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Pool league a huge hit with Walpole COA

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter While the Walpole COA has an absurd number of activities for seniors, ranging from Zumba and tap dancing to mahjongg and dominos, perhaps the most popular activity is playing pool on one of two tables on the top floor of the Walpole Co-Operative Bank South Street Center. In fact,...
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Warriors swim on Senior Night

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter It was the final dual meet for the Medfield Warriors swim team on Thursday afternoon at the Dedham Town Pool, but for seniors Emma Keating and Pari Ahmadi, it was far more. Thursday night was Senior Night, marking the end of their careers as regular-season Medfield swimmers (though...
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Camy/David 5K runs through winter weather

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With so many 5Ks, 10Ks and fun runs happening around Massachusetts, many have tried to stand out in unique and quirky ways. Whether it’s by making runners traverse obstacles courses, encouraging runners to wear zany clothes, having people pretend to be zombies, or throwing powdered balls of color...
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Mustangs spoil Wolverines unbeaten season

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor While there may not be any moral victories in losing, there are certainly plenty of silver-linings. For one, it is better to lose during the last week of the regular season with your playoff spot already securely intact than having the same fate in the early rounds of the MIAA...
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Warriors extend unbeaten streak to 10

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor On September 17, the Medfield High School boys soccer team lost a 1-0 heartbreaker against rival Westwood. Unfortunately for the rest of the TVL, all the loss to the Wolverines did was flip the switch for the Warriors (7-3-5, 7-3-5). Entering Monday’s matchup with rival Hopkinton, Medfield was...
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Raiders and Wolverines fight to draw

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The top two field hockey programs in the TVL met at Flahive Field last Wednesday afternoon as Westwood hosted Dover-Sherborn for the lone meeting between the two rivals in 2019. The Raiders (11-1-2, 9-0-1) traveled to Westwood looking to not only spoil the unbeaten season for the Wolverines...
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Wolverines outlast Warriors in rain

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood and Medfield High School field hockey met on the rain-soaked turf of Fisher Memorial Field on Friday afternoon for the second and final time this season. The Wolverines (14-0-1, 8-0-1) rolled into Medfield still unbeaten and looked to complete the season sweep of the Warriors (2-9-2, 1-7-2)...
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Holocaust survivors address Medfield Scouts

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More than 30 Boy Scouts from Troop 89, along with their parents and adult leaders, gathered on Thursday, September 5, at Medfield’s Memorial School to listen to 93-year-old Aron Greenfield’s account of surviving imprisonment in nine concentration camps during World War II. The Holocaust survivor and Norwood resident, along with his wife, Martha,...
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Donato tosses gem, Rebels back to Super Eight

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After cracking the Super Eight for the first time in program history last year, the Walpole Rebels are headed back as the No. 3 seed following an impressive 16-4 (11-2) regular season. Backed by an elite pitching staff headlined by the likes of Northeastern-bound ace Cam Schlittler...
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Stark’s 17 propels Raiders past Mustangs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_31030" align="alignright" width="300"]Tim Cofield (33) fights off a defender and moves the ball around the perimeter. Tim Cofield (33) fights off a defender and moves the ball around the perimeter.[/caption] The Dover-Sherborn Regional boys basketball team traveled to Norwood on...
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Fay, Wolverines outlast Williams, Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Long-time TVL rivals Medfield and Westwood met on the gridiron at Flahive Field on Friday night for a pivotal midseason showdown. The Wolverines (3-2, 2-1) entered on the heels 7-6 victory over Norwood in week four to snap a two-game losing skid, looking to make it two wins...
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Raider soccer outlasts Warriors in opener

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School boys soccer teams met at Calvin George Fisher Field for the latest chapter of their long and intense rivalry on Friday afternoon, as both teams looked to get an early leg-up in conference play. Thanks to a shutdown defensive effort and some...
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Raider soccer outlasts Warriors in opener

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School boys soccer teams met at Calvin George Fisher Field for the latest chapter of their long and intense rivalry on Friday afternoon, as both teams looked to get an early leg-up in conference play. Thanks to a shutdown defensive effort and some...
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Egan’s film debuts in Dedham

Westwood resident and student movie director Brendan Egan premiered his first movie at the Dedham Community Theatre on Saturday, June 30. The movie, which was written by Brendan when he was 14 year old, is titled “Collapse.” The film follows the lives of three kids who lose a beloved father during the events of 9/11,...
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Remembering the Blizzard of ’78

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By Ilene Hoffman January 20, 1978: Huge snowstorm. (When I wrote this, I didn’t know a real huge snowstorm was coming in two weeks.) February 6, 1978: Left work, slightly paranoid about the snow. That’s my diary entry regarding the Blizzard of 1978. Unfortunately, I have no personal photos from that historic blizzard 40 years ago,...
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Rockets cruise by Mustangs, remain unbeaten

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Needham High School varsity boys basketball team is proving that last season’s run to the Division I South Sectional crown was no fluke. On Tuesday night, the Rockets (8-0, 5-0) earned a 69-35 victory at home over Norwood to remain unbeaten on the season. Senior forward Will...
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Letter carriers to stamp out hunger

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On Saturday, May 13, the 25th annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive will take place in Westwood, and local volunteers are hoping everyone on their postal routes will participate. “This is the largest one-day food drive in the country,” says Jack Curran, Vice-President of Local 742 of the National Association of Letter Carriers (AFL-CIO) and...
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Boys soccer fights to tie with Wellesley

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Following a 1-0 September win by Walpole at Sprague Field in Wellesley, the Wellesley High varsity boys soccer team traveled to Walpole to face the undefeated Rebels (8-0-2) on Wednesday evening at Bird Middle School. After a tough 0-3 start to the season, the Raiders (3-5-2) have since rebounded, earning at least a...
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