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McCarthy helps Harvard to strong start

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It should be to the surprise of absolutely nobody in Medfield that former MHS basketball star Maggie McCarthy is doing big things this fall for the Harvard women’s basketball team. A sophomore guard, the Medfield native has logged an average of 36 minutes a game during Harvard’s 3-2...
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The legacy of Dickinson’s editors

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff When she died in 1886 at the age of 55, Emily Dickinson left behind her family, her home, a number of diaries, and a couple thousand poems. Before her death, Dickinson had requested that her younger sister, Lavinia, destroy all of her correspondence, her diaries, and the remainder...
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Paine teaches family legacy in Wellesley

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Sunday afternoon, Tom Paine, a Harvard graduate and descendant of Declaration of Independence signer Robert Treat Paine, presented a historical presentation on his family’s unique impact on American history. While Paine noted that Robert Treat Paine is “perhaps the least well known of Massachusetts’ founding fathers,” he is also...
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WSO to close season at MassBay

The Wellesley Symphony closes its season on Sunday, May 6, with Brahms’ mighty Symphony No. 1 and the rhapsodic, technically brilliant Glazunov Violin Concerto performed by Wellesley native Julia Glenn. The overture Cortège de Bacchus from Delibes’ opera, "Sylvia," opens the program. Brahms worked on his his first symphony for over twenty years. Haunted by the...
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Westwood students excel in Academic Decathlon

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Westwood students recently competed in Academic Decathlon; their team performance was impressive enough to qualify them for States at Harvard University on March 3. Among the students competing were Annabel Cimbal (who earned a gold medal in Math), Isabella Georges (bronze medals in Math, Music, Essay; silver medal in Interview; ribbon for top...
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CRS hosting ‘#SocialMedia4Girls’ discussion

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On January 18, Michelle Cove, founder and executive director of MEDIAGIRLS, will lead the parent workshop “#SocialMedia4Girls: Helping girls use social media in healthy and positive ways” at Charles River School in Dover. The event is free of charge and open to the general public. Where should parents and educators start when talking...
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CRS hosting ‘#SocialMedia4Girls’ discussion

On January 18, Michelle Cove, founder and executive director of MEDIAGIRLS, will lead the parent workshop “#SocialMedia4Girls: Helping girls use social media in healthy and positive ways” at Charles River School in Dover. The event is free of charge and open to the general public. Where should parents and educators start when talking to girls...
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‘Georgia’ coming to Westwood

The Friends of the Westwood Library welcomes national bestselling author, Dawn Tripp, on Wednesday, May 10 at 7:00 p.m. Tripp’s acclaimed “Georgia” brings artist Georgia O’Keeffe vividly to life in a riveting story about her years with Alfred Stiegliz in New York and the impact of their relationship on her life, her vision, and her...
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