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At library, Westwood knits for a cause

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Two knitting groups have been meeting in the Westwood libraries for the last few years. The teen knitting group is comprised of local teens in grades six and above who hope to learn how to knit. Every Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., the group, led by Islington Branch Librarian Claire...
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Westwood Library shares book recommendations

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Every lover of literature knows the terrible struggle of finding the perfect next read. They may pick up a book only to realize, five chapters in, that the plot is going nowhere or that the writing is terrible. Library staff in Westwood is determined to save library-goers some...
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Oldest, youngest students bridge age gap

Westwood Schools are bridging their age gap by bringing their oldest and youngest students together on a daily basis in a program designed to benefit both age groups. A group of 16 juniors and seniors in Westwood High School’s early childhood education program are spending time every week in the preschool and elementary classrooms. The...
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The kitties of the Caribbean

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff When most people are looking for a new cat, wherever they may find them, they can assume that their new furry friend is from continental North America. Perhaps they were roaming the streets as a stray or they were surrendered. There’s a local exception to that rule, though. With...
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