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Fitzpatrick receiving honor at Needham Night

Needham Town Manager Kate Fitzpatrick will be honored by the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber for her 30 years of service to the town at the annual Needham Night Dinner on January 29. Needham Night is a special evening dedicated to celebrating the town’s economic and cultural vitality. The event at the Needham Sheraton Hotel will also include...
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NHS Life Skills Conference a success

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[caption id="attachment_31325" align="alignright" width="300"]NHS School Resource Officer Adrienne Anderson teaches students how to cook. NHS School Resource Officer Adrienne Anderson teaches students how to cook.[/caption] Last week, the Substance Prevention Alliance of Needham (SPAN) partnered with Needham High School students, the Director of Needham Health &...
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South Street Center draws in seniors

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31185" align="alignright" width="300"]The COA’s January birthday ladies are put in the spotlight for a singing of ‘Happy Birthday.’ The COA’s January birthday ladies are put in the spotlight for a singing of ‘Happy Birthday.’[/caption] Last Wednesday afternoon, the Walpole Council...
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A5 spreads human trafficking awareness

Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Though it tends to be a subject many of us avoid in casual conversation, the A5 Club at Medfield High School has made it their goal to get people talking about human trafficking and how to help its victims. The main goal of A5, which stands...
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DS students play MMEA Senior Festival

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On January 4 and 5, five Dover Sherborn High School students performed at the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Eastern District Senior Festival at Boston Latin School. The students were accepted to perform based on a competitive audition among hundreds of local high school students in November. Bethany Correll, Amelia Hodson-Walker, and Jack...
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Library to present Gershwin program

“The Genius of George Gershwin” will be presented by cultural historian Bruce Hambro at the Walpole Public Library, 143 School Street, on Tuesday evening, January 22, at 7:00. All the important songs of Gershwin and his brother, Ira, as well as George’s classical music, will be covered by audio and movie clips, rare photos, and...
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Needham gets redemption against Walpole

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter This summer, Drake’s “In My Feelings Challenge” was so inescapable, both online and in real life, that within months, the entire country was annoyed at the song’s recurring line: “Kiki, do you love me?” On Tuesday night, the Walpole girls basketball team quickly became annoyed at the inescapable, recurring line...
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Reindeer games at Bird Park

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By Alexander Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_30468" align="alignright" width="300"]Over a bridge and behind a stream hides one reindeer. Over a bridge and behind a stream hides one reindeer.[/caption] There’s no need to make it to the North Pole for some reindeer games this year - Walpole will...
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