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Apazidis receives Courage in Leadership Award

Medfield High School senior Marianna Apazidis is the recipient of this year's Sam Berns Courage in Leadership Award from the Norfolk District Attorney's Office. Apazidis was recognized by Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Rowe and was presented with the award by Sam Berns' parents at the Peer Leadership Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Cross Insurance...
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Medfield powers past Dover-Sherborn

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday afternoon, the Medfield boys soccer team beat Dover-Sherborn on the Raiders’ home field, 2-1, in a low scoring game in which an injury-riddled Dover-Sherborn team looked flat for long stretches. Disaster struck early for The Raiders when around ten minutes into the game, a Medfield cross bounced...
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MCPE awards $131,000 in grants

The Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) has awarded $131,000 in grant funds to Medfield Public Schools initiatives over the past year. The coalition funded 34 grants across Medfield’s five schools. The grants span multiple areas of education, including curriculum enhancements in science, art and reading, classroom enhancements and initiatives for students’ personal development. District-wide grants...
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Team Rivals program creates future leaders

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Medfield, Westwood, and Dover-Sherborn High Schools are in the same bracket, participating in the “Team Rivals” program, an outreach program consisting of a series of four friendly competitions between schools. The program is designed for students to learn about community and awareness building. All schools in Norfolk County are invited to...
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DA hosts Rockets at leadership conference

Needham High sent a strong student team to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey’s 2018 Peer Leadership Conference at Gillette Stadium – the first in a season of events designed for students supporting healthy decisions in their school communities. “Having a core of motivated peer leaders is an important part of keeping high school cultures healthy...
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DA hosts Warriors at leadership conference

Medfield High sent a strong student team to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey’s 2018 Peer Leadership Conference at Gillette Stadium – the first in a season of events designed for students supporting healthy decisions in their school communities. “Having a core of motivated peer leaders is an important part of keeping high school cultures healthy...
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The Ultra living the dream

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter For many young musicians, making it in a band is only a dream. However, for this one upcoming local country-rock band, it is making that dream into a reality. 25-year-old Westwood native Alec MacGillivray created a country-rock style band called The Ultra almost two years ago with a few friends...
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Barstool’s Thornton discusses ‘Five Rings’

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday, November 8, Barstool Sports writer, author, stand-up comedian, and former WEEI Sports Radio Network talk show host Jerry Thornton held a talk at the Westwood Library to discuss his most recent book, “Five Rings.” There were a variety of people in the audience, ranging from Barstool fans (known...
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Locals remember vets at Moving Wall

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter In honor of Veterans Day on Sunday, the Moving Wall, a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., stopped outside of Gillette stadium over the weekend. The replica was available for public viewing beginning on Friday at 1 p.m., and stayed open until November 12 at noon. “We are...
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MCPE announces ‘Golden Ticket’ winners

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The Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) will be hosting its popular Fall Ball on Saturday, November 3, at Gillette Stadium’s Cross Pavilion. All Medfield residents ages 21 and older are invited to enjoy a fun-filled evening of music, dancing, refreshments and fundraising to benefit Medfield’s public schools.  Five lucky winners recently found a...
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Hawks fall just short in Super Bowl

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor To most who’ve ever walked through the halls of 800 Clapboardtree Street, a 4-3 seeding record normally does not qualify as a “successful season” by Xaverian’s standards. However, thanks to a combination of terrific coaching from first-year head coach Al Fornaro and guys peaking at the right time,...
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Medfield’s Brown honored by Revs

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As part of the New England Revolution’s Santander Soccer Scholars program, which recognizes the outstanding academic and athletic achievements of New England students, Medfield resident Isabella Brown was honored at Gillette Stadium as the New England Revolution took on the Montreal Impact on September 9.   As one of the winning applicants, Brown and her...
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Westwood girls cheer for Patriots

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Four girls from Westwood, Kristina Klauzinski, Nicola Midiri, Christina Eldamaa and Allisa Freiberger, were chosen to participate in the Junior Patriots Cheer Camp on August 10, which culminated in a performance to start the first 2017 pre-season game for the Patriots. Each of the girls took part in a cheer program, where they...
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St. Joseph students donating hair

Students at St. Joseph Elementary School (SJES), located in Needham, MA, are giving back in support of children with cancer. This June, for the fifth year, a record number of more than thirty SJES girls, and a Monsignor Haddad Middle School student, will donate their hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths to help girls and women...
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Walpole’s Buckley helps build winning culture in Columbus

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor In recent years, the sport of collegiate lacrosse has taken off in popularity all across the country, but especially, in the Big 10. This past holiday weekend, Walpole resident and Xaverian alum Luke Buckley helped pioneer the Ohio State Buckeyes to the program’s first ever NCAA Division I...
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Girls soccer advances to south finals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High girls soccer team has had a season that each player will long remember after having played in Gillette Stadium and posting a 12-3-3 regular season record. The greatest achievement and memory that the ladies from Medfield will have from this season, however, is their impressive...
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