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Letters to the Editor

On the vandalism of flags in Needham

The Needham Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2498 is saddened and disheartened to learn of the vandalism of American Flags at Memorial Park during the 4th of July weekend. Several flags were burned or stolen.

These flags are provided to a Needham citizen who volunteers to place the flags along...

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On coverage of the Medfield rally

I was so surprised and disappointed to pull the paper out of my mailbox today and look through the pictures of Sunday's rally in Medfield. It is beyond my comprehension why there would be no pictures of Black, Brown, or People of Color. They were certainly there that day, and the rest of...

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It Has Since Been Removed

The 15'x15' 'Warrior Love' tarp that once adorned the Pfaff Center. It has since been removed.

To the editor:

This is something I am feeling pretty passionate about and wanted to share with the town of Medfield. I designed an altered version of Medfield's...

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On making Dale School a Net Zero building

At their meeting on June 2, the Medfield Board of Selectmen listened to an intriguing presentation from Mark Sandeen, a member of the Select Board in Lexington. In February, Lexington had opened its new Hastings Elementary School as a net-positive building: an all-electric building that uses no fossil fuels and that generates more...

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On letter carriers and dog safety

We’d like the Town of Medfield pet owners to take a moment and look at the world through their dog’s eyes. Eating, sleeping and playing take up most of their day. The one job they do have, at least in their minds, is protecting their turf and their family.

“It’s...

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Reaffirming WPS’ core values

Dear Westwood Families:

As a School Committee, the education, health, and safety of our students are our top priorities. In light of recent events in our country, we feel it necessary to reaffirm the core values of the Westwood Public School District.

Let us be clear. The...

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On Sherborn Question 1

Soon Sherborn voters will be asked to vote in the local election. In addition to filling slots for town offices there is one very important question on the ballot. It asks voters to give up their right to elect the Town Treasurer. 

The Treasurer has one of the most important...

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Thanking Medfield’s churches and chapel

I want to take this opportunity to thank the various churches in Medfield along with the Lee Chapel at the Medfield State Hospital for ringing their bells at Noon on Monday, Memorial Day. It was to honor and remember all those who served and have since passed. 

Thank you so...

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In favor of Question 1

Sherborn residents have the opportunity to significantly improve the working of our town government at the Annual Town Election on Tuesday, June 23. This year’s ballot has no contested races for officials and only one question – should the Town change the office of Treasurer from elected to appointed? Last year’s Town Meeting...

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On the Dover School Committee election

I’m sure you’ve noticed the signs – dotting our yards in red and blue. You’ve also likely received an email, or four, from bright-eyed, optimistic candidates promising to improve our schools with their experience and passion. As the weather finally turns warm, there is a real race unfolding for the Dover spots on...

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Please listen

White people, please listen to what black people are telling us.

The brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police Officers has sparked anger in all who have seen it. We all want the police who were responsible to be brought to justice, but this murder and...

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