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Apazidis receives Courage in Leadership Award

Medfield High School senior Marianna Apazidis is the recipient of this year's Sam Berns Courage in Leadership Award from the Norfolk District Attorney's Office. Apazidis was recognized by Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Rowe and was presented with the award by Sam Berns' parents at the Peer Leadership Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Cross Insurance...
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Wellesley spells victory U-P-H-A-M P-T-O

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter At this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee Competition, the competition went on for so long that the event was forced to end on an eight-way tie when the organizers ran out of words that could challenge the young, elite spellers. This would not be an issue on Wednesday,...
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DSHS honors NHS inductees

By Katie Hennessey Hometown Weekly Intern Last Thursday, October 17, 66 Dover-Sherborn High School students were inducted into the Dover-Sherborn chapter of National Honor Society (NHS), marking one of the largest induction ceremonies in the school’s history. Students at Dover-Sherborn High School are invited to apply to NHS if they have a grade point average of 3.8...
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Katie Hurwitz awarded Girl Scouts scholarship

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Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEMA) has congratulated Katie Hurwitz of Walpole for earning a Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Scholarship. Each year, the council presents scholarships to local graduating Girl Scouts. Katie was awarded one of two scholarships valued at $1,500. Katie is a senior at Walpole High School. A Girl Scout...
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Three Westwood students win RAY Awards

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday night, May 21, the Westwood Rotary Club and Westwood Youth and Family Services recognized their three RAY (Recognize a Youth) award winners inside the Westwood Library. This year, the award, given to a young person in the community that has demonstrated a commitment to community service, went...
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Josh Steinberg is RAY of Hope

Needham Youth & Family Services has recognized Josh Steinberg as their March 2018 RAY of Hope. Josh is a senior at Needham High School. He was nominated by his sister, Becki Steinberg. Josh was diagnosed with severe OCD at age 11 and, after undergoing several years of intensive treatment, is now able to manage his symptoms...
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Lucy Campbell, December RAY of Hope

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Lucy Campbell has been named the recipient of the December 2017 RAY of Hope. Lucy is a senior at Needham High School. “She has been a volunteer in a number of our programs,” States Carolyn from Youth & Family Services, who nominated Lucy. “She has gone above and beyond the high school volunteer requirement...
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Walpole’s Weber honored with Flutie Award

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor At halftime of Walpole High football’s 42-21 win over Weymouth on Thanksgiving, the Bay State Conference recognized former Walpole field hockey, basketball, and lacrosse star Melanie Weber with the Doug Flutie Award. The Flutie Award is the top honor presented by the Bay State Conference each year for...
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Feehan Valedictorian, Salutatorian from Walpole

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Bishop Feehan High School Principal Sean Kane has announced the students ranked in the top two positions of the Class of 2017, and both are from Walpole. Valedictorian Kathryn Sachs is the daughter of Dr. Henry Sachs and Dr. Teresa Van Buren. Kathryn and her family are members of Blessed Sacrament parish. Sachs has...
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Luka is December’s RAY of Hope

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Nicole Luka is a senior at Needham High School. She was nominated by Karen Mullen for the work she does in SALSA (Students Advocating Life Without Substance Abuse). Nicole has been participated in SALSA for the past four years and has been a member of the leadership team now for her third year....
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Medfield’s Jones gives life twice

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By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent Christina Jones gave her daughter life — twice. The first time came in the winter of 1973, when Jones gave birth, and again, 42 years later, when her daughter, Amy, needed a kidney. “Amy is the love of my life,” said Jones, 66. “I couldn’t believe it when they told me...
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Thanksgiving Luncheon a bounding success

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Thanksgiving is a time for appreciating what you have, enjoying the company of friends new and old, and indulging in copious amounts of delicious food. The Thanksgiving Luncheon at the Westwood Council on Aging encompasses all of these things, and more. The third annual celebration was the busiest yet...
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Walpole community shines during Breaking Bread

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Every Monday night for the past six years at the United Church of Walpole, a free meal is offered to members of the community. The event is titled Breaking Bread, sponsored by the Walpole Families of Faith. This past Monday, the kitchen bustled with a host of volunteers,...
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