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Monthly Archives: May 2019

PMC Kids Ride approaches

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As the 12th annual Westwood Pan Mass Challenge Kids Ride approaches, hundreds of eager young riders will be taking to their bikes in order to raise money for a great cause. Over the past 11 years, the Westwood community alone has raised nearly $600k for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund to...
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Community cleans up Haslam Pond

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff [caption id="attachment_33306" align="alignright" width="300"]Two volunteers help one another to carefully remove a branch strangled by bittersweet. Two volunteers help one another to carefully remove a branch strangled by bittersweet.[/caption] “It’s like a Gordian knot,” observed one of the volunteers who came...
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McCusker, Wolverines getting hot at right time

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last season, Westwood High boys lacrosse entered the state tournament as one of the favorites to come out of Division II Central/East and take home the state championship. One year later, the Wolverines (12-6, 9-4) head into the postseason with a chip on their shoulder for a number...
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Learning blooms in Deerfield outdoor classroom

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What began years ago with small planting and composting projects has blossomed into an outdoor classroom rooted in centuries-old Native American and Pilgrim traditions. Led by School Librarian Julie Krass and Master Gardener parent volunteer Jennie Goossen, Deerfield Elementary School now boasts three types of gardens that yield bountiful opportunities for student learning...
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