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WHS senior collecting gently-used instruments

Westwood High School senior David Han is collecting gently used orchestral or band instruments for WHS’ Senior Independent Project Program (SIPP). The focus of his project, “​Old Instrument - New Life,” is to provide donated musical instruments to students in order to increase music learning opportunities in Westwood and the greater Boston area.

St. Dunstan’s cares for the homeless

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With the weather turning bitterly cold, extra attention should be given to the needs of the homeless in Boston and surrounding communities. This week, St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church used its Dover Unplugged night to help care for these people by packaging over 140 backpacks full of supplies they need...
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1st Lieutenant Finneran returns home

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff 
 There is hope amongst all military members’ families that their loved ones return home unharmed. Unfortunately, that it is not always the case. Like many men, Joseph Finneran joined the army on December 18th, 1941, following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Just over a year later, 1st Lt Joseph Finneran...
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Walpole Library welcomes women’s posters

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Anyone who has visited the Walpole Library in the last few weeks will have noticed that books are no longer the only thing lining the walls. New to the library are numerous posters that have taken up residence in its halls. These colorful posters are all designed by different artists,...
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Author Pallotta visits Hardy School

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_30854" align="alignright" width="300"]Looking on at ‘Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark.’ Looking on at ‘Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark.’[/caption] First graders at Wellesley’s Hardy School were treated on Tuesday morning to a visit from author Jerry Pallotta. Pallotta is...
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Save the Children hosting Boston benefit

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A group of Boston neighbors are launching a new local chapter of Save the Children, an organization that has been doing whatever it takes to help give children in the United States and globally a healthy start for nearly one hundred years. Save the Children’s core mission is to fulfill the promise of...
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