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Category Archives: Medfield

This Old Town: The McDermott Years

By Richard DeSorgher 

Hometown Weekly Correspondent 

His name first appeared on a Medfield ballot for moderator in 2003 when he was top vote-getter of all those running for the different town positions in that year’s election; he would remain the top vote-getter in 16 of the next...

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Eagle Scouts: unveiling achievements, shared growth

Reflecting on a sunny afternoon in May, when the scouts and alums of BSA Troop 89 Medfield scouts and alums gathered at the United Church of Christ, Medfield, with friends and family to celebrate four scouts achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. To earn the Eagle Scout rank, the highest advancement rank in...

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Lions Club hosts annual Christmas party

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter 

Seniors were in for a special Christmas treat on Sunday, December 10th as the Medfield Lions hosted their annual Christmas Party at The Center in Medfield. Everyone gathered in their very festive Christmas apparel to enjoy a delicious lunch served by...

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Troop 89 to pick up Christmas Trees

Medfield Boy Scout Troop 89 is pleased to announce it will pick up Christmas Trees after the holiday on December 30th, and January 6th.

Not only will Troop 89 pick up Christmas Trees, but it will also take away wreaths and other greenery. It is the Troop's 28th year of...

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Spaghetti and Snowballs at MHS

By Madison Butkus 

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Returning for the first time since 2019, The Medfield Music Association (MMA) held their holiday fundraiser dinner, now named “Spaghetti and Snowballs,” at Medfield High School (MHS) this past Tuesday, December 5th. There were two different seating times throughout the night,...

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MFi hosts 18th annual Angel Run

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

This year, on Sunday, December 3rd, the Medfield Foundation (MFi) organized the 18th annual Angel Run. Participants of all ages, from both Medfield and other areas, joined in this festive-themed fun-run.

Runners and walkers adorned themselves in Christmas...

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Medfielders stroll through downtown

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

On the first day of December, Medfield held the ninth annual Holiday Stroll. The Stroll allowed for the town to come alive with a plethora of activities for folks of all ages when it kicked off at 4pm.

Medfielders enjoy MEMO’s Holiday Parade

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

This past Saturday, December 2nd, the Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization (MEMO) hosted its annual Holiday Parade on Main Street! The popular event featured various groups in Medfield, all showcasing their holiday cheer!

The parade route commenced at...

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Pack 113 hosts annual pancake breakfast

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Families and friends gathered at Medfield High School on Sunday, November 19th, as The Cub Scouts of Medfield Pack 113 hosted their second annual pancake breakfast. Everyone filed into the school cafeteria to enjoy some fluffy pancakes, savory sausages, and crispy...

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Local veterans visit Blake Middle School

Superintendent Jeffrey J. Marsden and Blake Middle School Principal Nat Vaughn take great pride in the school's enduring commitment to fostering a strong sense of community and instilling essential values in their students. One notable testament to this commitment is the school's annual tradition, which was once again joyfully upheld this year—the invitation...

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Thompson walks Medfielders through history

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

On Monday, November 13th, John Thompson, a prominent archaeologist known for his work in Medfield, delivered a presentation at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church on Pre-Colonial Medfield. The event, organized by the Medfield Historical Society in honor of Indigenous People’s...

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Owl attack on Noon Hill

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

What was supposed to be a typical night run at the Noon Hill Reservation in Medfield quickly turned into a scary situation for local resident Ken Wadness. On Monday, November 13th, Wadness stated that he was attacked by a Barred Owl...

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Bellforge unites Culturefest and Oktoberfest

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

It was a bustling day recently at the Bellforge Arts Center as the venue hosted two community-favorite events simultaneously. Due to inclement weather at the beginning of October, Culturefest and Oktoberfest were amalgamated into a single, remarkable afternoon.

Chowderfest’s blind tasting adventure 

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

It was all things Chowder on Saturday, November 4th, as the Medfield Lions Club sponsored their annual ChowderFest at The Center at Medfield. This year, the Lions decided to switch things up a bit and create a “Mystery Chowder Tasting Challenge”...

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Eight MHS students recognized for academic achievement

Superintendent Jeffrey J. Marsden and High School Principal Robert Parga are pleased to share that eight Medfield High School (MHS) students have been recognized for their academic achievements.

Seniors Haydon Hillenmeyer, Nina Paguio, Christian Roth, Roman Schoenfeld and Joy Xu-Allan are among 34,000 students nationwide to be honored as National...

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Discussions on the disappearance of Dr. Parkman

By Audrey Anderson

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Appropriate for the Halloween season, a lurid tale of murder at the Harvard Medical School was the subject of "The Disappearance of Dr. Parkman: Blood & Ivy at Harvard," an historical talk given by Retired Massachusetts Superior Court Justice Dennis J. Curran...

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Halloween Hauntings at The Center

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Seniors were in for a spooky night this past Wednesday, October 18th, as actress Michéle LaRue performed some Halloween Haunting Tales at The Center in Medfield. The two stories that she performed were Elia W. Peattie’s “The House That Was Not”...

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Fallscaping at The Center

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Garden enthusiasts were in for a treat this on Wednesday, October 11th, as the Medfield Garden Club hosted a “Fallscaping” presentation at The Center at Medfield. This presentation was shown by “Fabulous Fall Gardens” author and principal of Enchanted Gardens, Jana...

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Great pumpkin party at the Pfaff

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

It was all things pumpkin at the Pfaff Community Center in Medfield this past Wednesday, October 18th. Little ones filed in to participate in an array of different activities, all relating to the very popular children’s Halloween movie, “It’s The Great...

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After Hours Party at MPL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Tweens and teens were in for a sweet treat as the Medfield Public Library hosted an After Hours: Stamps and Sweets Party. This program was in partnership with the OUT MetroWest organization who support the youth LGBTQ+ community and their families.