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Category Archives: Dover-Sherborn

DSHS hosts Raiders basketball Senior Night

By Jeff Keisling

Community Contributor 

The Dover Sherborn High School Raiders commemorated Senior Night as they hosted the Dedham High School Marauders, with both the Girls and Boys Varsity Basketball teams competing back-to-back last Friday night.

In the opening match, the Girls team, led...

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Making Metal Bookmarks at the DTL

By Audrey Anderson

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Heather Beck held a Metalsmith Bookmark Workshop at the Dover Town Library (DTL) at the end of last month. Beck has a BFA in metalworking and her own workshop in Massachusetts. She offers classes in several libraries throughout the state. The...

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Locals learn how to travel more at DTL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Sponsored by the Tewksbury Public Library, the Dover Town Library (DTL) shared an online event this past Thursday, February 1st, “How to Travel More (and Better).” During this presentation, author Colin Wright talked about his personal experiences traveling the world full-...

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A Crafternoon at Sherborn Library

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

With the cold winter weather upon us, the Sherborn Library hosted a winter crafting event for little ones and their families. Everyone gathered in Noah’s Treehouse Room in the Children’s Wing to partake in two different crafts, a paper spinner and...

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Winter Social at Sherborn Public Library

by Audrey Anderson

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Friends of the Sherborn Library’s Welcome Committee hosted a lovely Winter Social and art show, “Ode to the Sea,” on Saturday evening, January 20, in the library’s cozy Community Room. The evening was snowy and cold, but once inside, attendees...

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Sensational STEM at the DTL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Walpole Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program (CFCE) stopped by the Dover Town Library (DTL) to have children participate in some winter STEM activities. Ages five and up were all welcome to come and enjoy the four different projects set...

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Becoming a soup master at DTL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Winter weather is officially here which means that it is time for soup season! In honor of this, the Dover Town Library (DTL) welcomed Therapy Gardens’ representative Peggy to talk about all things soup. 

The goal of...

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First day of 350 years

By Riley Fontana 

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Sherborn kicked off both the first day of 2024 and its 350th-anniversary celebration with fire pits and community camaraderie. The Committee to Celebrate Sherborn’s 350th Anniversary, in collaboration with numerous local organizations, orchestrated the event with the aim of providing warmth...

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First Day farm tours

By Riley Fontana 

Hometown Weekly Reporter

As part of Sherborn's First Day celebration, Unity Farm Sanctuary provided several complimentary tours for residents. This offered an exceptional opportunity for individuals to explore a facet of the town they might not typically encounter and gain insights into the farm's...

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Snowy songs and stories with Deb Hudgins

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

At the tail end of the holiday break, families with little ones ventured out to the Sherborn Library to spend a morning with local children’s performer, Deb Hudgins. 

As the program began, the performer introduced herself to her...

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Animals adventure to Sherborn Library

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

During winter break, Sherborn children were invited to attend the Animal Adventures program hosted by the Sherborn Library. According to their website, “​​Animal Adventures is an exotic animal rescue founded by Ed and Brenda Laquidara… Ed and Brenda formed Animal Adventures...

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Holiday Gift Wrap-a-thon at the SPL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Returning for its fifth year, the Sherborn Public Library (SPL) hosted a Holiday Gift Wrap-a-thon on Tuesday, December 19th and Wednesday, December 20th. All were welcome to bring their gifts to wrap as well as enjoy some other fun activities. 

Sherborn holds live nativity showing

By Audrey Anderson

Hometown Weekly Reporter

St. Francis is generally credited with arranging the first living nativity scene in 1223 C.E., near a monastery in the medieval village of Greccio, in what is now Italy. Since then, living nativities, recreations of the events around the birth of Jesus,...

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Sherborn hosts joyful Hanukkah celebration

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

In honor of the start of Hanukkah on December 7th, the Sherborn Library hosted a Menorah Lighting on the evening of  Monday, December 11th. All were welcome to come and light the Menorah as well as enjoy some light refreshments afterwards. 

Gingerbread joy at the DTL

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

On Saturday, December 9, the Dover Town Library (DTL) held their third and final Gingerbread House Making session. This event occurs annually, offering multiple sessions for families with children of all ages. The multiple sessions are necessary due to the sheer...

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Eco-friendly craft workshop at Sherborn Library 

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Sherborn Library recently hosted a Recycled Sweater Mitten Workshop where participants could transform any sweater into a cozy pair of mittens. This hands-on and eco-friendly crafting experience was completely free of charge and all were welcome to attend. 

DTL has Hands on Nature

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Little ones enjoyed an engaging and educational experience on Monday, November 27th, as Hands on Nature visited the Dover Town Library (DTL) to discuss contemporary big predators. Heather Simpson, a representative from Hands on Nature, delivered a PowerPoint presentation highlighting various...

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More than a Festival of Trees

By Audrey Anderson

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Festival of Trees is celebrating its 15th year in 2023. More than just a festival of trees, the event has grown into a fun, multifaceted, family-friendly holiday destination at the society's Garden at Elm Bank on route 16...

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DSMS musical promises a supercalifragilistic evening

By Amanda Brown

Community Contributor

It will be a jolly holiday indeed when Dover-Sherborn Middle School’s production of  the classic musical Mary Poppins opens at Dover-Sherborn’s Mudge Auditorium for four performances December 7th at 6:30pm, December 8th at 7pm, and December 9th at 1pm and 7pm. 

Powisset Farm hosts Haybale Tree Lighting

By Madison Butkus 

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Powisset Farm ushered in the holiday season with its annual Holiday Haybale Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 2nd. The fully booked event welcomed 300 attendees at no cost, offering a variety of activities for everyone's enjoyment.

Fire pits...

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