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D-S band plays Canobie Lake Park

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Rising Nation has been invited back for a second year in a row to perform at Canobie Lake Park in Salem, NH. The band will be performing on Thursday evening, August 18, at 8:00 p.m. on the Midway Stage, a covered open-air pavilion near the center of the park. Rising Nation was one...
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Pokémon GO a-go-go in Dover-Sherborn

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff Summers in the suburbs have always had their own specific vibe, an amalgamation of outdoor adventure, old friends and conspicuous leisure time that can make even the most cynical of individuals nostalgic and wistful. For younger members of suburban communities, it is the finest of seasons, far removed from...
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Montrose School alumna to perform in Sherborn

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[caption id="attachment_12696" align="alignright" width="200"]Singer Hailey McAvoy Singer Hailey McAvoy[/caption] Hailey McAvoy of Natick will perform a Summer Song Recital on Sunday, July 31, at 4:00 p.m. at the Pilgrim Church in Sherborn. Hailey, a rising senior pursuing a dual degree in Vocal Performance and Musical Arts...
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Library turns into a dairy

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Intern On a hot summer night, Meat Loaf might offer his throat to the wolf with the red roses—but on a hot summer day, kids and teens could make their own ice cream. Last Thursday, July 7, the Dover Town Library held a “Make Your Own Ice Cream” event in...
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Desired 3-Ds

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Intern A large percentage of students would say their parents would kill them if they came home with three D’s. At the Dover Town Library, three D’s is something entirely different thanks to the 3D printer. Every other Thursday at 3:30 p.m., the Dover Library hosts a 3D Printing Workshop. Granted,...
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Honoring the 4th

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By Hometown Weekly Staff & Correspondents Perfect weather, tantalizing smells from the grill, friends and family were par for the course for this year's area July 4 celebrations. From Needham - boasting one of the nation's oldest Independence Day celebrations - to Walpole, where one of the native cognoscenti gushed about the town's "biggest...
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Requiem for a Rookery

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Intern Towns of Dover and Sherborn, we gather to give a fond farewell to our fine, feathered, flippered friends. Sherborn is losing a pillar of its community. Things will definitely never be the same again. Smiles will be harder to come by during winter commutes. The Sherborn population of plastic...
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Twin peaks: Dover sisters in service

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff When it comes to twins, the common misconception is that physical similarity translates into a sameness of personality. Dover twins Jennifer and Nadine Cutler would be the first to tell you that's not quite correct. The two sisters, while close, are not quite the carbon-copies of each other that...
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DS Soccer Club enjoys successful season

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The Dover Sherborn Soccer Club wrapped up another very successful season. 683 kids in grades pre-K - 8 participated in the program this spring. They had a lot of fun and a lot of winning games as well. 11 teams (Girls U 14 Avalanche, Girls U 12 Wildcats, Girls U11 Spirit, Girls U9 Rampage,...
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Author Kate Messner at D-S Middle School

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy Kate Messner is an award-winning author who writes books for kids. She and her work have been mentioned in the New York Times Notable, Junior Library Guild, IndieBound, and Bank Street College of Education Best Books selections. Messner’s latest book, “The Seventh Wish” was the focus of her presentation at...
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Well Done, Dover! – Recyclers Commended

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Dover commended its residents for their part in the town’s third “Bulky Item Recycle Week.” Thanks to the town’s participation, an astounding amount of material that is normally problematic for disposal was diverted from the waste/incineration stream free-of-charge to be re-used and recycled. Collected in the first week of June were: • 8,000 lbs. (4...
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Renovation Celebration at Dover Town Library

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On June 9, the Friends, Trustees, and staff of Dover Town Library hosted a “Renovation Celebration” to mark the opening of the newly redesigned main floor. Anne Coster, Co-Chair of the Trustees, thanked the many people guided and made the project possible - Dave Ramsay and Greer Pugatch from Town Hall, Karl Warnick...
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Dover-Sherborn destination imagination goes global

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Fourteen Dover-Sherborn students recently competed in the Destination Imagination Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee, from May 25-29. This annual competition, known as the world’s largest celebration of student creativity, includes 8,000 student finalists from 20 countries who gathered to showcase their creative thinking, problem solving skills and teamwork. Dover Sherborn Destination Imagination (DSDI) team...
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Charles River helping businesses in Africa

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Hanging on the wall of the fourth grade classroom at Charles River School (CRS) is a map of Africa dotted with pins. Each pin connects to a brightly colored string leading to a photo of a person in Africa. These individuals are recipients of the classes’ microloans through Kiva, a nonprofit that connects...
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Pre-schoolers relish Red Nose Day

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It was raining clowns at The Center for the Development of Children (a preschool with classes for children aged 2-5) this past week as all the children donned red noses to help support the great cause of Red Nose Day. In an effort to educate the children that there are other kids nearby...
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Sunny skies over Dover Memorial Day

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Every day, thousands of cars zip by a pillar in the center of Dover. Atop the pillar, a statue of an eagle stands guard over the sleepy town. Beneath the eagle, a simple inscription: “Erected by the town of Dover in honor of her soldiers.” After a dreary morning that threatened to cast a...
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D-S fifth graders love lacrosse

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The fifth grade lacrosse team played teams from Norwell, Needham, Lincoln Sudbury, Andover, and Marshfield over the past two weeks with much success. Their regular season wraps up against Westwood and Acton-Boxboro next week....
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‘Renovation Celebration’ at Dover Library

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Join Library Staff, Trustees, and the Friends of the Dover Library on Thursday, June 9, from 4-6 p.m. for a ‘Renovation Celebration.’ Enjoy tea, juice, and sweets while touring the newly opened space. The main floor of the Library was closed from December until February for painting and new carpet installation. This presented an...
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Greyhound Friends holds 5K fundraiser

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Greyhound Friends Kennel invites area residents to take a lengthy run or stroll with a pet, friend or family member while supporting local greyhounds and other breeds by participating in Greyhound Friends’ first-ever 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser. The event will be held at 167 Saddle Hille Road, Hopkinton, on Saturday, June 25, at 9...
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DS Raiders Pull Off Stunning Win

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By Connor Schneider Hometown Weekly Correspondant Last week, the Dover-Sherborn boys lacrosse team did something that hadn’t been done by a Tri-Valley team all year: they beat the mighty Medfield Warriors. It came down to the dying seconds to determine the winner of a Wednesday night game that had both sets of fans leaping from their...
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