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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Polk and Gibbons are all stars

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Dover residents and DSW Patriots Aidan Gibbons and Michael Polk were selected and played for the 6th Grade Dual County/Tri Valley League All Star Team against the Central Mass All Stars on Saturday, November 19. Playing both offense and defense, the DSW Patriot players stood out among the DC/TVL all stars, with Aidan...
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DS Soccer Club wins several titles

The fall soccer season for the Dover Sherborn Soccer Club recently finished for over 700 players ranging from 3-14 years old. This year, DS Soccer fielded 37 teams within BAYS from grades 3 through 8, as well as in-town games for the younger players. There were several teams that won their BAYS sections including: Girls...
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CRS students recognized at Model UN

On November 19, 30 sixth, seventh and eighth grade Charles River School (CRS) students attended the Model United Nations Middle School Conference. During this all-day gathering at Northeastern University, more than 500 middle school students worked collaboratively to tackle world problems such as malnutrition, the Syrian civil war, and climate change. Three CRS delegations received...
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Bonsai Lecture and Demonstration

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The Chicatabot Garden Club will host a lecture and demonstration on the art and science of bonsai on Tuesday, December 13 at the Dover Town Library, Lower Level. There will be coffee at 9:00 a.m., and the program will begin at 9:30. This introduction to bonsai design is a one-hour demonstration illustrating the basics...
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Dover Foundation to hold caroling event

The Dover Foundation is hosting its annual community carol sing on the town green Tuesday, December 13 at 7 p.m. The Foundation is an energetic local organization, celebrating 70 years in 2017. They are dedicated to promoting community spirit and community service, and are best known for their outstanding theatrical productions and generous annual college scholarships...
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Medfield sprints into holiday season

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Medfield launched itself into the season over the weekend with several events that highlighted different facets of the holiday spirit. The Medfield Holiday Stroll, annual holiday parade, and MFi Angel Run each contributed their own “special sauce” to Medfield’s stew of festivities, delighting the town in the process. On Friday night, December 2, the...
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Winter athletics return to Medfield High

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With Thanksgiving and the month of November now behind us, Medfield High School enters December ready to kick off its winter sports season and see great success from its winter athletic teams. Amongst the several Warrior athletic teams ready to drop the puck or tip off the ball...
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Medfield’s Jones gives life twice

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By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent Christina Jones gave her daughter life — twice. The first time came in the winter of 1973, when Jones gave birth, and again, 42 years later, when her daughter, Amy, needed a kidney. “Amy is the love of my life,” said Jones, 66. “I couldn’t believe it when they told me...
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Rocky Woods offers wreath making and more

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Rocky Woods was recently named an “excite property” by the Trustees of Reservations, and it’s easy to see why. This past Saturday, Rocky Woods offered a wreath-making activity entitled Wreaths from the Trees. This was the first year the activity had been offered, but the property is certainly building...
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Blue Tree illuminates Needham’s holiday spirit

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In a continuation of a beloved Needham tradition, the town illuminated its Blue Tree over the weekend. Needham Lights, which began in 1954, started when Clarke Wertheim, president of The Board of Trade and Needham Rotary, proposed placing a maple tree in front of Town Hall and adorning it with blue lights. The tree...
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TOPSoccer participants get their kicks

The Needham TOPS program recently celebrated the completion of its fall session. TOPS - The Outreach Program for Soccer - is a youth soccer training and placement program for athletes with disabilities. The program is focused on bringing soccer to members of the community with physical or mental disabilities. It is an extension of US Youth...
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Lady Rockets ready to take flight

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Winter athletic season is here, and the Needham High girls varsity basketball team enters 2016-2017 with solid mix of senior leadership as well as youth to build upon for the future. Kara Petronio, Kathryn Charter, and Annie Rotman will captain the ship for the Rockets in 2016-2017. Each...
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Generations meet through pen pal program

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The divide between generations can be hard to bridge, especially when it comes to the very young and the older. However, the brilliant minds at Mitchell Elementary School and the Needham Council on Aging have come up with a plan to help bridge this gap and facilitate the transfer...
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