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Monthly Archives: June 2021

Needham hosts Hope and Gratitude Walk

Keefe and Sharma lead the walking group shortly after thanking the fire department.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

It seems like far more than a year and a few months ago that social media was fuming about the throngs of people celebrating St....

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Chutkow, Rockets rally by Wildcats

Alex Luscher (pictured) stands in at the plate amidst a downpour during Monday night's game at Weymouth. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Between the rain, wind, time change, multiple delays, and a slippery all-turf field, it was safe to...

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Whelan lifts Walpole girls over Natick

Caroline Whelan (16) turns and cuts upfield during Walpole High girls lacrosse's Bay State Conference semifinal match with Natick on Thursday. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole High girls varsity lacrosse took to Turco Field last Thursday night looking...

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Marauders withstand DS baseball’s late rally

Ethan Lynch (35) winds and fires home a pitch during his eight-strikeout performance against Dedham on Thursday. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Despite starting the season 1-8, the Dover-Sherborn High School varsity baseball amazingly entered last Thursday's game against...

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Warriors serve revenge behind Spaeth’s big night

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After falling to arch rival Dover-Sherborn 10-9 back on May 20, their first and only defeat of the 2021 season and the program's first loss to DS since 2016, Medfield High School boys lacrosse entered Saturday's non-conference rematch motivated for revenge.

Late Norwood rally stuns Wolverines

Junior close D Thomas Demaio (11) avoids an attack-man on the ride and moves the ball up the left alley. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Coming off back-to-back defeats to Medfield (16-5) and Hopkinton (14-12), Westwood High School varsity...

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Walpole knocked out of BSC tournament

Baserunners were often left stranded as Walpole struggled with consistency at the plate.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

A 5-1 loss to Newton North knocked the Walpole softball team out of the Bay State Conference tournament on Thursday afternoon. But while it would have been a...

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Medfield softball wins on senior night

Although it was senior night, freshman Kaelyn Larkin’s two home runs stole the show.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With a restless crowd of youth softball players enduring mid-90s heat to cheer on the Warriors, the Medfield softball team rolled past Ashland 11-3 on...

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Rower Ben Bejoian qualifies for Nationals

Ben Bejoian rowing on the water ahead of Nationals.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

You might think you know all the Dover-Sherborn athletes making their marks in their respective sports. Maybe you watch the high school games on TV, read about them, or even...

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Memorial Day moves to Thurston Middle

Ned Richardson, the Grand Marshal of the event, speaks about his time in two different branches of the military.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While it was originally scheduled to be held at the New Westwood Cemetery, because of rain, Westwood's Memorial Day ceremony...

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Memorial Day ceremony salutes centennial veteran

At the end of the ceremony, it was pointed out that WWII Veteran George Yered was nearing his hundredth birthday.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The rain cleared just in time for Needham’s Memorial Day Ceremony last Monday afternoon at Memorial Park. While many...

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St. John’s completes solar panel project

St. John’s Episcopal’s new solar panels sit on top of their roof.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While they have already had solar energy for eighteen years, last week, St. John’s Episcopal Parish completed an installation that will provide the church with over one...

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Sherborn patriots observe Memorial Day

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Once a year, on Memorial Day, residents meet in Pine Hill Cemetery to honor members of the military who have died in the line of duty. Last year’s in-person ceremony was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. This year’s celebration had residents back for bittersweet remembrances. 

Soles of Medfield hosting 10K Sunday

This coming Sunday, June 13, the Soles of Medfield Running Club will host their 2nd annual Soles 10K road race in Medfield. The race, which starts at 10 a.m., will take runners through 6.2 miles of scenic Medfield. There is prize money ($100) and a pair of New Balance running shoes for the...

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Walpole remembers on Memorial Day

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Each Memorial Day, residents of Walpole meet on the town common to remember, and honor, local veterans who gave their lives for their country. While the past year has brought on some unique pandemic-related challenges, the passion and dedication of organizers ensured that this year’s...

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Gregory, Teich lead Raiders over Mustangs

Junior close D Henry Murphy (22) moves the ball up the field on a clear late in the second quarter. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Sitting at 8-2 (6-2 TVL), the Medway Mustangs entered Monday night’s contest with perennial...

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Rolling Rally celebrates class of ’21

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

If you drove through Medfield on Saturday, June 5, around 1:00 in the afternoon, you probably spotted a parade. Instead of floats, cars were decked out in streamers, banners, flags, and pictures. Soon-to-be graduates of Medfield High School stood out of sunroofs or poked their...

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Troop 62277 delivers suncatchers to seniors

Martha Jones fifth grade Girl Scout Troop 62277 recently delivered handmade suncatchers to the Westwood Council on Aging. The suncatchers and handwritten notes were delivered to the Council's Meals on Wheels recipients. The project was part of the troop's year-long collaboration with the Westwood Council on Aging to deliver handmade gifts and cards...

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Rockets sweep Wellesley behind Pisano’s big night

Thomas Barker (15) wins a first quarter face-off. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Tuesday night’s showdown against Wellesley was more than just a chance for No. 14 Needham to complete the regular season sweep of the Raiders (7-3, 7-3). 

Late run lifts Redhawks over Walpole lacrosse

Senior captain and close D man Pat Cooney (25) moves the ball up the field on a second quarter clear. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Natick Redhawks (9-0) have been the story of the Bay State Conference so...

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