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Medfielders celebrate Henry Marcel at 80

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Medfield locals gathered at Lovell’s on January 5 to celebrate the first Medfield Foundation Volunteer of the Year, Henry Marcel, one day prior to his 80th birthday. Friends of the longtime former Medfield resident joined together to celebrate Marcel over pizza and cake.

Troop 89 meets in Medfield

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Boy Scout Troop 89 in Medfield met on the evening of Thursday, January 5, at the Dale Street School. At this weekly meeting, the Troop hosted a local Naval Academy cadet who relayed his experiences as an enlisted serviceman.

According to Scout...

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Medfield celebrates COA’s Roberta Lynch

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Over 200 Medfield seniors gathered at the center on Thursday, December 29, to honor Council on Aging Director Roberta Lynch before she moved into her retirement.

The event was a surprise party for Lynch, created in coordination by her COA colleagues and...

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Big Ryan and friends visit MPL

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Medfield children in search of fun holiday activities recently headed to the Medfield Public
Library (MPL) for some unique winter tales. The library’s meeting room provided the venue for
kids to spread out and get comfy, either in chairs or on the floor, as they welcomed storyteller
Big Ryan and eagerly awaited...

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Medfield COA enjoys monthly breakfast

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Early risers recently congregated at the Center with the Medfield Council on Aging for a breakfast celebration on Thursday, December 8.

Chef Mike LaFrancesca gifted the COA with his culinary skills. Seniors enjoyed homemade french toast with powdered sugar and syrup. Complete...

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Joey Voices animates Toe Tappin’ Thursday

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

At the Medfield Council on Aging, Toe Tappin’ Thursdays were implemented to incorporate live music into seniors’ lives on a weekly basis. The live performances showcase a wide range of talent. 

To that end, on Thursday, December 8, the Medfield seniors gave...

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Troop 89 mints new Eagle Scouts

Medfield's Boy Scout Troop 89 members William Henry Whitaker, Joshua L. Lozano, and Hayden Christian Sutherland Gray were honored at their Eagle Court of Honor on November 26 at the United Church of Christ in Medfield. Family, friends, members of Troop 89, as well as state and local officials, attended this event, recognizing...

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Zullo Holiday Exhibit showcases local artists

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Zullo Gallery’s new 2022 Holiday Exhibit displays over sixty affordable and stunning pieces of art from eight local artists native to the greater Boston area. Artists include Lissa Banks, Dave Biedrzycki, Melanie Guerra, Nadine Kaissi, Tracey Maroni, Melissa Riley, Kimberly Stoney and Kim Weineck....

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Medfielders throng annual Holiday Stroll 

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Medfielders embraced the holiday spirit over the weekend by ambling around town to visit local vendors and organizations for the 2022 Holiday Stroll and Sale. The stroll saw neighbors casually exploring town’s prime locations, such as the Medfield Public Library, Zullo Gallery, and United Church...

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Scouts host pancake breakfast fundraiser

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Sunday morning was made even sweeter when Cub Scout Pack 113 of Medfield held their pancake breakfast at the high school on November 20. Early-birds showed up at 7 a.m., but there were plenty of pancakes for all.

The sweet smell of...

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Medfield celebrates Veterans Day

By Cameron Small
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Veterans Day is more than just a day off from school — it’s a day to honor and celebrate the veterans who have served and sacrificed for us so that we may live safely and freely. 

Different communities honor their veterans in...

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Medfield celebrates first female Eagle Scout

Troop 10 Medfield member Madeline Rothstein recently became the first female Eagle Scout in Medfield. 

When Scouts BSA became co-ed back in February of 2019, Madeline was a founding member of Troop 10 Girls. The boy and girl troops operate as separate units, but benefit from combining for many activities....

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Return of the (chowder) king

By Cameron Small
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Medfield Lions Club was able to hold their annual Chowderfest this past Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at The Center at Medfield. Usually all proceeds go to benefit the Friends of Seniors, Inc...

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Medfielders craft fabric sweater pumpkins 

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

The return of both sweaters and pumpkins is synonymous with autumn, so the idea of combining the two into an upcycled craft makes perfect sense -- and that's exactly what the Medfield Library did on Thursday, October 20.

Held in the Meeting...

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Kurt Jackson spins yarns at library 

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Local children and families were in for a treat on Saturday, October 22, as Kurt Jackson and the Medfield Library hosted a Halloween party, complete with “not-so-spooky stories”, games and costumes. 

The gazebo provided a perfect spot to gather around and enjoy...

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Bellforge shares the stage for Culturefest 

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Bellforge Arts Center was bustling on Saturday, October 8, as locals ventured to the stage and lawn in front of the chapel for CultureFest. Celebrating individuality and diversity,  the festival began at 10 a.m. Bellforge’s family-friendly CultureFest celebrated traditions, customs, art, and food of cultures...

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Puppet storytime delights Medfield kids

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Medfield Public Library welcomed kids and caregivers to the gazebo on Friday morning, October 7, for a special puppetry performance. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Through Me to You Puppetry performed a singalong storytime outside, thoroughly brightening the weeks of the children in...

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New Juried Exhibition arrives at Zullo 

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

A rainy Saturday afternoon recently presented a perfect opportunity to visit the Zullo Gallery, where the gallery’s 28th Annual Juried Exhibition began on September 17. The Juried Exhibition is significant in that it allows local artists the opportunity to showcase their work in their own...

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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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