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Dover-Sherborn students present one act plays

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By Caroline Ahearn Hometown Weekly Correspondent This past weekend, the Dover-Sherborn Middle School Drama Program presented their spring production of “An Evening of One-Act Comedy” featuring the plays “This is a Test” by Stephen Gregg, “The Taming of LaRue” by LR Karcz, and “Gary Grinkle’s Battle with Wrinkles and Other Troubles in Mudgeville” by...
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Railroad repairs Secondary rail line in Dover-Sherborn

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by Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff After a break for the winter, maintenance and upgrade work continues on MassDOT’s 22-mile Framingham Secondary rail line. The line, which runs through Sherborn, Medfield and Walpole, connects the Worcester and Franklin MBTA lines. Chief among the repairs is the replacement of 21,000 railroad ties, for which the Department of...
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Dover Library lecture on the value of old and rare books

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Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown Crossing, will give a free and open talk Wednesday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. on the value of old and rare books. The talk will be held at Dover Town Library, 56 Dedham Street in Dover. Ken, who is also a frequent guest appraiser...
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North Korean defectors speak at Wellesley College

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by Ethan Lee Hometown Weekly Contributor On Wednesday, April 27, Wellesley College hosted a talk organized by the Wellesley College Advocates for North Korean Human Rights (ANKHR). Korean dinner was served at the free event, with an attendance of over 50. Speakers and North Korean defectors Seong-Min Lee and Grace Jo presented their experiences in...
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D-S Middle school student science fair

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff 13 teams from Dover-Sherborn Middle School’s eighth grade classes competed in a science fair on April 23 at Regis College in Weston. With teams of students from middle schools across Massachusetts competing for the top spots and an invitation to the state science fair, one Dover-Sherborn Middle School team picked...
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Sherborn Baseball Clinic

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Over April Vacation, a group of Sherborn kids learned the ins and outs of baseball at a baseball clinic hosted by Sherborn Recreation last week. The clinic, which is now in its fifth year, is offered thanks to a partnership with Sherborn Recreation and the MetroWest Sportscenter. During the clinic, the players, ages...
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Mosquito treatment begins in Norfolk County

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff With spring underway, the Norfolk County Mosquito Control District is already busy preparing for the summer mosquito season. From April 13 to April 15, the agency targeted over 8,400 acres of wetlands across Norfolk County with a granular larvicide applied by helicopter, with areas targeted in all of the...
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D-S Residents Perform ‘The Pirates of Penzance’

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The Dover Foundation, Dover’s own theatrical troupe, has been bringing music, comedy, and drama to Dover for nearly 70 years, all while fulfilling its original mission of bringing disparate groups of people together and raising money for scholarships. This year will be no exception. On Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May...
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Girls Scouts seek Silver Award

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Three Sherborn Girls Scouts are working together to raise awareness of Sherborn trails and building cairns for people to be able to recognize them while helping to clean nature as part of a project to earn their Silver Awards. Eighth graders Olivia Goganian, Serena Almy and Persie Baroody started working...
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Middle School celebrates ‘Raiders Rock’

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On Friday, April 15, all students at the Dover-Sherborn Middle School came together to participate in the first annual “Raiders Rock” event. The event, sponsored by the DSMS Peer Leadership Club, was a school-wide 1-mile walk/run/roll for DSMS students, faculty and staff. The goal of the event was to encourage a healthy lifestyle for...
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Sherborn Square Dance A Huge Success

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The Sherborn Girl Scouts held their annual Father-Daughter square dance on Friday, April 8. Over 140 Girl Scouts, fathers and partners gathered at the Pine Hill auditorium to do-si-do the night away. Caller Beth Parkes from Bedford led the lively group through a wide variety of square dance moves. The evening included western-themed photo...
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Dana Hall to host conversation on girls and campus culture

On Thursday, April 28, from 7–8:30 p.m., Dana Hall School will host “The Forum: A Conversation on Girls and Today’s Campus Culture.” This collaborative program is free and open to the public. Attendees should sign up at www.danahall.org/springforum16. The Forum at Dana Hall School is a symposium series designed to examine a topic of particular relevance...
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Jazzing it up for METCO

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Thursday, April 7, the jazz ensembles from all four schools in Dover-Sherborn performed at Mudge Auditorium as part of the DS Jazz Spectrum Concert. The event was used as a fundraiser for the METCO Family Friends program, and raised almost $800. There are 40 METCO students who attend the...
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Middle School Students to Perform One Act Comedies

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The Dover-Sherborn Middle School drama students are spending after school hours rehearsing comedic timing and slap stick humor for the upcoming spring plays. This is the fourth year that the middle school one act plays will be directed by Dover-Sherborn High students. The student directors chose their own plays, and for the last three...
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Car Break-ins Increase Across MetroWest

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Law enforcement officials throughout the MetroWest area are on the alert after a sharp increase in motor vehicle break-ins over the past couple of months. Many of the incidents across several towns appear to be linked and the same perpetrators are still at large. The vehicle thefts have been a...
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Dover-Sherborn Students Perform at Symphony Hall

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Two Dover-Sherborn High students recently had the opportunity to perform on stage at Symphony Hall. Senior clarinetist Jeffrey Kennan performed with the All-State Orchestra and junior vocalist Annabel Hodson-Walker sang with the All-State Chorus. The students were chosen through competitive auditions that were held at Shrewsbury High. The All-State Orchestra and Chorus consists of Massachusetts'...
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Pine Hill Students Show off Talent

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Friday, April 1, the first annual Pine Hill Talent Show was held for students in grades three, four and five. It was the first talent show at Pine Hill since 1993, and the event was such a success that it is expected to be held every year from...
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Sherborn Girl Scouts Bring Back Farm Day

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Farm Day is coming back to Sherborn, and it’s being organized and brought to the community by three eighth grade Girl Scouts seeking to earn their Silver Award. Emma Stiller, Jordyn Devellis and Amanda Dye have put in nearly 50 hours apiece learning about the history of farming in Sherborn...
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Dover-Sherborn Destination Imagination is Global Bound

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Dover-Sherborn recently had some very strong showings at the Destination Imagination State Championships. Teams representing Chickering, Pine Hill and the Dover-Sherborn Middle School performed with creativity, excellent teamwork, and all around good sportsmanship. Each team put forth an excellent effort after months of hard work Three Dover-Sherborn teams competed: the Volcanic Explosion (Chickering, fifth grade),...
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Sherborn Town Hall Displays Pine Hill Artwork

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One of the favorite things to do for Pine Hill Elementary School students is to create art. Whether they’re in kindergarten or the fifth grade, students at Pine Hill love to show off their creativity. This is often on display through their music program when they sing in the chorus or play an instrument...
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