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DS Lightning adjusts to new rules

This free kick was stopped, but Dover-Sherborn would find three goals soon after.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Friday evening, the Dover-Sherborn Lightning, a blended seventh and eight grade team of the BAYS (Boston Area Youth Soccer) soccer league defeated the Wellesley Heat...

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Sherborn early voting until 10/30

Residents of Sherborn can participate in early voting in person for the upcoming presidential election from now until Friday, October 30, at Town Hall.

Residents can vote from 8 a.m. until noon, from Monday through Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, voters can cast their ballot from noon until 4 p.m....

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Storytime brings seasonal fun to Zoom

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Each October, a plethora of children head to their local library to participate in autumn-themed activities. One of my favorite activities as a reporter is covering these seasonal events; each one brings a unique quality to the festivities. The creative activities mixed with a bit...

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Fall Recycling 10/17 and 10/18

The Dover Recycling Committee will be hosting its special Fall recycling weekend on Saturday, October 17, and Sunday, October 18. Residents with Dover Transfer Station stickers are invited to clear the clutter from their house and garage and drop items off to be recycled and reused.

Those with furniture...

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Dover seeks water task force volunteers

Dover is seeking volunteers to serve on the recently established Water Resource Task Force. This new task force has been created to help evaluate Dover's water sources, supply, and consumption in hopes of organizing a strategic water plan for the town. WRTF will be made up of seven voting members appointed by the...

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Leland Mill Pond supplies sufficient solitude

While the foliage was pretty, much of the water had a green film on top of it.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

In my opinion, “Jaws” is the scariest movie of all time, and to be blunt, it’s not even close. My rationale is...

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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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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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Unity Farm tours start anew

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

After months of careful pandemic-related planning and readjustment, Unity Farm Sanctuary in Sherborn has resumed tours to educate visitors about the work it does.

Naturally, Hometown Weekly couldn't resist a visit of its own.

Unity Farm Humane...

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DTL grab and go craft delights

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

This summer has been one of the most difficult for local parents in decades. The shutdown of pools, ponds, playgrounds, and other fun outdoor activities have made parents dependent on screen time to keep their kids busy. The closure of the Dover Town Library (DTL)...

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DS makes news for unfortunate party

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The towns of both Dover and Sherborn found themselves in the news this week, for something that was both not good news for the towns, nor an especially positive reflection of their residents. After a house party featuring an estimated 100-150 people was broken up...

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Caryl Community Center forum, 9/29

The Community Center Building Committee will be hosting an informational forum on Tuesday, September 29, at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Members of the Dover community are invited to hear about the progress of the ongoing Caryl Community Center project, and to provide suggestions for what they think the renovated space should include. Architecture...

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Sherborn tennis courts get new lights

While the new lights will be brighter and use less electricity, the rules of the tennis courts will remain the same.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On September 1, the lights at the William C. Jameson tennis court on Cemetery Lane were replaced with...

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Farm Pond shuts down summer season

The temporary E. coli issue has cleared, but swimming at Farm Pond is now done at your own risk with the lifeguards gone.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Because of COVID-19 and the accompanying lockdowns, many of the traditional signs that summer is over...

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Powisset Farm StoryWalk brings summer fun

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

I’ll admit that I have not spent as much time outside this summer as I promised myself I would. After that first skin-tingling sunburn of the season, I started to take my outdoors time very seriously: never go outside without sunscreen, always bring water, make...

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Farm Pond open after E. coli concerns

Farm Pond has opened back up for swimming following E. coli concerns. An update posted on the Sherborn town website notes that the water was tested for the bacteria on Thursday, August 27. The E. coli level was reported at 107 MPN per 100 ml. The state level is 235, making the water...

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Sherborn sees rise in mail voting

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While town clerks across the state are struggling to deal with the huge increase in mail-in voting, Sherborn’s Jacklyn Morris’ job is even tougher. That's because while everyone is dealing with the primary elections, Sherborn is holding a dual election, for both the special town...

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DTL hosts virtual Storybook Engineering

Elizabeth Lee shows the audience how she is building her henhouse using a triangle-shaped structure

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Many kids have found themselves confined to the house this summer. There have been no summer library visits with COVID-19 restrictions still in...

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In-person early voting begins today, 8/22

Residents who want to cast their vote can now participate in in-person early voting hours at the Dover Town House.

This weekend's hours include Saturday, August 22, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, August 23, from 1:00 p.m. until...

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