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Shaughnessy answers Walpole’s sports questions

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter When a well-known writer visits a library, it’s almost always to try and sell a book they’ve recently written. Because of this, the visit usually consists of a lengthy presentation about the book, followed by a brief question-and-answer period. These questions will inevitably be about the presentation, as...
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Leigh Montville entertains with career stories

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter If you enjoyed watching any of Tom Brady’s six Super Bowl championships, you have Leigh Montville to thank for it. Well, sort of. Fresh off the heels of the Patriots’ championship over the LA Rams, longtime Boston Globe and Sports Illustrated sportswriter Leigh Montville spoke to a crowded room...
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Barstool’s Thornton discusses ‘Five Rings’

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday, November 8, Barstool Sports writer, author, stand-up comedian, and former WEEI Sports Radio Network talk show host Jerry Thornton held a talk at the Westwood Library to discuss his most recent book, “Five Rings.” There were a variety of people in the audience, ranging from Barstool fans (known...
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TB12, Westwood’s Ventola share a moment

In October of 2015, then-eight-year-old Zac Ventola, a huge New England Patriots and Tom Brady fan, opened a bucket of Unreal Candy and won one of several dozen Tom Brady autographs hidden in the buckets throughout New England. He screamed and cried tears of joy, and it was all captured on video by his mom....
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Walpole’s Justin Doo wins Humanitarian Award

Walpole's Justin Doo, a graduate of Xaverian Brothers High School, has been awarded the Corey C. Griffin Humanitarian Award by Boston Children's Hospital. Doo's decade-long mission to drive awareness and funds to the cause of moyamoya disease was the catalyst for his prestigious award. Last year's winner of the Humanitarian Award was Peter Frates, co-founder of...
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Westwood COA hosts Super Bowl party

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The entirety of New England was stunned on Super Bowl Sunday when the Patriots came back from a 25-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons and win the game. The night of, people went crazy, running into the streets of Boston and partying the night away. However, a large...
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