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Cunning local foxes thrive in winter

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent As winter’s icy grip keeps a stranglehold over the region, it is hard to imagine how the many animals that call Massachusetts home survive the winter months when food is scarce and temperatures plummet. One such critter is the wily fox. Two species of fox live and breed in Massachusetts, the...
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The historic cemeteries of Hometown Weekly

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent To many, cemeteries can be haunting places, where constant reminders of mortality loom. To others, cemeteries are places of history, like outdoor museums of sorts, free to those who choose to take a walk around them. Different styles of engravings gives clues about how our ancestors approached death....
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Locals remember vets at Moving Wall

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter In honor of Veterans Day on Sunday, the Moving Wall, a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., stopped outside of Gillette stadium over the weekend. The replica was available for public viewing beginning on Friday at 1 p.m., and stayed open until November 12 at noon. “We are...
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Rescue dogs bark, bay at Borderlands

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent The first time I heard of a coonhound was when I got a call that my mother had randomly adopted a dog while I was away at college. Our elderly beagle had passed away, and she was itching to find a new companion for our lonely beagle. Without telling anyone...
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