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Category Archives: Dover-Sherborn

Open Fields readies ‘Matilda the Musical’

Open Fields will present “Matilda the Musical” on Saturday, April 2 at 1:00 and 7:00 PM, Sunday, April 3 at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, April 9 at 1:00 and 7:00 p.m. at Dover-Sherborn High School’s Mudge Auditorium. Tickets are available at www.ticketstage.com.

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Sherborn’s Karen Silver runs for Dana-Farber

Karen Silver will be running the Marathon for a fifth year as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Team, which raises money for the Claudia Adams Barr Program in Innovative Basic Cancer Research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI). In the past four years, Silver has raised nearly $40K in cancer research funds for...

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DS 5th graders are champions

Dover Sherborn Youth Basketball notched an impressive victory over the weekend, with its 5th grade girls team winning the Metrowest Division 5 Championship - and as a seven-seed!

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Library Friends announce Tile Painting FUNdraiser

​The Friends of the Dover Library have announced the return of their popular Tile Painting FUNdraiser.

Everyone from very young children, to teens and adults will have an opportunity to design and paint tiles that will be permanently displayed inside the library. The tiles will not only add beauty to...

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Dover-Sherborn sisters running Marathon

Meg Hyde, from Sherborn, and her sister, Cassie Thomson, from Dover, are running to raise money for Brigham and Women’s Hospital Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation. The foundation was born out of the Boston Marathon bombing tragedy where Gillian Reny, then a high school senior, was one of the 39 critically injured...

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Powisset Farm hosts Equinox celebration

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Friday afternoon, Powisset Farm hosted its spring equinox celebration. Originally scheduled for Saturday, the event was rescheduled because while Saturday’s forecast called for rain, everyone was looking to do something outside on Friday, when the weather was beautiful. With a large crowd on hand...

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Dover Stands With Ukraine readies event

Dover Stands With Ukraine is inviting the community on Wednesday evening, March 30, at the Dover Legion, for an event lifting up our Ukrainian families and providing humanitarian assistance to their homeland during this critical time. Neighbors are invited to grab some tickets, head over to the Legion, feed...

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Late Dane Kasschau’s family creates 5K

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Unrecruited out of high school, during his freshman year at Lehigh University, Dane Kasschau walked onto the lacrosse team. Heading into his sophomore year, the coach told him the team might not have a spot for him. Senior year, they named...

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Senior café returns, post-Omicron

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

This fall, the Sherborn Council on Aging brought back their senior cafés at Pilgrim Church, after having previously had to shut them down because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, when the Delta and Omicron variants brought COVID back in a major...

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ makes visits

Days before sixty Dover-Sherborn High School students perform “Beauty and the Beast” at Mudge Auditorium, they took their show on the road, visiting the two elementary schools in the regional school district: Pine Hill and Chickering. The elementary school students were delighted to see some of their favorite Disney characters come to life...

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Dover Church worship featuring bluegrass band

The Dover Church, located at 17 Springdale Avenue in Dover, is welcoming the community to join it for a special worship service featuring bluegrass gospel music on March 27 at 10:00 a.m. The music will be provided by the Pilgrim Bluegrass Gospel Band, founded by Dover residents Geoff and...

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DSHS readies ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Dover-Sherborn High School is bringing the enchanted world of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” to the stage in Mudge Auditorium on Thursday, March 17 at 6:30 p.m.; Friday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

It has been three years since the...

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Dover’s Rachel Liu produces ‘Student Body’

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

It all started when Rachel Liu didn’t want to share a bathroom. 

At least, that’s what the Dover-Sherborn High School graduate turned Hollywood producer says when pressed on how she came to work in film. Currently promoting “Student Body”, a horror movie...

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DLCT works to protect Pine Street land

The Dover Land Conservation Trust (DLCT) is working to protect 8.5 acres of beautiful woodlands on Pine Street from development. Located on one of the oldest scenic roads in Dover, the land has been owned by the Dover Church since 1875 and was used historically as a pastor’s wood lot and for occasional...

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Chi competing in Synchronized Skating Championships

Eileen Chi, a student at Milton Academy, will compete on Team Excel Juvenile, a synchronized skating team representing The Skating Club of Boston, at the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships from March 3-6 in Colorado Springs, CO. Team Excel’s Juvenile Team was one of six Juvenile teams to qualify for...

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DS soccer ref program brings opportunities

Dover Sherborn Soccer Club is providing an excellent opportunity for local kids to find meaningful work in their own back yard through the Genesis Referee Program (GRP).

The Genesis Referee Program (GRP) got its start in Danvers through Jeff Chambers and Janet Gargan, both USSF certified referees. The organization’s purpose...

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Sherborn artist Anderson in watercolor show

Sherborn resident Jill Anderson will be among more than 75 artists participating in the 2022 New England Watercolor Society Signature Members Show, to be held from January 29 to February 27. Bringing together the work of many of New England’s finest watercolor artists, the show will be held at the Guild of Boston...

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Powissett hosts Fall Fun on the Farm

This little girl enjoyed the touch a tractor event during Fall Fun on the Farm.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Normally, Dover’s Powisett Farm hosts two giant festivals: one in the fall and one in the spring. However, when COVID-19 hit and giant gatherings...

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Popiel Eagle Project adorns Channing Pond

The Dover community has a new meeting spot and photo op near Dover Center. 

You may have driven by and seen the giant blue Adirondack chair overlooking the beautiful setting at Channing Pond and wondered how it got there. The Adirondack chair was built by Caden Popiel for his Eagle...

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