1. More than 2,000 people participated in the 21st Annual Komen Massachusetts Race for the Cure last month. SeveralMedfieldresidents joined in by running and walking in the annual 5k. This race kicked off Komen MA's October activities for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The local residents included Emily Medina, Rena Volkin and Angelique Stern.
2. The volunteers who help keep order at the Swap area at the Medfield landfill could use some help, and more people helping. If you are interested in volunteering, assistance is needed particularly near closing time at 3 p.m. as cleanup is needed. Contact the Medfield Town Administrator's office if interested.
3. Several Medfield High School students have work that is represented in the Massachusetts Art Education Association's High School Photography Exhibit— "Summer's Pictures." The photography exhibit opened this week and will remain openuntil Friday, Dec. 6, in the Transportation Building, in Boston's Theatre District at the intersection of Charles and Stuart Streets. Hours of the show are weekdays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participating Medfield students are: Alex Ahmadi, Jack Bourdon, Madeline Bowen, Dana Epstein, Connor Jordan, and Ali Mandell.
4. Reminder that Columbus Day is Monday. Medfield Schools will be closed in observance.
5. Save the Date: Retired Police Chief William Mann will be the featured guest of the Medfield Historical Society at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at First Parish Church. Mann was appointed as Medfield's Chief of Police in August of 1969, and served for 30 years. In the presentation: "From the Blotter: Tales of a Small Town Police Chief," Mann will share stories of cops and robbers and other memorable characters and incidents he encountered during his tenure.