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Monthly Archives: August 2021

Restaurants adapt to survive COVID-19

Creating outdoor eating spaces was a huge thing for restaurants that didn’t have them before.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While many businesses have had to deal with the effects of COVID-19, few have struggled like restaurants. From lockdowns keeping their tables empty, to...

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Peace Abbey honors peacemakers

Mary Margaret Earl accepts her award from her former teacher.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Sunday afternoon was a busy one at Sherborn’s Pacifist Memorial, as the day featured the dedication of new bronze plaques in honor of John Lewis, Helen Keller, Julian Bond,...

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Needham Legion ousted by Dedham

It certainly was not the season that Needham Legion baseball had in mind in 2021. Following an 0-11 regular season, Post 14 was given the opportunity to make amends with District Six forming its own double-elimination-style postseason tournament.

In order to qualify for the double-elimination round, all teams that...

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Hometown athletes compete in Tokyo

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

After finishing No. 19 in the world in saber fencing at the 2016 Olympics in the Rio de Janeiro Games, Sherborn native Eli Dershwitz competed in his second consecutive Olympic games throughout the last several weeks in Tokyo.

Unlike the...

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Walpole Legion knocks out Norwood

Blake Conroy (pictured) winds and delivers home a pitch during his complete-game shutout victory at Norwood on Friday night in the District Six playoffs. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Walpole and Norwood kids grow up competing against one another...

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Westwood Legion stuns Medfield in extras

Steven Zeuthen (pictured) stands in at the dish during Westwood Legion's 6-5 play-in round victory at Medfield on Friday. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Friday’s play-in round matchup between Medfield and Westwood Legion in the District Six Tournament is...

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Trailblazers make permanent camp in Medfield

New England’s defensive intensity led to all sorts of easy transition baskets.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

There’s a professional women’s basketball team in Medfield, and if Sunday’s game is any indication, they’re very good.

Yes, the New England Trailblazers of the...

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