Sunday, August 26, 2012
A look at the top headlines around the Medfield area for the week of August 19-26.
UPDATE: Stoughton Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash on I-95 in Westwood Daniel Timmons, a 39-year-old man from Stoughton, was driving a 2002 Honda motorcycle traveling southbound on Route 95/Route 128 at Route 1 in Westwood when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed off the shoulder of the roadway. The accident occurred at 4 p.m. on Monday, August 20. Read more by clicking here. **** Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Visits Sherborn On Thursday, August 16th, 2012, U.S. Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney visited Sherborn. Read more by clicking here. **** Norwood Police Department Releases Strategy for Combating Drug Abuse The Norwood Police Department, led by Chief William G. Brooks III, this week released a …
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Town Administrator Michael Sullivan was informed a NSTAR transformer is expected to move through Medfield between 2 and 3 a.m. Monday.
Andrew J. Lawyer, project manager of Edwards Moving & Rigging, Inc., informed Medfield Town Administrator Michael Sullivan, via e-mail, that a NSTAR transformer is expected to pass through Medfield early Monday morning enroute to Medway. The e-mail, which was published on Medfield Board of Selectmen chair Osler "Pete" Peterson's blog "Medfield 02052", says the company is "on schedule to move the NSTAR transformer through the town of Medfield very early Monday morning," between 2 and 3 a.m. Lawyer said in the e-mail he will contact Medfield Police before arriving in town. The transformer wide load transport left Conley Terminal in Boston at 1 a.m. Sunday and was staged south of Dedham at the intersection of Washington Street and Gay Street …
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
As you settle into Fall, treat yourself to some new books and an ice cream. Then, pop over to a free workshop just for you! Hit the Salvation Army store for a half off. If you have time to clean out your closet before you go, you can bring your donations.
1. Annual Fall Book Sale (new and used) Deal Time: Monday (Sept. 26), 5 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday (Sept. 27), 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where to Find It: Dedham Public Library, 43 Church St., Dedham (781) 751-9284 Hardcovers, trades, mass market paperbacks, large print, children’s and young adults, audio books, videos and music CDs will be available for purchase at the Annual Fall Book Sales. There is free admission to this sale, and a half price sale or $4/bag of books. 2. Free Women’s Workshop: “It’s Time for Change” Deal Time: Thursday, Sept. 22nd at 6:30 p.m. Where to Find It: Morrill Memorial Library, 33 Walpole St., Norwood (781) 769-0200 The Library is presenting a free two-hour workshop that will empower women of all ages to make crucial …
Monday, September 19, 2011
The ninth annual "Polo in the Country" event drew crowds of over 100 Sunday at the Norfolk Hunt Club to celebrate Farmers' Day and to raise money to preserve and protect recreational space.
The Ninth Annual “Polo in the Country” Farmers' Day was held at Medfield's Norfolk Hunt Club Sunday with all proceeds benefiting the preservation and protection of recreational space. Hundreds of people were there to enjoy the event, which fashioned after the original “Farmers Day,” which used to draw thousands of people in the early 1900’s from all walks of life. The history of “Farmers Day” states both men and women came dressed in their finest. In comparison, many that attended this polo event were dressed in themed costumes, in hopes of winning the tailgate contest. Moms, dads, grandparents and children of all ages (as well as many dogs) were on hand to enjoy the beautiful weather, the sport of polo, pony rides, face painting and the …
Friday, July 29, 2011
With recent news of West Nile Virus being discovered in Dedham, we ask if you're concerned in Medfield and what precautions you are taking to protect you and your family from mosquitoes.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Questions and conversations are often the driving forces behind change and understanding between neighbors, officials and political leaders. At Medfield Patch, we want to hear from you! We're always striving to generate conversation and foster dialogue in an effort to give all of our users a voice in the community. Each day, we'll be asking Medfield Patch readers a different question every day. Questions could range from local decisions made by officials, to state issues, to national politics and entertainment. Whatever it is, we want to know what Medfield thinks! To answer, click on the words bolded and highlighted in blue and type away. Today, we are asking about West Nile Virus and mosquitoes in the area as testing by Norfolk County …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
A night walk, concerts and a country market on the calendar this weekend.
The weekend is just around the corner. If the only plans you have are not to stay home because lounging on the couch and watching TV just don’t cut it anymore, then don't worry, Medfield Patch is here to assist you! Check out our list of suggestions of events to attend, places to go, sites to see – all within driving distance of home. 1. Night Walks at Stony Brook - Fireflies Where/When: North St., Norfolk; Friday, July 15, 8 to 9:30 p.m.. Why Go: There’s no more exciting time to get out onto the sanctuary than around sunset and just after. The fading light signals many of the animals that it is time to get out and start their daily activities. On this night, there’s a full moon, so there’s plenty to see. Pre-registration is required for …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Book sale, library events and a weekend cookout on the calendar this weekend.
The weekend is just around the corner. If the only plans you have are not to stay home because lounging on the couch and watching TV just don’t cut it anymore, then don't worry, Medfield Patch is here to assist you! Check out our list of suggestions of events to attend, places to go, sites to see – all within driving distance of home. 1. Wii Afternoon – Just Dance 2 at Medfield Public Library Where/When: Medfield Public Library, 468 Main St, Medfield; Friday, July 8, noon. Why Go: Bring your friends to the library at noon for some friendly "Just Dance 2" Wii competition. Pricing: Free for kids, teens 2. Howie Day at Showcase Live Where/When: 23 Patriot Pl, Foxborough, (Showcase Live); Friday, July 8, 8 p.m. Why Go: This concert is the …