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Thomas Upham House administers COVID vaccine

Medway’s Ted Maiorana, a retired Deputy Chief from the Boston Fire Department receives the first shot of the Covid vaccine.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Because COVID-19 has struck nursing homes so hard, it only makes sense that they would be first in line...

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December snow brings community outdoors

This snowboarder drew plenty of intrigued looks every time he went off a jump he’d made at Needham High.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Because of COVID-19 and the subsequent social distancing protocols enacted to slow its spread, this year, partaking in outdoor...

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Legion honors veterans with luminary bags

The bags remained lit until about 8:30 on Veterans Day; although there was no ceremony, there was plenty of time for people to visit them.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

One of the most striking visuals of the fall season in Medfield is the...

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Park & Recreation launches esports league

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Even before the pandemic made activities where people are breathing heavily, grabbing and holding you, and communally sharing a ball with nine or more people far less attractive than before, esports and video game-based competitions were becoming extremely popular. Worldwide, some video game tournaments are...

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Hometown Weekly voters head to polls

A Biden supporter stands just outside of the senior center on Ice House Road.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While record numbers of Bay Staters voted in the November 3 election by mail due to COVID-19, scores of voters still headed to the polls...

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Shattuck Reservation pleasant, but sleepy

For far less of a walk, you could just travel down Dwight Street and see this view of the Charles.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Various reviews of the Shattuck Reservation talk about how good of a trail it is for mountain bikers, snowshoers,...

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Medfield TV raises St. Baldrick’s funds

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On October 20, Medfield TV hosted a virtual fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a childhood cancer charity that funds pediatric cancer research and pays for people to become pediatric oncologists (who specialize in the unique ways cancer affects children and study the treatments that...

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Zullo Gallery hosts in-person exhibit

These unique, rainy day pieces from Rick Legge were made using gold leaf.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With movies continually being pushed back because the theaters aren’t open, Broadway shows being cancelled until May 2021, and schools having to cut electives like art...

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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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Two paths, one hike along Charles

While the northern half has more interesting things to see, the southern portion of the loop has better views of the Charles.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Technically, the Charles River Reservation Loop is one trail. But with Route 27 slicing it in two,...

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BAYS soccer returns amid pandemic

With players not allowed to head the ball, things can get a bit strange when the ball is in the air.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With a wide variety of rule changes coming to Massachusetts high school soccer, on Saturday afternoon, the Needham...

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Famed rhododendrons close, but not blooming

The buds are close to blooming, but not quite ready to go.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

There’s a very famous short story by Ray Bradbury called “All Summer in a Day” that’s widely touted as one of the saddest things ever written. Basically, the story...

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Playgrounds and fields reopen for business

While they’d like to be with their friends again, a pair of cousins enjoy time together at the now open Metacomet Playground.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With it becoming increasingly clear outdoor activities are not a primary source of widespread COVID transmission, Medfield...

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On coverage of the Medfield rally

I was so surprised and disappointed to pull the paper out of my mailbox today and look through the pictures of Sunday's rally in Medfield. It is beyond my comprehension why there would be no pictures of Black, Brown, or People of Color. They were certainly there that day, and the rest of...

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Hiking the newly-opened Rocky Woods

A family poses at the newly-reopened Rocky Woods

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

When they asked George Mallory why he wanted to hike Mount Everest, he famously replied “because it’s there.” For decades, people have (while wrongly attributing it to Edmund Hillary) declared this...

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Community to host Sunday BBIPOC vigil

A group of residents has organized a vigil for Sunday at 3 p.m., with the UU Church bell to toll at 4 p.m. to mark an 8 min. 46 sec. moment of silence.

On Sunday, June 7, at 3 p.m., the community is invited to gather in solidarity with the...

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This Old Town – In Their Honor

Peter Kristof, killed in Vietnam (left); Stephen Hinkley, killed in Vietnam.

By Richard DeSorgher
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

The coronavirus may have cancelled the Memorial Day parade, but nothing can cancel the bravery of those who gave their lives for our nation. Medfield certainly has a long...

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Medfield conducting late-evening ULV spraying

The Norfolk County Mosquito Control District will start the 2020 late-evening ULV aerosol application on or around May 26, and continue weekly through October 23. These applications will take place between sunset and midnight, Monday through Thursday. ULV sprays will help control the population of virus-carrying mosquitoes in the area. More information about...

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Spotlighting Medfield High baseball’s 2020 seniors

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield High School varsity baseball was in the process of building something special. Head coach David Worthley entered his third season at the helm in 2020 and Medfield's senior class was stacked with returning starters.

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 outbreak forced...

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