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Bird Park lights holiday tree

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each December, traditional holiday carols can be heard everywhere, from school concerts to the radio to local celebrations. On Friday, December 6, the hum of carols could be heard in the middle of Walpole’s Bird Park. Despite the frigid weather and the snow-covered ground, visitors were bundled up...
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Powisset Farm ignites new holiday tradition

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Regular visitors to Powisset Farm know all about its many charms. From adorable pigs to the rustic barn with its up-to-date kitchen to woodland trails, every corner of this property seems to bring joy. Despite the cold weather, Powisset Farm was the site of some holiday joy on Saturday,...
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Festival of Trees heralds holiday season

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Last week, The Gardens at Elm Bank opened their doors for the annual Festival of Trees Christmas celebration. But if you went last year and assumed you’d see the same things once again, you’d be surprised at how many changes the garden has made. The most prominent feature...
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First Sherborn Friendstoberfest a hit

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Supporters of the Sherborn Library travelled to Powisset Farm on Friday, October 4, to celebrate Friendstoberfest. A social Oktoberfest-themed fundraiser put on by the Friends of the Sherborn Library, the event was held in lieu of the group’s annual Friendsgiving celebration. Despite the cold weather, people came out...
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Colorful Dover Days showcases community spirit

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Just ahead of the rain on Saturday, Dover held its annual Dover Days celebration, during which various local businesses, churches and town departments set up booths to sell their goods, advertise their services and goods, and partake in the town’s community spirit. Many of the booths had activities for...
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Walpole celebrates July 4

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter While the world was focusing on the pros and cons of Donald Trump’s July 4th celebration, Walpole held its annual July 3 festivities to significantly less controversy. For over fifty years, Walpole has held its “Night Before the Fourth,” celebration and this year would be no different -...
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Wellesley celebrates Eid with outdoor festival

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday afternoon, June 8, on town hall green, a group of Wellesley residents held an outdoor festival to celebrate Eid, a Muslim holiday that celebrates the end of Ramadan. As Eid is the “festival of the breaking of the fast,” there was plenty of food, like brownies,...
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Dover celebrates Memorial Day

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year on the last Monday of May, most towns hold a Memorial Day celebration to honor veterans who have served to protect the United States of America. There are barbecues, a plethora of cemetery visits, and gun salutes to honor all of those brave men and women who...
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Tincknell performs ‘Swingin’ on a Star’

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Thursday, May 16, the Pilgrim Church hosted both their a-few-weeks-too-late Cinco de Mayo celebration, as well as the music and jokes of Roger Tincknell. Tincknell had performed for the Sherborn seniors for three years in a row, and since he had done Latin music last year, the...
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COA hosts St. Patrick’s lunch

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff There were no leprechauns to be found during Westwood’s Council on Aging‘s St. Patrick’s Day celebration. However, there was plenty of green. A sea of shamrock green filled the room to the brim - green sweaters, t-shirts, scarves, hats, pants, and ties. Some had bouncy shamrocks that moved every...
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Hannah Adams Woman’s Club turns 125

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The Zullo Gallery is no stranger to hosting hopping parties. However, last week, there was a party over a hundred years in the making. On Friday, March 15, the Zullo hosted a party to celebrate 125 years of the Hannah Adams Woman’s Club. A total of 75 guests attended...
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