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Veteran Sahagian visits High Rock School

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year, the United States celebrates Veterans Day. There are parades and ceremonies, and sometimes even a day off from work or school. But for kids, particularly those growing up now, it is sometimes easy to forget the sacrifices our veterans have made. Count the students at the High Rock...
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Clerici Quartet waltzes into Walpole Library

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday, the Carol Hunt-Clerici Chamber Music Series presented the Clerici Quartet, which performed “Musical Dances From the Minuet to Tango” in the community room of the Walpole Library. Composed of four musicians, Emilian Badea, Betsy Hinkle, Rebecca Thronblade and Guiomar Turgeon, the group played music from countries...
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Walpole patriot Armand DuBois reminisces

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By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent PFC Armand DuBois, a 25-year-old 60mm mortar gunner, found himself lying on a bunk in an underground cell in an old French prison in August 1944, contemplating his shattered right arm. The pain felt like he had been slammed with a baseball bat. D-Day was only a couple months earlier,...
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Survivor Fineblum’s story still poignant

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By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent Sol Fineblum didn’t have much but three cigarettes to barter with. He grew up in Baltimore during the 20s and 30s. Members of his generation not only relinquished a portion of their childhoods to the desperation of the Great Depression, but forfeited the promise of their young adulthood to help...
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