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DTL ventures to the Netherlands and Belgium

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Sponsored by the Tewksbury Library, the Dover Town Library (DTL) shared an online travel event that was sure to please! Recently, Illinois native Gene Flynn took us on a tour through the Netherlands and Belgium. 

The highlight of...

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Delightful Dover Days

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The annual tradition of the Dover Days Street Fair returned yet again on Saturday, September 9th. Held on the second Saturday of September each year, this fair is an excellent way to bring community members together to celebrate the end of...

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Dover Dash 5K triumph

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

It was off to the races this past Saturday, September 9th as the Dover-Sherborn High School Cross Country Team organized and managed the annual Dover Dash 5K and Fun Run. In connection with the Dover Days Fair, there was a packed...

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Big Fish at SCC

By Audrey Anderson

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Dover-Sherborn Summer Drama Program presented the lively Broadway musical “Big Fish” at the Sherborn Community Center (SCC) from August 23 to August 26. The show featured a talented cast of over 30 performers and a live orchestra, and was performed...

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Girl Scouts create little readers

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

As summer officially draws to a close, so does the Lil Readers program, hosted by the Girl Scouts at the Sherborn Public Library. The Lil Readers program commenced on June 22, 2023, and continued every Thursday throughout the summer vacation until...

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DTL ends summer with Peasley concert

By Riley Fontana

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Dover Library extended an invitation to Stacey Peasley to perform at its "End of Summer Concert" on August 24. The event unfolded on the Town Hall Lawn, situated just across the street from the library. 

Peasley's musical...

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DTL travels to Greek Islands

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Didn’t have the chance to get away this summer? Maybe you wanted to go on a second trip? Well the Dover Town Library (DTL) had you covered with a virtual trip to some Greek Islands! 

Sponsored by the...

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Cooking up fun at Powisset Farm

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter 

The Westwood and Dover Councils on Aging joined together this past Thursday, August 17th to participate in an absolutely amazing cooking class at Powisset Farm. The theme of this class was French Cooking and it was safe to say that throughout...

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Pell presents the Basque Region

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Dover Council on Aging embarked on an enlightening journey to the Dover Town Library on Wednesday, August 16th, brimming with anticipation as they prepared to traverse the Atlantic and immerse themselves in the land nestled between Spain and France. Renowned...

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Raising our voices at DTL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Dover Town Library (DTL) proudly welcomed back storyteller Davis Bates this past Wednesday, August 9th. Little ones packed the Community Room to enjoy a participatory event of songs and stories that celebrated the 2023 Summer Program Reading Theme. 

A young poet’s dream

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Poetry, with its whimsical nature, has the power to guide readers through a poet's thoughts and emotions, conveyed in a captivating sequence of words. Often associated with literary giants like William Shakespeare and Robert Frost, poetry evokes memories of lengthy school...

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Dover-Sherborn presents “Big Fish” 

By Amanda Christy Brown 

Parent Volunteer

The acclaimed Broadway production, "BIG FISH," an enchanting musical odyssey, is set to grace the Sherborn Community Center stage from August 23rd to August 26th. This captivating musical, centered around family, is a collaborative endeavor, featuring multiple sets of siblings in...

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Exploring pies at Sherborn Library

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The smell of sweetness in the air lured young bakers to the Sherborn community room on Wednesday, August 2nd. Scents of fresh lemon, lime, and a sugary crust awaited their arrival, it was a perfect day to make pies. Kate Shepherd...

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Pirates take over the DTL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Argh Mateys! The first of the month brought an awesome Pirate Party to the Dover Town Library this past Tuesday. Little one’s were able to join Ed the Wizard for an outdoor pirate party which included games, magic tricks, prizes, and...

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Wing Masters at DTL

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Reporter

On a summer morning, striking a nosedive breaking through the balmy air, and reaching speeds up to 200 miles per hour, a falcon hunts for its prey. As the sun begins to set, critters below search the grounds of a neighborhood...

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Summer fun at the fair

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Kiddos and their families enjoyed an amazing day outside on the lawn of the Dover Town Library this past Tuesday, July 25th. They hosted their annual Summer Fun Fair event that included games, food and a bunch of prizes. 

Sherborn dances the evening away

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Music always brings a crowd together, everyone comes from different backgrounds with many unique stories to share, the chances of their world’s colliding are slim but in the heat of summer the instrumental sounds fill the air and lure in crowds...

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Bates tells campfire stories

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Reporter 

Campfire stories are unlike any other; they are stories that are passed down from generation to generation, it’s something that as a kid you listen and understand to then share with friends and family of your own. 

Throughout...

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Island adventures at DTL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Sponsored by the Corning Foundation and the Friends of the Library, the Dover Town Library shared an online event titled, A Boston Harbor Islands Adventure, this past Wednesday, July 19th. Author Stephanie Schorow discussed her newest book, “A Boston Harbor Islands...

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Powisset Farm hosts Westwood COA

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Returning for their second annual event, Powisset Farm hosted the Westwood COA for an open house on Wednesday, July 12th. Seniors were welcomed to explore the property while snacking on some elegant snacks from the farm and sipping on some refreshing...

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