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High-energy hounds run at MSH

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff As outdoor conditions become colder and the ground becomes icier, it becomes a little more difficult to take our fine furry family members for their daily walks. For members of Viz Whizz, it can be especially hard. Viz Whizz USA is an organization that help provide education and support...
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Santa with a side of pancakes

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Saturday, December 14, The Dover Mother Association hosted its annual holiday pancake breakfast at the Dover Church, giving the community a healthy dose of Santa, sweets and holiday magic. Families took seats at tables, many finding spots with friends. One of the volunteering waitresses or waiters came over...
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Needham rings in the holiday season

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff December is filled with many festive events. Many towns celebrate by lighting a tree, but few can be said to be as iconic as Needham’s Blue Tree lighting. On Saturday, December 7, prior to lighting of the Blue Tree, Needhamites celebrated with a party in Powers...
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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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Needham Lights makes spirits bright

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Continuing its 64-year tradition, Needham illuminated the town common - and its legendary Blue Tree - on Saturday. This year’s event, the first under the auspices of the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber, featured WCVB’s Julie Loncich, performers from the Plugged In band program, and of course, Santa Claus, among other visitors. Special thanks to...
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Santa returns to town common

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday, November 24, Walpole held its annual Santa parade near the town common. The parade began at Walpole High School at 11:00 a.m., with Santa making his way down Common Street before he ultimately ended at his house on Main Street at the town common. “We all sort of work together to...
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Young Women’s Club commences holiday season

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter A group of 45 women living in Westwood greet the community with a mission of enriching the town through the Westwood Young Women’s Club (WYWC). Through fundraising events, the WYWC turns all of its profits back to the community in the form of high school scholarships, donations to the...
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Blue Tree illuminates Needham’s holiday spirit

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In a continuation of a beloved Needham tradition, the town illuminated its Blue Tree over the weekend. Needham Lights, which began in 1954, started when Clarke Wertheim, president of The Board of Trade and Needham Rotary, proposed placing a maple tree in front of Town Hall and adorning it with blue lights. The tree...
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Santa to join MFi Angel Run

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The Medfield Foundation is pleased to announce that Santa Claus is registered for the MFi Angel Run. The man in the red suit - perhaps a red track suit for this event - will make his grand entrance by special delivery thanks to the Medfield Fire Department at about 11:30 a.m. on Sunday,...
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Woodcarving at the Center in Medfield

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter Tucked away in a room at the Center across from the Kingsbury Club, a group of men diligently carved away at their newest projects. From an intricately carved bird with wood-burned features to a basic Santa Claus for the newest comer, these craftsmen were creating fantastic carvings out...
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