Wednesday, March 28, 2012
From baseball to lacrosse, we want to know your favorite spring sport to watch at Medfield High School. The MHS spring sports seasons begin Thursday with boys' volleyball in action against St. John's Prep.
Medfield High School fields nine varsity athletic programs in the spring season, filling the campus with two months of sports action. We want to know which is your favorite. After successful winter seasons by each MHS program, student athletes and coaches are turning their attention to the next season, which officially opens Thursday, March 29 with the boys' volleyball team traveling to Danvers to face St. John's Prep at 6 p.m. Teams started practicing on March 19 and many will open their seasons next week. In advance of the spring season, we want to know which sport you're looking forward to most this spring at MHS. So Medfield, we want to know ... Today's question: What is your favorite spring sport in Medfield?
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Some things you may or may not know about today's romantically-themed holiday.
- VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Happy Valentine's Day from us here at Medfield Patch. Here are a few V-Day fun facts to know about this day of love. So Medfield we want to know ... Today's question: Are you celebrating Valentine's Day today? Tell us your plans for the day in our comments section below!
Friday, January 20, 2012
Now that snow has arrived – and more expected Saturday – we want to know … are you ready for it?
Medfield saw its second overnight snowfall this week when the white stuff coated the area Thursday night into Friday morning. But wait, there’s more …. the National Weather Service is calling for more snow in the area on Saturday. After what has been a uniquely mild winter to date – with the exception of October’s Nor’easter – the snow and colder temperatures are starting to make a consistent appearance in town midway through January. So Medfield, after the mild winter we have endured thus far, we want to know … Are you ready for winter? Have you stocked up on bread and milk from Shaw’s? Are you digging out the inflatable tubes and snow pants for a weekend of fun at Hospital Hill? Or are you bundling up and grabbing a shovel … asking for …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
What do you thunk? Should voters be required to show identification?
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
A new law in Rhode Island is taking effect that will require voters to show identification when heading to the polls. The new law will still allow people without the proper identification to cast provisional ballots, according to the Boston Globe. And, the state is required to offer voter identification cards to those who lack the proper identification. Rhode Island is the 30th state to pass the law. Massachusetts does not have a similar law at this point in time. So Medfield, we want to know ... Today's question: Should voters be required to show identification at the polls?
Monday, January 9, 2012
Is the Tea Party helping or hurting politics?
Monday, January 9, 2012
In December, the Greater Boston Tea Party announced a new leader, according to the Boston Globe. Haverhill's Christine Morabito took over for the group that has dominated political headlines over the last two years and made waves in the 2010 midterm elections. Since its inception, though, the tea party has often been a source of controversy. Many blame tea party members for political stalemate in Washington resulting from ideological purity. Others, however, feel the Tea Party has driven positive discussion in politics focused on smaller government and limiting debt. So Medfield, we want to know ... Today's question: Is the Tea Party helping or hurting politics? Vote in our poll and leave a comment in the "comment section" below.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
When do you take down your Christmas tree?
While the Christmas season has come to an end and the New Year has been rung in, some people opt to leave their trees up after Jan. 1. Afterall, the Epiphany – the 12th Day of Christmas – is Jan. 6. That is the day that the Three Kings, also known as the Magi, met the baby Jesus and delivered their gifts. Many cultures have another celebration on Epiphany, also known as Three Kings Day. Do you celebrate this day? If so, tell us how you celebarte in the comments section below! If you have taken your tree down or will be taking it down this week, what are you planning to do with it? Medfield's Boy Scout Troop 89 is once again offering to pick up Christmas trees on Jan. 7 and Jan. 14. This is the troop's biggest fundraiser of the year, …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The long-awaited and much-anticipated Iowa caucuses took place Tuesday, officially opening primary season across the country.
The Iowa caucuses took place Tuesday, with Mitt Romney reportedly winning by eight votes over Rick Santorum with Ron Paul finishing a strong third, according to Iowa's Marion Patch website. The eight vote differential between Romney and Santorum was the closest race in GOP caucus history, according to Libertyville Patch. Next up is the New Hampshire primary (Jan. 10) and on Jan. 21, South Carolina. Then they come fast and furious. But doesn't it seem like it's been ages since all that campaigning began? The first Republican debate was back in May 2010 – when a guy named Tim Pawlenty was a frontrunner and no one had even heard of Herman Cain. So Medfield, we want to know ... Today's question: What do you think? Does the primary …
Thursday, December 29, 2011
What coffee shop do you visit most in Medfield?
Medfield is the type of town where residents meet up at a coffee shop, sit down over a cup of Joe and a plate of pastries and catch up. As Town Historian Richard DeSorgher says, "It's part of what makes Medfield, Medfield." With plenty of coffee shops and bakeries to choose from in town, we want to know which one do you visit the most! Today's question: What is your favorite coffee shop in Medfield? Vote in our poll and tell us why it is your favorite in the comments section below!
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
What issue with the Medfield State Hospital Property are you most concerned about?
Last week, Medfield residents Bill Massaro and John Harney voiced their concerns and frustrations regarding the status of the Medfield State Hospital to the Board of Selectmen. Today, we are outlining two of the many issues the town faces with the property and are asking which concerns you most: Remediation of the Site: The town and the state have been unable to agree on the extent of environmental cleanup that should be done on the site. Medfield officials, residents and the State Hospital Environmental Review Committee (SHERC) have expressed concerns with the Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM's) plan for a "temporary solution" to cap oil and remove contaminated soil from the Charles River and along its banks in the …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
With less than a week to go in 2011, it's time to start thinking about your New Year's resolutions.
A new year is upon us. A new year represents a time of new beginning, an opportunity to better ourselves, to make things right. Many of us tend to look forward to the New Year for the opportunity of a fresh start, or a clean slate. We set goals – some of them high, while others manageable – to better our lives and perhaps the lives around us. So what are some that you can do? How about getting involved in one of the many great organizations in Medfield? Or, take an exercise class at one of the town's fitness centers? Or use the vast services of the library more often? So Medfield, we want to know ... Today's question: What will your resolution be for the New Year?