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Model Airplane Club meeting July 28

Interested in model airplanes? The Millis Model Airplane Club (MMAC) will hold its annual fun fly at the Bill Martin Field in Medfield on Sunday, July 28, starting at 9 a.m. The field is located near the intersection of Hospital Rd and Rt 27, just South of the Charles River. This event provides a chance...
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Middle schoolers pass bag ban

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff According to the Center for Biological Diversity, the average American family takes home around 1,500 single-use plastic bags each year. Though many attempt to find ways to reuse their plastic bags, most people never realize the environmental impact of using them in the first place. Each year, an estimated 100,000 marine...
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Community groups clean up Medfield

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It is said that if each person took the time to pick up five pieces of trash in their community, the world would be a far better place. In honor of Earth Day, several local Medfield groups got together and took time out of their weekends to clean up...
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Cutler Park, hidden in plain sight

By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter Hidden along the walls of I-95 north and behind a bland park of Needham offices, a far more remarkable park is waiting to be explored. Cutler Park, roughly 600 acres of state preserved trails, trees, ponds, paths, wetlands and boardwalks, is an unexpected piece of nature hiding behind a concrete corner...
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Medfield photographer’s stunning shots grace library

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Photography is much more than just snapping a few pictures and posting it to social media; a photographer understands his or her camera, seeks photo-worthy occasions, and is able to evoke an appreciation for something that a person may have never noticed before. Medfield resident Chuck Ferullo accomplishes all...
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Historical Society demonstrates ‘Beautiful and Bizarre’

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Needham has a rich and varied history, much of which even those who grew up here don’t know much about. One of the most unusual and interesting pieces of this history is the story of William Emerson Baker and his estate at Ridge Hill. One hundred and twenty years...
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Lewis emphasizes healthy lawns without chemicals

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The Great Healthy Yard Project is an environmental non-profit organization working to improve and protect the quality of drinking water in order to help families lead healthier lives. Diane Lewis, the founder of this project, spoke at the Sherborn Library at its new location in the Community Center. Her...
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Medfield water woes continue into autumn

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The word is out: Massachusetts' communities are facing something of a water shortage, and Medfield is no exception. After a summer that has seen a large-scale drought in the Bay State, some residents are returning from their summer vacations assuming that the worst is behind the community. Not so, says...
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