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Street Fair entertains Needhamites

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff With the sun up in an unwavering blue sky, members of the Needham and Natick communities came to Needham town common on Saturday, June 2, to enjoy the Needham Street Fair. Hosted by the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber, the Street Fair shined a bright light on local businesses, transforming the...
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Community cleans up Haslam Pond

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff [caption id="attachment_33306" align="alignright" width="300"]Two volunteers help one another to carefully remove a branch strangled by bittersweet. Two volunteers help one another to carefully remove a branch strangled by bittersweet.[/caption] “It’s like a Gordian knot,” observed one of the volunteers who came...
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Learning blooms in Deerfield outdoor classroom

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What began years ago with small planting and composting projects has blossomed into an outdoor classroom rooted in centuries-old Native American and Pilgrim traditions. Led by School Librarian Julie Krass and Master Gardener parent volunteer Jennie Goossen, Deerfield Elementary School now boasts three types of gardens that yield bountiful opportunities for student learning...
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Potters Place hosts show, supports community

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On any normal day, a person could walk into Potters Place and find an active pottery studio. There may be slabs of clay, wheels, and sculpting tools all around the studio. But this weekend, members of the Potters Place co-op transformed their beloved studio into a marketplace showcasing their...
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Searching for bunnies in Bird Park

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Currently, visitors of Bird Park can participate in an entertaining scavenger hunt. There are six almost-identical rabbits that can be found around the park, part of their seasonal Bunny Quest. I had been planning to come to Bird Park to try the Bunny Quest for weeks. However, the lovely spring...
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Quinn, McGrath lead Rebels past Minutemen

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering the day at 1-3, the Walpole High School varsity boys lacrosse team was in big need of an out-of-conference win to bolster their tournament resume for later on this spring. Backboned by two of their senior captains in UMass Lowell committed attack-man Conor Foley (five goals, one...
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Kira Seamon readies Art in Bloom

There will be a shower of flowers in the Dover Public Library this April. Art in Bloom is coming the week of April 29-May 4, and the highlight will be the "Bloom Party" from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29. Artist Kira Seamon will host the event and is honored to have received a grant...
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Walpole seed bank opens for spring

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Last Tuesday night, the Walpole Library held its sixth annual seed swap, an event where community members are invited take whatever non-GMO seeds they want for free, with the only catch being that they’re supposed to donate seeds at the end of the season to restock the library....
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Medfield Library in full bloom

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Last week, people all over the world were shocked by pictures of California’s super bloom, an array of purple, yellow, and orange flowers growing in tremendous numbers around California. In some areas, there were so many flowers that their bright hues were caught on satellite images from space. Over...
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Library rings in spring with flowers

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff [caption id="attachment_32415" align="alignright" width="300"]Jeremiah, 5, smiles as he makes his seed balls. Jeremiah, 5, smiles as he makes his seed balls.[/caption] March is typically the month in which people begin preparing garden for the summer. They decide on the seeds or...
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Callahans, Komjathy, Raider lax ready up

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Lacrosse season is upon us, and after a deep run into last season’s Division I South Sectionals, the Wellesley Raiders enter the 2019 season poised to be a dominant force in the Bay State Conference. Despite losing one of their top scorers in Michael Bomes, who netted...
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Chemielewski, Rockets ready for title defense

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The spring of 2018 for forever be remembered in the town of Needham after the Cinderella Rockets won their way to the Division I state championship in baseball as a No. 8 seed. In 2019, the obvious goal of defending their spot atop Division I looms large. Despite...
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Youth Lacrosse registering for spring season

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Registration for the Westwood Youth Lacrosse spring 2019 season opens on September 15. Westwood Youth Lacrosse is open to new and experienced male players who are in grades 1-8. To register, visit www.WestwoodYouthLacrosse.com and look for the "Register Now" button. Sign up by December 1 to avoid the $100 late fee and...
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