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CDC, Horizons for Homeless Children partner

The teachers and families of the The Center for the Development of Children (CDC) recently partnered with Horizons for Homeless Children to assist those in need. The mission of Horizons for Homeless Children is to improve the lives of young homeless children in Massachusetts and help their families succeed by providing high-quality early education, opportunities...
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Santa with a side of pancakes

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Saturday, December 14, The Dover Mother Association hosted its annual holiday pancake breakfast at the Dover Church, giving the community a healthy dose of Santa, sweets and holiday magic. Families took seats at tables, many finding spots with friends. One of the volunteering waitresses or waiters came over...
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Stockinged witch wins library pumpkin contest

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter If you’ve visited the Dover Town Library lately, you’ve likely seen the wide variety of colorful, decorated pumpkins that were scattered throughout the building. What you might not have known, however, is that voting was taking place to see which three pumpkins were the community’s favorites - and...
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Halloween happens on Main Street

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year, 41 million kids from all around the U.S. go trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Many places tack on additional celebrations as a way to ensure that everyone gets the perfect amount of candy, costume, and fun for the holiday. On Saturday, October 26, the children of Walpole gathered to trick...
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Haunted house readies Medfielders for Halloween

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Saturday, October 19, brave Medfield residents of all ages traveled to the Medfield Library to try their hand at the haunted house. Residents came in droves, forming a line that stretched out the doors of the library a mere five minutes after the haunted house opened. As they entered, they were...
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Concert on green entertains town

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff During the months of summer, families sometimes struggle to find activities that entertain both kids and adults alike. Adults want the chance to relax, while the kids are jumping at every opportunity to get out and do something fun during their time off from school. But, with a free...
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Needham’s Lamenzo publishes children’s book

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Having a picky eater can be a struggle for many parents - and for kids, as well, for whom the pressure to try new foods that they may not like can feel overwhelming. In her new book, “Addy Wants to Fit In,” Jacky Lamenzo explores the relationship between children and...
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Medfield’s Nightmare on Main Street

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Correspondent The wind howled, tugging at the few remaining leaves hanging on the trees. The cloudy sky blocked the moonlight as rain poured down. The foggy streets of Medfield provided the kind of atmosphere in which ghosts and goblins would feel at home. On this dark and foreboding Saturday night, the...
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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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Fair returns to Sherborn

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Contributor Friends, families, and farmers were out at the Barber Reservation on Saturday to celebrate the return of the Grange Fair in Sherborn. There, neighbors enjoyed varied agricultural entertainment and learned about their town’s rich agricultural history. Once a yearly event, Sherborn Grange Fairs were most recently held in 2011...
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A dash of Rosemary in Needham

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff In late August of 2016, Hometown Weekly arrived at Rosemary Pool to take in the scene. "So many pools are holes in the ground, surrounded by concrete with an asphalt parking lot – could be anywhere," Patty Carey, director of Needham Park and Recreation, told the paper at the time....
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