Join us at Endicott Estate on Sunday, May 19th for Great Strides, the annual walk to cure CysticFibrosis. Registration begins at 11 a.m. Walk begins at NOON Over 30 teams, each representing a local CF family will be walking this year at the Dedham location. After the walk, a cookout is catered by Dedham's own Chuck Wagon, along with a raffle, DJ, popcorn, Radio Disney, State Police K9 Unit, Fire Department Equipment and many other fun activities. Dedham resident/children's author/illustrator Peter Reynolds will be there, too. Join a team, register to walk or donate at http://www.cff.org/Chapters/mass-ri/GREATSTRIDES/ For more information contact: Danielle Kempe at (508) 655-6000 or email@example.com
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Find out what films are playing locally.
TELL US: Dedham Patch wants your movie reviews! Come back and tell us in comments the movie you saw, what you thought about it and how many stars out of five you would give the film.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The project starts today and will involve overnight lane closures.
The Massacusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be repaving the Providence Highway/VFW Parkway corridor, through Dedham and Boston, starting Wednesday, May 8, according to a recent announcement. The project will be done overnight and will consist of lane closures for milling, adjusting manholes and drainage structures; followed by paving operations and pavement markings, according to the MassDOT. The project is expected to be complete during the week of May 19, weather permitting. Contractors will be working during the hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. There will also be "some off-peak daytime work to adjust drainage structures and manholes," according to the MassDOT.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Here are several ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Dedham Patch.
Fall sports will soon be kicking into high gear and Patch wants to help you share every exciting moment with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to share their team spirit on Patch. News about any team -- high school, middle school, rec teams, etc. -- is welcome! Here's how you can share news about your sports team: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with other fans in the community. 2. Upload pictures and video of your team to our gallery: Snap an awesome photo at the game? Catch the winning touchdown on video? Upload it to our …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Police are on the lookout for this person who allegedly stole a trailer and mowers.
Each week, we'll feature a different outstanding criminal case from around the region. Information is courtesy of MassMostWanted.com. If you have any information regarding the case, contact your local police department. Theft - Case No. 130094 January 05, 2013 Dedham : Dedham Case Details: The operator and truck shown were responsible for the theft of a Landscaping trailer and mowers on 1/5/13. The trailer shown had a Mass. Plate# of 707282 at the time of the theft. Anyone with possible information on the vehicle or operator please contact Det. Rich Porro Dedham P.D 781-326-1212. If you have any information about the identity of this person or where they are, please contact: Dedham P.D: (781) 326-1212 Investigator: Det. Rich Porro Case …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Only emergency vehicles, school buses and residents will be permitted access.
Pine Street in Dedham will be closed between Bridge Street and Vine Rock/Needham Streets starting Monday, April 8 for water main work. The hours will be between 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Dedham-Westwood Water District is replacing the water main, and it is expected to last five weeks. Emergency vehicles, school buses and residents will be permitted access.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Richard C. Lawton was a Dedham resident.
Richard C. Lawton of Dedham and Foxboro, passed away on Mar. 23. He was the beloved husband of Laura D. (Michalski) Lawton. Brother of the late T. Edward Lawton. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was the late retired President of the optical co. Montgomery-Frost-Lloyd Co. of Boston. The funeral service will be held in the George F. Doherty & Sons, Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St. in Dedham, on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visitation prior to service will be held from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Interment Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham. For directions and guestbook www.gfdoherty.com. George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham 781-326-0500
Monday, March 25, 2013
The answer may surprise you.
In Massachusetts, a family of four with two school-aged children needs to earn nearly $68,976 to make ends meet without public or private assistance, according to a study released Thursday by the Crittenton Women's Union. In Dedham, that number is slightly higher—$76,152. This amount includes rent, utilities, food, transportation, healthcare and personal needs. According to the Boston Globe, the gap between earnings and cost of living is increasing because of increased costs, no raises at work and a higher required level of education. Although the cost of living for a single-mother-headed household is high, they are not the only ones having trouble. Crittendon Women's Union's study noted four in 10 two-parent homes also struggle to …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
By Rosemary Previte, Advancement Associate
On Thursday evening, Apr. 11, 2013, the Sisters of Charity will celebrate their 13th annual Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards Event at Lantana in Randolph. Among those being honored is Dedham resident, Jean Brown, R.N., a Sisters of Charity Associate, Health Consultant, and Certified Spiritual Director. The other honorees include Sister Esther Plefka, SC, Mission Integration Coordinator at Mount St. Vincent, Wellesley; Young Adult Honoree Janine DiLorenzo, Brockton’s Promise Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA at Stohehill College; and the Community Leadership awardee Jana Karp, Director of the Boston Youth Sanctuary. All of the honorees were selected as individuals who exemplify the spirit and values of Elizabeth Ann Seton, and who have made a …