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‘Lake Ness Monster’ wins sandcastle contest

The 'Lake Ness Monster' prowls the shores of Farm Pond Beach.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Dover has its demon, and now Sherborn has the Lake Ness Monster of Farm Pond.

Or, at least they did on Sunday afternoon, when...

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Fields, playgrounds reopen amid heatwave

David Denison was one of the few people willing to brave the heat and use the newly reopened skate park.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

You toil all week getting your pool from a green swamp to a blue oasis as your children complain,...

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Farm Pond prepares for beach-goers

A group of workers carries an entire trash bag full of garbage away from the beach.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Lifeguard is the king of high school summer jobs.

Working at an ice cream parlor sounds good, until...

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Non-resident Farm Pond lottery cancelled

On May 20, the Select Board of Sherborn announced that this year's non-resident Farm Pond lottery will not be taking place. Due to social distancing measures as a result of COVID-19, it is necessary to lower the number of people with access to the pond. Sherborn residents are expected to have access to...

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Social Distance Files: Barber Reservation

In the sun, Barber Reservation's trails are quite beautiful.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The plan was to go to the Barber Reservation at dusk, find a beaver gnawing on a tree, and snap a front-page-worthy wildlife photograph for Hometown Weekly. If you couldn’t...

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Sherborn moves town meeting, postpones election

Sherborn Interim Town Clerk Jacklyn R. Morris has announced that on April 2, the Sherborn Select Board voted to move the Annual Town Meeting from Tuesday, April 28, to Tuesday, June 16. The location and time will be at Lindquist Commons at 7 p.m. at the Dover-Sherborn Regional School complex, as with past...

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Sherborn announces sustainability team

In accordance with recommendations in its Master Plan, Sherborn is moving forward to help reduce the severity of climate change while also acting to mitigate its effects. 

On behalf of the Sherborn Select Board, Town Administrator David Williams has announced the formation of a team of employees focused on matters...

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Sherborn forest improvements

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Since 2013, The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has celebrated its Forest Appreciation Day with an annual gathering to celebrate town forests. Held in a different community each year, this year’s event was held in Sherborn on Saturday, September 14, and allowed the town to show...
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Polo pulls in big crowds

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It was a big day for sports on Sunday, September 8. The Patriots played their first official game of the season in the evening, and in the early afternoon, the Norfolk Hunt Club hosted its annual event and polo game, Polo in the Country, at the Norfolk...
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Dover, Sherborn seniors unite for picnic

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Dover and Sherborn share a middle and high school, so there isn’t a huge need to create situations for the kids in the two closely aligned towns to come together. For seniors, however, that’s not the case. To remedy that situation, the Dover and Sherborn Councils on Aging...
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Murder mystery dinner theatre in Sherborn

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The Sherborn Community Center has been a place for many Sherborn events, and has been used for multiple purposes throughout the years. From temporarily housing the library to being the location for the annual Town Caucus and Friday Night at the Movies, the building has always lived up to its title by bringing...
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Weed Warriors keep Farm Pond clean

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While the hot days of summer have certainly put Farm Pond on the mind of many Sherbornites, members of the Farm Pond Advisory Committee (FPAC) think about the town's little slice of heaven all of the time. Central to efforts to protect Farm Pond from being overcome by invasive weeds, as many neighboring...
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Concert on green entertains town

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff During the months of summer, families sometimes struggle to find activities that entertain both kids and adults alike. Adults want the chance to relax, while the kids are jumping at every opportunity to get out and do something fun during their time off from school. But, with a free...
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A whale of a time in Sherborn

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It's not every day that one can find a whale in Sherborn. IMG_2619But on Thursday, June 27, parents and kids walked up the steps of the Sherborn Community Center to see Nile the whale and learn all about these giant...
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Nathan Sullivan to become Eagle Scout

Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1, Sherborn, is inviting friends and neighbors from Sherborn to attend an Eagle Court of Honor for Nathan Matthew Sullivan. Nathan has recently completed all the requirements for the rank of Eagle Scout and will receive the award at the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony to be held on Sunday,...
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Brain Busters excel in robotics

The Sherborn-based Brain Busters robotics team has secured a spot at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) New England Championship. The team faired remarkably well for its first year competing at the high school level, and is ranked 16th out of over 200 teams in the New England region. The team earned its spot at the...
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Reinstein to present on general stores

The Sherborn Council on Aging is set to host Ted Reinstein, who will present a program on general stores, on Thursday, February 7, from 12-1:30 p.m. The program will be held at Pilgrim Church (25 South Main Street, Sherborn). Admission is $3 per person, and includes lunch and the talk. The general store, as old as...
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The historic cemeteries of Hometown Weekly

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent To many, cemeteries can be haunting places, where constant reminders of mortality loom. To others, cemeteries are places of history, like outdoor museums of sorts, free to those who choose to take a walk around them. Different styles of engravings gives clues about how our ancestors approached death....
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Seniors serve, volley at pickleball

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday, October 22, six Sherborn residents drove to the community tennis courts on a cold morning to participate in a sport called pickleball. Due to previous rain outs, this past session was just their second meeting with the new group. “It’s actually really fun,” said Town Recreation Administrator Kristina...
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DS savors Sunday youth soccer

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Contributor During the fall, it’s common for people across the country to spend their Sundays sitting down on couches, watching football games between teams like the Panthers, Chiefs, and Giants. Families on the fields surrounding Dover-Sherborn High School, however, spent their Sunday watching a different kind of football - one with teams named...
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