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Discover Medfield Day sets up shop

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

For over forty years, Medfielders have congregated in the center of town for a yearly celebration of Discover Medfield Day. The event draws a massive crowd of enthusiastic residents past, present, and future. Throngs of attendees throughout visited Medfield for this year’s iteration on Saturday,...

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Medfielders enjoy summer reading social

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Medfield Public Library recently bid farewell to summer with a congratulations to all who were involved in this year's summer reading program. Adult Services and Programming Librarian Bri Ozanne, as well as...

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Rein or shine, polo game returns

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly staff

Sunday, September 11, marked the 19th annual Polo in the Country event. Hosted by the Norfolk Hunt Club on North Street in Medfield, spectators came prepared for the rainy weather with umbrellas and some took shelter under tents in preparation for the day. Sure to...

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Hunter Pace trots through Dover, Medfield

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Norfolk Hunt Club recently hosted the second annual Charles River Panorama Hunter Pace, a fitting farewell to summer days. Riders and spectators were up bright and early on Sunday morning, August 21, as the first race began at 7:30 a.m. at Medfield State Hospital....

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Youth Baseball, Troop 89 collaborate

On a hot and muggy weekend in July, Medfield Youth Baseball and Softball and Boy Scout Troop 89 came together to host the 2022 Little League Baseball state championships for 10- and 11-year-old age groups. In late June and early July, Massachusetts teams played in mini-playoffs culminating in the chance to play the...

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Hinkley honored by Medfield Housing Authority

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Medfield Housing Authority, located at 30 Pound Street, opened its doors for a special celebration last Tuesday evening, August 9: it dedicated its community room in honor of Paul Hinkley.  Hinkley was once the only facilities employee at Tilden village; he’s spent over three...

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Medfield experiences Joy of Nature

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly staff

Medfield residents didn’t have to travel far to interact with faraway desert and rainforest animals as the Medfield Public Library hosted a live animal show on August 2. The afternoon was full of snakes, insects and more. 

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Bubbles make big fun at library

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff 

Summertime typically means sunshine, beach trips and barbecues. 

But what about bubbles? 

Who can resist chasing after and popping bubbles on a sunny day? To that end,...

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Jack Goodman drafted by Texas Rangers

Medfield High’s own Jack Goodman is known to be a baseball prodigy. From a young age, the slugger has played with top talent nationwide. After committing to Pepperdine for D1 baseball in 2020, the star shortstop dominated during his junior year at Medfield High School, leading the team to an appearance in the...

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Back Pages visits Medfield gazebo 

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization (MEMO) recently welcomed rock band Back Pages to the gazebo outside of the Medfield Library on a particularly warm Thursday evening, July 19, as a part of its Summer Concert Series.

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Girls lax takes home state title

The Medfield girls lacrosse team took home the Massachusetts state title after besting Cohasset in their final matchup at Babson College. 

Seniors Annie McCarthy and Kerry White celebrate with Coach Mary Laughna after the traditional post-win water bucket

After...

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‘Expression + Connection’ enchants at Bellforge

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Members of the community sought healing at Medfield’s Bellforge Arts Center on Friday evening, July 15, and Saturday, July 16, for “Expression + Connection”.

The event featured multimodal artworks and installations that invited the public into the space for exploration and conversation.

Class of ’22 graduates in Medfield

The Medfield class of 2022 had the benefit of a bright, beautiful day as it walked in caps and gowns to its graduation on Sunday, June 5.

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Kidding around at library summer kickoff

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Last Tuesday ended the school year in Medfield, and staff at Medfield Public Library wasted no time organizing events and programs for the warmer months. 

The first of these events was a festive Summer Reading Kickoff, which featured an outdoor Rhyme Time,...

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Auto show shines on MSH backdrop

The grounds of the Medfield State Hospital (MSH) roared to life on Saturday as the Medfield on the Charles Auto Show iterally rolled into town. This was the 20th installment of this antique, classic and custom car show, and like the previous 19, it did not disappoint.

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Rockets, Timberwolves preview softball season

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With softball season just around the corner, the Bay State Conference looks to be a competitive one in what will be its first full season since COVID. While the teams played each other last year, softball didn’t start until after April vacation, there were about...

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New Life 5K Trail Run, 5/7

New Life is excited to host its 5th annual Trail Run on Saturday, May 7, on the Medfield State Hospital grounds (at Hospital Rd. & Service Dr., Medfield). The route winds through the beautiful Charles River Reservation, and the event is open to runners, walkers and everyone in between.

To...

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Zullo Gallery hosts concert for Ukraine

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Saturday night, the Zullo Gallery hosted two jazz concerts to raise money for Razom for Ukraine, a nonprofit raising money for medical supplies to restock Ukrainian hospitals. With shows at both six and eight PM packed to their sixty seat...

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Dwight-Derby House returns to normal

By James Kinneen,
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While the Dwight-Derby House was open for nearly two hundred visitors earlier this year for Medfield Day, on Saturday it returned to its normal visitation schedule. One of the oldest homes in the United States, analysis of samples from the house’s wooden frame determined that...

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