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Lions, Blue Moon announce coat drive

The Medfield Lions Club are hosting a Coat Drive with Blue Moon Cafe as the collection area once again. Gently-used or new coats for children, women, and men can be dropped in the collection box inside the front door at the Blue Moon Cafe.

The annual coat drive will generate...

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Doodlers celebrate Thanksgiving with turkeys

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Doodle Club has become a fascinating addition to the Medfield Library’s COVID-19 repertoire. No one ever needs to pick up supplies, except in very special cases - instead, participants create beautiful designs with just a pencil, pen, and paper. On Monday, November 16,...

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Pandemic postpones Rocky Woods pilgrimage

There have been no pint-sized Pilgrims by the shores of Chickering Pond this fall.

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

For decades, third-grade students at Wheelock Elementary have excitedly attended the Rocky Woods field trip. Once a year, students and teachers dress up as...

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MCPE introduces Heroes Under the Mask

As the school year continues, educators have had to find new and creative ways to support their students and find creative ways to keep them engaged. As a result, the Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE), the K-8 Parent Teach Organization, and the High School Parent Teacher Organization have organized Heroes Under the...

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Legion honors veterans with luminary bags

The bags remained lit until about 8:30 on Veterans Day; although there was no ceremony, there was plenty of time for people to visit them.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

One of the most striking visuals of the fall season in Medfield is the...

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Park & Recreation launches esports league

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Even before the pandemic made activities where people are breathing heavily, grabbing and holding you, and communally sharing a ball with nine or more people far less attractive than before, esports and video game-based competitions were becoming extremely popular. Worldwide, some video game tournaments are...

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Shattuck Reservation pleasant, but sleepy

For far less of a walk, you could just travel down Dwight Street and see this view of the Charles.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Various reviews of the Shattuck Reservation talk about how good of a trail it is for mountain bikers, snowshoers,...

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Haunted Drive Thru ushers in Halloween

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

With COVID-19 ravaging the country, it's not a shock that Halloween events have been canceled; some that have gone on for decades have suddenly been put on hold in the interest of public safety. The year’s pandemic hurdles have also led to the invention of...

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Medfield TV raises St. Baldrick’s funds

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On October 20, Medfield TV hosted a virtual fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a childhood cancer charity that funds pediatric cancer research and pays for people to become pediatric oncologists (who specialize in the unique ways cancer affects children and study the treatments that...

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Zullo Gallery hosts in-person exhibit

These unique, rainy day pieces from Rick Legge were made using gold leaf.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With movies continually being pushed back because the theaters aren’t open, Broadway shows being cancelled until May 2021, and schools having to cut electives like art...

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Hunt Club holds costumed Hunter Pace

The event ended with an optional jump over a choice of stone walls.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Sunday morning, the colorful foliage of fall in New England was greeted by the majesty of horses galloping through fields of green grass, trotting through...

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Medfield summer gardening conclusions

The Medfield Community Garden exploded to life during the summer months.

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

As a journalist of integrity (I like to think, at least), it is my job to report to you what I’ve learned during my summer adventure...

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Two paths, one hike along Charles

While the northern half has more interesting things to see, the southern portion of the loop has better views of the Charles.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Technically, the Charles River Reservation Loop is one trail. But with Route 27 slicing it in two,...

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MCPE to host floral workshop

The MCPE will commence its first event in the One Medfield Virtual FunRaising Night In series on with a floral workshop. The class will be on Thursday, November 19, at 8:00 p.m.

Each ticket costs $87, with $20 per ticket helping to fund MCPE grants. Each ticket will provide...

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Shoe-In raises climate change awareness

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

If you drove or walked by First Parish Church on Saturday, September 12, you would have been a bit thrown back by the sight. From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., observers spotted rows and rows of shoes decorating the lawn and steps of First Parish....

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Trustees hold guided beaver-spotting hike

The group spots the beaver while the guide attempts a photograph.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

After the adults had drank their beer and the kids had eaten their chips and run around the field, Trustees tour guide Susan Eastland delivered the crushing words...

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Volunteers help clean up Dale School

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

On September 17, a number of fourth and fifth-graders in Medfield will return to Dale Street School to start the new school year. Many have not been back since March, when the state began its mandatory shutdown. In the months since then, Dale Street has...

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Medfield Library announces reopening

As of Thursday, September 10, the Medfield Public Library has partially reopened. There are a few new rules a way to keep patrons safe and help decrease the chance of spreading the coronavirus. As of now, only the first floor of the library will be open, and only for limited hours each week....

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Medfield Town Hall reopens

Town Administratior Kristine Trierweiler announced that Town Hall has reopened starting on Monday, September 14. Included in the reopening are a few changes to ensure the safety of staff and residents.

Residents can visit town hall from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Town Hall...

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Medfield PTO readies for reopening

The Medfield PTO is preparing for school’s imminent reopening with initiatives to make Medfield Schools more welcoming.

The PTO recently organized a "Chalk the Walk" for Medfield students to come welcome the staff back to the building week. The kids really showed their support with positive messages and artwork that...

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