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Peace Abbey honors peacemakers

Mary Margaret Earl accepts her award from her former teacher.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Sunday afternoon was a busy one at Sherborn’s Pacifist Memorial, as the day featured the dedication of new bronze plaques in honor of John Lewis, Helen Keller, Julian Bond,...

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Vitale seeks to revitalize bird garden

So the third graders facing the pavement could see birds as well, Vitale and Dorothea Von Herder worked together to create a bird sanctuary dedicated to longtime Pine Hill teacher Mary Lucey.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Unless you were once a third grader...

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Farm Pond sand sculpture competition returns

The winning group poses with the famed golden shovel that signifies their hot air balloon was the overall best sand sculpture.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Last year, Britt “The Main Attraction”, Emma, Morgan, Emmitt, Alexis and Jeff found themselves as one of two...

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Backyard Files: residents of Pine Hill

Sherborn’s Pine Hill Cemetery is very much alive.

By Stephen Press
Hometown Weekly Editor

Among nature preserves and hidden wooded locales in the middle of nowhere, we often forget that all of our communities feature quiet, green spaces - typically centrally placed ones - that...

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COA walking group hits the trail

The group pauses for a quick photo before heading out on the trail.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Thursday, the Sherborn COA walking club met in Holliston to go for a brief hike along the Holliston Rail Trail. Launched in August, the...

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Sherborn joins Litter Letter Project

Chester said the most commonly littered items were coffee cup, water bottles, cigarette butts, Bud Lights and cinnamon Fireball nips.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

“Why” is there a giant sculpture made out of chicken wire and rebar in the middle of Sherborn, and “why”...

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DSCFF decries Anti-Asian violence

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Months ago, some of Dover’s Chinese residents created the Dover-Sherborn Chinese Family and Friends (DSCFF) organization, in large part to make sure they would have a voice in the community. While much of that speaking out was, and still is, about school reopening plans, town...

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Sherborn Film Club gets fantastic results

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With movie theaters across the country closed, it is becoming increasingly difficult for even the most critically lauded film to break into the cultural zeitgeist. And while COVID-19 lockdowns have kept everyone in the house, the increasing number of streaming platforms people have, combined with the...

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Seniors calling COAs for vaccination help

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

As anyone that has tried to register for college classes, apply for government-assisted health insurance, or even buy a concert ticket online knows, for even the most tech savvy among us, signing up for things on the internet can be a confusing and frustrating process....

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Storm brings differing snow totals

Medfield's Austin Verge and Garrison Schilling serve a customer after they get their generator going.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Last week’s snowstorm (the earlier one, which is depressing to write) was believed to be unique in that just a few miles could...

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Chinese-American group established in DS

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With an expanding Chinese-American population, it may have been only a matter of time until Dover and Shebrorn had a community organization for its citizens with Chinese heritage. But somebody still had to do the hard work: creating leadership positions and filling roles on the...

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Valenzuela wins national writing contest

Sofia holds up the book of winning short stories Barnes and Noble published, featuring her story, 'The Real Adventure.'

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporte
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When it became clear that people were going to be spending months in lockdown due to COVID-19, a few common...

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Unity Farm hosts turkey celebration tours

A young man gets to pet the 'Handsome Paul,' the charismatic turkey that joined the tour.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Saturday afternoon, Unity Farm Sanctuary held one of its “Celebration of the Turkeys Tour” for people to meet their beloved turkeys, and...

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Hometown Weekly voters head to polls

A Biden supporter stands just outside of the senior center on Ice House Road.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While record numbers of Bay Staters voted in the November 3 election by mail due to COVID-19, scores of voters still headed to the polls...

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Leland Mill Pond supplies sufficient solitude

While the foliage was pretty, much of the water had a green film on top of it.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

In my opinion, “Jaws” is the scariest movie of all time, and to be blunt, it’s not even close. My rationale is...

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DS makes news for unfortunate party

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The towns of both Dover and Sherborn found themselves in the news this week, for something that was both not good news for the towns, nor an especially positive reflection of their residents. After a house party featuring an estimated 100-150 people was broken up...

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Sherborn tennis courts get new lights

While the new lights will be brighter and use less electricity, the rules of the tennis courts will remain the same.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On September 1, the lights at the William C. Jameson tennis court on Cemetery Lane were replaced with...

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Farm Pond shuts down summer season

The temporary E. coli issue has cleared, but swimming at Farm Pond is now done at your own risk with the lifeguards gone.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Because of COVID-19 and the accompanying lockdowns, many of the traditional signs that summer is over...

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Sherborn sees rise in mail voting

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While town clerks across the state are struggling to deal with the huge increase in mail-in voting, Sherborn’s Jacklyn Morris’ job is even tougher. That's because while everyone is dealing with the primary elections, Sherborn is holding a dual election, for both the special town...

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‘Lake Ness Monster’ wins sandcastle contest

The 'Lake Ness Monster' prowls the shores of Farm Pond Beach.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Dover has its demon, and now Sherborn has the Lake Ness Monster of Farm Pond.

Or, at least they did on Sunday afternoon, when...

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