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WOW celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

By Rama K. Ramaswamy Recently, the World of Wellesley (WOW) organized three very successful free events that were open to the public in celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day. An Indigenous Peoples Day Land Clean Up, co-sponsored by Sustainable Wellesley, took place on Saturday, October 12. The event saw Wellesley residents meeting at Longfellow Pond to clean it....
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Specialized item recycling, Oct. 19-20

The Dover Recycling Committee is offering free recycling for specialized items on Saturday, October 19, and Sunday, October 20, at the Transfer Station on Powisset Street. This will include a Food Drive to benefit local emergency food pantry A Place To Turn. Items for recycling are accepted only from Dover residential property – nothing is...
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First Sherborn Friendstoberfest a hit

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Supporters of the Sherborn Library travelled to Powisset Farm on Friday, October 4, to celebrate Friendstoberfest. A social Oktoberfest-themed fundraiser put on by the Friends of the Sherborn Library, the event was held in lieu of the group’s annual Friendsgiving celebration. Despite the cold weather, people came out...
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Personal Best Charity hosting Turkey Trot

Personal Best Charity has partnered once again with Patriot Place to hold its 23rd annual Turkey Trot on Saturday, October 27, at the shopping, dining and entertainment center on Route 1 in Foxboro. This is the major fundraising event for the Turkey Brigade held in November, a community service event that assembles baskets of food...
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‘Arts Reaction’ program coming to Center

Open to adults of all ages, the Center at Medfield is offering a five-week “Arts Reaction” program beginning Saturday, October 20. Those who attend “You Don’t Have to be a Connoisseur to Enjoy the Arts” will be introduced to the works of famous painters, composers, writers, sculptors, and photographers. According to Jerry Cianciolo, an editor...
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Otter Run scheduled for October 14

Charles River School will host the Otter Run on Sunday, October 14, at 9:00 a.m. This family event includes races for kids beginning at 9:00 a.m., a one-mile Fun Run at 9:30 a.m., and a 5K at 10:00 a.m. There will be fun for all ages post-race with refreshments, a bouncy house, and face painting....
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Dover COA Friends hosting Harvest Brunch

The Friends of the Dover Council on Aging will be holding their 8th Annual Harvest Brunch at Dover’s American Legion Hall on Sunday, October 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is the Friends' largest fundraiser this year. Their staff of unpaid and dedicated volunteers focus on the mission to raise funds for the...
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Fall Harvest Gala October 20

The annual Dover Sherborn Education Fund (DSEF) Fall Harvest Gala will be held at Silverwood Farm in Sherborn on Saturday, October 20, at 7 p.m. The annual Gala is one of DSEF’s two major fundraisers benefiting the public schools of Dover and Sherborn. The event is being held for the first time at Silverwood Farm. The...
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Rep. Garlick announces Needham office hours

Representative Denise Garlick has announced her local office hours in Needham for October. Constituents are encouraged to visit the Representative, and are welcomed to share their issues and concerns. No appointments are necessary and meetings are held on a first-come, first-served basis. In order to accommodate all visitors to office hours, constituents requiring an extended...
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