Thursday, February 14, 2013
For Valentine's Day, tell us what you love most about the town you call home.
Whether it’s the local schools, the bakery, or the proximity from home to a great hiking trail, everyone has something they love about their community. Since it's Valentine's Day, we want to hear from you about what you love most about Medfield and what makes it so special. Please post comments and pictures here to show us all your favorite things about Medfield!
Here's a history of Valentine's Day as told by the Medfield Historical Society.
The following article, by co-authors Jo Ellen Collins and Cheryl O'Malley, was taken from The Portal, the newsletter of the Medfield Historical Society. Do You Know the Origins of Valentine's Day? Every February 14, across the United States and in many places around the world, loved ones exchange candy, flowers, gifts, and especially, cards, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint, and where did our present-day traditions come from? The history of Valentine's Day--and the story of its patron saint-- is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St. Valentine's Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. But…
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
WCVBTV 5 Boston compiled data from the 2010 Census and ranked the 75 least divorced towns in Massachusetts. See where Medfield ranked below.
With Valentine’s Day less than a week away, data suggests there will be plenty of happy couples around Medfield enjoying the romantic holiday with their significant other this year. WCVBTV 5 Boston (The Boston Channel) compiled data from the 2010 Census and ranked the 75 least divorced towns in Massachusetts. Medfield, according to the data, ranked 29 out of 75 with 6.34 percent of residents claiming they are divorced. Here’s a look at the five least divorced towns, according to WCVBTV 5: So Medfield, as we approach Valentine’s Day, we want to know … Today’s question: What makes marital bliss so attainable in Medfield? How long have you been married? Share your stories of marital bliss in the comments section below!
Help couples find somewhere to dine this Valentine's Day and singles find somewhere to have a drink and maybe meet someone new.
We all know there will be myriad options—and reservations, and long lines—for Valentine's Day at restaurants in Boston and some of the bigger towns throughout the area. But what about in Medfield? As we compile Patch Picks of restaurants in Medfield this week, we want to know: What are the most romantic restaurants in Medfield or nearby? What makes those restaurants romantic? Is it the atmosphere? Live music? Or just the food itself? (Mmm ... chocolate?) We'll also accept restaurant or bar recommendations for anyone who's in the Lonely Hearts Club this Valentine's Day. Where's a good place for people who are single to gather and make an ironic toast to a "Hallmark Holiday?" (Or perhaps meet someone new?) Provide your answers in the …