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Medfield discusses Pfaff Center replacement

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff For the better part of a century, the Pfaff Center in Medfield has been a key locale for the town. Originally serving as Medfield’s high school after its 1927 construction, it also served as an elementary and middle school before becoming the Pfaff Community Center, where it currently houses Medfield...
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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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MAP remembers Sean Moore

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent Outside of family members, there are few individuals in the lives of children as profoundly impactful as teachers. They learn and grow together. They build routines together. They share experiences, jokes, and observations together. In times of sadness, they also grieve together. Recently, attendees of the Medfield Afterschool Program (MAP) and members...
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Center at Medfield celebrates anniversary

The Center at Medfield is celebrating 10 years at their One Ice House Road location and invites the public to join the celebration at The Center, Sunday, January 7, from 2–4 p.m. The event will include light refreshments, entertainment, testimonials, and is free to the public. The formation of the Medfield Council on Aging was approved...
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Clothing drive to benefit Medfield families

Medfielders are being asked to take a few minutes this week to donate their new or gently used clothing of all sizes (including Halloween costumes). Donation boxes are located at Pfaff Center, Blue Moon, Library, and St. Edwards, or can be dropped off on Saturday, October 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the...
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Medfield Day 5K runs like clockwork

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Nearly 200 runners toed the start line for the 22nd annual Medfield Day 5K and Kids Fun Run on Saturday at the Pfaff Center. Close to 100 runners took to the 5K course, which started in front of the Pfaff Center on North Street and headed toward Harding and on to Hospital Road, before...
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Artist Wollak’s work displayed at Medfield TV

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By Geena Matuson Hometown Weekly Staff Upon entering The Gallery at Medfield TV, one is immediately swept into a palette of soft colors and imagery ranging from ships to flowers to Native American vision quests. The watercolor works of the late artist Catherine Wollak (1931-2015) adorn the space and instantly create a peaceful atmosphere. Coordinated...
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Medfield cartooning program a draw

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By Clare Dealy Hometown Weekly Correspondent In this day and age, it is essential that youth be provided with opportunities to expand their imaginations and enhance their creativity. Last week, Medfield’s Park and Recreation Center did just that. Last Thursday, the Pfaff Center opened its doors to Young Remembrandts (YR), an international franchise that specializes...
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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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It’s a Great Pumpkin in Medfield

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter This year is the 50th anniversary of “It’s A Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” While it’s hard to believe that this classic film has been around for half a century, its relevance today is demonstrated by the unfiltered joy and excitement of the children aged four through ten who turned...
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K is For Kindergarten at the Pfaff

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter A bakers dozen rising Kindergarteners showed up at the Pfaff Center for a two-day program on Wednesday, August 31 and Thursday, September 1. The class, named K is for Kindergarten, was designed to give the kids a sneak peak of what kindergarten will be like. From 9:30 a.m....
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Self-styled superheroes at the Pfaff

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter This week, and all year round, Drama Kids International has offered a weeklong course for local kids at the Pfaff Center. 24 kids signed up for the regular Drama Kids program this last week, plus an additional seven in an acting academy film program that has spun off...
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Extreme Earth in the Pfaff Center

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter For a week, young geologists learned a bit more about just how our world works. From Monday, August 15, to Friday, August 19, campers enjoyed the Extreme Earth program at the Pfaff Center. “This program focuses on geology, mostly, so today we are doing geodes, we made wind...
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MAP students as future architects?

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Intern Kids love doing stuff with their hands. Babies will smear food everywhere. Toddlers may take crayons or markers to the walls. For the students in fourth to sixth grade at the Medfield Afterschool Program (MAP), it could be building a ga-ga ball pit. Or it could be building forts...
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Medfield’s new comedy club

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Intern “What do you call Chewbacca when he gets bits of chocolate in his fur?” asked one child. “What’s Beethoven’s favorite food?” asked another. “Why don’t seagulls fly over the bay?” questioned a third. “Why did the dinosaur cross the road?” These are just a few of the jokes told by the kindergarten...
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This Old Town: Irish Pioneers of Medfield

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By Richard DeSorgher Hometown Weekly Correspondent

They were the pioneers; the first of the Irish to enter into Medfield, break the prejudice and live the “American Dream.”

James Griffin, born in Ireland, came to Medfield in 1840 at the age of 20 with his brother Michael. He found employment in...

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