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‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ coming soon

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The community is invited to celebrate a summer tradition by enjoying local student actors and actresses as they tell the tale of how Peter finds Neverland. "Peter and the Starcatcher" is a story of pirates, treasure, and subterfuge that will be fun for the whole family. Performances are scheduled for August 22, 23,...
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Sherborn Library construction continues

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Construction activity at the Sherborn Library continues at a brisk pace. Visitors to the Town Campus will see noticeable changes to the library as exterior walls, windows and skylights are installed. “Many patrons have asked about the small, barn-like structures popping up on the construction site,” noted Library Director Elizabeth Johnston. “Once hoisted...
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Sherborn Library launches new website

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The Sherborn Library has announced the launch of its new website, sherbornlibrary.org. This full-scale redesign of the Sherborn Library website was made possible through a $20,000 grant awarded by the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation to the Friends of the Sherborn Library. “We are so excited to provide the wide Sherborn Library community with...
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The Party Elements amp up chemistry

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter On the top floor of the Sherborn Community Center, Children’s Librarian Cheryl Ouellette stood beside a huge tarp, surrounded by children who were eagerly awaiting the start of The Party Elements’ science experiments. Promising elephant toothpaste, soda explosions, and balloon skewers to the aspiring young scientists, the hosts, Mindy Levine...
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Blizzard leaves Dover-Sherborn snowed over

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter The weather outside was certainly frightful as a bomb cyclone brought fourteen inches of snow and frigid temperatures to Dover and Sherborn. Even knowing that there would be much cleanup to be done after the storm, residents still enjoyed the first snowfall of year. Despite the caroling season...
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Progress continues on Sherborn Library

Despite the wintery weather, continuing progress is evident on the Library construction site: structural steel framing is in place, providing a visual outline for the Library addition. Passers-by may also notice protective tarps hung on the structure to shield on-going interior construction work, including placement of the ground floor slab and second floor deck. The...
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Library presents first holiday wrap-a-thon

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter The checklists are nearly completed, the shopping is coming to an end, and the gifts are piling up. With two days of Hanukkah left and just a week before Christmas, Sherborn residents needed to start wrapping. Gift-wrapping can be a daunting task, though, especially for those who tend to opt...
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Sherborn Library project motors onward

With the concrete foundation for the addition now completed, passers-by may see steel framing work – reminiscent of vintage A.C. Gilbert Erector Sets – underway at the Sherborn Library construction site. Up on the roof of the original building, workers are carefully investigating the clay roof tiles to determine how many can be reused versus replaced....
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Sherborn Library construction continues

Members of the community who have passed by the library project construction site lately may have spotted what appear to be metal spikes or frames where the addition will stand. This is reinforcing steel (or “rebar”) that will strengthen and provide reinforcement for the structure. With the new footings in place, the project’s general contractor,...
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Genealogy Club turns back time

By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Everyone has a history. It’s just that some pasts are easier to uncover than others. Each month, the Genealogy Club based out of the Sherborn Community Center meets to reveal findings and discoveries about their family’s history and help one another push past the brick walls in their research. Although the group...
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Ed Morgan performs silly children’s concert

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Children and their parents headed to the Sherborn Community Center for a family-friendly sing-along by musician Ed Morgan. With entertainment and enthusiasm in mind, the September 13 concert kept kids dancing and singing along to Morgan’s captivating tunes. Once the children climbed up the stairs of the Community Center, Morgan...
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DS thespians perform ‘Anne of Green Gables’

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter “Anne of Green Gables” has become a classic story since its publication in 1908. The novel has since been adapted for television and film, as well as for the stage. The stage adaptation, “Anne of Green Gables – The Musical” was even performed before Queen Elizabeth II. While it...
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Library Crawl brings visitors running

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter On August 1, a Library Crawl challenged library fanatics to visit 12 different area libraries, including the Dover Town Library, Sherborn Library, and the Wellesley Free Library and its separate branches. The Library Crawl, meant as a self-guided tour of local libraries, also acted as a scavenger hunt. Each...
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Alex the Jester in Sherborn

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by Gabe Stern Hometown Weekly Intern Sherborn’s summer reading program kicked off with Alex the Jester performing medieval comedy for families of young children at the Sherborn Community Center on Tuesday, June 27. The performance, spanning just over an hour, included Alexander dancing, juggling, and performing comedic magic tricks, all while encouraging audience participation. But this...
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Sherborn Library construction continues

Construction work continues on the Sherborn Library’s exciting renovation and expansion project. Just a few short months after work began on the site, noteworthy progress is evident. “We invite everyone to see for themselves the progress that’s been made removing ledge and preparing for the library addition,” said Mary Moore, Chair of the Board of...
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Sherborn Library construction underway

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Construction is underway on the Sherborn Library’s exciting renovation and expansion project. Just a few short weeks after the library’s groundbreaking ceremony, evidence of work is already apparent on the site. The general contractor for the project, Five Star Building Corp., has fenced the work area, placed a construction trailer on the site,...
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Richard Smith is Thoreau at Community Center

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter For many, Henry David Thoreau remains a writer read in high school. His general principles and beliefs stick around somewhere within the brain, but he’s largely forgotten throughout most of the day. For some, however, Thoreau is a beacon of how one should live, his principles becoming deeply engrained...
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Conscientious Cocktail Party a crowd-pleaser

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A capacity crowd celebrated Sherborn’s forests and trails at the Community Center Friday evening, February 3. This was SFTA’s second bi-annual “Conservation Connections: A Conscientious Cocktail Party.” Almost 170 cheerful participants of all ages shared terrific food from Zaftigs Delicatessen, took chances on an array of mostly local raffle prizes, and enjoyed live jamming...
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Sherborn Library settles into temporary home

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The Sherborn Library has settled into its temporary home across Sanger Street at the Sherborn Community Center, where it will remain during the construction phase of the library’s exciting renovation and expansion project. Patrons will find the library comfortably installed in the ‘old school room’ on the first floor of the Sherborn Community Center....
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As renovation looms, library hosts contractors

Recently, patrons may have noticed groups of visitors to the Sherborn Library looking for something other than the new best-selling book, a favorite periodical or assistance with a research project. On October 26, interested general contractors and subcontractors were invited to come and look, walk through the library building, and stroll the surrounding site, all...
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