dover: PMC Kids Dover-Sherborn Race on Sunday, May 23 - 05/18/10 12:50 AM
PMC Kids challenge takes place this Sunday, May 23 at the Dover-Sherborn Middle School in Dover, MA. Be sure to register online and take part in the first Dover-Sherborn PMC Kids! There are three routes designed around the age groups. It's a great way for kids to contribute to a good cause and have a lot of fun.
Contact is Elizabeth Freeman but you can register online at pmc.org and look for the Dover-Sherborn kids challenge.
For additional information, please feel free to call me, 617-803-5149 or email: jwemyss@pinnaclehouses.com
 
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dover: Ending the 2009 year in Dover, MA - 02/17/10 05:42 AM
Dover produced 54% of it's sales in the second half of 2009 or 28 sales as recorded through MLS. The total MLS sales for 2009 was 49 properties.The days on market have substantially climbed over the last two years, compared to its surrounding neighbors of Needham and Wellesley. The absorption rate is high in such a small market that covers a very large price range, 2009 was $101,000 to $9.5M.
Dover offers an excellent school system, hundreds of acres of trails, a growing community of activities for both young and old and readily accessible via train(stops in Needham, Wellesley and Westwood) and car (close … (0 comments)

dover: New listing in Dover - fabulous Four/Five Bedroom - great location $1,425,000 - 02/01/10 09:49 AM
Stunning four bedroom Georgian Colonial with additional aupair suite on the lower level. Just listed in Dover for $1,425,000. Tall ceilings with elegant detail, hardwood floors throughout the first floor, generous windows providing lots of natural light and an open spacious layout. Great location about 1/2 mile from town center set at the end of the cul-de-sac.
 
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dover: Lyme Disease Forum well received in Dover - 11/19/09 08:48 AM
Great attendance this past Tuesday at the recently held forum on Lyme Disease in Dover, MA. The Lyme Disease Committee is a subcommittee of the Board of Health. It's purpose is to educate the public and address the concern of the citizens over the rapid growth of lyme disease.
Dover and Sherborn have held the leading numbers for reported cases of lyme disease in this area. One of the largest contributors is the high quantity of deer running through the woods. Apparently the average for deer per square mile is 6 while in Dover and Sherborn the average is 22. Needless to … (0 comments)

dover: Charles River and its Path to Cleanliness - 11/17/09 09:40 AM
The Charles River watershed covers 308 square miles of land and travels 80 miles. In 2006, the Charles River was announced as one of the cleanest urban rivers in America. The stewards of this progress is directed by the Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA), founded in 1965. Since these vast efforts to clean up the environment of the Charles River, it now is home to more than 57 species of freshwater fish and 400 plus species of local and migratory birds. Contact the CRWA and show your support, www.charlesriver.org.
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dover: Bike trails coming to Dover? - 11/17/09 09:21 AM
The rail line running through Dover and into Needham has been decommissioned since 2008. There appears to be an active group researching the viability of creating a bike trail along this seven mile run of line. It seems as though owners, Bay Colony and MBTA, may be in agreement over this conversion. The main group investigating this operation is "Needham Bikes" headed by bike enthusiasts. The formulation of this new project is "The Bay Colony Rail Trail Project". Since rail to trail projects have been completed in other Massachusetts communities, there is lots of inspiration out there to gain insight and help … (0 comments)

dover: Lyme Disease Forum, November 17, 2009 at 7:30, Dover Town Hall - 11/16/09 02:49 AM
Learn and listen to those experienced with Lyme Disease. The Lyme Disease committee presents information and the opportunity to share your experience with this fast growing concern. The Dover Board of Health subcommittee on Lyme Disease has put together this forum to both learn from concerned citizens and spread the word on the disease. Both Dover and Sherborn are leaders of incidents of lyme disease. This is an opportunity to gain some insightful knowledge. The forum will be held at the Dover Town Hall on Tuesday, November 17th at 7:30. All are welcome to attend.
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dover: Missing Swan in Dover. - 11/16/09 02:44 AM
New swans arrived to the pond on Wilsondale Street this morning and one seems to be on the run. The owners just drove them back from PA and let them loose this morning. It's a beautiful sight seeing them frolicking about. The vast number of wildlife hungting for prey at night took the two previous swans. These new owners were hoping for a smoother transition.
If anyone happens to be walking the trails of Noanet Woods or Hale Reservation and sees a stray swan please call Gray at 508-785-1128.
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dover: Fabulous home, terrific value, new price in Dover - 09/16/09 03:28 PM

Sparkling and pristine. This 4 bedroom home offers a fabulous great room centered around a stone fireplace. Beautiful cherry kitchen with eat-in area, lots of large windows and high ceilings. First floor office with fire place, formal living room and entertaining size dining room. This home provides all the comforts for entertaining.
Abutting acres of trails and a great location with access to Needham and Wellesley centers within minutes. A great value, this home has been reduced to $1,849,000.
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dover: New listing in Dover, $639,000, 3 Bedroom Contemporary - 04/08/09 08:45 AM
New listing - Contemporary, 140 Pine Street in Dover. A naturalist delight. Landscaping carefree. Fantastic views of Hales Pond. 3 bedrooms (includes master with bath) provide great space and offers incredible natural light. The living room has a fireplace and glass doors opening to an expansive deck all directed at Hales Pond. Privacy plus. The walkout lower level has a very large family room, also with a fireplace, two additional rooms (office and workshop) and a bathroom that is partially plumbed. The hardwood floors were just refinished and the entire interior just painted. Approximately 2600 square feet. MUST SEE THE INSIDE. Open house, Saturday, APRIL 11, 1:00-3:00. … (0 comments)

dover: Article on 53 Maugus Hill Road in Dover-Sherborn Press - 08/22/08 07:10 AM
The Dover-Sherborn Press recently published a home review by Todd Larson (June 2008), "A Chief Residence Worthy of its Location". The property, located at 53 Maugus Hill Road in Wellesley, sits on the highest point in Wellesley. It's westerly views are something to see. The property is listed at $4,600,000 by J.W.Higgins Realty.
The article delves into the history of Maugus Hill and presents an overview of the property, all 7,500 square feet of it. The architect, David Sharff of Medfield, is also known for his contribution to "Extreme Makeovers" the well known TV show. Mr. Sharff designed this elegant colonial … (0 comments)

dover: "PAN-MASS Challenge" rides through Dover, MA, August 2, 2008 - 08/09/08 01:50 AM
August 2, 2008, The PAN-MASS Challenge registered approximately 5,500 bikers for the yearly drive to raise money for cancer research. The bikers rode through Dover, MA. The routes began in either Sturbridge with 2,837 riders or Wellesley with 2,096 riders. The Wellesley start was at Babson College off of Forest Street departing around 7:30 a.m. The riders passed through Wellesley, entered Dover at Dover Road turned left onto Main Street on through Farm Street and right at Junction Street heading into Medfield. There were several water stops and a lunch stop along the route fully staffed with volunteers. The finish was at the MASS Maratime Academy … (0 comments)

dover: "Six-figure Zip Codes" by Globe Newspaper, article April 15, 2007 - 08/09/08 12:51 AM
Appearing in the Boston Globe on April 15, 2007 is an article covering Dover, MA, a Metro West Suburb, and other Massachusetts suburbs. Dover, zip code 02030, is listed as one of the top wealthy zip codes. The community zoning bylaws strongly favor acre (plus) zoning. There are minimal areas with smaller lot sizes. Since Dover is a small community, the acre zoning attracts individuals looking for larger lots and acreage. Dover is radically different from the abutting neighboring towns with smaller lots and big town centers which have benefits not offered in the community of Dover. Additional major attractions in Dover are the vast open … (0 comments)

dover: Article, Meet the Real Estate Professionals, July/August 2007 - 07/02/08 01:52 PM
New England Home Magazine, July/August 2007, Meet the Professionals. Most recent notable sales - two small estates in Dover with views of the Charles River. There are certain special properties in every community that should be shared. These two properties are located on scenic Willow Street, Dover, MA and have that undefineable characteristic of an idyllic setting. The charm, character and proximity to larger communities nearby as well as the city of Boston make them highly desireable. It's all about the location. Opportunities like these only come around once in a while.
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