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Jarvis, Rebels dominate on Thanksgiving

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Senior captain and quarterback Will Jarvis capped off his high school football career with a dominant performance in Walpole High football’s Thanksgiving rivalry match with Weymouth on Thursday. Jarvis ran for a score, threw for another and snagged a pair of interceptions while on defense to lead the Rebels to...
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Pregame bonfire fires up Rockets

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Maybe the pregame bonfire Needham High School held to motivate their athletes had the Rockets a little too fired up before they played Wellesley for the Gorman Cup, leading to the heated exchanges that resulted in the game being called early. While the game didn’t go the way...
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Library fosters music appreciation

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Music can be one of the best things for children. It helps develop vocal coordination, provides them with a creative outlet, and is a consistent source of fun. On Monday, November 25, kids and their parents came to the Medfield Library to get their own fill of music,...
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Wilder, Murray lift Warriors in Turkey Bowl

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School football teams met for the 53rd time on Thursday morning at Fisher Field for their annual Thanksgiving rivalry match. The Warriors (7-4, 2-3) entered on the heels of consecutive victories against Medway (22-20) and Dartmouth (14-7), while the Raiders (6-5, 2-3)...
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Rockets outlast Raiders in instant classic

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30223" align="alignleft" width="300"]Jacob Schneider (78), Timothy Hagerott (76), Matt Smith (80), and Will Baker (73) both Tyler Reid following his second quarter touchdown. Jacob Schneider (78), Timothy Hagerott (76), Matt Smith (80), and Will Baker (73) both...
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Interfaith Thanksgiving focuses on compassion

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday, November 19, Temple Beth David in Westwood hosted an interfaith gathering for residents of the Westwood and Medfield communities. There were a variety of different church and temple members and clergy present for the event, and the theme was centered around compassion. “There are a lot of differences in...
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Dover Church hosts annual Thanksgiving luncheon

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday, November 13, the Dover Church hosted its annual Thanksgiving luncheon for the members of the community. The Council on Aging has run the luncheon for at least 11 years, and this year’s iteration of the event was particularly well attended. “It was a rainy day and I wasn’t sure...
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Raiders fend off Warriors on Thanksgiving

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30189" align="alignright" width="300"]Medfield’s Colby Gonser (34) grabs hold of DS running back Tylan Mendes with Camron Giunta (33) closing in for support. Medfield’s Colby Gonser (34) grabs hold of DS running back Tylan Mendes with Camron Giunta (33)...
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Sherbornites make pumpkin centerpieces

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday, November 13, members of the Sherborn Garden Club and other residents of the community visited the Sherborn Community Center to learn how to make succulent pumpkin centerpieces. [caption id="attachment_30046" align="alignright" width="300"]Owner of The Captured Garden Deborah Trickett shows members of the Garden Club how to... 			
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Thanksgiving football food drive scheduled

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The Medfield Warriors and Dover-Sherborn Raiders are set to meet on the gridiron this Thanksgiving morning at 10 a.m. at Dover-Sherborn High School, and the teams are asking for help from the community in collecting food donations. Tables will be set up to collect non-perishable food donations, and will have jars available for monetary...
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Personal Best Charity hosting Turkey Trot

Personal Best Charity has partnered once again with Patriot Place to hold its 23rd annual Turkey Trot on Saturday, October 27, at the shopping, dining and entertainment center on Route 1 in Foxboro. This is the major fundraising event for the Turkey Brigade held in November, a community service event that assembles baskets of food...
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Football falls in Turkey Bowl

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley and Needham High football teams renewed their historical rivalry with one another on Thursday morning in their annual Thanksgiving grudge match at Memorial Field in Needham. Running back Grant Chryssicas led the way for Wellesley with four touchdowns, as the Raiders (11-1) pulled out the 34-14...
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Football victorious in Turkey Bowl

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield and Dover-Sherborn High football teams capped off a successful 2016 season with a hard fought battle in their annual Thanksgiving rivalry match on Thursday morning, with the Warriors (8-3) prevailing 28-19 behind a strong effort by senior captains James Voss (defensive MVP) and John Quinn...
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Giving thanks for angels among us

By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent A profound friendship can grow out of the most desperate of circumstances. For my family, all it took was one phone call. People come into our lives when we least expect it — and some are like angels sent from God. Gretchen Wagner was ours. It’s Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, and here we...
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