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Medfield Day captures patrons – and history

A crew of smiling redcoats rounds up some Colonial patriots along North Street.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

From a bust of Boston Symphony Orchestra composer Charles Martin Loeffler to stand-up cutouts for people to take their picture with outside of the Dwight Derby...

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Zullo hosts Arlene Black Mollo’s watercolors

A woman looks at some of the work Arlene Black Mollo completed while vacationing on the Florida Keys and various Caribbean islands.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Through November 7, the Zullo Gallery will be hosting “In the Moment: Watercolor Paintings by Arlene Black...

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Medfield heads back to school

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Medfield Public Schools are back in session with full-time in-person learning. Providing there are no further COVID-related complications, the 2021-2022 Medfield school year will be the first conducted entirely in person since 2019. Students could not be more thrilled, while teachers are ecstatic to have...

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Norfolk Hunt Club hosts hunter pace

The hunter pace itself began with a ride into the woods just in front of the dilapidated white farmhouse on Cottage Street.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The third time was the charm on Sunday morning for the Norfolk Hunt Club’s Hunter Pace, which...

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Cookouts return inside Medfield COA

A couple dances to Durkin’s work on the piano.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Barbecues are back at the Center at Medfield, and last Wednesday night chicken sausages with green peppers and onions, baked beans and coleslaw encompassed the meal of the...

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Jackson hands storytelling duty to kids

This little girl told a harrowing story of her time on the Storyland log flume.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While Kurt Jackson is a great storyteller, for his newest program called “Kurt Jackson Presents a Kids’ Storytelling Spectacular!”, he is mostly a story...

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Juried exhibition returns to Zullo Gallery

A couple examine some of Dennis Stein’s photography ('Tree and Roots' top right).

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Juried Exhibition returned to the Zullo Gallery for the 27th time on July 10, where it will remain until August 22. Featuring a wide range...

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State Hospital hosts ‘Shakespeare in Shorts’

'All the world's a stage' indeed as Svetlana Orlova and Katelyn Vieira perform a scene from 'Hamlet' on the concrete stairs of building eight.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Referring to both the occasionally casual dress of the cast - and the fact that...

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Summer concerts back in full swing

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Attending MEMO's summer concerts at the Gazebo has long been a beloved activity for Medfielders. For years, townsfolk have showed up in droves on balmy evenings for the free, two-hour-long concerts. It's quintessential Medfield: great music, a breezy vibe, and smiling families everywhere.

Medfield LGBTQIA+ event provides support

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Over the last few months, the Medfield Public Library, Medfield Outreach, and Medfield Cares About Prevention have worked together to provide a space for LGBTQIA+ youth. The first of two Medfield-based collaborations was held on Wednesday, July 14. During this meeting, several participants helped create...

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Medfield on the Charles show returns

The Medfield State Hospital grounds added a picturesque backdrop to the car show most don’t have.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Last year COVID-19 put the brakes on the Medfield on the Charles Antique, Classic & Custom Auto Show. But on Sunday afternoon, the...

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Rocky Woods hosts Father’s Day 5K

Although the last half mile is said to be straight uphill, a pair of runners seem unbothered as they cross the finish line.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While Mother’s Day is traditionally celebrated with brunch and flowers, Father’s Day tends to be far...

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Soles of Medfield hosting 10K Sunday

This coming Sunday, June 13, the Soles of Medfield Running Club will host their 2nd annual Soles 10K road race in Medfield. The race, which starts at 10 a.m., will take runners through 6.2 miles of scenic Medfield. There is prize money ($100) and a pair of New Balance running shoes for the...

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Rolling Rally celebrates class of ’21

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

If you drove through Medfield on Saturday, June 5, around 1:00 in the afternoon, you probably spotted a parade. Instead of floats, cars were decked out in streamers, banners, flags, and pictures. Soon-to-be graduates of Medfield High School stood out of sunroofs or poked their...

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This Old Town: It Will Always be a Day of Remembrance

Richard C. Werner (lower far left) and crew that remain missing in action from WWII. Photo courtesy of Medfield Historical Society.

By Richard DeSorgher
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Both Memorial Day and May 22 will always be a day of remembrance for the Werner family. On...

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Residents vote during Town Meeting

Photo by Chris McMahon

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Once a year, residents of Medfield come together to vote on town issues during the annual town meeting. This year’s meeting had residents setting up chairs on the turf rather than in the high school...

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Dale grant funds hands-on science

Amanda (left) and Eli, fifth graders at the Dale Street School, complete a hands-on activity as part of a chemical reactions and mixtures kit provided by nonprofit Science & Engineering Education Development and funded by the Mass Cultural Council. Photo courtesy Medfield Public Schools.

Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden...

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First Parish hosts anti-racism vigil

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Closing in on the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, First Parish Unitarian Universalist held an anti-racism vigil, to both “honor those who have lost their lives due to the devastating effects of racism,” and “support those who have dealt with the impacts of...

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Garden Club rings in planting season

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

For some, the arrival of spring, and the planting season, means it's time to get their gloved hands back in the soil to ensure the best summer garden possible.

Much to the delight of these people, the Medfield Garden Club revs...

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Medfield Library crafters make potato prints

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Medfield Public Library’s crafting groups continue to thrive in their virtual format.

The list of supplies for the most recent library craft contained a number of unique items: a paring knife, paint, a washcloth or towel, kitchen sponges, and, surprisingly,...

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