Tuesday, November 27, 2012
For nearly a week, Patch readers have been uploading photos. We've crowned our winner.
In our photo contest this week, readers from all over the region shared with us photos that illustrate Thanksgiving. But we could only choose one. All photos uploaded before 6 p.m. yesterday were under consideration to be crowned the winner in Patch's Picture of the Week Contest. After deliberating, we had to go with Nicole McKay's photo, as shown above. Congratulations, Nicole, and thank you to all those who participated! Please continue to share your photos with us, either through our blogging platform or by uploading to your local Patch site's Pics and Clips gallery. Nicole, we'll be emailing you so we can make arrangements to get you your $25 gift card. Return to Patch tomorrow, when you can start uploading pictures for our next …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Upload a picture that illustrates Thanksgiving, and you could win a gift card.
Our contest theme this week is Thanksgiving. There are limitless opportunities for photos that illustrate Thanksgiving, whether it's literally—a turkey, cornucopia, your family around the dinner table, the traditional Thanksgiving Day football game—or figuratively (something for which you're thankful). Get creative! Or not! We want to see your photos, either way. All entries will have a chance at winning a $25 gift card to a local business. Photos must be uploaded by 6 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, Nov. 26. You may enter as many photos as you'd like. If you like a particular photo, voice your support for it in the comments. The winner, chosen by Patch editors, will be announced on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Eligibility is limited to legal residents …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
You have photos from Thanksgiving. Upload them for a chance to win a gift card.
Now that you've digested your turkey and pie, you have time to sort through the photos you took on Thanksgiving. Enter your best into our photo contest before 6 p.m. tomorrow for the chance to win a $25 gift card to a local business. Whether it's a photo of your Thanksgiving spread, your family around the table, or anything else that says "Thanksgiving" to you, let's see it! To enter, click on this link and upload a photo.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Here are some tips from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to make your Thanksgiving travel a little easier.
Will you be driving on Thanksgiving night? If so, you can snag a free cup of joe courtesy of the state. And if you're hitting the Turnpike on Wednesday afternoon, you can also get on I-90 (for one hour) without having to pay the toll. Free coffee will be served at all 18 Massachusetts Department of Tranportation (MassDOT) service plazas between 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving night until 5 a.m. on Friday, Nov 23, courtesy of McDonalds, Burger King and Gulf. Meanwhile, Plymouth Rock Assurance will sponsor free tolls at the Allston-Brighton interchange on I-90 from 3-4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21. Thanksgiving holiday traffic is expected to be at its peak on Tuesday, Nov. 20, Wednesday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 25, according to MassDOT. To …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Taking the T for the Thanksgiving holiday? Make sure you check the schedule below.
Information provided by the MBTA. Check the MBTA website for details on different schedules and lines. Wednesday, Nov. 21 Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 22 Friday, Nov. 23 Wednesday, Nov. 21 Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 22 Friday, Nov. 23 Wednesday, Nov. 21 Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 22 Friday, Nov. 23 Wednesday, Nov. 21 Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 22 Friday, Nov. 23 Wednesday, Nov. 21 Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 22 Friday, Nov. 23 Check with each RIDE contractor for details on Thanksgiving service:
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Patch wants to know which local restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving.
While many people have the big Thanksgiving dinner at home with their families, not everyone likes to make their own turkey with all the fixings in their own kitchen. Dover-Sherborn Patch is putting together a list of local restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving. If you have a special menu, send it over to me at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be sure to include it!
A turkey can't just sit alone on the table. Here are some recipes for Thanksgiving's most popular side dishes.
What would a turkey be on Thanksgiving without its faithful side companions? Often more popular than the turkey itself, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and other favorites are staples of the food coma-inducing meal. Try one of the recipes below to bring a new taste to your Thanksgiving feast. Roasted Winter Squash Gauge the amount of squash you’ll need by allowing 1 small squash (acorn and butternut are good choices) for every four people. Cut each squash in half lengthwise and remove seeds. Brush sides and inner cavity with olive oil and place flesh-side down on a lightly-oiled baking sheet. Roast for approximately 45 minutes or until flesh is very soft and easy pulls away from the skin. After removing squash from oven, let …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
If you need a new recipe for your Thanksgiving turkey, give one of these non-traditional twists a try.
There are many ways to cook everyone’s favorite holiday bird. Each family has its own special technique for cooking a turkey, whether it's using an old family recipe, adding a secret ingredient or shopping at a certain store in town that helps make the turkey taste all the better. If you're hosting Thanksgiving this year, you can try any of the recipes below to add a new kick to your feast. If you're attending someone else’s dinner, hopefully their turkey will taste as good as one of these! Just the name of this recipe makes my mouth water. An Allrecipes.com user contributes this Greek take on turkey, which combines ground beef and pork with tangerine juice, rice and other ingredients for an in-bird stuffing. This one requires no pre-made …
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Small Business Saturday, D-S football and gaming expansion.
In case you missed it, here are some of the stories featured on Dover-Sherborn Patch this week:
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Sherborn seniors got a head-start to Thanksgiving today courtesy of the Sherborn Police Department.
The Sherborn Police Department hosted their annual Thanksgiving dinner for seniors at St. Theresa's church on Sunday. Over 50 seniors brought their appetites as they enjoyed their afternoon Thanksgiving supper with all the trimmings. The meal started off with soup and salad before the caterers brought out heaping piles of turkey served alongside mounds of mashed pototoes, squash, stuffing and veggies, all topped off with gravy. They also enjoyed live piano music and conversation with one another.