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Catherine Callahan, friend to monarch butterflies

When she began researching her Girl Scout Gold Award project, Medfield's Catherine Callahan was interested in the topic of pollinators, and learned about the dangerous decline of monarch butterflies. Monarch butterflies play a vital role in the ecosystem. Flying from flower to flower, their bodies pick up pollen and spread it to the next plant,...
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Medfield students count on Marissa Gumas

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It isn’t a shock to anyone who knows her that Marissa Gumas, a seventh grade math teacher at Blake Middle School, is one of the finalists for Massachusetts’ 2020 Teacher of the Year award. Anyone who walks into Gumas’ classroom will immediately be struck by the colorfulness of the space. Most of...
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