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Bridge named for Fandrey

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On May 10, 1996, Captain Joseph R. Fandrey, a Needham native, died when two helicopters collided during a training exercise in North Carolina. On Saturday, the bridge on Highland Avenue spanning Route 128 was named in his honor, and a brief ceremony was held to commemorate the occasion. To...
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Wellesley’s Lothian sprints to gold

Wellesley teen Abby Lothian recently brought home a gold medal from the AAU Region One qualifier meet in Queens, New York. In doing so, she qualified for the AAU National Junior Olympics to be held later this month. Lothian, a member of the Cambridge Jets track team, competed in the 100-meter dash. Despite heat wave temperatures...
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Laidman earns All-Scholastic, Raider lax concludes 2017 strong

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor For the last four years, maybe no other player has meant more to their respective lacrosse team in the state of Massachusetts than DS’ Bailey Laidman. Having committed to North Carolina when the attack-man was just a freshman, it’s safe to say that in 2014, the pressure was...
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