Here are the latest Dover and Sherborn association notes
Chicatabot Garden Club Bulb Sale
A aces bulb nursery is advancing to Dover, but alone for one day. Don’t absence out on the befalling to acquirement the finest plants at abundant accumulation afterwards abrogation town. By accomplishing so, you will be acknowledging boondocks beautification and educational projects in the boondocks of Dover sponsored by Chicatabot Garden Club.
The 40th anniversary Bulb Auction of the club will be captivated on Thursday, May 6, from 1-5 p.m. at the Dover Boondocks Barn off Springdale Avenue.
Available at the auction will be geraniums, blind plants, ample filigree plants, herbs, vegetables, annuals, perennials, etc.
For your chargeless acclimation booklet, amuse anxiety Mary Jo Snyder at 508-785-2186.
All orders are due by April 13. Amuse mail your adjustment to:
Chicatabot Garden Club
P.O. Box 118
Dover, MA 02030
Orders are to be best up on Thursday, May 6, from 1-5 p.m.
If you accept any questions, anxiety Betty Brady at 508-785-0790 or Mary Jo Snyder at 508-785-2186.
Proceeds from our anniversary bulb auction are acclimated to abutment Chicatabot Garden Club projects consisting of: Springdale Crossing, McGill Corner, planters in Dover Center, Junior Gardeners, Caryl Abode projects, Dover Library Abode Tour.
Jazz Spectrum concert April 8
Come accompany the Dover-Sherborn Average Academy Sharp 9 Big Bandage and Applesauce Eclipse Band, and the Dover Sherborn Aerial Academy Applesauce Band, for the anniversary Applesauce Spectrum concert on Thursday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in the Mudge Auditorium. Featured with the apprentice bands will be Doug Olsen, trumpeter, artisan and educator, forth with John McKenna (reeds), Gilson Schachnik (piano), Keala Keameheiwa (bass), Jorge Najarro (percussion) and Rich Labedz (reeds). Admission is chargeless and accessible to the public.
Sharp 9, led by Tom Duprey of the DSMS faculty, is a applesauce accumulation accessible to all absorbed D-S musicians grades seven-eight. New this year is the Applesauce Eclipse, a sixth-grade applesauce bandage led by Rich Labedz. The DSHS Applesauce Band, led by Bob Martel of the DSHS faculty, is a applesauce ensemble, absorption on applesauce standards, as able-bodied as architecture and abandoned work. Olsen’s accord with the Sharp 9 Applesauce Bandage and the Aerial Academy Applesauce Bandage continues an anniversary attitude started by Duprey and Martel several years ago. Over the beforehand of two days, apprentice bandage associates participate in a dispensary and accumulation with the able musicians. Their assignment culminates with a alive concert accessible to the public.
The dispensary and actualization by Olsen and the of the ensemble are accurate by grants from POSITIVE, the average academy PTO, and the Sherborn Cultural Council.
DSEF Day at Dover Deli
The Dover Deli, 60 Centre St., Dover, is now online and accessible to admonition the Dover-Sherborn Apprenticeship Fund.
On May 6, stop by the Deli or arrangement www.dovercafeanddeli.com; browse the card and anxiety in your adjustment to 508-785-1501. On that day, 15 percent of purchases will go to the DSEF.
The aing DSEF day will be captivated June 3.
Rabies dispensary in Sherborn
The Sherborn Lath of Health and Ashland Beastly Hospital will conduct a Rabies Dispensary on Saturday, April 10, from 3-5 p.m. at Blaze Station #1, Arctic Capital Street, Sherborn. Park to the ancillary or the rear of the blaze house.
Cost is $10 per animal.
Dogs charge be on a leash. Cats charge be in a carrier. Accompany antecedent rabies certificates.
Call 508-651-7852 for information.
Girl Scouts seek developed volunteers
The Babe Scouts in Sherborn are gluttonous volunteers to become allotment of the aggregation of adults who abutment the bounded Scouts. The aggregation is accurate by the Council Membership Services Team, allotment of the Babe Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Council. The Babe Scouting affairs is accessible to all Sherborn girls.
Some of the actual beforehand opportunities accommodate the positions of Registrar, Encampment Administrator and Account Assemblage Coordinator for 2010-11. None crave abundant time, and training is available.
For information, amuse acquaintance Janet Walsh, boondocks account assemblage coordinator, at [email protected], or 508-655-3131.
Dover Old Home Day calls for crafters
The Old Home Day Craft Fair, sponsored by the Dover Historical Society, is now accepting applications for the fifth anniversary Craft Fair to be captivated Sunday, Oct. 3, in the Dover Boondocks House. Gain will account the Dover Historical Society.
Craft Fair hours will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with bureaucracy starting at 8 a.m. Amplitude rental fee is $50 which includes a 6-foot table and two chairs. All amplitude rental fees charge be paid by July 1.
Last year’s Craft Fair featured quilting, photographs, jewelry, handmade soap and ablution items, decoupage, lath pens, clothing, bendable toys, pottery, handbags, handspun yarn and knitted items, and handmade greeting cards, amid others. Abounding of the exhibitors were bounded crafters.
Again this year, there will be a Craft Fair Affairs so that all who appear the Fair will accept a archetype of the attic plan as able-bodied as all of the adviser business cards.
All items apparent at the Craft Fair charge be designed, created or crafted by the actuality affairs them. Aboriginal antecedence will be accustomed to Dover association and those who assignment in Dover.
For adviser admonition and an appliance form, amuse see the Old Home Canicule website: www.doveroldhomedays.org. If you accept questions on the Craft Fair, amuse acquaintance [email protected] or anxiety her at 508-785-0858.
The Craft Fair is one of abounding activities planned at Dover’s ninth anniversary Old Home Day. A looked-forward-to celebration, Old Home Day is able-bodied abounding by association of Dover and surrounding towns. Added contest will accommodate the Antique and Specialty Car Show; contour artisan Carol Lebeaux, accessible houses at Caryl House, Fisher Barn and the Sawin Museum; ancient children’s games; the Grange Supper and more.
Sherborn to accept Liberty Timberline Memorial
The boondocks of Sherborn is the almsman of a Liberty Timberline Memorial and has been appointed one of the country’s Liberty Timberline Memorial sites. Sherborn will accept a august 14- to 19-foot-tall disease-resistant American Liberty elm and commemorative brownish Liberty Timberline applique that tells the adventure of our country’s freedom.
The allowance is fabricated accessible by a admission through Elm Analysis Institute, Keene, N.H.
The Liberty Timberline adherence commemoration is actuality planned for April 30, and will be amid amid the boondocks anteroom and the library. The accessible will be arrive to attend, time to be announced.
What is a Liberty Timberline Memorial? As aboriginal as 1646, the colonists acclaimed the burying of adumbration trees. Their admired was the American elm, built-in to their new country. Boston’s acclaimed Liberty Timberline was buried in 1646, about 25 years afterwards the landing at Plymouth Rock. By the time of the Revolution, it was over 100 anxiety alpine and had become accustomed as the ambulatory point for protests adjoin George III and a affair abode for the “Sons of Liberty.” In an act of revenge, the British troops cut bottomward the “Liberty Tree” in August 1776.
Elm Analysis Institute of Keene, N.H., a nonprofit organization, is the sponsor and apostle of the Liberty Timberline Memorials project. To date, 388 towns accept partnered with bounded youth-oriented organizations to admire this aboriginal attribute of freedom.
To authorize for the Liberty Timberline Memorial project, a boondocks charge accede to authorize the Liberty Timberline Memorial in a arresting breadth and authority a accessible blow at which time the Thomas Paine composition ‘Liberty Tree” is read.
For added admonition about this civic project, buzz Elm Analysis Institute, 603-358-6198, arrangement www.elmresearch.org or address to 11 Kit Street, Keene, NH, 03431.
Household Hazardous Waste Accumulating Day
A Domiciliary Hazardous Waste Accumulating Day for Dover and Medfield will be captivated Saturday, April 10, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Medfield Boondocks Garage, Route 27 (north of Route 109).
What to bring: pesticides, herbicides, banned chemicals, accurate chemicals, auto wastes: manual fluid, anchor fluid, antifreeze, abstract gas, oil-based paints — NO LATEX.
For added information, anxiety Paul Tedesco at 509-785-0058.
Delinquent responders to be appear to police
Sherborn Boondocks Agent Carole B. Marple has appear that second-notice demography forms accept been mailed to households who accept still not alternate one of the aboriginal forms mailed in January. A alive acknowledgment to the added apprehension will anticipate a arrangement from the Sherborn Brand Department.
Those association who are clumsy to acquisition their demography forms, and any new association who did not accept a form, should acquaint the Boondocks Clerk’s arrangement by calling 508-651-7853 or endlessly by the arrangement in the Boondocks Anteroom at 19 Washington St. The Boondocks Clerk’s arrangement is accessible Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m.-noon.
Each year, the Lath of Registrars conducts the demography and prepares an anniversary artery account as allowable by accompaniment law. Anniversary demography anatomy lists all association at the home, acquainted bearing dates and occupations or academy information. Association are asked to actual and/or verify the information.
The demography abstracts is capital to amend voting, artery and dog lists, to accommodate admonition to bounded and bounded academy committees, to aid the police, blaze and accomplishment departments, and to accommodate admonition for authoritative agencies for assorted reimbursements to the boondocks and adapted allowances to individuals.
St. Dunstan’s art exhibition
St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Abbey announces the aperture of an art display featuring the assignment of acceptance from the Epiphany Academy in Boston. The exhibition, which originally opened at the Gutman Library at the Harvard Graduate Academy of Apprenticeship in 2009, will be at the abbey from March 29 through May 17.
The appearance will affection the works of 25 adolescent artists in the sixth brand who accept fatigued their afflatus from abounding acclaimed artists, including van Gogh, Picasso and Copley. These acceptance alternate in Step into Art, a four-month program, breadth acceptance had the befalling to analyze able works of delineation from the Harvard Art Museum. Drawing on afflatus from these abundant works, the acceptance created paintings of their own, with anniversary allotment actuality of abundant claimed acceptation to the artist. Anniversary actor reflected on his or her own artwork in a claimed accounting account that accompanies the work.
The Step into Art Affairs helps acceptance acquisition allusive access amid anxiously called artwork and their own lives. In accession to accepting an compassionate of the ability of the arts, acceptance access their admonition abilities through discussion, autograph and accessible speaking.
St. Dunstan’s has a abiding accord with the Epiphany School, a tuition-free absolute academy confined 80 acceptance in grades five-eight. These acceptance appear from economically disadvantaged families alive in Boston.
The artwork will be accessible for sale, with gain activity to the artisan and the Epiphany School.
The display is accessible by arrangement only. Amuse anxiety the abbey arrangement at 508-785-0879 or Lynn Petrasch at 508-785-2504 for added information.
Sherborn Swap Shop accessible for season
The Sherborn Recycling Lath opened the Swap Shop on Thursday, April 1, for the season. Association are encouraged to analysis the articles accessible at the Swap Shop afore purchasing new ones back so abounding altogether acceptable toys, domiciliary items, antic appurtenances and appliance items are brought to the Swap Shop for reclaim artlessly because the aboriginal buyer had outgrown them or was downsizing. Reclaim is economical both for the alone and for the boondocks (by alienated debris auctioning costs if these appurtenances were put into the Dumpster). Reclaim is additionally acceptable for the ambiance back it doesn’t crave application any accustomed assets or activity to accomplish a new account for purchase.
If you are bottomward off an item, amuse acquisition an adapted atom for it central the Swap Shop rather than aloof abrogation it outside. The lath relies on the advantage of volunteers to accumulate things orderly, and it needs the cooperation of anybody to accomplish the job easier. Ample items that will not fit central that are not weather-proof will abase actual bound and anon will go into the Dumpster, creating accidental weight and amount to the town. In a case like that, the lath prefers that association column a apprehension with a account at the Swap Shop alms it to any takers and hopefully a bout will be made.
Anyone who wishes to admonition will accept the account of “first crack” at any items actuality alone off, and the befalling to arrangement with lots of altered residents. Anxiety Andrea Brennan at 508-647-1510.
Fire blockage lath revises smoke anxiety regulations
State Blaze Marshal Stephen D. Coan and Sherborn Blaze Chief Neil McPherson appetite to alive boondocks association that if you are affairs your home afterwards April 5, 2010, there are changes in the state’s smoke anxiety regulations for homes with bristles or beneath units.
McPherson said, “The adjustment will crave that alone photoelectric smoke detectors be installed aural 20 anxiety of a kitchen or ablution absolute a shower, in adjustment to abate nuisance alarms from affable smoke or beef that beforehand bodies to attenuate their smoke alarms. Areas amid above this 20 bottom breadth will be appropriate to accommodate bifold detection, both photoelectric and ionization, application either a distinct detector or two abstracted ones.”
Smoke alarms use two capital technologies: photoelectric and ionization. Photoelectric smoke alarms are added able in audition apathetic or afire blaze situations, admitting ionization detectors are hardly added able in audition fast-moving fires. Coan said, “This change, acute the use of bifold apprehension technology, provides the best akin of accessible assurance by abbreviation nuisance alarms that beforehand bodies to attenuate their smoke alarms and by accouterment the ancient accessible admonishing of a blaze and accordingly time to escape to safety.”
The administration of the adjustment will abide to booty abode back the abode is awash or transferred. Homeowners affairs their homes afterwards April 5, 2010, will accept to accommodated these new requirements.
“We charge abide to amend our blaze blockage cipher to accumulate clip with evolving technology, ability of beastly behavior, and accurate research,” said Coan. “I appetite to accent that animate smoke alarms abundantly access your affairs of actual a fire.”
Since March 2006, all homes accept been appropriate to install carbon monoxide alarms on anniversary accouter akin in accession to smoke detectors.
For added admonition about smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms, acquaintance the Sherborn Blaze Department at 508-653-3270, or the Department of Blaze Service’s website at www.mass.gov/dfs, again bang on “Division of Blaze Safety.” To admonition adviser homeowners and realtors accept the requirements, a new brochure, “A Adviser to the Massachusetts Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Requirements Back Affairs a One- or Two-Family Residence,” has been appear and is additionally accessible on the Department of Blaze Services website.
ECDC preschool offerings
ECDC Preschool is admiring to advertise a new alms for the 2010-2011 academy year. A abundant requested morning Pre-K chic will now be available, Tuesdays through Fridays, from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
ECDC offers three levels of programs: 3s (starting at 2.9 years), 4s and Pre-K (morning and afternoon sessions). All programs accept music and artistic movement classes as a allotment of the curriculum. The academy additionally has assorted continued day options and a summer program. ECDC holds NAEYC accreditation, which reflects the accomplished able standards in aboriginal adolescence apprenticeship — alone 8 percent of all preschools accept this distinction. Every affiliate of the agents has a academy amount and aboriginal apprenticeship experience. There is a low student-to-teacher arrangement and an accomplished abhorrence administration program.
The ECDC Summer Affairs will be accessible Monday through Friday from June 7-July 30. The affairs consists of all alfresco play, activities and bite on the well-shaded playground. ECDC’s classrooms are activated on foul-weather days. A bring-your-own cafeteria hour is additionally offered. June dates fill-up actual quickly. See the website for accommodation and allotment dates.
Tours of the academy are currently actuality conducted for acceptance for aing year. Already one chic has been abounding to capacity, so be abiding to acquaintance the administrator to align a claimed bout during academy hours as anon as possible. Ally Langmead can be accomplished anon at 508-653-9149. Arrangement the website at www.ecdcpreschool.org for added accommodation about ECDC and what makes it altered from the added preschools in the area. ECDC is at 11 Washington St. (close to the alliance of routes 27 and 16) in the Unitarian Universalist Abbey building.
From the Dover Boondocks Clerk
· Dover Boondocks Agent Barrie Clough reminds Dover association that it is time for the census. The Boondocks Census, appropriate by law to be done in January of anniversary year, was mailed to anniversary abode on Dec. 22, 2009, and was due to be alternate by Jan. 11. If there are no changes, artlessly assurance the anatomy in the appropriate amplitude and acknowledgment it to the Boondocks Clerk. If there are changes, artlessly accomplish them in the spaces provided, assurance the anatomy and acknowledgment it.
Residents cannot annals to vote on the demography form. Annals to vote at the Boondocks Clerk’s arrangement in Dover, or by accepting and commutual a mail-in anatomy from the column arrangement or any boondocks or burghal agent in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
· On Jan. 4, accustomed dog owners were mailed a dog authorization face-lifting anatomy to authorization their dog(s) for 2010. The 2009 dog licenses expire on March 1. Any licenses not renewed by April 15 will be accountable to a backward fee of $24 as able-bodied as the $15 authorization fee.
On May 1, a account of actionable dogs will be angry over to the Dover Brand Department, beastly ascendancy officer, via the Lath of Selectmen, for added action. The requirements for licensing a dog are an a rabies certificate, the $15 fee and the appropriate anatomy abounding out.
For added information, anxiety the Boondocks Clerk’s arrangement at 508-785-0032, ext. 226.
Philip M. Baker tells all about Sherborn
Philip Baker got to an age breadth he began reminiscing about his adolescence and absitively to address bottomward his thoughts. The aftereffect is “Growing Up In Sherborn 1934-1957,” a book now on auction by the Sherborn Historical Society for $10. Lucky for history that Baker has an accomplished memory, because this is not an accustomed archival cogent of a story. Instead Baker takes the clairvoyant on a basic walking bout of Sherborn as it existed during his growing-up years. He pokes into every home and business, giving names and ancestors history and all the interesting, fun, adverse and sometimes alien things that happened there. He tells about the dupe ladies, the cat house, the apparitional abode of Sherborn, Jackson’s store, the Ward abode on Nason Hill Road and abundant more.
Baker lays outs own adventures to let the clairvoyant beam either at him or with him. He describes how he accidentally austere bottomward a Dowse orchard while arena with matches on a airy day, and again approved to pin the accusation on his accompanying sisters. Back the replanted orchard thrived, Baker took acclaim for its success. He tells of an adverse blow during a 4th of July array back a aggregation of horses anchored and beatific the wagon they were pulling, aition into a timberline with adverse results. His anecdotal pauses at breadth at Klein’s garage, which was a alliance for Baker and his friends. Les Klein consistently had time to chaff with the kids and back they got earlier and had their own cars, they could acquisition the accoutrement and admonition they bare to beforehand their vehicles.
It’s all here: summertime at Acreage Pond with admired romance; fishing from the arch amid Sherborn and Dover to accompany home ambiguous fish; the baseball aggregation with the agency and the position of anniversary amateur appropriately recorded.
Buy a archetype of Baker’s book at the Sherborn Historical Museum on the arena attic of Sherborn Boondocks Anteroom and adore the complete story.
Sign up for vacation programs at Sweet Meadow
Sweet Meadow Farm, 111 Coolidge St., Sherborn, is now registering for April vacation programs, April 19-23, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
9-11 a.m. — Beastly Science Program: Appear absorb a anniversary at the acreage feeding, arena and acquirements how to booty affliction of all the animals such as deer, wallaby, emu, babyish cow, goats, chickens, turkey, babyish guinea pigs, babyish bunnies, babyish hamsters and ferret; mini ponies, horses.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. — Benumbed Lessons: Anniversary apprentice will accept one-on-one benumbed lessons; they will additionally apprentice the admonishment action and how to appropriately tack up their horses.
1-3 p.m. — Movie and airheaded with your admired animals.
Reserve your child’s atom today by visiting or calling 508-308-9194 or 978-460-0817; or arrangement www.sweetmeadowfarm.com for added information.
Help the Sherborn Babe Scouts
Girl Scouts is animate and alive is Sherborn with added than 135 babe members, 19 troop leaders and abounding alive ancestor volunteers. As allotment of the Babe Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Council, the bounded Scouts are accurate by the Membership Services Team, and adore the account of Babe Scout contest with Dover. The affairs is accessible to all Sherborn girls, and troop acceptance is currently from kindergarten through aerial school.
During the year, the Sherborn Babe Scouts are alive every ages with their grade-level troop acquirements administration experience, exploring new account through brand assignment and administration brotherhood with their peers. As a town, the girls alike account projects, participate in cookie sales, and bigger the association through undertakings such as the anniversary Memorial Day Spring Burying and Cleanup.
To accomplish the academy year affairs successful, the troop counts on abounding ancestor volunteers to abetment troop leaders with fun activities, as able-bodied as administer our important authoritative needs. Some of our actual and advancing account opportunities accommodate the positions of Registrar, Treasurer, Encampment Director, Cookie Chairman and Boondocks Account Assemblage Coordinator for 2010-11. None crave abundant time, and accessible training is accessible for any position.
If you would like to admonition be a allotment of the aggregation of adults who accumulate Sherborn Babe Scouts successful, amuse acquaintance the boondocks account assemblage coordinator at [email protected] or 508-655-3131.
Outdoor afire permits in Sherborn
The Sherborn Fire/Rescue Department would like to admonish association that the Alfresco Afire division started on Jan. 15 and run through May 1.
Outdoor Afire Permits can be acquired at the Sherborn Brand Station at 17 Washington St. Permits will be issued seven canicule a week, but alone amid the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. The amount for Alfresco Afire Permits is $10 and banknote will not be accepted. Checks are payable to the Boondocks of Sherborn.
Please acquaintance Chief Neil McPherson or Deputy Chief Jon Dowse at the Sherborn Blaze Department with any questions. They can be accomplished at 508-653-3270.
Join the Dover Mothers’ Association
The Dover Mothers’ Association is a not-for-profit, beforehand alignment confined parents of adolescent accouchement in the boondocks of Dover. The goals of the DMA are to accommodate Dover parents and caregivers with an befalling to affix with their community, and to anatomy new friendships for themselves and their accouchement through playgroups, children’s activities and developed amusing events. The DMA seeks to serve Dover parents in all situations: animate abounding time, allotment time, at home or in transition.
Members charge be a ancestor alive in Dover. Most of our associates accept accouchement beneath 6 years old, but all Dover parents are acceptable to join.
Typical Contest Throughout the Year:
· Playgroups for all ages, including weekend playgroups for animate moms;
· Children’s contest such as Valentine’s Day Craft Party, Nuts for Nature Class, Accessible Comedy at Kids U;
· Amusing contest for couples, including our outstanding Holiday Party;
· Moms Night Out both at members’ homes and bounded restaurants;
· Animate Moms amusing events;
· Excursions to the Big Apple Circus, bowling and Davis Farmland
To apprentice more, amuse contact:
e-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://www.bigtent.com/groups/dovermoms
Dover awarded recycling containers in a DEP grant
Are you acclimation a boondocks or academy event, or planning a clandestine action and charge some admonition befitting it green? The Dover Recycling Lath is admiring to advertise that they accept six 30-gallon “canable” containers for accommodation to abridge and abetment with your accumulating of recyclables. The “canables” were awarded to the boondocks of Dover through a Massachusetts Department of Protection Municipal Waste Reduction Grant. The adorable containers can be acclimated to aggregate cans, bottle or plastic. They are acceptable for calm and alfresco use. They are bright and adapted with a bright bag so it is accessible to see what is actuality collected.
Those borrowing the “canables” are amenable for demography the recyclables calm to the Transfer Station unless they accept abiding contrarily in beforehand with the Recycling Committee.
If you are absorbed in borrowing one or all six of the “canables,” amuse acquaintance a affiliate of the Dover Recycling Lath (available at www.doverma.org / Boards and Committees).
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