Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Here is a look at the winners from this year's "Joy to the World" youth singing contest.
On Friday, the winners of the second annual "Joy to the World Youth Singing Contest" sang at Medfield's annual tree lighting celebration. The event was sponsored by Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization. The contest was held on Dec. 4 at Medfield High School with over 50 contestants auditioning. "The organizers admire the guts and musical abilities of all those who participated," said one organizer. As difficult as it was, the judges chose the following outstanding performers who performed at the Tree Lighting Ceremony at Baxter Park held last Friday evening: Pre-K – 5th Grade Middle School High School Ensembles See you next year!
Monday, September 17, 2012
Check out the photos from this year's Medfield Day celebration. You might need two cups of coffee -- that's a lot of photos!
Another successful Discover Medfield Day. Thousands of people gathered on the downtown streets and around Meeting House Pond to celebrate the Town of Medfield. The day started with the Medfield Day Fun Run and 5K Road Race. Check CoolRunning.com for 5K race results which include top runners Andrew Robartes and Kerry McCormack of Medfield. Check out the photos from the day's events -- you're sure to see lots of people you know (as well as one cute Patch Puppy). And be sure to check out the YouTube flash mob video -- Medfield Day is always a good time! Want to sign up for our daily newsletter? It's the easiest way to make sure you keep up with Medfield Patch headlines. Click here and you'll have today's news in your inbox every morning. …
Friday, August 17, 2012
MEMO's summer concert series ended Thursday night with a performance by "Songs for Ceilidh."
Thursday marked the end of this year's MEMO summer concert series. "Songs for Ceilidh" filled the grounds of the town gazebo with lively Celtic music as well as Cape Breton-inspired originals on a pleasant summer evening. The audience was filled with families having picnics; adults socializing; children running, laughing, and playing around -- overall, it was a true picture of small-town America. Enjoy the Patch photo album of the event; with all those pictures and videos, you're likely to see someone you know.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
More than 100 booths have been reserved for this year's Discover Medfield Day to be held on September 15.
The following is a MEMO press release. Registration for Discover Medfield Day 2012, September 15, is now open. While preference was given to 2011 participants and MEMO (Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization) members during the first two months, unreserved booth sites now will be given on a first come first served basis. Registration is available on-line at www.medfieldmemo.org and checks to secure the chosen booth site must be paid within ten days to MEMO, PO Box 6, Medfield MA 02052 or at Rockland Trust Bank on North St. The registration information regarding fees with other pertinent references will be found on the website under Medfield Day. More than 100 of the 150 exhibit spaces have been reserved for the 33rd annual …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Personal Best Karate will host "Infractions" at tonight’s Concert at the Gazebo as part of MEMO's Summer Concert Series.
The band "Infractions” will headline tonight’s annual summer concert series, sponsored by MEMO (the Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization) and Needham Bank, its corporate sponsor. Personal Best Karate will host tonight’s event. Infractions is a seven-member ensemble, started in 1990, that features a three-piece horn section known as “the Happening Horns” and a four-piece rhythm section. The band’s music ranges from Funk and Hip Hop to contemporary Ska and Swing combined with 70’s and 80’s favorites. Click here for a preview of tonight's sound. Infractions founder Brian Stratton is a record producer, educated at Berklee School of Music and the Conservatory of Music. His music has been placed in both movies and TV shows. Newest …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Town historian Richard DeSorgher narrated the 20th annual Medfield History Day trolley tour, sponsored by MEMO.
This past Saturday, MEMO once again offered the community a trolley tour through town for the 20th annual Discover Medfield History Day. Medfield town historian, Richard DeSorgher, narrated the six, hour-long tours. DeSorgher, with an extensive knowledge of Medfield's house history, was passionate and entertaining – as always. This was the 20th year that MEMO (Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization) offered this tour to the community of Medfield and each trolley appeared to be full to capacity. The theme this year was "Tragedy, Sorrow, Ghosts and History: Medfield's Oldest Houses Tell All." View the photo gallery above for some scenes from the trolley tour.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Medfield Green’s fourth annual Medfield Green Day, sponsored by MEMO, was another success, according to Medfield Green Day chair Donna Brown White.
Medfield Green enjoyed one of its most successful recycling events to date last Saturday at the American Legion Hall. There were 170 cars that came through the American Legion parking lot at the fourth annual Medfield Green Day on Saturday, May 5 – a drastic improvement from the 80 cars that participated in the first event four years ago. “We had 11 donation stations this year and most all of them left with full trucks at the day’s end,” said Medfield Green member Donna Brown White, chair of the 2012 Medfield Green Day event. “All the stations gathered more donated items this year than in years past.” The event collected clothing, footwear and toys, which go to either Cradles to Crayons, Planet Aid, Salvation Army or Dress for Success. “We…
Monday, April 30, 2012
Medfield Green is offering residents a chance to do some spring-cleaning and be green by recycling unwanted and used materials. This year’s Medfield Green Day is scheduled for Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Hall.
Medfield’s biggest recycling day of the year is just five days away and Medfield Patch is helping you prepare for the annual event by highlighting different items you can donate. Today, we are focusing on books and decorative items that can be donated at this year's Medfield Green Day, sponsored by The Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization (MEMO). Books: Books, audio books, CDs, DVDs and videotapes will be accepted during Saturday’s donation. Items that CANNOT be donated are: magazines, encyclopedias and textbooks. Decorative items: Mirrors, framed artwork, home décor, stools, lamps and other small pieces of furniture will be accepted at Saturday’s donation. Here’s a closer look at the other items that can be donated at the 2012 …
Sunday, July 10, 2011
Ana Buckley, a Montrose School alum, and the Armstrong Brothers peformed in MEMO's Summer Concert Series on July 7 at the Gazebo in Medfield.
Medfield Center resembled a slice of Americana on July 7 as hundreds of people gathered at the town gazebo to listen to live music, have a picnic and watch children laugh and dance and run around seemingly without a care in the world. The 10-week concert series is sponsored by MEMO – Medfield Employers and Merchants Organization – and this week featured Ana Buckley and the Armstrong Brothers. Ana is a Montrose School alumna who impressed the audience with her singing and guitar-playing talents. Other band members included Jim Armstrong, Joe Armstrong, David Prost, Bill Holbrook, and Paul “PJ” Justice. Joe Armstrong explained that member Thomas Buckley was not at Thursday’s concert because he is now on active military duty. Leanne Harvey …