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Westwood Scouts give flag-folding demo

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Recently, seven Boy Scouts from Scouts BSA, Troop 3 Westwood demonstrated flag folding to an audience at the George H. Morse House in Norwood. The Boy Scouts narrated the 13 steps to fold an American flag properly, each step having symbolic importance. Present for the demonstration besides Scoutmaster Darren Valentine were the families...
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Santa signals start of holiday season

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The first day of December is typically considered the first day of the Christmas season. Parents hand their kids Advent calendars. People rush to farms to get their Christmas trees and decorate them with lights and ornaments. Children begin to write their letters to Santa Claus. On the last...
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Holocaust survivors address Medfield Scouts

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More than 30 Boy Scouts from Troop 89, along with their parents and adult leaders, gathered on Thursday, September 5, at Medfield’s Memorial School to listen to 93-year-old Aron Greenfield’s account of surviving imprisonment in nine concentration camps during World War II. The Holocaust survivor and Norwood resident, along with his wife, Martha,...
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Memorial Day service honors vets’ sacrifice

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_33362" align="alignright" width="300"]Veterans ride aboard the “Mike-1” Jeep during the parade to Needham Town Common. Veterans ride aboard the “Mike-1” Jeep during the parade to Needham Town Common.[/caption] On Monday, May 27, Needham held a variety of services throughout the...
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Troop 3 hosting Court of Honor

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On May 25, Troop 3 will hold a Court of Honor to award Scouting’s highest rank, Eagle, to three young men from Westwood. Cameron Doherty, Max Moscaritolo, and John de Reyna will each receive this award at a ceremony to be held at 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Westwood, 808...
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Scouts teach tech to seniors

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31003" align="alignright" width="300"]Scout Oliver Fried leads the lecture from the front of the room. Scout Oliver Fried leads the lecture from the front of the room.[/caption] At the Dover Town Library on Saturday afternoon, members of the Dover Boy Scouts held...
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Santa returns to town common

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday, November 24, Walpole held its annual Santa parade near the town common. The parade began at Walpole High School at 11:00 a.m., with Santa making his way down Common Street before he ultimately ended at his house on Main Street at the town common. “We all sort of work together to...
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Cub Scouts recruiting new members

Boys in grade 1-5 are invited to join Wellesley’s Cub Scout Pack 140. Membership in the Cub Scouts entails camping, overnights at museums and ballgames, citizenship, service and just plain fun. During the school year both the Pack and each Den meet once per month. Minimum annual dues are $75 per scout. To join the...
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Rocky Woods offers wreath making and more

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Rocky Woods was recently named an “excite property” by the Trustees of Reservations, and it’s easy to see why. This past Saturday, Rocky Woods offered a wreath-making activity entitled Wreaths from the Trees. This was the first year the activity had been offered, but the property is certainly building...
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Troop 1 Dover driven by service

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Each year, Troop 1 Dover participates in various community service efforts by embracing the Scout Law, “A scout is helpful” and the Scout Slogan, “Do a good turn daily.” During the last year, Troop 1 Dover participated in a number of community service activities. A few Boy Scouts supported the Dover veterans by participating...
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Walpole community shines during Breaking Bread

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Every Monday night for the past six years at the United Church of Walpole, a free meal is offered to members of the community. The event is titled Breaking Bread, sponsored by the Walpole Families of Faith. This past Monday, the kitchen bustled with a host of volunteers,...
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Westwood Scout Clasby keeps it clean

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff When Westwood’s Cameron Clasby started brainstorming for his Eagle Scout Service Project, his mind took him back to a fishing trip with some friends. “I realized there was a need for this project when I was fishing with friends at Buckmaster Pond,” wrote Clasby in an email to Hometown Weekly....
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Sherborn resident earns Eagle Scout honor

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Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1, Sherborn, invites friends and neighbors from Sherborn to attend an Eagle Court of Honor for Samuel D. Stone. Sam has recently completed all the requirements for the rank of Eagle Scout and will receive the award at the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony to be held on...
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Troop 3 Westwood to hold car wash fundraiser

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Westwood Boy Scout Troop 3 will host a car wash to raise money for the Boy Scouts on May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Westwood Senior Center on Nahatan Street. Funds raised through the car wash will go to supporting Troop 3’s scout trips, service projects, and other projects...
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Three Westwood scouts named Eagles

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Three Westwood Boy Scouts accepted the highest rank of the Boy Scouts of America last Saturday as they were officially accepted into the rank of Eagle Scout. The scouts, Jared Lam, Matthew Wagner and Matthew Mason, were officially sworn in as Eagle Scouts at an Eagle Court of Honor held...
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First Baptist Church to honor Westwood Boy Scout troop

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When the First Baptist Church of Westwood celebrates Scout Sunday at its service on April 10, it will honor all branches of scouting. In particular, this year the church will recognize Boy Scout Troop 3 Westwood for its continuing commitment to community service as well as for two recent Eagle Scout projects. Troop...
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Scouting for Food to benefit Needham food pantry

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Saturday, March 19 at 8 a.m., Needham Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will be collecting bags of food to be delivered to the Needham Community Council Food Pantry for the annual Scouting for Food collection.

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Wellesley Troop 185 Holds Winter Court of Honor

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Wellesley Boy Scout Troop 185 held their winter Court of Honor on Monday, February 1 at the Italo-American Club. It was an exceptional year for earning merit badges with 43 Scouts received a total of over 200 merit badges, including badges earned at Camp Resolute and on Nantucket over the summer. Twenty-three boys advanced a...
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