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Walpole celebrates MLK with candlelight vigil

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On MLK Day, Walpole residents and members of the United Church braved the cold to gather on Walpole Common for a candlelight vigil in honor of the late Reverend and civil rights activist, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., before moving across the street into the church for more...
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United Church members visit border

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday, October 20, Lois and Philip Czachorowski gave a presentation at United Church in Walpole about their trip to the border with Mexico. The church was packed for the lecture, with around 75 people in attendance. Before the talk, the couple explained why the immigration topic is an important...
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Juggling workshop scheduled at library

For thousands of years, people have been entertaining themselves, as well as onlookers, as they seemingly suspend gravity, time, and space while tossing multiple objects into the air, deftly catching and re-tossing them continuously. There is even a depiction of juggling found inside the tomb of an Egyptian prince who was buried around 4000 years...
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Tax Day vigil promotes human needs

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Over the weekend, many adults spent a chunk of their time scrambling to file their taxes before April 17. Certainly, these last-minute filers were busy, but so was Walpole’s Peace and Justice Group, who held their Tax Day vigil on town common on April 14. With banners and signs in...
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Walpole engages in ‘Storytelling for All’

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter From infancy, we learn how valuable a good story is. We’re sung to as we fall asleep, and read to throughout the day. As toddlers, our overactive childhood imaginations were always looking to create a story with the help of toys and dolls. Storytelling is imbedded inside of us,...
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Library permanently displays St. George painting

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Main Street in Walpole might mean something a little bit different to each one of the town’s residents. Some may think of passing through Main Street for a part of the daily commute, whereas others might get hungry thinking about Main Street’s restaurants. Those who grew up in Walpole...
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Walpole activists observe World Refugee Day

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By Mary Kate Nolan Hometown Weekly Intern On Tuesday, June 20, local activists braved the unrelenting heat to publicly observe the United Nations’ World Refugee Day. While its origin dates back to the 1950s, World Refugee Day has taken on renewed significance in light of the present-day Syrian Refugee Crisis. These activists were responding...
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Walpole Library celebrates fifth anniversary

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter It’s hard to imagine Walpole before the current Walpole Library, as it has become such a staple in the community. The new library building celebrated its fifth birthday this past week, an event marked by the Friends of the Walpole Public Library and the Library Trustees. “We saw this...
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Library upgrades A/V equipment

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The Walpole Public Library has installed a new state-of-the art projector and screen in the Community Room. According to Salvatore Genovese, Library Director, the new ceiling-mounted projector and the screen as well as the sound are controlled from a single point, so presenters can easily and quickly turn on the system without having...
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