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DS maintains lead to defeat Dedham

Erica Hills rises for a three over an outstretched defender's hand.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

In a game that was close for a couple minutes in the second and third quarters, but somehow never a blowout nor particularly...

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Medfielder Michaeli tackles plastic pollution

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each day, thousands of plastic bags needlessly end up in our oceans and in landfills around the world. Each day, the earth is polluted further and further. Now, communities are trying to reduce their pollution and make the world a better place. Sometimes, all it takes is for one person to...
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Potts blanks Marauders, Warriors playoff-bound

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High School softball team won its third consecutive game for its tenth of the season on Wednesday, blanking Dedham, 9-0, behind a complete-game shutout by senior captain and staff ace Alana Potts. The Warriors (11-4, 8-4) got the bats going early as senior captain Arianna Tristani...
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Caulfield named as new Wheelock principal

Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden has announced that he selected Holli Caulfield to be the new principal of the Wheelock School. Caulfield, of Walpole, is currently the principal of the Oakdale Elementary School in Dedham, a position she has held since 2005. She formally accepted her new position on Thursday, April 11. "We are thrilled that Holli has accepted...
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Marty Salka reflects on his legacy

By Ainsley Shelley Hometown Weekly Intern The name Marty Salka is one that almost every single member of Medfield High School is familiar with. But with roughly a thousand people recognizing this man, who is Marty? According to Salka himself, his job title is “Permanent Substitute and Cafeteria Constable,” but his role at MHS is far too...
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Fantastic Feud fundraiser planned

On Friday, March 8, the Foundation for Westwood Education will hold a Fantastic Feud Night to benefit the Foundation at Victory Grille in Dedham. There will be raffles, a silent auction and a cash bar at what is sure to be a very fun event. For the past 28 years the Foundation for Westwood Education has...
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Blessed Sacrament Church hosting ‘Ave Maria’

The Matthew 13th Collaborative is inviting all Walpole neighbors to share the start of the holiday season with a musical concert, "Ave Maria," on Sunday, December 9, at 1 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church. The concert will feature performances by members of the adult choirs, featured musicians, and an ensemble of the children's, youth, and...
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Clifford, Warrior softball roll past Marauders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High School varsity softball team made quick work of TVL newcomer Dedham last Tuesday afternoon at Curt Schilling Field, downing the Marauders 14-1 by slaughter rule to improve to 5-1 on the season. Dedham got to staff ace Alana Potts in the first inning with a...
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Boys and girls track begin 2-0

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Dover-Sherborn Regional High School boys and girls track and field teams each remain unbeaten at 2-0 after consecutive victories over Medway and Dedham to begin the 2018 campaign this past week. The DS boys took down Medway, 101-30, on April 10 to begin their season. Spencer Robbins...
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The Lizzie Borden few knew

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By Bill Lombardi Hometown Weekly Correspondent To wander through the Pine Ridge pet cemetery in Dedham, the oldest in the United States, is a fascinating experience. Pets of many famous people are buried there. Embedded on some of the stones are photos of their loved animals. The grounds are so beautiful that you could...
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Kira Seamon’s celebration of the arts

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By Laura Drinan
Hometown Weekly Reporter Last August, Dedham-based artist Kira Seamon made her “Stained Glass Sky” debut at the Wellesley Free Library. Since then, Kira’s work has splashed color on the walls of several libraries, including Medfield’s. For a special reception, Kira spent the afternoon of February 14 in the Dailey Room, where she...
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Remembering the Blizzard of ’78

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By Ilene Hoffman January 20, 1978: Huge snowstorm. (When I wrote this, I didn’t know a real huge snowstorm was coming in two weeks.) February 6, 1978: Left work, slightly paranoid about the snow. That’s my diary entry regarding the Blizzard of 1978. Unfortunately, I have no personal photos from that historic blizzard 40 years ago,...
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Gray’s journey a picture of success

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent Janette Gray begins each morning the same. She gets dressed, she has breakfast, and then she takes a short walk outside to her barn. She walks up the stairs, turns on some music, and begins painting. The easel she's currently working on displays two small paintings, one of blue...
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Popiel, Raider hockey climb back to .500

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 1-1 tie with Ashland and a tough 2-0 defeat to rival Holliston, the Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity boys hockey team hosted TVL newcomer Dedham last Wednesday night at Chase Arena in Natick. Thanks in large part to a pair of goals by sophomore defenseman Zachary...
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Relay for Life comes alive

By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Relay for Life has is a year-round operation, but all of the hard work that goes into its planning and execution cumulate at the main event. This year, Relay for Life was held from May 20 to the 21st. Kick-off was at 4 p.m., with speakers, activities, a Survivor’s Dinner, and...
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Relay for Life comes alive

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Relay for Life has is a year-round operation, but all of the hard work that goes into its planning and execution cumulate at the main event. This year, Relay for Life was held from May 20 to the 21st. Kick-off was at 4 p.m., with speakers, activities, a Survivor’s...
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Relay For Life officially kicks off

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Relay For Life has become an institution in Needham, Wellesley and Dedham. This past Sunday, Relay held its Kickoff Event at Kings Bowling in Dedham. Open to anyone and everyone, the event was held to encourage more teams to sign up, to provide a bit of fun for those...
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Squirt B wins State Championship

The Medfield Squirt B team qualified for the Massachusetts Hockey State Tournament by beating Dedham 6-5 in the State play-downs in December. The tournament opened with the Medfield facing Billerica on Friday night. Medfield pulled off a 6-0 win, with goals scored by Aaron Ravech (3), Matt Dickson (2), and Max Grzeskowiak. With the first game...
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Two-alarm fire rages in Needham

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A two-alarm conflagration on 7 Sutton Road last Tuesday, January 17, had local fire departments and television news crews scrambling to the scene. The fire took place around 1:30 p.m. on Sutton Road, which runs between Webster St. and Rt. 135., and necessitated the assistance of firefighters from Dedham, Newton, Wellesley and Westwood in...
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Raider hoop wins two in a row

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a tough 47-32 loss to arch-rival and undefeated Needham (7-0) at TD Garden in the Good Sports Invitational on January 8, the Wellesley High School boys varsity basketball team rebounded this past week with two consecutive wins over Brookline (75-64) on January 10, and Dedham (63-38) on...
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