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Social Distance Files: a new normal

By Stephen Press
Hometown Weekly Editor

April 29.

A little over a month ago, just as social distancing in Massachusetts became the law of the land, I set out for a drive around Hometown Weekly’s communities. The aim was to take in the changes that had occurred, and...

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Pet rescues face COVID challenges

By Amelia Tarallo

Hometown Weekly Staff

Many events, activities, and businesses have been closed as a result of the COVID-19. While most people seem to be aware of the things that affect their day-to-day life, the absence of some other services may have gone completely unnoticed to...

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What made Westwood

2019: A year in review: Another Patriots Super Bowl. A fire at Notre Dame. The birth of a British royal. Whatever held our attention over the last year, 2019 was certainly a year to remember. Closer home, Hometown Weekly’s communities of Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood all experienced their own unique...
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What made Wellesley

2019: A year in review: Another Patriots Super Bowl. A fire at Notre Dame. The birth of a British royal. Whatever held our attention over the last year, 2019 was certainly a year to remember. Closer home, Hometown Weekly’s communities of Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood all experienced their own unique...
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What made Walpole

2019: A year in review: Another Patriots Super Bowl. A fire at Notre Dame. The birth of a British royal. Whatever held our attention over the last year, 2019 was certainly a year to remember. Closer home, Hometown Weekly’s communities of Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood all experienced their own unique...
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What made Needham

2019: A year in review: Another Patriots Super Bowl. A fire at Notre Dame. The birth of a British royal. Whatever held our attention over the last year, 2019 was certainly a year to remember. Closer home, Hometown Weekly’s communities of Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood all experienced their own unique...
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What made Dover-Sherborn

2019: A year in review: Another Patriots Super Bowl. A fire at Notre Dame. The birth of a British royal. Whatever held our attention over the last year, 2019 was certainly a year to remember. Closer home, Hometown Weekly’s communities of Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood all experienced their own unique...
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What made Medfield

2019: A year in review: Another Patriots Super Bowl. A fire at Notre Dame. The birth of a British royal. Whatever held our attention over the last year, 2019 was certainly a year to remember. Closer home, Hometown Weekly’s communities of Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood all experienced their own unique...
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The historic cemeteries of Hometown Weekly

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent To many, cemeteries can be haunting places, where constant reminders of mortality loom. To others, cemeteries are places of history, like outdoor museums of sorts, free to those who choose to take a walk around them. Different styles of engravings gives clues about how our ancestors approached death....
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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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Hometown stars shine in All-American game

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2018 high school lacrosse season may have come to an official end two weeks ago at Nickerson Field in Boston, but some of the state’s top talent assembled at Xaverian Brothers High School for one final tilt on Monday night for the BostonLax All-American Game. Playing on...
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The travels of Hometown Weekly

Thank you to all our readers for bringing your Hometown Weekly to the corners of the earth and for making our newspaper a part of your lives. You’ve made our 20th anniversary an unforgettable one.  And, without further ado, we present the travels of Hometown Weekly.

 
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Hometown Weekly celebrates 20th anniversary

By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The very nature of the news is that it is irregular, a story that never ends. One must break it up into convenient chunks for digestion - the 24-hour cycle of the evening news, the monthly period of The Atlantic, or the weekly format of Hometown Weekly, for example - but...
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Wellesley bids 2016 adieu

As a calendar year closes, an opportunity for reflection and remembrance opens. 12 Months. 52 weeks. 366 days (lest we forget, 2016 was a leap-year). Countless stories of highs and lows, victories and defeats, occasions of joy and sadness. Even the smallest and sleepiest of towns could fill thick tomes with their comings and goings over...
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Walpole bids 2016 adieu

As a calendar year closes, an opportunity for reflection and remembrance opens. 12 Months. 52 weeks. 366 days (lest we forget, 2016 was a leap-year). Countless stories of highs and lows, victories and defeats, occasions of joy and sadness. Even the smallest and sleepiest of towns could fill thick tomes with their comings and goings over...
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