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WHS Sophomores pitch in for seniors

A number of Westwood High students, teachers, and staff took part in a project last month to clean up the yards of some local senior citizens. The effort, spearheaded by the sophomore class, is part of a multi-year effort to help the community. The class of ’21 first conceived of the project as freshmen and...
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Walpole Co-op Bank, Person of the Year

Since their founding in 1987, The Friends of St. Patrick have been dedicated to helping neighbors and celebrating those who do the same through their annual Person of the Year award and annual luncheon. Recently, the Friends announced a unique and unprecedented choice for the 2019 award recipient – Walpole Co-operative Bank. “We are so proud...
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Librarians make recommendations at Book Buzz

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_30450" align="alignright" width="300"]Attentive crowds enjoyed the librarian’s literary insight, along with cups of hot cider. Attentive crowds enjoyed the librarian’s literary insight, along with cups of hot cider.[/caption] Six Westwood librarians and fellow book lovers gathered last Thursday night for the...
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Tolles Parsons Center welcomes curious seniors

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday, Nov. 19, the Tolles Parsons Center (TPC) held a welcome breakfast for seniors in the community. Director of Senior Services Gayle Thieme explained that the event was intended for residents of the community who had never had a tour of the center. “The target audience was people who hadn’t...
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Forum addresses town center future

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday night, McCabe Enterprises and the Pare Corporation presented the findings of their study on economic development and parking in Walpole Center. Funded by a $20,000 community compact grant, the study sought to determine how downtown Walpole could be made more attractive to future generations, while recognizing current...
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NEF announces Gift for Education Cards

Members of the community are invited to honor a special teacher or VIP in their child’s life by making a donation in his or her name to the Needham Education Foundation (NEF). Gift for Education Cards make it simple to show gratitude, while providing vital support for the funding of NEF grants which allow both...
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Retiring Sullivan reflects on Medfield career

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter After 44 years as the Medfield Town Administrator, Mike Sullivan has finally decided to call it quits in January. The longtime administrator has had a long, fulfilling career, but he felt that this was the right time to retire. “I was 28 when I started, and I will be turning 73 in March,...
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Dover Church hosts annual Thanksgiving luncheon

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday, November 13, the Dover Church hosted its annual Thanksgiving luncheon for the members of the community. The Council on Aging has run the luncheon for at least 11 years, and this year’s iteration of the event was particularly well attended. “It was a rainy day and I wasn’t sure...
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NWC announces Holiday House Tour

The Needham Women's Club (NWC) has announced that tickets for the 21st annual Holiday House Tour are now on sale online at www.needhamwomensclub.org and at Needham's Roche Bros. and Sudbury Farms. This year, the NWC will have up to six houses on the tour and will once again feature the Holiday Marketplace, “Gifts that Give...
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Food Cupboard encourages Giving Tuesday donations

With a week left in November and Giving Tuesday (Tuesday, November 27) only a few days away, the Medfield Food Cupboard is asking that residents include them in their annual end-of-year giving plans and help continue their mission of providing food to Medfield individuals and families in need. Each tax-deductible donation received will help feed...
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Council on Aging hosts volunteer fair

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday, October 31, the Walpole Council on Aging held a volunteer fair for members of the community. The Senior Center hosted the fair because the facility is moving to a new home at the beginning of 2019, where there will be additional volunteer opportunities. “We are getting ready to...
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The Dover Days of our lives

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Contributor The Dover town common was alive with the sound of children's laughter. Dogs of all different shapes and breeds walked around, meeting their fellow canines with wagging tails. Community members walked back and forth up the street, greeting old friends and visiting the many stalls on the side of street. The...
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