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Hunt Club holds costumed Hunter Pace

The event ended with an optional jump over a choice of stone walls.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Sunday morning, the colorful foliage of fall in New England was greeted by the majesty of horses galloping through fields of green grass, trotting through...

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DS makes news for unfortunate party

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The towns of both Dover and Sherborn found themselves in the news this week, for something that was both not good news for the towns, nor an especially positive reflection of their residents. After a house party featuring an estimated 100-150 people was broken up...

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Union Iron Mill site teaches history

While it might not look like much in the photograph, this dam is much higher and louder you would think.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Why are people so infatuated with some obsolete technologies, but don’t care at all about others? It’s a...

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Students hold rally outside Town House

Sterling Williams speaks about racial injustice on the steps of the Town House.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

At Sunday’s Black Lives Matter rally just outside of Town House, Dover-Sherborn rising junior Sterling Williams declared: “No matter how much money you have, or where...

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Chase Woodlands allows for social distancing

After a horse lost its shoe, I found it and hung it on a tree.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Most trails are too crowded to achieve a real sense of solitude. The whole idea that you can venture into the woods of the...

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Caryl Park open for hiking

This group of friends posed for a picture.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

How long is six feet? It’s a question that didn’t seem especially hard to answer, until I came upon the signs Dover has put up to encourage social distancing all over...

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Eversource conducting aerial vegetation patrol

Eversource's Eastern Massachusetts Transmission Vegetation Management will be conduction aerial vegetation patrols this week, including areas of Dover. The aircraft will be flying at or below 300 feet.

The aerial vegetation patrol will begin at 8:00 a.m. and go until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, Wednesday, May 20,...

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Husband arrested in Dover woman’s murder

A 45-year-old Dover mother has been found dead in an outdoor area not far from her home, and her husband has been charged with her murder, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey and Dover Chief of Police Peter A. McGowan.

Kathleen McLean was last seen in her...

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Dover Selectmen alter deadlines during pandemic

The Dover Board of Selectmen voted on April 16 to adopt the following special options to respond to the impact of the current State of Emergency on Dover taxpayers.

Firstly, taxpayers have until June 1 to apply for property tax exemptions and deferrals. This includes the hardship deferral for those...

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Polo pulls in big crowds

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It was a big day for sports on Sunday, September 8. The Patriots played their first official game of the season in the evening, and in the early afternoon, the Norfolk Hunt Club hosted its annual event and polo game, Polo in the Country, at the Norfolk...
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Dover, Sherborn seniors unite for picnic

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Dover and Sherborn share a middle and high school, so there isn’t a huge need to create situations for the kids in the two closely aligned towns to come together. For seniors, however, that’s not the case. To remedy that situation, the Dover and Sherborn Councils on Aging...
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Meg Tallon teaches cooking for two

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter “They say if you don’t like something, you have to eat it fifteen times. I used to hate ginger, but I’ve eaten it so much that now I love it.” Such was the advice from Meg Tallon to the people of Westwood and Dover attending her “eating for...
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Needham sprints to Great Bear Run

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[caption id="attachment_33372" align="alignright" width="300"]Race Director John Hrones with Great Bear (Ted Strollo). Race Director John Hrones with Great Bear (Ted Strollo).[/caption] Over 900 runners ages 1 to 86 from 50 towns and as far away as New Jersey gathered on Sunday, May 19, for the...
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The historic cemeteries of Hometown Weekly

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent To many, cemeteries can be haunting places, where constant reminders of mortality loom. To others, cemeteries are places of history, like outdoor museums of sorts, free to those who choose to take a walk around them. Different styles of engravings gives clues about how our ancestors approached death....
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Dover’s Kocher setting records at Dartmouth

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Dover native Sophia Kocher is making a name for herself this fall at Dartmouth College, where the sophomore is helping lead the school’s varsity equestrian team and was recently named Dartmouth’s Athlete of the Week. Kocher’s recognition came after she won her Advanced Walk Trot canter class at...
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Otter Run scheduled for October 14

Charles River School will host the Otter Run on Sunday, October 14, at 9:00 a.m. This family event includes races for kids beginning at 9:00 a.m., a one-mile Fun Run at 9:30 a.m., and a 5K at 10:00 a.m. There will be fun for all ages post-race with refreshments, a bouncy house, and face painting....
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DS savors Sunday youth soccer

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Contributor During the fall, it’s common for people across the country to spend their Sundays sitting down on couches, watching football games between teams like the Panthers, Chiefs, and Giants. Families on the fields surrounding Dover-Sherborn High School, however, spent their Sunday watching a different kind of football - one with teams named...
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Dover COA Friends hosting Harvest Brunch

The Friends of the Dover Council on Aging will be holding their 8th Annual Harvest Brunch at Dover’s American Legion Hall on Sunday, October 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is the Friends' largest fundraiser this year. Their staff of unpaid and dedicated volunteers focus on the mission to raise funds for the...
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