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Week in Review: State Champs, Park Street Books and Walk for Olivia

A recap of this week's headlines from June 10-17.

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 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:

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. 

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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. 

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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."

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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.

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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. 

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Last week's Pet of the Week was a cat named "May."

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Our Recipe of the week was veggie Pesto pizza.

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And our gardening tip of the week was how to keep up with the maintenance of it all.

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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:

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Other news around town this week includes:

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