Miss anything in Medfield this week? Here's your chance to sit back and catch up on some Patch. Below is a recap of the week that was at Medfield Patch:
We started the week with some big news from Medfield High School as the girls' lacrosse team beat Winchester, 10-9 to win the Eastern Massachusetts Division 2 State Championship on Monday night at Babson College in Wellesley.
Check out photos, videos and game recaps from the historic win here:
- Medfield Girls' Lax Wins First Ever EMass D2 State Title
- PHOTOS: Warriors are EMass D2 State Champions
- VIDEO: Highlights from Medfield's First Ever Girls' Lax State Title
We also reported that Jim James, owner of Park Street Books, is looking for a bigger space for New England's largest children's bookstore and may be forced to leave Medfield if he cannot find a new spot in town.
In other business around town, Medfield's Historic District Commission discussed a proposal to establish an "East Main Street Historic District" and the demo delay was lifted off a South Street property. Ruthie's Diner, located in Lord's Department Store, also wanted to let everyone in Medfield missing Friendly's ice cream that her diner will be serving ice cream this summer and boxed dinners during MEMO's Summer Concert series on Thursdays.
- Demo Delay Lifted off South Street Property in Medfield
- 'East Main Street Historic District' Proposed in Medfield
- Ruthie's Diner Offering Ice Cream and Boxed Meals this Summer in Medfield
In real estate this past week, one home sold in Medfield and there were three open houses over the weekend.
In last week’s police logs, a man was charged for allegedly cutting down a 25-foot tree on the property of the Kingsbury Club and 11 youths were removed from the Medfield State Hospital property after they told police they "wanted to see what the haunted buildings looked like."
- Medfield Man Charged for Allegedly Removing Tree from Kingsbury Club
- Police Logs: 11 Youths Removed from State Hospital Property and Warrant Arrest
In other community news, the Bonfilio family thanked the entire Medfield community for its ovewhelming support at the second annual "Walk for Olivia" to help pay for Olivia Bonfilio's cancer treatment and medical bills. Olivia, just 10 years old, is battling a rare form of leukemia.
In sports, we saw profiled Medfield High School tracksters Taylor Worthy and Ian Robertson, who both turned in fantastic postseasons this spring and we completed our Warriors Scoreboard for the Spring 2012 season. We also took one last look at the Medfield softball team's turnaround season.
- Medfield’s Worthy, Robertson Shine in Track Postseason
- Final Warriors Scoreboard: Spring 2012
- Medfield Softball Honors Players for Memorable Season
Last week's Pet of the Week was a cat named "May."
Story: Pet of the Week: Meet 'May'
Our Recipe of the week was veggie Pesto pizza.
And our gardening tip of the week was how to keep up with the maintenance of it all.
We also announced this week that author James Patterson has teamed up with Patch on a Summer Reading program. Check out more on this exciting new program below:
- Summer Reading Lists for Kids Ages 8-12
- Summer Reading List for Tweens and Teens, 11-up
- Summer Reading Lists for Kids Ages 6-9
- Summer Reading Lists for Preschoolers and Kids Ages 2-7
Other news around town this week includes:
- DeSorgher: Phil Burr and the MHS Class of 2012
- PHOTOS: Scenes from MEMO's 20th Annual Discover Medfield History Day
- PHOTOS: Scenes from a Successful 2012 Relay For Life event
- Registration Open for 2012 Discover Medfield Day
- POLL: Should Medfield Hand Out Fines for Swearing in Public?
- Adams: The Stresses of Finals Week at Medfield High
- Medfield 2012 Election Guide
- Committee Plans Vietnam Veterans Plaque at Blake Middle School
- Medfield Residents Help Gov. Patrick Break Ground on Translational Center for Diabetes Cure
- House of Representatives Approve Internet Doctor Treatment
- Medfield Listens – We All Have a Story to Share