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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Hamilton, Raider field hockey ready up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite a 12-4-2 record, the 2017 season came to tough end for the Wellesley High School field hockey team, falling 1-0 to arch rival Needham in the second round of the Division I South playoffs. This season, the Lady-Raiders will look to return to the state tournament and take...
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Stephanie Hawkinson hired for outreach position

The Town of Wellesley has created a new outreach position to help organize and improve communication to residents about important news, events and special projects across all departments. The Executive Director’s office announced today that Stephanie Hawkinson has been named Communications and Project Manager and will guide the town in effectively conveying information that will...
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UU Wellesley offering OWL classes

Starting this September and running through June, The Unitarian Universalists of Wellesley (known locally as UU Wellesley) will offer Our Whole Lives (OWL) classes free of charge to youth in grades 7-9. The classes will be held approximately twice monthly on Sunday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. and will be facilitated by trained volunteers from the...
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Westwood kids ready for school

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Young kids were out at the Martha Jones Elementary School to enjoy a cold popsicle and to meet some of their future classmates last Tuesday. To beat the heat, Principal Donna Tobin was handing out popsicles to the children on the hot August day. Principal Tobin personally wrote each of...
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Baby Kneads regional program starting soon

Westwood Early Childhood has partnered with the towns of Walpole, Medfield and Dover as part of the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Program to provide a special series for parents of babies ages birth through 6 months. "Baby Kneads" featuring Sheryl White will meet monthly on Monday mornings at 10:30 at the Westwood Main Library. The...
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Masse, Hawks take flight

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor By Xaverian football’s standards, a 3-3 regular season record that included losses to rivals BC High and Catholic Memorial is a disappointment. However, thanks to their strong schedule that included three convincing victories against Brockton (31-0), Malden Catholic (34-6) and Bridgewater-Raynham (32-7), the Hawks were still able to...
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The bear facts about ursus americanus

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent The black bear, ursus americanus, is the only species of bear that lives is Massachusetts, and ranks as the largest meat-eating mammal in the state. With several recent sightings in Framingham, Wrentham and Newton, knowing how to safely coexist with this important species can keep both humans and bear...
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