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Wellesley salutes its veterans

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday, Wellesley police officers, firemen, veterans and various other members of the community gathered inside the still-under-renovation Great Hall inside of Town Hall to honor the town’s veterans. With around 75 people in attendance, the event began at 11 a.m. on the eleventh day of the eleventh...
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Illuminating the Dark Side of the Moon

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By Ethan Lee Hometown Weekly Correspondent Part III: Lessons that I Cherish from Afghanistan and Morocco “Illuminating the Dark Side of the Moon” is a series written by Hometown Weekly Correspondent Ethan Lee, a student at Needham High School. As a reporter, Ethan has focused on revealing truths about misunderstood cultures around the global community. Thus,...
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Illuminating the Dark Side of the Moon

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By Ethan Lee Hometown Weekly Correspondent Part I: Lessons from Afghan Students “Illuminating the Dark Side of the Moon” is a series written by Hometown Weekly Correspondent Ethan Lee, a student at Needham High School. As a reporter, Ethan has focused on revealing truths about misunderstood cultures around the global community. Thus, when Ethan noted absence...
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Needham High builds a global connection

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By Matt Liberman Hometown Weekly Intern While Ethan Lee remained focused on the screen at the front of his U.S. history class, every other head in the class turned toward teacher Doug Stanczak in awe, shock, and curiosity. In a video call between an 11th-grade U.S. history class at Needham High School and a class...
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Quigley to address Woman’s Club

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The Wellesley Hills Woman’s Club is privileged to have Patti Quigley as its March speaker. After her husband’s tragic death on 9/11, Patti co-founded “Beyond the 11th” to help widowed counterparts in Afghanistan. In 2005, Patti joined Razia Jan and shifted her focus to Afghan girls. She is now the Executive Director of...
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