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Rolling Rally makes way through Medfield

Medfield High senior Jimmy Cosolito waves to peers from the sun roof during Sunday's drive-by graduation ceremony for the class of 2020. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

With many annual spring events, such as high school graduations, forced into cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Medfield High School...

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Little Blue Truck returns for food drive

Sharon and Dick Judge will be returning with their Little Blue Truck as part of the Medfield Food Cupboard drive. On Saturday, May 30, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., fans of the Little Blue Truck are welcome to take a picture with the truck at the Grist Mill (111 Spring Street).

On being a class of 2020 senior

By Ella Kohler
Hometown Weekly Intern

Each year, high school seniors both celebrate the end of high school and work to comprehend what that means to them. Through graduation ceremonies, proms, goodbyes to teachers, and a series of lasts (last day, last class, last bell), seniors make peace with the end...

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HAWC members reflect on tea

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

For the last 52 years, young women from Medfield's graduating class have come together to attend the Hannah Adams Woman’s Club (HAWC) tea. They get dressed up and arrive to celebrate with the other girls in their class for perhaps the first and last...

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This Old Town – In Their Honor

Peter Kristof, killed in Vietnam (left); Stephen Hinkley, killed in Vietnam.

By Richard DeSorgher
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

The coronavirus may have cancelled the Memorial Day parade, but nothing can cancel the bravery of those who gave their lives for our nation. Medfield certainly has a long...

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Zullo Gallery live-streaming music series

Justin Casinghino with his wife, Nicole, from PorchFest.

Jerry Potts has launched the Zullo Gallery's live-stream music series from the deck on what would have been “First Thursday” - May 7. After Justin Casinghino on May 21, other performers to appear will include Dave Yuknat, Jill Moran...

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Zullo Student-Faculty Art Exhibition online

'Mannequins in Motion' by Tamlyn Shu, grade 8. Acrylic, transparency, 11"x8".

The Zullo Gallery, working with the Medfield Public Schools Visual Arts Department, is presenting this year's Student-Faculty Art Exhibition online. The Exhibit will be up on the gallery web site (www.zullogallery.org) from May 20 through...

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Dale School Project seeks community input

The Dale Street School Project Building Committee is seeking the community’s input regarding the Dale Street School Building project. Renovating or replacing the existing 80-year-old Dale Street School has been a strategic objective for the school district and town for several years. A public forum reviewing the planning process and key decision factors...

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Medfield conducting late-evening ULV spraying

The Norfolk County Mosquito Control District will start the 2020 late-evening ULV aerosol application on or around May 26, and continue weekly through October 23. These applications will take place between sunset and midnight, Monday through Thursday. ULV sprays will help control the population of virus-carrying mosquitoes in the area. More information about...

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Pandemic forces Medfield Memorial Day changes

The Medfield Memorial Day Co-Chairs, Frank Iafolla and Michelle Doucette, have announced that this year’s 2020 Memorial Day parade, ceremonies at Baxter Park and march to Vine Lake Cemetery have been cancelled.

However, Memorial Day is a day on which those who died in active military service are remembered. Therefore,...

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Medfield Dems elect officers

In April, the Medfield Democratic Town Committee elected members to the offices of Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Secretary, as well as an affirmative action officer. The reorganization meetings are held every two years, during even-numbered years. This year, the meeting was held via Zoom, in the interest of social distancing due to COVID-19.

Noon Hill and Shattuck Reservation to open 5/19

Noon Hill and Shattuck Reservation, two Trustees of Reservations properties in Medfield, will open on May 19. Visitors may use the parking lots for vehicles. Guests are expected to follow protocols, including social distancing while using the trails and wearing a mask when unable to social distance. Other open Medfield Trustees properties include...

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Community forum to meet May 19th

Medfield residents are invited to attend and participate in the fourth online community forum to discuss the Dale Street School project. The meeting will be held on Zoom on Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m., and on MedfieldTV. Residents will be presented with options for grade configuration, site selection, and financial factors. Questions...

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MHS Class of 2020 celebrated by educators

On May 11, over 40 staff members from Medfield High School cheered up seniors by hand-delivering them congratulatory signs. Organized by Medfield High School's student council, each senior received a sign delivered by pairs of staff. Students and teachers had the opportunity to catch up with one another, all while getting to celebrate...

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Former Celtic Johnny McCarthy passes away

Former Celtics point guard Johnny McCarthy has passed away. McCarthy, who spent the 1963-64 season with the NBA champion Celtics, was 86 years old.

Locally, McCarthy was as well known for the athletic excellence of his grandchildren as he was for his own NBA career. McCarthy's grandson, Johnny, played for...

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Library Friends launch Stay-At-Home BINGO

The Medfield Library has announced Stay-At-Home Bingo, a game for adults to play during their time in isolation. Participants can download the BINGO card from the library website and complete a number of activities to win. Winners will receive a Friends of the Medfield Public Library tote or mug, and will be entered...

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Medfield Youth Outreach hosting paint night

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Medfied Coalition for Suicide Prevention is hosting a paint night. On Sunday, May 17, at 11 a.m., Karen Johnson will lead a Zoom session on how to reproduce Van Gogh's "Starry Night."

To sign up, email medfieldyouthoutreach@medfield.net or call (508-359-7121). Individuals who...

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Medfield’s Mini Marathon Monday

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Everything in Medfield changed on March 13. Most government buildings closed. Businesses shut down. The day was particularly monumental for kids and teachers, who had no idea it would be the last day they would spend together in a classroom. Since then, educators and students...

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Medfield High School launches virtual art show

Medfield High School Art teacher Meg Drew has designed and curated an interactive art show to showcase the work of students in AP Art and Design. Each section is arranged into a room where the viewer can click on the individual pieces and find out more about the artist. Those who wish to...

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