Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The Medfield Food Cupboard held its annual Thanksgiving distribution this past week.
With the help of the Medfield Food Cupboard, 36 families will have a full table this Thanksgiving. The food cupboard depends on the generosity of individuals and groups in Medfield and neighboring communities in order to feed the families that depend on its service. Local families were able to fill their bags with those items as well as donations of fresh potatoes, onions, carrots and garlic donated by the Wheelock School Victory Garden; homemade breads donated by the Medfield Neighborhood Brigade; five cases of water donated by the First Baptist Church; sugar pumpkins donated by Lovells Flowers and Nursery; and turkey donated by Armand P. P. Janjigian, CEO of the Kingsbury Club. "It truly takes the entire community" said Beth Eby, …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Cub Scouts worked together to gather school supplies for homeless children.
Scouts offer help and hope to homeless children As another school year begins, 37 homeless children in Massachusetts are sporting brand new backpacks filled with age appropriate school supplies and books, thanks to Medfield Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, who teamed up to collect, pack and deliver the much-needed items to Schools on Wheels, a non-profit organization aimed at improving educational opportunities for homeless children, K-12. The scouts collected supplies through their “Scouting for School Supplies” drive, run by Medfield Girl Scout adult volunteer guide, Katherine Lyons, late last spring through summer. Together with Boy Scout Troop 89, several girls from Medfield Girl Scout Troop 74900 then sorted the supplies and …
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
What are some of the best youth programs in Medfield for your kids?
Medfield Parents Talk is a feature on Medfield Patch that invites the parenting community to gather and interact with each other on one open forum. This will also be the place to drop in for a talk about the latest parenting hot topic. Where can we get information on local flu shot clinics? How can we help our children's schools weather their budget cutbacks? What is the best bedtime for babies? How do I deal with my college freshman and curfew during break? Any idea what do with my teen and texting limits? So grab a cup of coffee and settle in as we start the conversation with today's question: This week in Medfield, we're asking: "What are some of the best youth programs in Medfield for your kids?" Click here to answer!
Sunday, January 2, 2011
A preview of what to expect this week around town and on Medfield Patch.
We have said goodbye to 2010 and welcomed 2011. Now that the holidays have ended, businesses are set to resume and town government and school schedules are ready to pick up. Here's what's on tap this week: Sunday, Jan. 2: Monday, Jan. 3: Tuesday, Jan. 4: There are several events at the library throughout the day as well as various meetings being held around town. Wednesday, Jan. 5: Thursday, Jan. 6: Friday, Jan. 7: Today is filled with high school basketball games as the Medfield boys' freshman, JV and varsity teams host Bellingham and the girls' teams travel to Bellingham for games. Be sure to check out our Week Ahead In Sports for more details regarding these games. Saturday, Jan. 8 and Sunday, Jan. 9: Both days feature high school …