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Town debating Medfield’s mascot

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

In June, the Walpole School Committee voted to drop its team nickname, the Rebels, due to its connection to the Confederacy. Since then, other local communities have been having similar conversations, including Medfield. The Medfield Warriors’ logo includes a geometric figure of a Native American...

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Former football stars back mascot change

While the mascot name encompassed most of the event, it did end with a kneeling moment of silence in remembrance of George Floyd.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With Confederate statues toppling all over the country, schools being renamed, and even the most stereotypically...

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Residents debate mascot change via Zoom

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Tuesday night, the Walpole School Committee held a virtual forum where Walpole residents, town employees and students made their case why Walpole High School should keep or abandon the Rebel name. Shown on Walpole Media cable access and live-streamed on their Rebel TV YouTube...

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