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Walpole celebrates Jarvis Harvest

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff

On Saturday, October 4, visitors flocked to Jarvis Farm to celebrate the 5th annual Jarvis Harvest. No one could be blamed for staying at home with the constant drizzle of rain and cooler temperatures, but people couldn’t seem to stay away from the allure of the farm in the...

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Pickleball picks up speed in Walpole

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Pickleball has been around since the 1970s, but it has just begun to creep into Walpole. In December, Walpole Recreation created sign-ups for two different times to play the game. Both twelve-week sessions filled up within days, showing the department just how popular pickleball is. Sara Hootstein, the Program...
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Santa comes to Walpole

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After a parade down Common Street, Santa Claus greeted smiling members of the Walpole community at his house on Saturday, November 26. Santa’s arrival in Walpole center marks the beginning of the holiday season in town, and presaged the annual tree lighting and caroling on the common, which took place later in the...
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Walpole flips for Halloween on Main

As part of the town’s celebration of Halloween, Walpole Recreation hosted Halloween on Main last Saturday, October 29. The event saw scores of costumed youngsters in the center of town participating in a costume contest, parade, trick-or-treating, and more. As is the case with every one of Walpole Recreation’s activities, a good time was had...
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Walpole’s Marvelous Jarvis Harvest

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The long, winding driveway to Jarvis Farm is a dirt path that leads into the woods from Common Street, just by the intersection with Route 1. It is surrounded on all sides - save a brief break for some overhead power lines - by a canopy of foliage that...
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Bird Park’s playground a prize-winner

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff In the spirit of the Summer Olympics, Walpole has taken a silver medal. The event of choice: playgrounds. Wait, what? You heard right. Walpole can now add an award-winning playground to its enviable list of accolades. Boston Moms Blog, a collaborative blog written and read by local mothers, has released its...
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Walpole Woods – a new camp option

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter One wouldn’t know that I-95 was right up the road at the secluded Jarvis Farm property in Walpole. Up a dirt road, next to a pond and surrounded by trees is the Walpole Woods summer camp, providing a badly-needed option for kids who want the camp experience without...
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Rocking out on the Walpole common

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff On July 12, a large crowd gathered to enjoy the kickoff to Walpole Recreation’s popular Concerts on the Common concert season. The very first performance of the 2016 season featured returning act Eleven. The rock band kicked off their performance at 6:30 p.m. Their act featured a number of...
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Walpole Recreation announces Concerts on the Common schedule

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The Walpole Recreation Department is excited to announce its Summer 2016 Concert on the Common schedule, beginning Tuesday July 5 with a performance by “Eleven” at the bandstand downtown. The Concerts on the Common are complimentary to the public. Enjoy dinner at one of Walpole’s downtown restaurants then stop by the Town Common...
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Easter egg hunt returns to Walpole

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Walpole Recreation celebrated Easter by hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt last Saturday at the fields on Stone Street. Dozens of kids and families gathered at the fields on Stone Street to participate in Walpole Recreation’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. Kids with brightly colored and decorated Easter baskets in...
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