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Governor’s Opioid Task Force

This article on the opioid addiction issue was in the Massachusett Municipal Association’s monthly newsletter, The Bulletin -   Opioid Task Force releases recommendations July 16, 2014 The governor’s Opioid Task Force on June 10 released recommendations in the areas … Continue reading →
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Medfield meals tax started 7/1/14

This article from the Massachusetts Municipal Associaiton - 192 communities have adopted local-option meals tax July 16, 2014 On July 1, eight communities joined the 182 that already assess a local-option meals tax, with at least two additional communities set … Continue reading →
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Obituary: Jane Partis Mccarty

McCarty, Jane Partis Of Medfield passed away peacefully on July 8, at the Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association. She was 83. Jane was the daughter of the late Julia and Edward Partis, and wife of the late Arthur McCarty. Jane was born in Detroit, grew up in Buffalo, and attended Keuka College. She met her husband Art after moving to Boston in 1952. Jane loved living in Medfield and was a resident for 54 years. She was a reporter for the Medfield Press, the first woman chairperson of the Warrant Committee, and a member of the League of Women Voters. Jane enjoyed helping people as a Christian Science Practitioner for over 40 years. She was an active member of the Christian ...
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Cut the vine

This from Chris McCue - 7/28/2014 11:40AM Community needs to cut the vine! =========================================================== Hi Pete, Conservation Commission member George Darrell and I live just several houses away on Curve St. and we recently discovered that we’re both concerned about … Continue reading →
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Obituary: Arthur N. Gorham

GORHAM, Arthur N. "Buster" Jr. 77 of Medfield and Harwich Port, and former long time employee of James Bliss Marine and Harry Miller Co. died July 19, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Sandra (Stucky) Gorham. Devoted father of Arthur N. III 'Skip' and his wife Michele; Carolyn 'Carrie' Murray and her husband Douglas; Daniel and his wife Rebecca; loved brother of William H., Linda Harvey and her husband John, brother in law of Janet Gorham ; grandfather of 5 grandchildren; uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Benjamin, a sister in law, Natalie Gorham, a brother in law, Alfred Stucky, and a nephew, John Harvey, Jr. There are not visiting hours. Memorial service ...
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Obituary: Virginia L. Bowes

Bowes, Virginia L. (Doherty) Age 95, of Medfield, formerly of Norwood, Jamaica Plain and Charlestown, beloved wife of the late John "Frankie" Bowes. Loving mother of John "Jack" F. Bowes and his wife Karen of Quincy, Catherine F. O'Neill of Medfield and the late Virginia "Ginny" Bowes-Mulvey. Sister of Ruth Gorman of Charlestown and the late Daniel Doherty, Andrew Sullivan, Mary Vesey, Helen Arruda and William Sullivan. Also survived by 5 grandchildren, David F. Mulvey, John F. Bowes III, Karyn J. San Soucie, John P. O'Neill Jr, Jennifer F. O'Neill, and 4 great grandchildren, Matthew J. Mulvey, Megan E. Mulvey, Natalie V. O'Neill and Owen P. O'Neill. A Mass of Christian burial to which all are invited will be celebrated ...
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Obituary: William F. Quinn

QUINN, William F. Of Medfield, formerly of Westwood, died July 7th, 2014. Beloved son of the late John T. and Teresa N.M. (Lyons) Quinn. Loving brother of Teresa N. Montella and her husband Joseph of Westwood and the late John T. Quinn Jr. Uncle of Joseph J. Montella of Stoughton, Mark J. Montell and his wife Caryn of East Falmouth, Michael D. Montella and his wife Kristen of Foxboro, John T. Quinn III of Scituate, Anne-Marie Bajwa and her husband Zahoor of Bridgewater and Cathleen Quinn of East Haddam, CT. Great uncle of Christopher, Matthew, Ryan, Shawn, Michelle and Danielle. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock ...
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Track NSTAR, National Grid Power Outages During Hurricane Arthur

Hurricane Arthur is on its way and thousands of Massachusetts resident are already without power after last night's storm.
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