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New county sheriff visits Wellesley seniors

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Appointed by Governor Charlie Baker and running for the position in November 2020 as a Republican, Norfolk County Sheriff Jerome P. McDermott made a visit to the Tolles Parsons Center to speak to seniors about the inmate population and scams that target people in their age group. McDermott lives...
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Evan Anderson, Eagle Scout

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Evan Michael Anderson, son of Ed Anderson and Tee Stock of 49 Hillcrest Road, received his Eagle Scout award at a Court of Honor held Sunday, January 6, at the VFW Hall in Needham. Although Boy Scouts of America has existed for 106 years, only 6 percent of its members have attained this highest...
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James Delaney remembered with bridge dedication

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter On May 29, members of the community gathered at the top of Needham’s PTC parking garage overlooking the Kendrick Street Bridge. Within an hour’s time, the bridge would officially have a new name: the James J. Delaney II, USMC Veterans Memorial Bridge. “Jim was a longtime Needham resident,” Bill Topham,...
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Bates/Fiske students take state award

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Fourth grade students of Bates and Fiske Elementary Schools, led by teachers Irene Gruenfeld and Anne Gayner, have been recognized for their project, "Solving Erosion at Morses Pond." At a State House ceremony, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton honored 32 energy and environmental education programs at Massachusetts schools and nonprofits as...
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Walpole signs Community Compact with state

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Town of Walpole officially signed a Community Compact with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts last Wednesday. The signing ceremony was attended by a number of local and state political figures. Leading the signing was Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, along with state representatives and senators, members of the Board of Selectmen...
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