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Tree lighting and holiday parade coming

Medfield’s Holiday Season will officially open on Friday, December 6, at 6:30 p.m., with the lighting of trees in Baxter Park and the placement of banners along Main Street. Along with the traditional caroling and refreshments, a special feature of the evening will be the drawing to select six lucky children to be Santa’s Elves...
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Dover Scouts hold pinewood derby

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday morning, the Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts teamed up to put on the annual pinewood derby at Dover Church’s Kraft Hall. From 9 a.m. till about noon, scouts from grades one through five cheered and jeered as their colorful wooden carts raced down a metal track at...
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Cub Scouts walk through Dover

Dover Cub Scouts enjoyed a walk through Chase Woodlands and Peters’ Reservation on Saturday, November 12. About 20 Cubs and adults were led by Amey Moot of the Dover Open Space Committee. They heard about her family’s prior use of this land, and their donation of the land to preserve as open space. Interesting local...
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Dover Scouts launch rockets

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The Dover Cub Scouts had an explosively good time on Saturday, June 4! It was a beautiful day for the Cub Scouts' annual Rocket Launching event. The boys were each given a kit ahead of time from which they each built their own distinctive rocket. The boys and their families...
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Sky rockets in flight

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Intern “Whoa!” “It went so high!” “Heads up!” These were only a few of the phrases repeatedly yelled at the Needham Cub Scout Pack 8’s annual Rocket Day this past Saturday, May 21, at Olin College. “It’s a lot of fun,” said Jayson Layne, 9, who has attended Rocket Day...
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Medfield scouts win District Pinewood Derby

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff For the first time, Cub Scouts from Pack 200 in Medfield won the District Pinewood Derby at Bass Pro Shops in Foxboro and four scouts will head to the world championship event in Time Square in New York City on June 25. Matteo Benson of Pack 200 took first...
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Pinewood Derby races into Westwood

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The annual Westwood Town-Wide Pinewood Derby raced into the Downey School cafeteria last weekend. With 67 scouts participating in the race, the event provided a fun challenge to area Cub Scouts from all den levels. Each Cub Scout competed against their own den members to open the race, with...
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Westwood Cub Scouts hosting Pinewood Derby

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The Westwood Cub Scouts will hold its annual Townwide Pinewood Derby on Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. All events will be held in the Downey School Cafeteria. Weigh-in will be held on Friday night beginning at 8:00 p.m. Cars will be sequestered after weigh-in and judged by a...
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Dover Cub Scouts Enjoy Pinewood Derby

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With speeds topping 192 mph, 41 Cub Scouts and Webelos of Dover Pack 52 enjoyed another successful Pinewood Derby on Saturday January 30. Each scout built his own custom 5 ounce wooden racer, personalizing them with options ranging from paint colors to Star Wars characters to Lego bricks. Scouts with the fastest racers in...
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