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Students hold rally outside Town House

Sterling Williams speaks about racial injustice on the steps of the Town House.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

At Sunday’s Black Lives Matter rally just outside of Town House, Dover-Sherborn rising junior Sterling Williams declared: “No matter how much money you have, or where...

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Medfield celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

As a way of celebrating local teachers, residents have been invited to paint a rock and place it in front of Town Hall to help create a large Medfield "M". Those who wish to participate can place there rock anytime between Tuesday, May 5 and Thursday, May 7. More information about plans to...

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Wellesley salutes its veterans

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday, Wellesley police officers, firemen, veterans and various other members of the community gathered inside the still-under-renovation Great Hall inside of Town Hall to honor the town’s veterans. With around 75 people in attendance, the event began at 11 a.m. on the eleventh day of the eleventh...
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This Old Town: Happy 100th Birthday, American Legion

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In 1919, following World War I, the American Legion was founded by veterans returning from Europe. Their mission was to benefit those veterans who served during any wartime. The actual beginnings of the American Legion began with a group of 20 officers who served in France in the American Expeditionary Forces (A.E.F.) during...
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Dover celebrates Memorial Day

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year on the last Monday of May, most towns hold a Memorial Day celebration to honor veterans who have served to protect the United States of America. There are barbecues, a plethora of cemetery visits, and gun salutes to honor all of those brave men and women who...
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This Old Town: The Hero of Medfield

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This Memorial Day, Medfield will again assemble to honor those from this little town who went off to war and gave the ultimate sacrifice to their country. The parade will start behind Town Hall and march to Baxter Park with honor ceremonies, including an address by Navy veteran and Medfield High School class...
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Dover-Sherborn settles after snow

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter A winter storm passed through New England on the afternoon and night of Tuesday the 12th, blanketing Massachusetts, Dover, and Sherborn in a layer of snow, then soaking it with a mix of sleet and freezing rain. According to the National Weather Service, three inches of snow fell...
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Needham Lights announces art contest winners

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The organizers of Needham Lights have announced the two winners of the art contest. Evelyn Duhamel, a kindergartner at Hillside School, is the winner in her age group. Her wonderful mixed media work is entitled “Merry Christmas.” She tells Needham Lights that her favorite thing about the holidays is saying hello to Santa. [caption id="attachment_30229"...
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Retiring Sullivan reflects on Medfield career

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter After 44 years as the Medfield Town Administrator, Mike Sullivan has finally decided to call it quits in January. The longtime administrator has had a long, fulfilling career, but he felt that this was the right time to retire. “I was 28 when I started, and I will be turning 73 in March,...
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March’s second nor’easter storms through

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter March certainly came in like a lion with a nor’easter at the beginning of the month that left many without power. Just days later, Massachusetts was hit with another nor’easter – this time bringing wet, heavy snow to the Greater Boston area. Dover Sherborn Regional Schools closed on Thursday, March...
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Mattleman, Needham’s consummate listener, talks

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The first feeling one receives upon walking into Jon Mattleman's Town Hall office in Needham is one of comfort and ease. The warmth of the Needham Youth Services (NYS) staff, the physical arrangement of the space itself, and especially Mattleman's inquisitive, amiable tone all contribute to an overwhelming sense that...
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Early voting to become available

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This year for the Presidential election on November 8, the town of Medfield will be holding early voting for the first time. Early voting will start on October 24 and run through November 4 at the Town Hall. Early voting hours will be Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m. to...
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