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What made Walpole

2019: A year in review: Another Patriots Super Bowl. A fire at Notre Dame. The birth of a British royal. Whatever held our attention over the last year, 2019 was certainly a year to remember. Closer home, Hometown Weekly’s communities of Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood all experienced their own unique...
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What made Needham

2019: A year in review: Another Patriots Super Bowl. A fire at Notre Dame. The birth of a British royal. Whatever held our attention over the last year, 2019 was certainly a year to remember. Closer home, Hometown Weekly’s communities of Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood all experienced their own unique...
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What made Dover-Sherborn

2019: A year in review: Another Patriots Super Bowl. A fire at Notre Dame. The birth of a British royal. Whatever held our attention over the last year, 2019 was certainly a year to remember. Closer home, Hometown Weekly’s communities of Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood all experienced their own unique...
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What made Medfield

2019: A year in review: Another Patriots Super Bowl. A fire at Notre Dame. The birth of a British royal. Whatever held our attention over the last year, 2019 was certainly a year to remember. Closer home, Hometown Weekly’s communities of Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood all experienced their own unique...
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Home of the Week – 21 Turtle Brook Way

Charming Cape, an end unit at The Village at Medfield, a 55+ community. Approx. 1,702 sq ft. 2 Bed/2 Bath. This beautiful, bright and light unit features a 1st floor with a kitchen with gas cooking, cherry cabinets, upgraded counters, vaulted ceiling, lovely tile back splash, a great dining area and plenty of windows;...

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John Pritchard receives Quarter Century Award

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter When you think about Massachusetts industries, odds are that seafood, higher education or some form of finance are going to come to mind well before confectionery or candy will. But on Tuesday night, John Pritchard taught a room of people how prevalent the industry once was in the...
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Volleyball busts slump against Wellesley

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Friday night, The Westwood Wolverines volleyball team beat the Wellesley Raiders three sets to one, in a game that sharpened some tools for the Wolverines before the postseason tournament, and provided a much-needed wake-up call for a Wellesley team that was on a roll following a strategy change. In...
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Home of the Week – 168 Bridal Trail Road

Saddlebrook custom contemporary colonial on a beautiful, private wooded acre. This GORGEOUS home boasts a first floor master suite, spacious artist's studio above garage and indoor swim spa! The spectacular entry foyer welcomes you to over 3000 square square feet of living space on the first floor alone. There is a massive chef’s kitchen...

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Hale-O-Ween returning Oct. 26

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Hale-O-Ween is back by popular demand. This Hale family favorite returns on Saturday, October 26, from 2 to 5 p.m. The event is free and will include hikes, arts and crafts, games, a bouncy house, and more. “Our property is open 365 days a year and while we encourage people to come out...
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Westwood field hockey still unbeaten

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood and Medfield High School field hockey met on the rain-soaked turf of Fisher Memorial Field on Friday afternoon for the second and final time this season. The Wolverines (14-0-1, 8-0-1) rolled into Medfield still unbeaten and looked to complete the season sweep of the Warriors (2-9-2, 1-7-2)...
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WHS to present ‘Argonautika’

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Westwood High School is presenting the play "Argonautika,” written by Mary Zimmerman and adapted from the Greek myth of Jason and the Argonauts. It tells the story of Jason, who is sent by his uncle to find the “golden fleece” taken from a winged ram. He does this based on promise that, if...
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Wellesley volleyball takes on Milton

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter In what would ultimately be a three-set loss to drop the team to 3-7 on the year, The Wellesley Raiders volleyball team was all over the place, ranging from looking like a great team that could compete with anyone, to one being run out of the building. In the first...
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Wellesley learns mahjong

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Thursday afternoon, the Tolles-Parsons Center held a teaching event dedicated to learning the American version of the game mahjong, before the beginner crowd was replaced by a more serious, veteran group of players. Mahjong is a difficult game to learn, though some card players have noted its similarity to gin...
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WEF plans 30th Annual Spelling Bee

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The Wellesley Education Foundation is celebrating the Annual Spelling Bee’s 30th Anniversary this year! The bee will be held on Wednesday, November 13, at 7 p.m. at Sprague Elementary School. The bee features three-person adult teams who work together. Teams write their answers on an erasable white board, allowing multiple teams to spell the...
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Walpole kids punish police in gatorball

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter One of the most pivotal roles the press has in American democracy is to expose government corruption wherever it arises. To this end, it needs to be pointed out that on Wednesday afternoon, October 2, inside the Old Post Road Elementary School gym, during a game of gatorball against...
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Walpole celebrates Jarvis Harvest

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff

On Saturday, October 4, visitors flocked to Jarvis Farm to celebrate the 5th annual Jarvis Harvest. No one could be blamed for staying at home with the constant drizzle of rain and cooler temperatures, but people couldn’t seem to stay away from the allure of the farm in the...

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Scales, Porkers roll to remain unbeaten

By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Walpole High School varsity field hockey team continued its dominance on Thursday afternoon with a convincing 7-0 victory against Framingham.

The Porkers (11-0-1, 8-0-1) entered Thursday’s contest already with a stranglehold on the Bay State Conference title and further making their case for the No. 1 overall...

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Home of the Week – 35 Nebo Street

DRAMATIC ARCHITECT DESIGNED CONTEMPORARY HOME sited on a one acre parcel on a beautiful Medfield Country Road welcomes you. Enter the ground level with 2 Ensuite Bedrooms flanking the foyer plus laundry area, and storage room. Ascend to the elegant open floor plan is the master suite with beautiful tiled bath, walk in shower,...

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Home of the Week – 28 Thatcher Street

Elegant stone and shingle style colonial set back on plush acreage. This beautifully constructed home offers exquisite finishes and millwork throughout.  Open floor plan with ten foot ceilings. Stunning two-story foyer opens to the dining room with coffered ceilings and wainscoting.  Bright gourmet kitchen with custom white-beaded inset cabinetry, high-end appliances, center island open...

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Home of the Week – 22 Essex Street

Beauty and elegance abound in this sophisticated colonial in prestigious Maple Park Estates. This graciously appointed home w/ 4 spacious levels of fine living will impress even the most discriminating buyer. A striking 2-story foyer welcomes you into this exclusive home, designed w/ high quality craftsmanship & a fine attention to detail. A beautiful...

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