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Greene’s Field playground hosts story walk

A family enjoys reading 'New Shoes for Silvia,' the second book on the story walk.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Story walks are a newly-popular way to get kids outside, get kids exercise, and get kids to read, all at once. Essentially, pages from...

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StoryWalk beckons at Powisset Farm

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By Amelia Tarallo  Hometown Weekly Staff Given my line of work and the areas I cover, every so often, I'm sent to explore a local park or hiking trail. I appreciate nature, but typically avoid going out into it as much as possible for fear of snakes, bugs, and the occasional patch of quicksand. I...
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Medfield recalls Independence Day

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Around July 4, Americans prepare for celebrations around their communities. There are countless barbecues and pool parties, not to mention wrangling to find the perfect spot to catch fireworks. Through it all, though, everyone’s mind is fixated on the thought of how this country came to be. And what...
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MCPE awards $131,000 in grants

The Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) has awarded $131,000 in grant funds to Medfield Public Schools initiatives over the past year. The coalition funded 34 grants across Medfield’s five schools. The grants span multiple areas of education, including curriculum enhancements in science, art and reading, classroom enhancements and initiatives for students’ personal development. District-wide grants...
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Medfield students learn about ‘Love’

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Reading is the best part of school for some children. For others, it is the most nerve-racking part of the school day. During his visit to the Medfield Schools, Matt de la Peña was able to give both types of students something to which they could relate....
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Needham’s kids read to Tucker

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter Tucker is a seven-year-old collie-shepherd-something. “When his ears go back, he kind of looks like a greyhound,” said Tucker’s owner, Adam Cutter, “but we really don’t know.” Tucker is a trained therapy dog, he has brown inquisitive eyes, and when he’s not comforting residents at rehab centers and...
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