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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Historical Society explores Americans in WWI

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Each month, the Dover Historical Society hosts a speaker. This past Wednesday, at their annual meeting, the Historical Society brought Professor Paul Jankowski to the Dover Public Library to speak. The Society's events are always free, open to the public, and stocked with a variety of refreshments, and this...
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Needham’s Chris Blood to run Marathon

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On Monday, April 17, Chris Blood will be running the Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Chris will be running for Dana-Farber because last year his family lost a great man to cancer. John Bergstrom, a veteran runner of the Boston Marathon, was the rock of his family and a guiding force in...
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Dover’s McElligott part of YMCA Marathon team

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Dover resident Lindsey McElligott, 35, has never officially run the Boston Marathon. As a freshman soccer player at Wellesley College, McElligott and a friend jumped the line and ran the second half of the marathon, which includes Heartbreak Hill. The two “bandits” finished the race, got their reflective blankets, and went home to...
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Miss Amazing allows women with disabilities to shine

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter For the past nine years, Miss Amazing has been celebrating the abilities, multi-faceted identities, and strengths of girls and women with disabilities. A national organization, the program is now held in thirty states across the country. This past Saturday, Miss Amazing Massachusetts and Rhode Island was held at Medfield...
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NHS sending three to NHD Nationals

On Sunday, April 2, 13 groups of Needham High School students competed in the National History Day (NHD) States Competition, among which 3 groups qualified for the NHD Nationals Competition. Each year, Needham High School sophomores participate in NHD, a nationwide history competition in which students focus on presenting historical information on a specific topic. As...
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Xaverian/Medfield volleyball tip off season

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Xaverian and Medfield High School varsity boys volleyball teams tipped off their season this past week before meeting up with one another on Monday evening over on Clapboardtree Street, with the Hawks (3-0) prevailing by a final of 3-0 despite a strong effort by the Warriors (0-3)....
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Exercise with Linda offers safe workouts

By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Exercise is important throughout all phases of life, but it can become increasingly difficult as one ages. Knowing the safest and correct kind of exercises can be difficult, especially as the body is changing, and things such as balance and coordination may not be as strong as before. Luckily, there are...
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Boys of summer back in Pawtucket

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff On Monday, the Red Sox took the field for the first time in 2017, beating the Pirates in their first regular season game. The day turned millions of New Englanders' attention to the hallowed grounds of Fenway Park, heralding for many the true beginning of spring. On Monday, April 10,...
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