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Festival of Trees returns for holidays

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Just on the Dover border, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s (MassHort’s) Garden at Elm
Bank is presenting a prime spot for those seeking local holiday fun or starting a new tradition.
The 14th annual Festival of Trees features numerous decorated holiday trees, some
conventional and others creative, all available for raffle. An extensive...

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Sherborn celebrates Veterans Day

By Cameron Small
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

After a COVID-mandated two-year hiatus from in-person celebration, the Sherborn community celebrated Veterans Day last Friday. 

The programming was well attended, as there was standing room only in the hallway of the second floor of Sherborn Town Hall.

After...

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Powisset Farm: a brief history

By Elisha Lee
Hometown Weekly Contributor

One of the most visible reminders of Dover’s rich agricultural heritage is Powisset Farm. Situated on Powisset Street, the land is said to have been used by Dedham residents to pasture cattle as early as the 1660s, and has been farmed continuously for more than...

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D-S advances in playoffs, remains unbeaten

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

The Dover-Sherborn High School Raiders varsity football squad won a hard-fought game against the Watertown High School Raiders before a large home-crowd at Nora Searle Field last Friday night by the score of 28-14 in the first round of the MIAA Division 5 playoffs. D-S relied...

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Raider football unbeaten streak continues

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor


The Dover-Sherborn Raiders varsity football team leaned heavily on its defense and rallied in
the second half to beat a winless, but inspired Norton High School squad to remain perfect on
the season. Norton played a solid first half of football and led DS, 7-0, at the break....

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Raiders roll at home against Millis

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

“Who’s got my back?”

“I got your back!”

“Who’s got my back?”

“I got your back!”

The Dover-Sherborn varsity football team formed a tight circle and their voices thundered as they jumped up and...

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Hometown Weekly’s favorite leaf-peeping spots

By Lauren Schiavone and Stephen Press
Hometown Weekly Staff

New England autumns are famous for a reason, and it’s not just because of the pumpkin spice and perfect weather. While tourists from around the country flock to our neck of the woods for a glimpse of the fall’s most perfect foliage,...

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Raiders come back against Bellingham

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

The Dover-Sherborn varsity football team pulled off an incredible come from behind win during the closing seconds on Saturday afternoon against the Bellingham Blackhawks. Emilio Cabey caught a touchdown pass to put the Raiders ahead with 20 seconds left in the game after they had trailed,...

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Sweet Saturday at Dads and Doughnuts

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff 

On Saturday morning, October 8, Sherborn dads took their kids to Sanger Street for a special outing. The families were arriving to Dads and Doughnuts in the courtyard at the Unitarian Church and ECDC playground, hosted by the Sherborn library, and billed as an opportunity...

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All smiles at DMA Fall Fest

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Dover families in search of something festive and fun last weekend headed to the Legion on Saturday for food, games, music and more at the Dover Mothers Association's (DMA) Fall Family Fun Fest.

DMA Co-Presidents Archana Venkataraman and Mary Hochstin Schneider commented...

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Tots in the Kitchen create sweet treats

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

An early morning wake-up call didn’t deter toddlers from making their way to Powisset Farm for Tots in the Kitchen on Tuesday, September 20. The class, taught by Jamie Picard, featured a special sweet treat: delicious homemade chocolate whoopie pies

Kids said...

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Raiders victorious over Sharon

By Jeff Kiesling
Community Contributor

The Dover-Sherborn varsity football team returned home on Friday night for a non-conference matchup with the Sharon High School Eagles. Both squads came into the game with 2-0 records following impressive wins against non-conference opponents to begin their respective seasons. The Raiders relied on their aggressive...

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Sherborn Library celebrates end of summer

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

To celebrate the community reading over 100,000 minutes this summer (more than twice the goal), an end-of-summer celebration took place at Jameson Fields in Sherborn last Friday afternoon. The outdoor soirée included the magic of Scott Martell, who put on a show for Sherborn’s voracious...

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Onigiri making broadens horizons at DTL 

By Lauren Schiavone

Hometown Weekly staff

The Dover Town Library (DTL) recently hosted its first cooking event, post-pandemic, as Executive Director Yuko Handa of the Japan Society of Boston enlightened patrons on the art of onigiri making. Event-goers were connected virtually, with some participating at home, having...

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Dover enjoys concert on common

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Dover music-lovers celebrated the new month of August by attending Dover’s Concert on the Common Tuesday evening, August 2, as the powerful musicians known as Group Therapy joined the common for an evening of feel-good music.

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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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