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Tougias tells of Bounty’s rescue

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff People are often drawn to stories of heroic rescues and beating impossible odds. It’s obvious that this is true, given the number of people who came to the Walpole Library on Wednesday, October 16, to hear the story of the Bounty. Michael J. Tougias, an author of numerous genres, told the...
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Children’s author Bowling visits BSS

Children’s author Dusti Bowling visited Blessed Sacrament School (BSS) on September 24 to speak to students about her books, the importance of not giving up on your dreams, and finding what inspires you. Bowling—who has visited over 100 schools—has written three novels for children, each of which received starred reviews. Her first book, “Insignificant Events...
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Author David Stephenson addresses Medfield

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff David Stephenson, a former resident of Medfield, returned to town to give a talk about his book, “The Future is Smart,” and his thoughts on the constant changes occurring due to our love, and sometimes dependence, on the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things refers to the extension of internet...
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Author Manchester comes to Medfield

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It is a wide known fact that most writers do not begin their career life as writers, nor do they intend it. There are many steps in between. J.K. Rowling studied Classics and French in college and worked as a secretary for Amnesty International. Steven King intended on being...
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Ben Railton presents ‘We the People’

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Today, there seems to be one question being asked when it comes to our identity as Americans: what makes each one of us Americans? Is it something as simple as where we were born or where we have citizenship? Or perhaps it is how long our family and culture has been...
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Withrow teaches kids about writing tools

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday afternoon, Steven Withrow visited the Wellesley Library to teach a small group of kids all about ways poets and authors play with language to describe things without using pictures. Withrow, a teacher, poet and author of “A Poem is a Chameleon,” came from Falmouth to teach...
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Needham’s Lamenzo publishes children’s book

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Having a picky eater can be a struggle for many parents - and for kids, as well, for whom the pressure to try new foods that they may not like can feel overwhelming. In her new book, “Addy Wants to Fit In,” Jacky Lamenzo explores the relationship between children and...
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Medfield students learn about ‘Love’

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Reading is the best part of school for some children. For others, it is the most nerve-racking part of the school day. During his visit to the Medfield Schools, Matt de la Peña was able to give both types of students something to which they could relate....
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Poet Bouvard shares poems, hard truths

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Thursday night, February 14, the Wellesley Library hosted former Brandeis professor, author of twelve nonfiction books, and poet Marguerite Bouvard, who read from her new book of poetry, “The Flame of Life.” There were many different subjects broached in the works she read. However, it was the plight of migrants...
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Hannah Adams Woman’s Club celebrating 125 years

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The Hannah Adams Woman's Club (HAWC) is inviting the community to the Zullo Gallery in Medfield to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the first and longest-running women's club in America. The celebration will be held on March 14 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Attendees will enjoy refreshments and a glass of wine...
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Needham’s Keating presents at Writers Center

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Needham author Tom Keating shared his writing process and discussed his Vietnam story, “Convoy for the Con Voi,” which was published in 2017 as part of the anthology “War Stories 2017.” The event was held at the Veterans Center in Gloucester, MA, sponsored by the Gloucester Writers Center. The Cape Ann Veterans...
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Garden clubs hosting Tovah Martin

"The Indestructible Houseplant" is the title of Tovah Martin’s talk to be presented jointly by the Boggestow Garden Club of Sherborn, the Charles River Valley Garden Club of Dover and the Amelia Garden Club also of Dover. The presentation will take place on November 6 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sherborn Community Center, 2 Sanger...
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