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Needham BOH presents Halloween guidelines

The Needham Board of Health has provided some recommendations for celebrating Halloween this year. Using CDC guidelines, these recommendations have been carefully designed to help ensure everyone has a happy and healthy Halloween. 

Those handing out candy should try to implement a one-way system, such as leaving a candy bucket...

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Medfielders Trunk or Treat

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Trick-or-treating is often a highlight of the year for some kids. They dash from house to house in costume, scouring local neighborhoods for their favorite candy. But sometimes, the idea of a late-night candy hunt can be a bit scary. New 'N Towne, Medfield’s newcomers club, hosted Trunk or...
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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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Spooky sing-along raises Halloween spirits

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff As the leaves fall from the trees and temperatures get colder, kids are more than ready to celebrate Halloween with a few festivities. And what better way to celebrate than with a witch and some seasonal tunes? On Thursday, October 17, Elaine Kessler came to the Sherborn Community Center ready, dressed...
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Kids crafts spook all

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Thursday, October 10, kids travelled down to the children’s floor of the Dover Town Library to enjoy an autumn-themed craft party. There was a craft for every kid, with three different stations setup throughout the room. The program, designed by Liz, the librarian assistant, was open to kids of all...
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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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Sherborn Library hosts Friendly Witch

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter In the spirit of Halloween, the Sherborn Library hosted a fun performance for the kids by bringing in performer and musician Elaine Kessler. As the Sherborn Library is still under construction, the program was hosted in the nearby Sherborn Community Center. Kessler, also known as the Friendly Witch, has...
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Dover Library and the great pumpkin

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Many children would say the candy and costumes are the absolute best part of Halloween. However, while overflowing buckets of sweets are undeniably awesome and dressing up is certainly enjoyable, the Halloween season doesn’t quite feel right until you’ve decorated or carved a pumpkin. Making the spooky season feel...
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Pre-School Palooza delivers pre-Halloween treats

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter The preschoolers could hardly contain their excitement. Their costumes were ready and the promise of buckets and bags full of candy was just a day away. Halloween was on its way, but the children couldn’t wait. The Needham Free Public Library’s librarians knew just how to help. To give the...
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‘A Ghost Story’ haunts of indie vibes

By Peter Kougias Hometown Weekly Intern “Whatever hour you woke, there was a door shutting,” opens the film. Virginia Woolf's quote blatantly establishes the overall thematic tone of “A Ghost Story,” David Lowery’s supernatural drama. The story begins with couple C (Rooney Mara) and M (Casey Affleck) wavering between their house and a new home. M dies in...
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Walpole flips for Halloween on Main

As part of the town’s celebration of Halloween, Walpole Recreation hosted Halloween on Main last Saturday, October 29. The event saw scores of costumed youngsters in the center of town participating in a costume contest, parade, trick-or-treating, and more. As is the case with every one of Walpole Recreation’s activities, a good time was had...
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