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Medfield Girl Scout collects for animals

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by Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff Medfield's Gabby Connelly would be the first to tell you that being a Girl Scout isn't just about selling treats to people. It's about collecting them for her four-legged friends, too. Gabby is soliciting donations for the Metrowest Pet Pantry in Millis as part of her Girl Scout Silver...
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Remembering Andrea Trasher

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by Maria LaRose Hometown Weekly Contributor The Memorial School in Medfield has a bright and cheerful new addition adorning a wall in the entryway of the school. A beautiful hand painted mural was unveiled at a private ceremony last Tuesday attended by past and present Memorial School staffers, as well as close family and friends....
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Medfield resident fights cancer

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by Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff In many ways, Michael Keaveney is a typical Medfield resident. He's a sales manager at EMC Corporation. He has a wife, an 8-year-old daughter and a 6-year-old son. When he's got some rare free time on his hands, he likes to hit the links. For the last few months, though,...
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Lowell Mason House marches towards completion

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Anyone who has driven past the Lowell Mason House at Hinkley Pond on Green Street in Medfield this past year would have seen quite a lot of construction activity. The House, birthplace of our nation’s first music educator, Lowell Mason, was put on permanent structural supports, got a new basement floor, a new...
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Amilia’s Light holds annual party

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Amilia’s Light will host its Annual Garden Party on Saturday, June 4 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the home of Founder and President, Michelle Luhrmann, 26 Loeffler Lane in Medfield. This event promises to be an enchanted evening under the stars filled with fun, food, beverages, raffle, silent auction, dancing and...
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Hinkley Pond opens summer registrations

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With April Vacation over and summer right around the corner, registration is now open and available for Hinkley Swim Pond and assorted activities that happen at the Pond. Memberships are now available for purchase for the summer. Family memberships, which include all immediate family members in your household, is $75 for Medfield residents...
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This Old Town: Master Planning 60 Years Ago

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By Richard DeSorgher Hometown Weekly Correspondent Town Meeting this past week was filled with much discussion concerning master planning. There was a call for a town-wide master plan, a master plan for the former state hospital land and each of the departments are looking at five year master plans for their areas. The following is a...
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Eighth grade hockey team A1 champs

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The Medfield eighth grade hockey team defeated Mansfield 6-1 on Wednesday night at the Foxboro arena to win the Junior High championship for the A1 Division. This win bookends the team’s championships as they also won the title as sixth graders in a different division. Having won the regular season title, the...
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Zoning Board’s public hearing on LCB

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On Thursday April 14, the Medfield High School auditorium was the site of a 2.5-hour Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing. This meeting was a continuation of the January 27 and March 8 public hearings regarding the proposed assisted living facility to be built by LCB Senior Living on Main Street in Medfield. LCB...
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Medfield High Student Council receives Excellence Award

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The Medfield High School Student Council has been awarded a 2016 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC) for its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community. This is the first year the Student Council has ever been recognized...
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Medfield resident lectures at MassArt

On April 15th, Medfield resident and artist Geena Matuson was a guest lecturer at her alma mater, Massachusetts College of Art & Design. Geena spoke to a freshman seminar class held by urbanologist and historian Max Grinnell, sharing the steps she took towards becoming a successful freelancer and showcasing artist. Geena Matuson (MHS class of 2009)...
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Medfield students celebrate Chinese culture

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The auditorium at Medfield High was filled with traditional Chinese culture as the school hosted its Chinese Cultural Show last Wednesday. Featuring recitations of traditional Chinese poetry, to dance, music and martial arts, students at Medfield High and area middle schools came together to celebrate all that is Chinese....
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Medfield native set to show feature film in Boston

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Jared Marshall, a Medfield native who now runs his own film company in Los Angeles, will show his first feature film, “Of Fortune and Gold,” at the Boston International Film Festival. The film is an indie adventure that tells the story of four young millennials who travel across...
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MCPE hosts spelling bee at Medfield High

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It was no ordinary Tuesday afternoon at the Medfield High School Auditorium. Card tables crowded the stage, the halls were filled with wizards, Boston sports teams, various bees and other interesting characters. The buzz of excitement was in the air, mixing in with the tantalizing aroma of pizza, baked goods, candy and snacks....
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Medfield Historical Society to present ‘Letters from Europe’

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The Medfield Historical Society will present the third of its spring programs, “Letters from Europe: My Father in World War II,” taking place at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church at 26 North Street in Medfield on Monday, May 2 , at 7:30 p.m. This is a timeless story of a marriage and family...
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This Old Town: On the 19th of April in 1775

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By Richard DeSorgher Hometown Weekly Correspondent School is on vacation next week; many families will take off to warmer points, those with eyes towards college are off touring the institutions of higher learning, student athletes will be getting into shape for upcoming spring sports and many others will use the vacation week to work on...
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Car Break-ins Increase Across MetroWest

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Law enforcement officials throughout the MetroWest area are on the alert after a sharp increase in motor vehicle break-ins over the past couple of months. Many of the incidents across several towns appear to be linked and the same perpetrators are still at large. The vehicle thefts have been a...
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Medfield resident donates time to trim trees at Hinkley Pond

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff A few years ago, Medfield resident David Gingrich dedicated his time and that of a crew of workers from the tree service company for which he works, Hartney Greymont in Needham, to fix trees that were located on Adams St. in front of Dale Street School, which his son...
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Medfield scouts win District Pinewood Derby

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff For the first time, Cub Scouts from Pack 200 in Medfield won the District Pinewood Derby at Bass Pro Shops in Foxboro and four scouts will head to the world championship event in Time Square in New York City on June 25. Matteo Benson of Pack 200 took first...
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Community Meeting being held for Medfield State Hospital

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The Medfield State Hospital Master Plan Committee is hosting a community meeting on Monday, April 11 from 7-9 p.m. in the Medfield High auditorium to inform the public about the ongoing work to create a master plan for the use of the State Hospital property. The first goal of the meeting is to...
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