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Walpole Media assisting COA construction

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Walpole Media Corporation has chosen to assist in covering some of the costs associated with the new Walpole Council on Aging facility, as part of their continued outreach to the senior community of Walpole. The planned construction of the new Walpole Council on Aging (COA) facility presents an opportunity for Walpole Media to ensure...
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Corcoran thrives in Bruin development camp

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly What goaltender James Corcoran did in 2016-2017 for Walpole High School hockey will forever be remembered after he recorded a state-leading 14 shutouts (postseason included) and allowing just 11 goals throughout the entire regular season, pioneering the Rebels to their first Super Eight berth in program history. On July 6,...
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Martin, Weber excel for Rebels in 2016-2017

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2016-2017 school year saw some incredible athletic performances by Walpole High School students. Amongst these outstanding efforts both on and off the playing surfaces by all Rebel athletic teams, the work of two athletes stands out in particular. Those two Walpole athletes are senior captain of Walpole...
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Rebel girls win south, on to state title game

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a dominant 18-2 regular season, the Walpole High girls varsity lacrosse team won the South Sectional title this past week via wins over Medway (10-6) in the quarterfinals, Medfield (18-8) in the semifinals, and Foxboro (12-10) in the South Final. On Monday, the lady-Rebels (22-2) traveled to...
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Walpole students dazzle on red carpet

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By Jess McNamara Hometown Weekly Correspondent Students, faculty, and the Walpole community gathered round the Walpole High red carpet on Thursday for the 15th annual Walpole Film Festival. The red carpet event – complete with limousines, interviews, and paparazzi – led to the Festival’s prestigious awards night, during which students were nominated for films completed...
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Raider lax opens conference play

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity boys lacrosse teams kicked off conference action on Friday evening with a thrilling back-and-forth bout, as both squads displayed why they are going to be making a lot of noise in the Bay State Conference in 2017. Both teams entered Friday’s...
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Rebel lax improves to 2-0

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole and Wellesley High School varsity boys lacrosse teams kicked off conference action on Friday evening with a thrilling back-and-forth bout, as both squads displayed why they are going to be making a lot of noise in the Bay State Conference in 2017. Both teams entered Friday’s...
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Rebel hockey dominant on senior night

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It’s been a special season for the Walpole High School boys varsity hockey team, who entered Saturday night’s grudge match and senior night contest with archrival Norwood at 19-0-1 and having already clinched the Bay State Conference title. The Rebels continued their hot play against the Mustangs in...
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Winter Orchestra Concert delights in Walpole

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By Peter Kougias Hometown Weekly Correspondent The Walpole High parking lot was packed with families, friends, and children excitedly entering the building for the Winter Orchestra Concert. The auditorium roared with banter and cheer from audience members anxiously waiting for the show to start. The lights dimmed and the room became silent. Music teacher Kent Gable...
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Walpole Rebels hoop eyes glory in 2016-2017

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School boys varsity basketball team enters the 2016-2017 season with high hopes of getting back to the state tournament while competing for a Bay State Conference title. The Rebels return four of their five starters from 2015-2016, highlighted by captains Isaiah Shephard (point guard) and shooting...
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Rebel hockey with high hopes

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor After an 11-5-3 regular season earned them a trip to the 2015-2016 state tournament, the Walpole High boys varsity hockey team enters the 2016-2017 season with high hopes, especially after snapping their seven-year tournament win drought with a 3-2 shootout victory over Archbishop Williams. Returning to lead...
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Walpole hockey stages street tourney

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[caption id="attachment_14472" align="alignright" width="223"]One of the KP-Walpole players collects and gathers the ball before pushing it towards the opposing end for a scoring chance. One of the KP-Walpole players collects and gathers the ball before pushing it towards the opposing end for a scoring chance.[/caption] The...
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Walpole makes strides against cancer

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff From the look of it, you could have been fooled into thinking there was a vital sporting event or concert. The town of Walpole was out in full force on the evening of October 13, packing the high school parking lot as it often does for a big game. [caption...
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Vandal retaliates after Walpole cancels dances

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By Harry Kane Hometown Weekly Reporter In the wake of a decision to cancel annual school dances at Walpole High School because of underage drinking, a lone individual defaced several walls with anti-police slogans on and off campus. At the start of the school year, Principal Steven Imbusch cancelled the upcoming school dances due to last...
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In Walpole’s Jackson, a nurse and advocate

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By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent Since middle school, Chris was her best buddy. She knew something was wrong with him every time his harsh cough left him fiercely gasping for air. At 13, Rachel Jackson didn’t know that cystic fibrosis might kill her friend. That was 30 years ago and Jackson, who now understands the magnitude...
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And they’re off! Labor Day Race in Walpole!

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff On Labor Day morning, Carolyn Martin walked down Common Street in front of Walpole High School with two generations of her family. Around her, hundreds of others milled about, many of whom carried water bottles and backpacks to match their athletic apparel. Carolyn, however, had opted for a slightly...
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Get fired up. Win this Rebel fire pit

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The Walpole High School Football Team will raffling off a custom-made metal fire pit. The fire pit is valued at $700. The fire pit will be at Rico’s Pizzeria on Main Street on Friday, July 22, from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. and at Walpole High School Cafeteria from 10 a.m. - 5...
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Walpole Boosters hosting annual golf tournament

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The Walpole High Gridiron Boosters has announced that it will host its annual golf tournament on June 27 at the Foxboro Country Club. The annual golf tournament is the largest fundraiser for the Gridiron Boosters, which helps to support the Walpole High football program. This year, tickets are $125 per golfer, or $500...
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Walpole RoboRebels compete in World Championships

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Walpole Robotics FRC Team 1153, RoboRebels, returned from the St. Louis FRC World Robotics Championships Sunday, finishing 13th of 75 teams competing in their subdivision. Losing in the quarterfinals, they made an impressive showing with second overall in defense points scored. The event was held at the Edward Jones Dome and America’s...
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Girls Lacrosse Enjoys Early Wins

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Walpole High girls lacrosse team is off to a strong start, as the team picked up six wins in a row to open the season. To open the spring lacrosse season, the Rebels picked up a 16-11 win against Newton North. The team picked up its second win against...
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