunt. The event, now in its second year, introduced attendees to the friendly staff and myriad resources available to them at their local libraries. During the event, each participating library invited attendees to take a picture...
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Soska, Yablonski dominate Mile Swim

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor An exciting Jim Ehrlich Mile Swim on July 27 at Dug Pond in Natick saw Framingham take home the first-place crown. However, members of the Walpole Barracudas, Westwood Waves, Medfield Marlins, Sherborn Snappers, and Needham Sharks had some outstanding individual performances. Medfield’s best performance at the event came...
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‘The best thing happening in Westwood’

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_27899" align="alignright" width="200"] ‘It’s such a cozy little spot, and this community is great. I had no idea this was here,’ said performer Conor Ryan Hennessy. Photos by Daniel Curtin ‘It’s such a cozy little spot, and this community...
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