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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Hometown author returns to Medfield

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter As a teenager, Lisa Halliday sat on the steps of the Medfield Public Library, waiting for its doors to open. This was a regular occurrence for Halliday, who has since moved abroad. She recently visited the library, though, reminiscing about the spots where she used to read and the...
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Andrea Kamens coming to Expresso

On May 26, Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse will be featuring storyteller Andrea Kamens. She tells traditional, original, and first-person stories that tremble with truth. With skillful structuring and improvisational verve, she opens dialogue between her listeners and the story. “I like a good story,” Kamens says, “whether I make it up, I tell it, someone else tells...
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Origami returns to the fold at library

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Origami is an amazing art. It takes patience, abstract thinking, and steady hands to fold a single piece of paper in all sorts of ways. It’s crazy to think that from a flat piece of paper, origami masters can create hundreds of different animals and objects. Medfield Public Library’s adult...
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Clifford, Warrior softball roll past Marauders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Medfield High School varsity softball team made quick work of TVL newcomer Dedham last Tuesday afternoon at Curt Schilling Field, downing the Marauders 14-1 by slaughter rule to improve to 5-1 on the season. Dedham got to staff ace Alana Potts in the first inning with a...
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Powisset Farm hosts Ethiopian lunch

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter While there is much to do at Powisset Farm, visitors from all over Massachusetts head to the farm to participate in “Powisset Cooks!” – one of the farm’s many cooking programs. On April 28, a group of home cooks joined Meqdes Mesfin in the Powisset test kitchen, ready to...
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Antonucci, Wolverines best Mastrobuono, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering Friday, it had been quite some time since the Westwood High School varsity boys lacrosse team defeated rival DS; five years, to be exact. Off to one of their best starts in program history, the Wolverines wrote the latest chapter of their exceptional beginning to the 2018...
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Smart robots visit DTL

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Robots are fascinating machines. They assist in intricate surgeries and help build automobiles. They can open doors and run faster than Usain Bolt. Some countries have even welcomed artificial intelligence with open arms and grants of citizenship. While some may fear that technology is evolving too fast, many children are...
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Geranium sale set for May 12

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Timed just right for Mother’s Day, the Boggestow Garden Club Annual Geranium Sale will be held on Saturday, May 12, as part of the Sherborn Library Arts and Crafts Fair. The sale will take place on Jamison Field near the entrance to Pine Hill Lane at 10 a.m. — no advance sales —...
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Amilia’s Light Garden Party May 24

Amilia’s Light supports programs that are empowering and changing the lives of women who are victims of human trafficking. The community will gather to help continue Amilia's Light's work at the annual Garden Party on Thursday, May 24, from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the home of the founder and president Michelle Luhrmann, 26 Loeffler...
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