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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Tricky Dog Show wows virtual audience

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

How often do we get to enjoy a dog show from the comfort of our own homes? When I was little, I used to sit for hours watching the countless Animal Planet dog programs. Occasionally sprinkled among them was a program in which the dogs...

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DTL hosts healthy cooking classes

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

I love cooking shows. Truly, they are one of my guilty pleasures. But ironically, I'm not actually great at cooking. My friends enjoy reminding me of the time I managed to ignite a tray of Christmas cookies in 2012. They were the Pillsbury roll-out kind....

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Medfield sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield High School continued to power through its unprecedented Fall I athletic season this past week. Among the week's news and notes:

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  • Both the Medfield boys and girls varsity soccer teams...
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Needham sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Needham High School Fall I athletes continued to power through these unprecedented times this past week as the Rockets took on Bay State Conference rival Brookline. Among the week's news and notes:

  • Needham boys soccer split a home-and-home, defeating Brookline at home...
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Westwood sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Westwood High School Fall I athletic teams continued to power through these unprecedented times this past week as the Wolverines were in action against TVL rivals Medfield, Dedham and Millis. Among the week's news and notes:

  • Westwood varsity field hockey...
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DS sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Dover-Sherborn High School continued to power through its unprecedented Fall I athletic season this past week as multiple Raiders varsity athletic teams were in action. Among the week's news and notes:

  • Varsity golf picked up a pair of victories against arch...
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Epiphany pumpkin patch returns despite COVID

The Epiphany Parish pumpkin patch will run to October 31.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

So many annual traditions have gone by the wayside this year due to COVID-19, and we are fast approaching every town and family having to make a decision...

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Walpole’s Meehan drafted by LA Kings

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole native and UMass Lowell freshman defenseman Ben Meehan was selected in the fifth round (No. 140 overall) of the 2020 NHL Draft on October 7 by the Los Angeles Kings.

"I'm so grateful to be a part of the...

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Needham and Walpole happy to play

While the mask etiquette wasn’t perfect, every player wore a mask throughout the game (as was required).

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Just a few months ago, people would say that they’d be happy to watch their team lose to its biggest rival just...

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Recognize a Youth winners honored

All the RAY award recipients pose for a group photo at the outdoor ceremony.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Tuesday night in front of the Westwood Town Hall, the Rotary Club of Westwood and Westwood Youth & Family Services honored this year’s four recipients...

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Two paths, one hike along Charles

While the northern half has more interesting things to see, the southern portion of the loop has better views of the Charles.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Technically, the Charles River Reservation Loop is one trail. But with Route 27 slicing it in two,...

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Westwood Recycling Day 10/17

The Westwood Department of Public Works and the Westwood Environmental Action Committee (WEAC) have announced Westwood Recycling Day. On Saturday, October 17, residents of Westwood can bring some of their household items to Public Works (50 Carby Street) to be recycled.

Residents interested in dropping off items are asked to...

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Needham sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Fall I high school athletic season began this past week in Needham. Among the week's Rockets news and notes:

  • The Needham High School varsity field hockey team started 2020 with convincing 3-0 victory against Brookline on Monday. Grace Kelley, Lily...
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Westwood sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The pandemic-altered Fall I high school season began in Westwood this past week. Among this week's news and notes:

  • Westwood High varsity golf picked up a trio of victories to begin their season. The first came against rival Medfield (225-241) on...
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Dover-Sherborn sports news and notes

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

As the pandemic-altered high school season continues in Dover-Sherborn, the Raiders began the inaugural Fall I athletic season this past week. Among this week's news and notes:

  • Varsity golf teed off its season with a 233-214 victory against Norwood at Sassamon...
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Porkers roll in opener

Junior Natalie Griffin steps into a shot midway through the first quarter of Monday's 4-0 victory for Walpole field hockey against Milton. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The 2020 Fall I season officially began for Walpole High School field...

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Medfield’s Casey commits to UMass

Pictured winning a face-off his freshman year against Norwood, Medfield junior lacrosse and football star TJ Casey will play Division I lacrosse at UMass after making his official commitment this past week. Photo by Denise DePiero.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield High...

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Unity Farm hosts animal blessing

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Anyone who has ever visited Unity Farm Sanctuary in Sherborn knows the great lengths staff and volunteers go to for the resident animals. From the time they arrive at the sanctuary, these creatures are given the best care as they live out their days. To...

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Sherborn BOH offers flu clinics

The Sherborn Board of Health has announced dates for two upcoming flu clinics. Those interested should call the Board of Health office at (508-651-7852) or email health@sherbornma.org, as the clinics are appointment only.

Individuals must complete the required screening checklist and insurance form at home so that all appointments can...

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MCPE to host floral workshop

The MCPE will commence its first event in the One Medfield Virtual FunRaising Night In series on with a floral workshop. The class will be on Thursday, November 19, at 8:00 p.m.

Each ticket costs $87, with $20 per ticket helping to fund MCPE grants. Each ticket will provide...

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