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Town struggles with land leasing decision

The planned solar panels on Fisher Road.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Residents have called it “basically extortion by the county,” warned “we will regret this,” and threatened lawsuits to both the town and Norfolk County for damages if it goes through. Board of...

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Board of Health urges EEE precautions

A joint conference of boards of health (BOH) in municipalities effected by eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), together with representatives of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) and Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), was held last Tuesday morning to discuss the status of actions taken and to be taken in the state in the...
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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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Register donates through Suits for Success

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Due to the generosity of countless Norfolk County residents, Register of Deeds William P. O’Donnell recently delivered a sizeable clothing donation, through its Suits for Success program, to Interfaith Social Services of Quincy. Register O’Donnell stated, “On behalf of the many compassionate Norfolk County residents and Registry staff who contributed clothing, it is...
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Communities experience mosquito malady

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Correspondent As worries about Zika at the Rio Olympics made national news, local officials determined the presence of a different mosquito-borne illness. Recently, mosquitos found in Norfolk County towns including Dover and Needham tested positive for the West Nile Virus. Officials made the discovery while testing mosquitos found in...
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