The Hometown Weekly for all your latest local news and updates! Delivered to over 48,000 Homes and Business each and every week!  

Monthly Archives: December 2017

Westwood 4th graders spread holiday warmth

Mrs. Waldner’s 4th grade class at the Martha Jones Elementary School created over 40 “heating pad socks” for homebound seniors in Westwood. These socks, which are filled with rice, can be placed in the microwave to create a natural (and reusable) heating pad. The socks will be distributed to homebound Westwood seniors who participate in...
Read more

Deerfield School presents winter concert

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter With just days left before school vacation, students at Deerfield Elementary School knew it would be a long week. Luckily, the fifth grade music students began the week with an exciting performance. On December 18, the school hosted its annual winter concert, showcasing the fifth grade band and chorus. Parents...
Read more

Storytime Crafts donates chair to FD

Lisa Vergara, founder of Stortytime Crafts, presented fire fighter Nick Dabrowski at the Needham Fire Department - Local 1706 with a children's chair and matching book, "The Fire Engine Book," to share with children visiting the fire station at 88 Chestnut Street. Vergara's goal is to create beautiful furniture pieces that encourage reading for young children...
Read more

COA Secret Santas spread holiday cheer

The spirit of the holidays are alive and well at the Westwood Senior Center. The COA’s “elves” were out December 19 delivering gift bags and holiday cheer to homebound seniors in Westwood, sponsored by their friends from the Westwood Integrated Preschool. Pictured above are Paul Kelly, Bill Sebet and Trish Tucke, the COA’s Secret Santas....
Read more