"We are unable to adequately fund the retirement health benefits our employees earn, or even pay for modest capital projects using free cash reserves."
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Sunday, March 31, 2013
The lost person is not injured according to reports and is on the phone with police.
Area fire and police departments are searching for a lost female in the Rocky Narrows Reservation near Forest Street in Sherborn, according to scanner reports. The Sherborn Police Department is currently on the phone with the lost female, who is reportedly not injured. The town's Fire Department is responding with an ATV. Police reported the search around 8:40 p.m. on Sunday night. Stay tuned to Dover-Sherborn Patch for updates as they become available.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Here is a glance at recent obituaries from Dover, Sherborn, Westwood and Medfield
Taken from www.legacy.com Marilyn P. (Thorpe) Carroll, formerly of Medfield. A long-time volunteer at the Medfield Food Cupboard. Charles David Grinnell, 89, born in Dover. Was a waist gunner in World War II where he crash-landed and was rescued by a farmer and shopkeeper. Mark D. Hesnan, 38, of Medfield. Donations can be made to the Massachusetts Diabetes Association. Frederick Hoyt Jordan, of Sherborn. Devoted father, talented musician, and member of the a capella group, "The Works." Nancy C. (Askew) Kashalena, 80, of Medfield and Bourne. Visiting hours on Nov. 11 and life celebration service on Nov. 12. Lawrence "Larry" Landy, 66 of Medfield. Donations can be made to Temple Beth David. Mary Ann MacDonald, 77, lived in Medfield for many …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Here is a glimpse at residents of Medfield, Dover, Sherborn, and Westwood who have died, or who have relatives who have died, recently.
Taken from www.legacy.com George Franklin Beatty, 76, worked in insurance industry for 50 years. His greatest pride and joy were his daughters and grandchildren. Muriel Morrison Callahan, 90, worked for 45 years with the Sears, Roebuck and Co. as a catalog Sales Manager. Helen C. (Dzerkacz) Gately, 91 of Dover, was a devoted and active member of The Ladies Sodality and St. Casimir's Church (Maynard) which her father helped establish for the Polish community in town. Maryhelena Schomer, 60, was a state trooper and senior investigator for the New York State Police. Andrew J. Kapravy, 79, was raised in Westwood and was a well-respected engineer holding several patents for his work including one for his team's invention of non-kinkable wire…
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The real estate market has held steady overall for the past year, and Sherborn is no different. Local homes have done well on the market for many sellers, but for buyers the prices may be a little out of reach. Here are a few houses that may be an excepti
With the real estate market seeming to hold steady overall across the state, many sellers seem to be satisfied with what they've been able to sell their homes for. Buyers, on the other hand, may be having trouble finding a home they like for a price they also like. Here are a few single family houses in Sherborn with an asking price of under $500,000. The following information was obtained from the Coldwell Banker website. 180 Western Avenue How Many: 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths How Big: 1,692 Sq. Ft. Sale Price: $350,000 86 Eliot Street How Many: 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths How Big: 1,616 Sq. Ft. Sale Price: $449,000 86 Brush Hill Road How Many: 3 bedrooms, 1 bath How Big: 2,583 Sq. Ft. Sale Price: $479,000
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Tell us how hot you think it is today in Dover and Sherborn?
Here's the question of the day.... It's so hot in Dover and Sherborn that ________________. Please fill in the blank in the comment section and share with your neighbors.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Wrentham resident and U.S. Senator Scott Brown seeking answers from utility companies.
Senator Scott Brown, R-MA, sent a letter to Massachusetts energy providers today indicating dismay at the continuing power outages in the state. The full text of the letter follows: Dear Massachusetts Energy Providers, I write to you today to express my concerns with the preparations for and ongoing response to the significant power outages that have occurred across Massachusetts as a result of this weekend’s early winter storm. I join with hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts consumers in expressing my outrage at the current situation. The early arrival of winter was not a surprise. The storm had been forecast ahead of time. Yet it appears you did not have adequate contingency plans and the necessary assets in place in order to …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Chickering School early dismissal due to power outage.
Dover’s Chickering Elementary School had an early release this morning at 11 a.m. because of a town wide power outage. According to the Dover-Sherborn Regional School District’s Superintendent’s office, the school had power when it opened but lost it at approximately 8:50 a.m. The school then called for early dismissal. The children left at 11 a.m. and the power was restored at noon. Dover Police Chief Peter McGowan said this morning, “A major power outage knocked out about 75% of the town from 8:30 to 10:00”. The cause of the outage is undetermined, said McGowan. The town informed NStar and they sent out a crew. “It was rectified within 90 minutes,” said the Chief. Chickering Elementary School …
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Hurricane Irene is causing problems with downed trees and wires in Dover and Sherborn.
Dover and Sherborn town officials are dealing with the affects of the storm ahead of Hurricane Irene, which has been down graded to a tropical storm. There are reports of down wires and trees in Dover and Sherborn. Throughout Massachusetts, an estimated 280,000 people are without power. Tell us how doing in our live blog covering Hurricane Irene.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
With school one week away, this Sherborn children's book company offers back-to-school book bundles to help get kids back into focusing on reading.
Having trouble getting your kids to read? Sherborn entrepreneur and reading specialist Alexandra Morrill has started a web-based business to help children discover a love of reading. “My goal is to get kids excited about reading,” said Morrill. With years of experience as a special education teacher and reading specialist, Morrill started Laughing Giraffe books last August after she decided to spend more time at home being a mom. The site specializes in books for newborns up to age eight. What sets Laughing Giraffe books apart from other book selling sites are Morrill’s professional recommendations. Books come in themed bundles and are not sold individually. This time of year she said they are focusing on the back-to-school bundle and a …