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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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Fair returns to Sherborn

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Contributor Friends, families, and farmers were out at the Barber Reservation on Saturday to celebrate the return of the Grange Fair in Sherborn. There, neighbors enjoyed varied agricultural entertainment and learned about their town’s rich agricultural history. Once a yearly event, Sherborn Grange Fairs were most recently held in 2011...
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Fall Harvest Gala October 20

The annual Dover Sherborn Education Fund (DSEF) Fall Harvest Gala will be held at Silverwood Farm in Sherborn on Saturday, October 20, at 7 p.m. The annual Gala is one of DSEF’s two major fundraisers benefiting the public schools of Dover and Sherborn. The event is being held for the first time at Silverwood Farm. The...
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Westwood Nursery School visits farm, FD

The Westwood Nursery School has been busy in the Month of May with a visit to the farm and from the Westwood Fire Department. The students had a chance to visit Miss Sally’s Farm (the Charlescote Farm) located in Sherborn. This is a fourth-generation working farm in which the children had the chance to...
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Memory statue to receive facelift

The mysterious lady draped in black located at “the split” in Sherborn is getting a beauty treatment. The statue and surrounding monument are the centerpiece of the Sherborn Local Historic District and were given to the town in 1924 by a local son, William Bradford Homer Dowse. As with any aging lady, periodic conservation treatments...
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Sherborn Snappers open registration

Registration is now open to all residents of Sherborn and Dover for the 2018 Sherborn “Snappers” swim team season. Like last year, registration is a two-step process. Parents must visit www.sherbornsnappers.com to register their swimmer(s). They then need to visit www.sherbornrec.com to finalize registration and make payment. All information regarding swim meet dates, practice times, swim...
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Geranium sale set for May 12

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Timed just right for Mother’s Day, the Boggestow Garden Club Annual Geranium Sale will be held on Saturday, May 12, as part of the Sherborn Library Arts and Crafts Fair. The sale will take place on Jamison Field near the entrance to Pine Hill Lane at 10 a.m. — no advance sales —...
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DS hosting Challenge Success regional kick-off

Dover-Sherborn High School will host a parent education event featuring keynote speaker Dr. Brad Sachs on Friday, May 4, from 7:00-8:30 p.m., in the Mudge Auditorium at Dover-Sherborn High School. Dr. Denise Pope will join Dr. Sachs on stage for a conversation about the prevalent stress and anxiety facing adolescents today. They will promote a...
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Senior Café welcomes Happy Strummers

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Every Thursday, the community’s seniors gather at Sherborn’s Pilgrim Church to enjoy lunch with the Sherborn Council on Aging’s Senior Café. Accompanying a delicious spread each week is some kind of program. Sometimes it’s an entertainer. Other times, it’s related to health or travel. And once a month, the...
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Vernal pool walk scheduled for Saturday

On Saturday, April 14, at 6:45 p.m., Sherborn Conservation Commission will sponsor a sunset walk to hear the wood frogs and peepers singing and visit a vernal pool at the Barber Reservation. Attendees will start at the beautifully restored Barber Barn, where Sherborn Conservation Agent Allary Braitsch will teach about vernal pool creatures and point...
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Sherborn Scouts to become Eagles

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Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1, Sherborn, is inviting friends and neighbors from Sherborn to attend an Eagle Court of Honor for Theodore Allen Davidson, David Nathaniel Kennan, and Charles Edward Whittlesey. These young men have recently completed all the requirements for the rank of Eagle Scout and will receive the award at...
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Hometown communities a lacrosse gold mine

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Lacrosse has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years, and the seven towns that Hometown Weekly covers (Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, Westwood) have all become certifiable hotbeds for the sport. But how hot, exactly? Currently, 37 NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse players reside in, or are natives to,...
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Peck following brother’s footsteps to Bentley

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Sherborn resident Kyle Peck is following a similar, yet at the same time complete opposite path taken by his older brother, Connor. The standout BB&N offensive lineman chose to attend Bentley University on Wednesday on national signing day, surrounded by his family. Unlike Connor, who captained the Falcons...
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Sherborn residents quilt for a cause

Sixteen women, including Cris Crawford, Barbie Breer and Sally Demler of Sherborn, gathered together to work on and create handmade quilts at The Power of the Quilt Project's annual MLK Day community service quilt-a-thon at the Unitarian Universalist Area Church, First Parish of Sherborn. All three are members of the church and believe in putting...
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Hunt Club simulates longstanding tradition

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Dozens of people stood along the edges of Powisset field on November 18, patiently waiting for sight of them. Children played tag to pass the time and tugged on their parents’ coats as they waited. One little boy told his mom that he wanted to return to the car,...
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Storytelling meets engineering in Dover

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter On August 3, the Dover Town Library hosted a Storybook Engineering event, during which visitors were challenged to build a chair suitable for Baby Bear from the popular fairytale “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” Liz, the Storybook Engineering instructor, told a modern day version of “Goldilocks” with prosody, keeping the...
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Sherborn Genealogy Club helps construct family trees

By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Repoter In a country of immigrants, the question “Where are you from?” comes up almost every time we encounter a new person. The Genealogy Club is filled with people who are committed to answering that question with the most specifics possible. Meeting on the third Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m....
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