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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Westwood Policeman’s Association hosts senior luncheon

On Saturday, December 9, over 90 seniors enjoyed a delicious turkey luncheon (with all the fixings) at the Old Colonial in Norwood, hosted by the Westwood Policeman’s Association. The snowy weather did not deter most seniors from enjoying time together to celebrate the holidays. IMG_0967Read more

Teacher honored at Fenway Park

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy Teachers have arguably the most important job in the world. They motivate underachievers to fly. They coach, mentor and listen to students. They make the mundane, extraordinary. They are the quiet heroes who simplify complexities, motivate, and help students reveal their talents. It is no surprise, then, when they are...
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CRS students shine in local competitions

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After months of preparation, the Charles River School Model United Nations and Robotics teams competed in local competitions this month. At both of these events, students had the opportunity to apply all they’d practiced and learned this fall, and to think on their feet. On December 9, 21 CRS students in grades 6-8 took...
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Reindeer Quest inspires whimsical park tour

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter “The woods are lovely, dark and deep…” I thought of Robert Frost’s renowned poem as I walked through the trails of Bird Park, some glistening with ice and snow. While I didn’t have promises to keep, I did have reindeer to find at the park’s first self-guided Reindeer Quest. Although I grew...
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Winter concert rings in holiday vacation

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter On the shortest day of the year, Needham High School music and chorus students performed the annual winter concert for friends, family, and peers to enjoy. With just one day before winter vacation, the students’ energy and enthusiasm shined through in the performance. To commence the concert, Needham High’s after-school...
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Library hosts toddler playtime

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter In the past year, the Medfield Public Library staff has been hard at work to introduce new and exciting programs to the community. Even in just the last few months, the library held a grand opening of the STEAM room, also known as the Makerspace, celebrated its centennial,...
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This Old Town

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This Old Town Welcome 2018 With the arrival of the New Year, 2018, a look back at Medfield’s previously centennial years of 1718, 1818 and 1918: 1718 In 1718, Medfield was still recovering from the loss of more than half its territory when Medway in 1713 (which at the time also included what is today Millis) broke...
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MHS hosting a cappella night

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Medfield High School’s a cappella group, MHSound, will host an night of live a cappella music Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. at MHS’s Lowell Mason Auditorium. The premiere a cappella group from Ithaca College, ICVoicestream, will be featured performers, along with Medfield’s MHSound, Blake Middle School A Cappella, Montrose School’s The Treblemakers, Westwood...
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Chief McGowan visits ‘Local Hero Storytime’

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Superman and Batman have been two of the world’s most beloved superheroes for decades. Children have been fascinated with the two characters’ strength and bravery, and the Dover Town Library (DTL) frequently reminds their young patrons that while Metropolis and Gotham City may not be real places, there are...
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Progress continues on Sherborn Library

Despite the wintery weather, continuing progress is evident on the Library construction site: structural steel framing is in place, providing a visual outline for the Library addition. Passers-by may also notice protective tarps hung on the structure to shield on-going interior construction work, including placement of the ground floor slab and second floor deck. The...
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CRS students shine in local competitions

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After months of preparation, the Charles River School Model United Nations and Robotics teams competed in local competitions this month. At both of these events, students had the opportunity to apply all they’d practiced and learned this fall, and to think on their feet. On December 9, 21 CRS students in grades 6-8 took...
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