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Sherborn News

Local news for Sherborn, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

It was a hot 95 degree day and track & field athletes from throughout the TVL competed to try to take home the division championship. Below in the video you see results from some of the various events.

Dover News

Local news for Dover, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

The fight over the 2016 ballot question aimed at expanding charter schools in Massachusetts was the second costliest school choice-related initiative in the county since 2000. An Associated Press review of donations to school choice ballot questions and candidates found that spending on the 2016 question - which would have let Massachusetts add up to a dozen new or expanded charter schools each year outside of existing caps - topped $43 million.

The fight over the 2016 ballot question aimed at expanding charter schools in Massachusetts was the second costliest school choice-related initiative in the county since 2000. An Associated Press review of donations to school choice ballot questions and candidates found that spending on the 2016 question - which would have let Massachusetts add up to a dozen new or expanded charter schools each year outside of existing caps - topped $43 million.

Wellesley News

Local news for Wellesley, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers the commencement address at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., on May 26, 2017. Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers the commencement address at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., on May 26, 2017.

Memorial Day is an official holiday for the US Postal Service , so Post Offices will be closed on Monday and there will be no home delivery of mail. It is also an official holiday for UPS , but scheduled UPS Critical Express and UPS Holiday packages should still arrive.

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Natick News

Local news for Natick, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Patricia B. Gerry, 82, of Marlborough, formerly of Wayland, Clinton, and Natick, died peacefully on May 18, 2017. Loving mother of Patrice A. Roberts and her husband Francis of Natick, Michelle Gillespie and her husband David of Northborough, Paul J. Gerry, Jr. and his wife Kitty of Natick, Jacqueline Gerry of Miami, Fla., Thomas J. Gerry of W. Palm Beach, Fla., and Charlene Koagel and her husband Tom of St. Petersburg, Fla.

This Wednesday, April 12, 2017, photo shows a home for sale, in Natick, Mass. On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Freddie Mac reported that long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for a fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate marking a new low for the year.

MassDOT's work-related activities will continue on its $7 million project to repair and improve Route 9 throughout the town of Wellesley. This significant construction project will consist of resurfacing operations, roadway repairs and related work and is expected to be completed this fall.

Medfield News

Local news for Medfield, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Electric Youth 2017, the international touring ensemble of talented singer-dancers trained at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts , presents a Bon Voyage concert at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin on Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. The performance comes just days before the ensemble departs on June 28 for a 2 ½-week concert tour of England, France, Italy and Switzerland. Backed by an eight-piece band of world-class musicians, Electric Youth delivers a fun, high-energy evening of family entertainment with an extensive range of contemporary pop, classic rock, Broadway and country music for audiences all ages.

More than 100 runners took part in the 17th Annual Officer Stewart Savage Memorial 5K road race on Sunday morning, and you can get a drone's eye view of the action below. A drone wasn't the only thing flying over this course: Shawn Belteispacher of Medfield finished first in under 18 minutes, at a zippy 5:47 pace.

The Walpole Democrat made the announcement Friday on Twitter. He was first elected to the Senate in 2004 and serves as co-chairman of the Legislature's Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security.

Needham News

Local news for Needham, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

The event was hosted by Enservio , the leading provider of contents claim management software, inventory and valuation services, and payment solutions, for property insurers. Emmy-nominated host of National Geographic Channel's #1 rated series, Brain Games , Jason Silva, presented a keynote on the emergence of exponential technology and innovation and the radical transformation it's having in many areas, including the very fabric of what it means to be human.

For a high school senior with a passion for writing, what could be better than Lin-Manuel Miranda reading your work? Audrey Pratt of Needham, Mass., knows: A phone call from the "Hamilton" creator himself, congratulating her on winning the Hamilton Prize for Creativity and a four-year scholarship to Wesleyan University. Pratt said that when she applied to Wesleyan late last year and submitted her contest entry, she was just happy for the chance to have revered writers see her work.

A committee of Wesleyan University alumni, chaired by Hamilton writer and creator and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda '02, and director Thomas Kail '99, has chosen the recipient of the inaugural Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity - Audrey Pratt of Needham, Mass. Ms. Pratt, whose short piece of fiction titled, "Thorns, Black and White," was selected from hundreds of entries, will receive a four-year full-tuition scholarship to Wesleyan.