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MetroWest Fire Explorers Serving Seniors in Sherborn

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On a cold winter day, eight MetroWest Fire Explorers and four adult advisors fed more than 50 Sherborn seniors. For the past two years, this group of young men and women have given up one day of their winter break to cook, serve and clean up at the Sherborn Council on Aging’s...
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Dover Democrats to Hold Caucus

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Democrats in Dover will hold a caucus on Tuesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at the Dover Town Library, lower level Community Room, 56 Dedham Street, Dover. Attendees are advised to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the caucus. Democrats will elect three delegates and three alternates at the caucus to...
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Sherborn Students Play New Ukuleles at Pine Hill

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff The Pine Hill School was recently awarded a grant from the Sherborn Arts Council to purchase five additional ukuleles for the fourth grade music program. “I was thrilled to hear we had received the grant, and very thankful, but not at all surprised at the generosity of the Sherborn Arts...
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Sherborn Town Caucus to be Held March 3

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The Sherborn Citizens’ Caucus Committee has called this year’s Caucus to meet on Thursday, March 3 at 8 p.m. in the Sherborn Community Center located at 2 Sanger Street. The Citizens’ Caucus is an annual nonpartisan event that provides a forum to encourage candidates to run for town office and give them an opportunity...
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Dover Special Town Meeting Postponed

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On Monday, February 8, James Repetti, Moderator for the Town of Dover, determined that Town Meeting voters might be unable to attend the Special Town Meeting that was supposed to take place that night due to the snowstorm. After consulting with the Fire and Police Chiefs and Board of Selectmen for the Town of...
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Dover-Sherborn Sees Growth in Destination Imagination

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This past week nine of Dover-Sherborn’s 18 Destination Imagination (DSDI) teams competed in “Instant Challenge Nights” against teams from around the MetroWest area. The team worked together to take 10 pieces of paper, two pipe cleaners and five popsicle sticks to see how high they could build a tower on one of their teammate’s...
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Dover-Sherborn Chocolate Café Celebrates Music

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Sunday, January 31, students, teachers, parents and community members came together to celebrate music and raise money for the Dover-Sherborn music program at the annual Chocolate Café. “The Chocolate Café is a fun event dripping with chocolate and all sorts of musical talent from the D-S community,” said music...
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Dover Cub Scouts Enjoy Pinewood Derby

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With speeds topping 192 mph, 41 Cub Scouts and Webelos of Dover Pack 52 enjoyed another successful Pinewood Derby on Saturday January 30. Each scout built his own custom 5 ounce wooden racer, personalizing them with options ranging from paint colors to Star Wars characters to Lego bricks. Scouts with the fastest racers in...
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Sherborn Dogs Must be Licensed by Feb. 18

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Sherborn Town Clerk Carole B. Marple mailed the 2016 dog licensing forms to all Sherborn dog owners in December. According to law, all dogs three months and older must be licensed and tagged (even if they are too young to have rabies shots). All dog licenses conform to the calendar year, thus 2015 licenses...
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Fourth Graders Bring Greek Gods to Life in Dover

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Students in fourth grade at Charles River School recently “became” Greek Gods and Goddesses in a presentation before classmates, parents and faculty. Since the beginning of the academic year, members of their fourth grade class have been studying all aspects of Ancient Greece. For this project, students researched the birth, relationships, special powers...
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Dover performance helps local residents with adoption

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff This past weekend Open Fields Community Theater performed “Musicals Rock: Growing Our Family,” an original musical revue of pop, rock and Broadway favorites. But this wasn’t just any performance, as the cast and crew of Open Fields dedicated their performance to helping Music Director Dan Snape and his wife Sarah...
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Dover-Sherborn students chosen for selective chorus

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A handful of students in the Dover-Sherborn school district were recently selected for the MMEA Treble Chorus. Pine Hill fifth graders Caitlin Monaghan and Julia Martin practiced and performed “My Country Tis of Thee” a capella, with just a starting pitch. The also had to sing a vocal exercise to show vocal range and...
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Dover-Sherborn eighth grader wins geography bee

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Eighth grader Cooper Evans has won the Dover-Sherborn Middle School section of the National Geographic Bee. At an all-school assembly December 23, Cooper won in the championship round by correctly identifying the three states Yellowstone National Park is located in as Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. Eighth grader Varun Jayanti was the runner-up. Both boys were...
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Dover-Sherborn School Honors MLK Day

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff With school closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Dover-Sherborn Middle School honored the civil rights pioneer with an all-day celebration on Friday, January 15 by utilizing the theme “be the change you want to see in the world,” a quote made famous by Gandhi. The celebration took a...
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Dover-Sherborn Superintendent Search Postponed

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff When the School Committees of Dover, Sherborn and Dover-Sherborn Regional announced a few weeks ago that they were not going to move forward with either finalist for the Superintendent position, they announced that they would be meeting with search consultant NESDEC in January to discuss the revised timeframes and...
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Dover-Sherborn District Choral Festival A Hit For Audiences

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff On Wednesday, January 13, parents and family members of Dover-Sherborn students filled Mudge Auditorium to watch the Dover-Sherborn District Choral Festival, a very special annual event that brings together the choruses from all four schools in the district. This event gives the elementary school students at Pine Hill and Chickering...
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Sherborn teens to become Eagle Scouts

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Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1, Sherborn, invites friends and neighbors from Sherborn to attend an Eagle Court of Honor for Jeffrey Carl Kennan and James Alyanakian Whitaker. Both of these young men have recently completed all the requirements for the rank of Eagle Scout and will receive the award at the Eagle Court...
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Census forms mailed in Sherborn

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Carole B. Marple, Town Clerk of Sherborn, has announced that census forms have been mailed to all households in Sherborn. These census forms must be returned to the Town Clerk’s Office as soon as possible. Each year an annual street listing is conducted by the Board of Registrars as mandated by state law. In...
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World traveler to speak at St. Dunstan’s Church in Dover

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In view of the enthusiastic response to his talk on the Silk Road at the Dover Library sponsored by the Dover Historical Society, Grant Stephen will present his talk, “Nations in Transition: A Modern Walk Along the Northern Silk Road” on Friday, January 29 at 7 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church in...
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Dover-Sherborn Sixth Graders Participate In ‘Hour Of Code’

BY ROBERT ROSEN (@roberterosen) Once again, Dover-Sherborn Middle School celebrated Computer Science Education Week in Technology Literacy class with teacher Sandra Sammarco from Monday, December 7 through Friday, December 11. Students took part in their third annual school Hour of Code event joining over 120 Massachusetts classrooms. “During the Hour of Code students in grades six and seven...
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