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Monthly Archives: March 2021

NCC celebrates 90th year ‘plus one’

Bob Dermody noted this holiday season the NCC delivered more food than ever before.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Last March, the Needham Community Council planned on celebrating its 90th anniversary with a historical exhibition at the Needham History Center & Museum. Unfortunately, when...

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Falzone leads Walpole football over Tigers

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Following a 28-7 defeat to Natick to open the 2021 Fall II athletic season, Walpole High School varsity football has responded accordingly.

After a 17-14 win at rival Weymouth on March 19, Walpole returned home to face Newton North on...

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Raiders overpower Marauders, Mohawks

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity football team has bursted out of the gates to begin this 2021 Fall II athletic season.

The season began for the Raiders (2-0) with a rare Tuesday night matchup on March 23 against the...

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Casey, Warriors fight off Maroun, Wolverines

Liam Milne (7) celebrates with teammates after recovering an onside kick to begin the game. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield and Westwood High School football met on the turf at Fisher Field on Friday evening with both teams...

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Disney trivia makes for magical morning

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Have you ever spent a magical day roaming through any of the Disney parks? If not, you have probably spent some amount of time watching Disney films. The joy that the Disney Company has provided has extended over decades and generations. On March 20, Sherborn...

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Students return to Dale Street School

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

A year ago, Medfield public schools shut down in-person learning as the country tried to get a grip on COVID-19. What was expected to be a two-week closure soon evolved into learning from home. In September, students and teachers were welcomed back for part-time in-school...

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Wolverine volleyball wins on Senior Night

After a brief Westwood run, a Mustang timeout allows Coach Jenny Murphy to instructs her team in the first of two wins against Norwood.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Westwood Wolverines volleyball team moved to 3-3 on the year this week, thanks to...

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DSCFF decries Anti-Asian violence

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Months ago, some of Dover’s Chinese residents created the Dover-Sherborn Chinese Family and Friends (DSCFF) organization, in large part to make sure they would have a voice in the community. While much of that speaking out was, and still is, about school reopening plans, town...

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Rockets run over Brookline Warriors, 42-24

Tommy Fullbrook brushes aside a Brookline defender en route to a dominant 29-0 halftime lead.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

After their game against Brookline, the Needham sideline was wearing gold chains, getting stickers put on their helmets, taking pictures with their family...

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Mad Science comes to Walpole Library

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Have you ever wished to join a mad scientist in a laboratory? If you were lucky to be one of the Walpole Public Library patrons who logged into Zoom on Wednesday, March 17, you did just that. Returning on yet another visit to the Walpole...

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Westwood’s Cawley: Endicott lacrosse ready

Pictured during his junior year of high school against Medfield, Endicott LSM Matt Cawley will finally get the chance to return to the lacrosse field this spring as the Westwood native gets set to begin his freshman season in college. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
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A pawsitive addition to Needham

Officer Rocket and Needham school resource officer RJ Poirier have been among the town’s most famous residents as of late.

By Maddie Gerber 
Hometown Weekly Intern

It was a gloomy day at Eliot Elementary School when Officer Rocket, a recent four-legged addition to the Needham...

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Gregory: DS lax motivated for opportunity

Pictured dodging on a Medway defender during the 2019 Central/East playoffs, attack-man Pierce Gregory (left) enters his senior year in 2021 looking to help the Raiders win their way back atop Division III. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The...

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Building Committee hosts informative tea time

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Thursday afternoon, Community Center Building Committee Chair Ford Spalding and Selectman Bob Springett hosted and informal chat on Zoom about the Community Center project, with a focus on the Council on Aging.

Dubbed a “Tea and Chat,” the 2 p.m....

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Walpole’s Foley leading Lowell with point streak

Conor Foley during his time at Walpole High. Photo by Conor McNabb.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

A year after leading UMass-Lowell men's lacrosse in total points (23) and finishing tied for the team-lead in scoring (10 goals) as a freshman, Walpole native...

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Committee argues for Hanlon-Deerfield consolidation

The design choice for the new school was named the “tree” option.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Thursday night, the Westwood School Committee held a meeting to outline why they felt a consolidation of Hanlon and Deerfield Elementary Schools would be the town’s...

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Girls volleyball splits Westwood series

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Medfield volleyball continued their same-week, home-and-away schedule with a pair of matchups against the Westwood Wolverines. While they took the first matchup in four sets, just two days later, the Warriors would suffer their first loss of the year by way of straight sets, which...

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Malone interception gives Walpole first win

Brian Malone ends Weymouth’s comeback chance with a one-handed interception in the endzone.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With fan capacity severely limited at the Weymouth High School football field on Friday afternoon, Walpole’s 17-14 victory over the Wildcats might not have represented the...

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Perez, Raiders overpower McDonald, Rockets

Marcus Fuentes (3) cuts up the field on a kick-off return early in the second quarter. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

From the countless memorable finishes and highlight reel plays, to the 2015 matchup at Fenway Park, and yes,...

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Mustangs outlast Wilder, Warriors in opener

Senior James Wilder (3) breaks a tackle and rushes up the field on a kickoff return. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Medfield High School varsity football hosted Norwood on Saturday afternoon at Fisher Field to open up the much-anticipated,...

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