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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Home of the Week – 39 Bretton Road in Dover

Young and beautiful colonial, a rare "best-of-both-worlds" Dover location!

Home of the week and opportunity of a lifetime! Attention fall buyers seeking rare Dover value in premier cul-du-sac location in pristine condition! Features include: • 5900+ sq ft of finished living space. 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half baths • Set back on cul du sac in coveted...
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HOME OF THE WEEK – 29 PAGE ROAD, WESTON

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4,500+ sq ft of living space has been lovingly maintained and cared for by the original owner since it was built.

Gracious 2-story foyer & turned staircase lead to an entertainment sized Dining Room and Living Room large enough for a baby grand piano.

In-home office is clad in oak with open...

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Stern Math jumpstarts early learning

Math can be hard at any age, but for Kindergarten and first grade students, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed learning new mathematical concepts for the first time. For many, this is their first foray into abstract thinking. Tools that can transform those lofty concepts into concrete processes can make all the difference. That’s exactly what...
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Panthers outlast Wolverines on Thanksgiving

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood Wolverines (4-7, 2-3) hosted TVL Large champion and arch rival Holliston (9-1, 5-0) on Thursday for their annual Thanksgiving grudge match. Tristan Benson gave Holliston an early lead with 14-yard touchdown run, followed by a successful two-point conversion. Holliston took its 8-0 lead into the second...
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Wildcats stuff Rebels on Thanksgiving

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A win for the Walpole High football team in their annual Turkey Day rivalry game with Weymouth would have claimed the Rebels (6-5) a share of the Bay State Conference Herget Division title, along with Milton. Unfortunately, it was a history-making day for Weymouth, as the Wildcats (3-8)...
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The Ultra living the dream

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter For many young musicians, making it in a band is only a dream. However, for this one upcoming local country-rock band, it is making that dream into a reality. 25-year-old Westwood native Alec MacGillivray created a country-rock style band called The Ultra almost two years ago with a few friends...
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Council on Aging hosts R.A.D. class

Walpole Police Department is finishing up a six-week R.A.D. (rape aggression defense) course for the senior women at the Council on Aging (COA). The program has seen great attendance, and the COA is looking forward to an even larger program in its new center. The R.A.D. program provides awareness and defense strategies for older adults....
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Santa returns to town common

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday, November 24, Walpole held its annual Santa parade near the town common. The parade began at Walpole High School at 11:00 a.m., with Santa making his way down Common Street before he ultimately ended at his house on Main Street at the town common. “We all sort of work together to...
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Blessed Sacrament Church hosting ‘Ave Maria’

The Matthew 13th Collaborative is inviting all Walpole neighbors to share the start of the holiday season with a musical concert, "Ave Maria," on Sunday, December 9, at 1 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church. The concert will feature performances by members of the adult choirs, featured musicians, and an ensemble of the children's, youth, and...
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WHS presents stunning ‘Spamalot’

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent The Wellesley Performing Arts students’ fall musical production of Monty Python’s “Spamalot” was a huge hit with audiences who were treated to four hilarious, nearly-sold-out performances. Photo Nov 10, 4 33 13 PMWith such a large cast and crew, there...
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Food Pantry appreciates community support

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter The Wellesley Food Pantry is an important organization that serves the community members throughout the year. A few weeks ago, the food pantry held its biggest food drive of the year, which set them up well for Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday season. “[The food drive] is our largest food intake...
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Rotary Club fights opioid abuse

The Rotary Club will have a table set up in the Tumi store (51 Central St) during the Holiday Stroll (December 2 from noon to 6 p.m.) to collect donations for the fight against opioid abuse. Drug overdose is currently the leading cause of accidental death for adults under the age of 50 in the United...
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Broadmoor Chamber Singers delight community

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday afternoon, the basement of the Needham Public Library was filled with an eclectic mix of music ranging from traditional spirituals to 60s folk hits, with just enough holiday music to remind the audience what season is fast approaching. Led by artistic director June Ambush, The Broadmoor Chamber...
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NEF announces Gift for Education Cards

Members of the community are invited to honor a special teacher or VIP in their child’s life by making a donation in his or her name to the Needham Education Foundation (NEF). Gift for Education Cards make it simple to show gratitude, while providing vital support for the funding of NEF grants which allow both...
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Needham Lights announces art contest winners

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The organizers of Needham Lights have announced the two winners of the art contest. Evelyn Duhamel, a kindergartner at Hillside School, is the winner in her age group. Her wonderful mixed media work is entitled “Merry Christmas.” She tells Needham Lights that her favorite thing about the holidays is saying hello to Santa. [caption id="attachment_30229"...
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Rockets outlast Raiders in instant classic

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30223" align="alignleft" width="300"]Jacob Schneider (78), Timothy Hagerott (76), Matt Smith (80), and Will Baker (73) both Tyler Reid following his second quarter touchdown. Jacob Schneider (78), Timothy Hagerott (76), Matt Smith (80), and Will Baker (73) both...
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McCarthy spearheads Coats for Kids drive

Medfield High School sophomore Kaitlyn McCarthy has partnered up with Coats for Kids and Anton’s Cleaners to collect winter coat donations as the cold weather rolls in. Winter coats for both children and adults are gladly accepted. Coats for Kids’ goal is to collect, clean, and distribute coats to everyone in need. The foundation started in...
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Retiring Sullivan reflects on Medfield career

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter After 44 years as the Medfield Town Administrator, Mike Sullivan has finally decided to call it quits in January. The longtime administrator has had a long, fulfilling career, but he felt that this was the right time to retire. “I was 28 when I started, and I will be turning 73 in March,...
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Interfaith Thanksgiving focuses on compassion

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday, November 19, Temple Beth David in Westwood hosted an interfaith gathering for residents of the Westwood and Medfield communities. There were a variety of different church and temple members and clergy present for the event, and the theme was centered around compassion. “There are a lot of differences in...
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‘All Seasons Shade Gardens’ upcoming

Popular horticulturalist and speaker Betty Sanders will present a program on “All Seasons Shade Gardens” on Tuesday, December 11, at the Dover Town Library, Lower Level, at 9:30 a.m. Doors will open for refreshments at 9:00 a.m. Shade is a fact of life in New England. Many gardeners spend countless hours trying to brighten those spaces...
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