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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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Medfield Day 5K releases results

More than 200 runners toed the starting line for the 24th annual Medfield Day 5K and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, September 14, at the Pfaff Center. About 110 runners took to the 5K course, which started in front of the Pfaff Center on North Street and headed toward Harding and onto Hospital Road, before hitting...
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Norfolk Hunt Club hosts stunning show

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff [caption id="attachment_33241" align="alignright" width="300"]Jumping was a popular competition at the Norfolk Hunt Horse Show. Jumping was a popular competition at the Norfolk Hunt Horse Show.[/caption] Anyone who pulled into 240 North Street over the weekend would have been shocked at what they...
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Historical Society presentation on flu epidemic

At the Monday, November 5 Medfield Historical Society meeting, Linda Morse will talk about how Medfield was impacted by the deadly Spanish flu epidemic that killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide. The 7:30 p.m. meeting is free and open to the public at the old meetinghouse, otherwise known as the First Parish...
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Oh happy Medfield Day

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By Katrina Tummino Hometown Weekly Correspondent Med18-1065 Early September typically calls to mind the changing of seasons and school starting, but for those living in Medfield and its surrounding towns, the early beginnings of fall also bring a much-anticipated, community-oriented event: Medfield Day. On September 15, residents found...
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This Old Town: Medfield’s Moving Post Offices

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Medfield was first granted a post office in 1807. It was located in the old Wheelock store on the corner of North and Main Streets, where Starbucks is situated today (the old store has since been divided into two sections and moved to #13/#17 South Street, where they are residences). Samuel Seaver, who...
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As school opens, Farmers’ Market continues

Medfield is slowly returning to more densely-populated, normal life, now that the summer holidays are over. Parents can find great school lunch-box snacks at the weekly Farmers’ Market, located in front of the historic First Parish Meeting House on North St. each Thursday from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Fortunately, as the season for the market comes...
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Public Safety Building opens in Medfield

By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Correspondent On Saturday, October 29, the new Medfield Public Safety building opened its doors after completing the five month construction which began in June. Not only did the building finish on schedule, it finished under budget. Plans to install solar paneling are underway to help reduce the operating costs of the building;...
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Medfield Day is town’s finest hour

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff For those who call Medfield home, there has always been a pronounced sense of an old-fashioned community. Some might attribute it to the village's historic buildings and green spaces. Some might point their fingers at the independent businesses that dot the town. Still others might say it is because...
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