1. Head over to Dedham Square today for the annual Dedham Square Holiday Stroll & Tree Lighting event! Activities kick off at 6 p.m.
2. Decorating your house for the holidays? If so, enter Patch's Deck the House contest for a chance to win $100,000 for the Dedham school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
3. Dedham resident Robert James, a student at Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical School in Canton, was honored by the American Heart/Stroke Association this week for saving a colleague's life through the use of CPR.
4. Dedham Patch columnist Alex Shumway is asking fellow residents to think globally and act locally by helping to support her friend in need, Jean Fox. To donate to the Save Nathan Fund, visit www.indiegogo.com/savenathan.
5. Dedham Police are investigating a shooting that took place near River Street and Whiting Avenue on Tuesday night, leaving one victim with minor injuries. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dedham Police Department.