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The great Hometown Weekly history tour

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent In the wake of Thanksgiving’s stories of Pilgrims, Native Americans, colonies, and exploration, readers in Hometown Weekly’s communities may have found themselves contemplating their home’s place in history. And why not? Plymouth and Salem are no more than an hour away. Boston, Lexington, and Concord are even closer. Much of America’s important...
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Echo Bridge railing project gaining steam

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With the recent reopening of Cook’s Bridge linking Needham’s Central Avenue with Newton’s Elliot Street, a plan to repair a second bridge over the Charles River linking the two communities has now moved forward for consideration. Last fall, Needham and Newton residents formed the Echo Bridge Railing Committee to focus public and private resources...
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Elliot Bridge opens to snow and celebration

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The night of December 16, big flakes began to fall from the sky, covering the ground in a fresh blanket of snow, the first real snow of the season. However, to think that this would dampen the spirits of those celebrating the opening of the Elliot Street Bridge is...
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