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Unnamed trail causes confusion

How was I supposed to not go on the railroad tracks, at the end of this trail?

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Just this year, we lost two of the few remaining mysteries in America. Fenn’s Treasure, a chest of gold and jewels worth...

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‘A good life’ for Walpole’s Harland Cook

By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent Following each of the two world wars in which the United States helped save parts of humanity from the aggression of others, Americans felt a strong desire to make the world a better place, to create a brighter future. A generation of Americans who helped save the world now raised children whose...
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Robotics and fun at the Maker Space’s CoderDojo

The Maker Space at the Johnson Middle School in Walpole was busy hosting one of its CoderDojo events on Saturday, November 2. CoderDojo Walpole is a volunteer organization focused on teaching kids how to code in a fun, free, informal environment. The theme of the event was “Fun with Spheros.” Dojo attendees, who are 4th-6th graders,...
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JMS conducts Battle of the Books

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Students at Johnson Middle School (JMS) participated in the 8th annual Battle of the Books competition on May 31. There were seventeen teams this year. Each team is made up of four to six students who read as many books as they can from a list of 25. Teams have been preparing for the...
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Walpole marches for breast cancer awareness

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and at Walpole High School, everybody knows it. Walpole High’s Student Council spends hours and hours each year planning and prepping for the various activities to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer. This year, Student Council planned the second annual Walpole High...
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Students ‘Sing Out’ in spring choral concert

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By Mary Kate Nolan Hometown Weekly Intern On the evening of June 7, the lively chatter of the audience steadily crescendos as friends and family of the Bird Middle School Seventh and Eighth Grade Chorus trickle into the auditorium. By 7 p.m., the room is packed with parents sharing their children’s latest achievements with...
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