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HESSCO seeks Meals on Wheels drivers

HESSCO Elder Services is appealing to Medfield, Norfolk, Sharon, Walpole and Westwood residents for volunteers interested in becoming drivers for its Meals on Wheels program. This program, which delivers prepared meals to homebound elders, is in search of volunteers to contribute approximately one hour per day to elders who would have difficulties getting...

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Medfield sew for Australia’s animals

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff There is very little that Medfield, Massachusetts has in common with Australia when it comes to climate this time of year. As residents of Medfield put on their coats and gloves before they head out the door each day, Aussies are dressed in shorts and tank-tops. As Medfielders are...
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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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Project VAN visits Community Council

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff For most of the summer, kids fill their calendars working summer jobs and spending time with friends and family. But for a few days in July, local kids sacrifice their time volunteering with Volunteers Around Needham (VAN). Each week of the month, a group of volunteers visits a different place in...
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Furry friends find refuge at shelter

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Since 2004, pet lovers in need of a new companion have been coming to the Medfield Animal Shelter - whose residents are often found on Hometown Weekly’s pet page - to find their new best friends. In 2018 alone, 553 animals found new homes after their stays at the...
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MFi celebrates 2019 volunteers

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The enthusiasm was palpable at the Medfield Foundation Awards Ceremony honoring this year’s volunteers at the Center at Medfield, on Sunday, March 31. A common theme of the eleven recipients was that volunteering is its own reward. “I like doing community service because there is no better feeling than helping someone out,” said Sam Joline,...
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Community groups clean up Medfield

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It is said that if each person took the time to pick up five pieces of trash in their community, the world would be a far better place. In honor of Earth Day, several local Medfield groups got together and took time out of their weekends to clean up...
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Walpole furniture bank serving community

New Life Furniture Bank of MA, a non-profit organization committed to providing gently-used, donated furniture and other necessary household items at no cost to clients recovering from homelessness, has announced that it has served more than 1,800 families and individuals since its creation five years ago. In addition, as the organization’s outreach continues to grow...
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Walpole set for Memorial Day

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Memorial Day will be held on May 29 and starts at noon near the flag pole at the Common. The program lasts about 30-40 minutes. VD1Members of the Veterans Committee and Walpole’s local Representatives will speak. WWII Veterans Bob Moody and Henry Scanzio will...
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