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Friends of St. Patrick cancel luncheon

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Looking to the future, there are many unanswered questions about COVID-19 and potential lockdowns. Will there be a second wave in the winter? Will schools return to full-time, in class learning? Will stadiums return to full capacity for marquee events like the Super Bowl? While...

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Santa Claus comes to town

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The appearance of Medfield around the holidays has been compared to a town in a Hallmark Christmas movie - it’s decked out in lights and festive holiday decor from end to end. The annual Holiday Stroll brings residents into this winter wonderland to find some great Christmas gifts...
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Santa signals start of holiday season

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The first day of December is typically considered the first day of the Christmas season. Parents hand their kids Advent calendars. People rush to farms to get their Christmas trees and decorate them with lights and ornaments. Children begin to write their letters to Santa Claus. On the last...
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Walpole celebrates July 4

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter While the world was focusing on the pros and cons of Donald Trump’s July 4th celebration, Walpole held its annual July 3 festivities to significantly less controversy. For over fifty years, Walpole has held its “Night Before the Fourth,” celebration and this year would be no different -...
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This Old Town: The Hero of Medfield

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This Memorial Day, Medfield will again assemble to honor those from this little town who went off to war and gave the ultimate sacrifice to their country. The parade will start behind Town Hall and march to Baxter Park with honor ceremonies, including an address by Navy veteran and Medfield High School class...
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Friends of St. Patrick celebrate

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter The Walpole Co-operative Bank did so much for Walpole that for the first time ever, the Friends of St. Patrick named a business as their “Person of the Year.” Giving the award to a business rather than an individual may have been unprecedented, but as Friends of St....
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Model T dreams come true

This 1914 Ford Model T was restored by Ted Mahoney, Needham High School Class of 1978. He is accompanied by his brother, Steve Mahoney NHS Class of 1980, his cousin Ed Mahoney and Ed's son, Charlie. Ted purchased the Model T from his uncle, Dr. Ed Mahoney, also of Needham, in 2002. He restored...
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Area 4th celebrations a blast

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By Hometown Weekly Staff & Correspondents Perfect weather, tantalizing smells from the grill, friends and family were par for the course for this year's area July 4 celebrations. From Needham - boasting one of the nation's oldest Independence Day celebrations - to Walpole, where one of the native cognoscenti gushed about the town's "biggest...
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Baseball season begins

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Walpole youth sports welcomed back baseball season as the Walpole Little League’s annual opening day parade kicked off through downtown Walpole. Hundreds of kids from various youth sports donned their uniforms and met behind town hall before embarking on the parade down Main Street. Many spectators took the opportunity to...
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