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Rebels skate by Wildcats

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off a 4-3 victory against Brookline on January 15, the Walpole High School boys varsity hockey team traveled to Ulin Rink on Saturday night in search of their second consecutive win as the Rebels (6-3-2, 4-1-2) took on Milton. Senior forward Tom Fruci drew first blood for...
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Wellesley football rolls in rebound win

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A bye following a loss is never fun. After dwelling on their heartbreaking 14-13 defeat to rival Natick on October 4 for the last two weeks, the Wellesley High School football team returned to the gridiron on Saturday at Darcey Memorial Field against Brookline, motivated to respond accordingly...
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Strong second half lifts Rockets over Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Herget Division rivals Needham and Walpole met on the pitch at Bird Middle School on Monday afternoon for the second and final time this season. The Rockets (7-2-1, 6-1-1) came to Walpole looking to complete the season sweep of the Rebels (2-6-1, 2-4-0) after earning a 3-0 win...
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Raider soccer settles to draw

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Earning points in the standings is never a bad thing. On Thursday afternoon, the Wellesley High School boys varsity soccer team did just so, exiting their home pitch with a point in their back pocket. However, after hitting a pipe and having a pair of Brendan Clare penalty...
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Great Plain Squares’ Tulip Twirl raided

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Representatives from Fairs ’n Squares in Framingham, Single Squares in Billerica, and Heel and Toe out of Manchester NH “raided” the Great Plain Squares “Tulip Twirl” in the basement of Needham’s Carter Memorial Church on Saturday night, leading to almost one hundred square dancers participating in the event. Raids...
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The bear facts about ursus americanus

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent The black bear, ursus americanus, is the only species of bear that lives is Massachusetts, and ranks as the largest meat-eating mammal in the state. With several recent sightings in Framingham, Wrentham and Newton, knowing how to safely coexist with this important species can keep both humans and bear...
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From Medfield to Faneuil Hall

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A year ago on August 26, the musical “We Did It For You! Women’s Journey Through History” began performances in Massachusetts at First Parish Unitarian Universality Church in Medfield. Playwright Thea Iberall said, “On August 26th, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was adopted, and so that date became Women’s Equality Day....
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Ryan lifts Hawks past Gould, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 4-3 victory over Framingham in the first round, the No. 1-seeded Wellesley Raiders (16-3-2) hosted the No. 8-seeded Xaverian Hawks on Saturday night at Babson Skating Center for their quarterfinal round matchup in the Division I South playoffs. The Hawks (11-6-5) entered Saturday’s tilt off the...
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Ryan lifts Hawks past Gould, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 4-3 victory over Framingham in the first round, the No. 1-seeded Wellesley Raiders (16-3-2) hosted the No. 8-seeded Xaverian Hawks on Saturday night at Babson Skating Center for their quarterfinal round matchup in the Division I South playoffs. The Hawks (11-6-5) entered Saturday’s tilt off the...
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Medfield sponsors parent talk

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Medfield Talks, a collaborative group of parent organizations and district leadership, is hosting a free talk, “Achieving Sanity & Success,” with Michael Delman, CEO, Beyond BookSmart, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, in the MHS Lowell Mason Auditorium. Prior to founding Beyond BookSmart, an academic/life skills coaching firm, Delman was co-founder...
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Sonkin leads Rocket swim team to undefeated season

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The Needham High School varsity swimming team improved to 7-0 on the season over the last weeks with victories coming over Natick (104-82) on January 16, Newton North (130-55) on January 18, and Framingham on January 20. Junior Serge Sonkin’s efforts in the 100-meter butterfly helped propel the Rockets to victory against Framingham...
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