• Frances Cafe

    Monteville Presentation Draws a Big Crowd

    by  • February 20, 2019 • 1950s, 1960s, 1990s, Frances Cafe, Korean War, Medfield, World War II • 0 Comments

    An unusually large crowd of some 50 people jammed the basement of the Old Meetinghouse (Unitarian Church) on Feb. 4 to hear noted sportswriter, biographer, and Medfield resident Leigh Montville. Montville is best-known locally as a sports reporter and columnist for the Boston Globe from 1968 to 1989, when he went to Sports Illustrated....

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    Midcentury Medfield Memories: Party Like It’s 1959

    by  • March 17, 2018 • 1950s, Carr, Cathy Colontonio, Cheerleading, Frances Cafe, Medfield, Medfield football, Medfield High School • 0 Comments

    Editor’s note: Do YOU have stories and memories to share?  Send us an email! Can you imagine a litter of kittens being born under a swirling and noisy washing machine? That’s what happened underneath the Kenmore washing machine in Mama Flaherty’s kitchen back in 1959. She could hear from the squealing that Missy, her favorite...

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