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Monthly Archives: September 2018

A hoppy day at Wellesley Library

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Correspondent Dozens of young kids were at the Wellesley Library reading, doing crafts and petting a soft, little rabbit last Wednesday evening. Katie Metzger, an education manager from Land’s Sake Farm, had brought her cuddly friend, Henry, a two-year-old bunny, for a visit. Metzger read a book about rabbits before bringing...
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Marcantonio remembers 99 positive years

By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent There in the kitchen she sits, perfectly coiffed, dressed in one of her favorite Chico’s outfits: royal blue pants with a microfiber tank in teal and an artesian embroidered jacket in shades of blue and teal. Her face has smile lines from decades of a life well lived. And as you listen...
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Walpole students donate to C2C

As the 2018/19 school year ramps up, the call for clothing and school supplies goes out to the community to connect with children in need. Walpole residents Emma Webb and Jamie Savage helped by running a donation drive in both Walpole and Wellesley school systems at the end of last term. They collected coats, shirts,...
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Reissfelder, Wolverines hold off Seibel, Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two field hockey teams with high aspirations met at Fisher Field on Thursday afternoon as the Medfield Warriors hosted the Westwood Wolverines. After a late Medfield rally, Westwood was able to hang on for a thrilling 3-2 victory to improve to 3-1-1, while Medfield dropped to 1-3-1. Colleen...
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Youth lax holding Westwood Day shot contest

Westwood Youth Lacrosse is set to hold a Hot Shot contest at this year’s Westwood Day, September 29, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. All are welcomed to enter to compete. Westwood Youth Lacrosse will have radar guns on hand to capture the speeds of contestants’ shots. The top three fastest shots in each grade K-8...
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Seidl, Seb’s football roll in opener

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor St. Sebastian’s started its season with a convincing 21-0 victory at Milton Academy on Saturday, headlined by an impressive showing by senior quarterback and Wellesley resident Billy Seidl (11 of 23, 155 yards, one touchdown, seven carries, 64 yards, one touchdown). “Really happy with the defense,” said head coach...
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Walpole students donate to C2C

The seasonal call for clothing and school supplies has gone out to the community to connect with children in need. Walpole residents Emma Webb and Jamie Savage helped by running a donation drive in both Walpole and Wellesley school systems at the end of last term. They collected coats, shirts, pants, sweaters and the like;...
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North Sea Gas rocks Walpole Library

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Contributor Love is a precious thing, I’m told. It burns just like West Virginia coal. But when the fire dies down it’s cold. There ain’t no ash will burn. On September 13, dozens of spirited concert-goers at the Walpole Library let their voices ring out in harmony with Scottish folk group North Sea...
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Tosone, Porkers cruise past Wamps

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was a quick start for the Walpole High School field hockey team on Thursday night against Bay State Conference rival Braintree, as the Porkers (6-0, 5-0) continued their unbeaten streak to begin the season with a convincing 7-0 victory. [caption id="attachment_28905" align="alignright" width="300"]Brooke Skulski... 			
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TSARC closing swap area for season

The Transfer Station and Recycling Committee (TSARC) announced that they will be closing the popular swap area at the Medfield Transfer Station on Saturday, September 29, at noon. Donated items may be dropped off until Friday, September 28, at 2:30 p.m. “Medfield is fortunate to have one of the largest municipal swap areas in the state,...
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Marcantonio remembers 99 positive years

By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent There in the kitchen she sits, perfectly coiffed, dressed in one of her favorite Chico’s outfits: royal blue pants with a microfiber tank in teal and an artesian embroidered jacket in shades of blue and teal. Her face has smile lines from decades of a life well lived. And as you listen...
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Blake, Arrows roll in opener

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor St. Sebastian’s started its season with a convincing 21-0 victory at Milton Academy on Saturday, headlined by an impressive showing by senior quarterback and Wellesley resident Billy Seidl (11 of 23, 155 yards, one touchdown, seven carries, 64 yards, one touchdown). “Really happy with the defense,” said head coach...
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Needham Junior Football battles Brockton

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Needham hosted Brockton for a full lineup of games on Saturday for week three. The Junior Rockets went 1-3 in the competitive divisions, with C squad picking up its first victory of the season. For week four, Needham will host rival Walpole at Memorial Park. B Squad (7th Grade) – Brockton 18, Needham 6...
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Illuminating the Dark Side of the Moon

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By Ethan Lee Hometown Weekly Correspondent Part III: Lessons that I Cherish from Afghanistan and Morocco “Illuminating the Dark Side of the Moon” is a series written by Hometown Weekly Correspondent Ethan Lee, a student at Needham High School. As a reporter, Ethan has focused on revealing truths about misunderstood cultures around the global community. Thus,...
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Reissfelder, Wolverines hold off Seibel, Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two field hockey teams with high aspirations met at Fisher Field on Thursday afternoon as the Medfield Warriors hosted the Westwood Wolverines. After a late Medfield rally, Westwood was able to hang on for a thrilling 3-2 victory to improve to 3-1-1, while Medfield dropped to 1-3-1. Colleen...
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Medfielders lend a hand in Guatemala

Recently, 18 Medfield teens and three chaperones from St. Edward Parish gathered to reflect on the success of their summer mission trip to Guatemala. Sponsored by Cross Catholic Outreach, their mission was to help build a gravity-fed water system that would deliver clean water to the remote, poverty-stricken villages of Santa Rosa. Charged with the task...
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Medfield’s Gipson completes Eagle Project

Medfield Boy Scout Ian Gipson from Troop 89 recently completed his Eagle Project this past June with the installation of three signs at the Medfield State Hospital property. The signs display a map of the entire property and detail a brief history of what each of the buildings were used for during the hospital’s heyday....
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Ryan, Dummer, Raiders rally to victory

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Defense was the name of the game on Friday night as Dover-Sherborn Regional High School hosted Norton on the gridiron in DS’ TVL opener. [caption id="attachment_28843" align="alignright" width="300"]Junior quarterback Kirby Ryan (15) drops back in the pocket early in the second quarter of Friday... 			
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DS savors Sunday youth soccer

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Contributor During the fall, it’s common for people across the country to spend their Sundays sitting down on couches, watching football games between teams like the Panthers, Chiefs, and Giants. Families on the fields surrounding Dover-Sherborn High School, however, spent their Sunday watching a different kind of football - one with teams named...
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Dover COA Friends hosting Harvest Brunch

The Friends of the Dover Council on Aging will be holding their 8th Annual Harvest Brunch at Dover’s American Legion Hall on Sunday, October 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is the Friends' largest fundraiser this year. Their staff of unpaid and dedicated volunteers focus on the mission to raise funds for the...
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