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Film critic Burr discusses Oscars

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31628" align="alignright" width="300"]Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr spoke to a full house last Monday evening at the Walpole Library. Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr spoke to a full house last Monday evening at the Walpole Library.[/caption] On the...
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Needham students win art awards

Needham’s regional award recipients for the prestigious Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for 2019 have been announced. ​This program, sponsored by the Boston Globe and ​The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts (SMFA),​ introduces Massachusetts communities to a new generation of young artists.​ Competing against thousands of other young Massachusetts...
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Leigh Montville entertains with career stories

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter If you enjoyed watching any of Tom Brady’s six Super Bowl championships, you have Leigh Montville to thank for it. Well, sort of. Fresh off the heels of the Patriots’ championship over the LA Rams, longtime Boston Globe and Sports Illustrated sportswriter Leigh Montville spoke to a crowded room...
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Needham native Orenstein to discuss book

The Needham Free Public Library will host author and Needham native Hannah Orenstein, who will be discussing her new book, "Playing with Matches," and the evolution of dating in the age of online matchmaking services, on Sunday, February 10, at 2:00 p.m., in the Community Room. The presentation will be moderated by Meredith Goldstein, a...
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‘Book Buzz’ inspires library patrons

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter With so many books available at the library and in book stores, voracious readers often ask themselves a perplexing question: “What should I read next?” As librarians, the Westwood library staff members can empathize with their patrons, which is why they have begun a “Book Buzz Panel.” The idea is...
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Porkers still unbeaten, ranked third

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 1-1 tie with No. 5 Wellesley on October 3, the Walpole High School varsity field hockey bounced back with two straight shutout victories over Framingham (5-0) and Milton (6-0) this past week to stay at No. 3 in the latest Boston Globe state field hockey rankings,...
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Brooks Mathewson to address garden clubs

The Wellesley Garden Study Group, jointly with the Wellesley Hills Garden Club, will host an illustrated garden program, “Images and Insights from a Vegetable Garden,” presented by Brooks Mathewson. The event will take place on Thursday October 19, at the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley. Coffee will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by...
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Auditore, Chapski earn baseball All-Scholastic

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole senior captain and second base-man Charlie Auditore as well as Xaverian captain and ace pitcher Dylan Chapski of Medfield were recently awarded All-Scholastic honors by the Boston Globe following their immense contributions to their teams throughout the 2017 baseball season. Auditore smacked two home runs and 21 RBI en...
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