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Walpole’s new senior center impresses all

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter After Laurel St. Pierre was done giving her brief introduction to the brand-new Walpole Co-operative Bank South Street Center, she opened the floor to a brief question and answer period. One of the seniors from the Council on Aging wanted to know if the whole building was for them...
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Scouts teach tech to seniors

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31003" align="alignright" width="300"]Scout Oliver Fried leads the lecture from the front of the room. Scout Oliver Fried leads the lecture from the front of the room.[/caption] At the Dover Town Library on Saturday afternoon, members of the Dover Boy Scouts held...
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Hardy School kids sing for seniors

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_30839" align="alignleft" width="300"]Music teacher Thomas Corcoran accompanies the students on the piano Music teacher Thomas Corcoran accompanies the students on the piano[/caption] You go to a Journey concert for “Don’t Stop Believing,” you go to a Bon Jovi concert for “Livin...
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Medfield’s Helping Hearts visit seniors

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter No matter how many Christmas seasons you’ve lived through, nobody knows the second verse of “Deck the Halls.” Such was the issue on Wednesday afternoon, when a brief technological issue nearly derailed the Christmas sing-along at the Center in Medfield hosted by the Medfield Helping Hearts, a nine-member and...
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Tolles Parsons Center welcomes curious seniors

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday, Nov. 19, the Tolles Parsons Center (TPC) held a welcome breakfast for seniors in the community. Director of Senior Services Gayle Thieme explained that the event was intended for residents of the community who had never had a tour of the center. “The target audience was people who hadn’t...
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Dover Church hosts annual Thanksgiving luncheon

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday, November 13, the Dover Church hosted its annual Thanksgiving luncheon for the members of the community. The Council on Aging has run the luncheon for at least 11 years, and this year’s iteration of the event was particularly well attended. “It was a rainy day and I wasn’t sure...
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Walpole senior citizens compete at puzzles

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday, October 31, the Council on Aging hosted its monthly Olympic games. Every month, seniors come together to compete at a particular mind game. On this day, the game was a variety of dot-to-dot puzzles. “You exercise your body, you exercise your spirit, but what about your mind?”...
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Register of Deeds informs seniors

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday, October 17, the Council of Aging hosted a talk at the Center at the Heights featuring Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O'Donnell. Around 36 Needham residents visited the senior center for their monthly breakfast and lecturer. O'Donnell explained why it is important for his office to speak...
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Caryl Center hosts ukulele class

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter Every Wednesday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the fall, the Caryl Center hosts a ukulele class for seniors. The class consists of around 30 individuals who appear 65 and older. The members pay for the class online and play once a week to improve their use of the...
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Seniors enjoy acoustic concert

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Senior members of the community flocked to the Center at the Heights last Thursday evening for a get-together that featured live music, food, and friends. The Bill McGoldrick Acoustic Duo provided the entertainment, playing classic hits like Etta James’ “At Last” that had attendees dancing away. Those that didn’t dance...
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Seniors celebrate summer cookout

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_27983" align="alignright" width="300"]Volunteers and staff at the Center made sure everyone was well fed. Photos by Daniel Curtin Volunteers and staff at the Center made sure everyone was well fed. Photos by Daniel Curtin
[/caption] Senior members from Medfield and...
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Seniors head to Saratoga

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On Monday and Tuesday, August 6-7, 45 seniors from Westwood, Dover and Sherborn traveled by bus to Saratoga New York. They then spent an afternoon enjoying the horse races at the Saratoga Springs. The following day, the group took a boat tour and had lunch on Lake George....
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