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Category Archives: Dover-Sherborn

Powisset Sunset Series delights visitors

By Emily Rast
Hometown Weekly Intern

Dover’s Powisset Farm has called their Thursday Sunset Series “summer at its finest,” and they may just be right. 

Anyone who has spent a summer in Massachusetts knows that it’s often the simple things that make the season special, and Powisset Farm...

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Retro Polatin rocks around Dover common

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Dover residents spent time outdoors on Tuesday evening, July 19, for installment of the Summer Concert Series on Dover Common. The Dover Cultural Council and Mass Cultural Council, which sponsor the series, brought...

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Caterpillar Lab inches its way to DTL

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Individuals of all ages were recently welcomed to Dover Town Library for some creepy, crawly fun as friends from the Caterpillar Lab in Marlborough, NH, traveled with a variety of caterpillars for exploration. Set up in the community room, an entire habitat was recreated for...

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Vision-boarding arrives at the DTL

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Chances are you’ve heard of manifesting, or envisioning and creating your ideal reality. Wishes and dreams were being further developed as the Dover Town Library (DTL) hosted a vision board-making event on Thursday afternoon, July 14.

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Sherborn COA hikes to beat the heat

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

This summer has been full of great weather and multiple activities centered around enjoying the outdoors. With COVID restrictions subsiding and programs returning to full capacity, the Sherborn Council on Aging held its weekly walk of the Holliston Rail Trail.  

Sand sculptors battle for Golden Shovel

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff 

Sunday gifted us beautiful weather — the best July has to offer — and the sun motivated families to get to Farm Pond in Sherborn for the 38th annual Sand Sculpture Contest. Shovels and pails in hand, everyone secured plots and started building. Concepts ranged...

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Kids bug out at Sherborn playground

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Though school just let out, children of the Dover-Sherborn area were up early last Friday morning to attend a special summer class outdoors. Bryan Man, better known as Professor Bugman, lent his expertise to friends at the Sherborn playground for an insect safari. 

Big Truck Day brings smiles to Dover

By Emily Rast
Hometown Weekly Intern

Dover Library was the place to be on Thursday afternoon, as another successful Big Truck Day hit the street. 

If the lucky kids at the event weren’t playing in the...

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DSHS class of ’22 graduates

By Emily Rast
Hometown Weekly Intern

A beaming crowd of family and friends looked on last Thursday as Dover-Sherborn’s class of 2022 walked at a wonderful graduation ceremony. 

Students were likely anticipating a late-spring scorcher on...

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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.

Open Fields...

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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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