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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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Update provided on Dale School Project

Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden and School Building Committee Chair Mike Quinlan have provided on the Feasibility Study process of the Dale Street School Building Project.

The District submitted its Preliminary Design Program (PDP) to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) on March 27. Approval of the PDP by the MSBA marks...

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Dale School receives Cultural Council grant

Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden and Dale Street School Principal Stephen Grenham have shared that the Dale Street School was recently awarded a $4,700 grant from the Mass Cultural Council to bring hands-on science experiences to students. The grant was awarded as part of the Mass Cultural Council’s STARS Residencies, which aims to fund programs that last three...
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Medfield discusses Pfaff Center replacement

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff For the better part of a century, the Pfaff Center in Medfield has been a key locale for the town. Originally serving as Medfield’s high school after its 1927 construction, it also served as an elementary and middle school before becoming the Pfaff Community Center, where it currently houses Medfield...
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Dale School Building Project update given

Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden and School Building Committee Chair Mike Quinlan have provided the community with an update on the Dale Street School Building Project. On Oct. 15, Medfield's School Building Committee met with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) — a state agency that works with communities to support educationally-appropriate, flexible, sustainable and cost-effective public school...
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Chief Guerette settles into new role in Medfield

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff From her office at the Medfield Public Safety building, Chief Michelle Guerette has a clear view of Dale Street School. After being heading the police department for 12 years, Chief Robert Meaney left big shoes to fill. However, for Medfield’s new police chief, it’s a perfect fit. With...
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The man behind the Zullo Gallery

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By Ella Kohler Hometown Weekly Intern What do sneakers squeaking on gym floors and paintings hung to perfection have in common? Two words: Bill Pope. Following a seemingly unlikely career path, this gym-teacher gone gallery-director greatly contributed to the birth of Medfield’s beloved Zullo Gallery and continues to play a key role in its management. Years...
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Medfield class of 2019 graduates

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff For the last 13 years, students of Medfield High School’s class of 2019 have spent each school day together, working on everything from building blocks to solving algebraic equations. On the sunny afternoon of June 2, they came together to accomplish one final task: to walk across that...
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Medfield students learn about ‘Love’

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Reading is the best part of school for some children. For others, it is the most nerve-racking part of the school day. During his visit to the Medfield Schools, Matt de la Peña was able to give both types of students something to which they could relate....
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Medfield composer prepares MHS-commissioned work

By Chris McCue Potts Hometown Weekly Contributor Growing up in Agawam, Mass., with a musician for a father, and music a part of his everyday life, it’s no surprise that accomplished composer, music educator and performer Justin Casinghino, and his wife, Nicole, also a music educator, chose Medfield as a place to raise their family. “We...
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Dale Street School’s art dazzles community

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Visitors to Medfield’s Zullo Gallery in the last month walked away impressed by Medfield’s talent. The gallery’s visitors witnessed amazing technique from the students, including the elementary students, who exhibited great use of color and imagination. [caption id="attachment_26455" align="alignright" width="400"]Some of the work displayed at... 			
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MCPE Spelling Bee winners announced

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Students from Medfield’s Dale Street and Wheelock Elementary Schools gathered at the Medfield High School auditorium to compete in a fun and friendly spelling competition hosted by The Medfield Coalition for Public Education. Teams of three to four students, dressed in fun costumes and entertaining t-shirts, met onstage in an attempt to out...
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Medfield plays ball

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Medfield Little League is more than a sports league, it’s a town institution. Committed to providing a safe, competitive environment, promoting the enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of baseball and softball, Medfield Youth Baseball and Softball has been an integral part of the lives of hundreds of children in town....
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Annual MCPE Spelling Bee is buzzworthy

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Spelling bees are a quintessential aspect of school, immortalized through films and television shows alike. Many times portrayed as stressful, high pressure events, the Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) has been fighting against this idea for the past twelve years. On Tuesday, April 4, the MCPE held its...
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Public Safety Building opens in Medfield

By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Correspondent On Saturday, October 29, the new Medfield Public Safety building opened its doors after completing the five month construction which began in June. Not only did the building finish on schedule, it finished under budget. Plans to install solar paneling are underway to help reduce the operating costs of the building;...
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Students ‘buzzing’ about annual Medfield Spelling Bee

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

It is that time of year again - time for Medfield students to gather their friends and form teams of three for the annual Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) Spelling Bee.

The Spelling Bee will be held on Tuesday, April 5 in...

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