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Category Archives: Spotlight

Opioid bill passes House unanimously

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent It is no longer unusual to know someone who has become a victim of the opioid epidemic. Almost every town has seen residents struggle with addiction within the last five years. In 2016 alone, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Wellesley, and Westwood each had at least one person who died because of...
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Hometown Weekly seeks engagement notices

With its summer wedding special section planned for Thursday, August 23, Hometown Weekly is currently seeking engagement notices from members of its seven communities. Couples wishing to announce their engagements are asked to send notices and photographs to news@hometownweekly.net....
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‘The Disaster Artist’ explores ‘The Room’

By Peter Kougias Hometown Weekly Intern “I did not hit her! I did not. Oh, hi Mark” is the staple of a modern cult classic that has swept the world in similar vein of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Tommy Wiseau’s “The Room” is a muddled experience filled with horrible acting, loose plot lines, and a tacky...
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‘Suspiria’ spellbinds 40 years later

By Peter Kougias Hometown Weekly Intern In August of 1977, an Italian horror movie slipped into American drive-ins and grindhouse theaters. While promoted as a sleazy exploitation flick, “Suspiria” has lived on as a dashing example of horror film class. “Suspiria” tells the story of American student, Suzy Bannion (Jessica Harper), who travels to prestigious Tanz Dance Academy...
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