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Salons, barbershops talk COVID impact

Anthony’s Barbershop in Needham noted how many of their customers used the time they were closed to experiment with new hair styles.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

As COVID recedes, Hometown Weekly is taking a special look at how some of the businesses in...

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Adams Farm hosts guided wildflower walk

Although the walk focused on flowers, Cassie couldn’t help but point out a few animals and insects, like this Chinese mantis.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Saturday afternoon at Adams Farm, the crowd of people on the wildflower walk had already learned that...

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Scout Burke warns of sun danger

Rachel Burke has been at the Farmer’s Market educating about the dangers of the sun for three weeks, as part of her Gold Star Award project.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

From a shaded section of the Walpole Farmer’s Market on Saturday...

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Girl Scouts seek help renovating house

The Scout House is now entirely maintained by the Walpole Girl Scouts.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

After years of doing service projects for the community, Walpole’s Girl Scouts are looking for a little bit of help.

At the Walpole Farmer’s Market,...

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Critters on the Trail at Bird Park

This butterfly sits just in front of a bed of orange flowers…

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Through July 31, Bird Park is holding a Critters on the Trail scavenger hunt, designed to get children searching for seven cutout animals: a snake, a bat,...

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Crowds swell at Adams Farm concert

The barn and walking trails provided a rustic backdrop for Diandra Doble’s performance on Saturday afternoon.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With COVID vaccines seeming like more of a hopeful wish than a scientific reality, around this time last year, outdoor, socially-distanced events were...

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Walpole celebrates Juneteenth for second year

Keynote speaker Ron Jones began his speech by taking on the role of a soon to be freed slave on Freedom’s Eve.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While making it a national holiday brought it into the spotlight earlier this week, Walpole residents should...

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Farmer’s Market opens for the season

There are more vendors than last year - and more room, should a larger number of vendors want to take part.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Featuring vendors as varied as a Medfield restaurant, a trading card and collectible business, three farmers and the...

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Walpole knocked out of BSC tournament

Baserunners were often left stranded as Walpole struggled with consistency at the plate.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

A 5-1 loss to Newton North knocked the Walpole softball team out of the Bay State Conference tournament on Thursday afternoon. But while it would have been a...

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Walpole baseball implodes against Newton North

Alex Hee had a tough tightrope to walk; only able to give up two runs without the game ending early.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

According to Google Maps, on a Wednesday night at about 5:30 p.m., it will take you around forty minutes...

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Walpole tennis easily beats Weymouth

Sid Vandrangi lines up a big forehand en route to a dominating victory.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With a steady stream of suit and gown-adorned fans adding a classy backdrop to their matches, the Walpole Boy’s tennis team moved to 6-2 on the...

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Walpole Library hosts diversity poster exhibit

From posters denouncing fascist ideologies, to ones pointing out the success of gay people throughout history, all the way to calling out white privilege and flipping the 'Cowboys and Indians' mystique on its head, the posters in Lewis’s exhibit were very different.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Chief Carmichael resigns for Newton job

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Walpole resident John F. Carmichael, Jr. has been the Walpole Chief of Police for five years, and has served as a Walpole Police Officer for 25 years. But while you will still see him around town at youth sports events or just day-to-day as a...

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Gary Riggott hosts ‘Exploring Walpole’s Trails’

Riggott thanked his family for being so supportive of all the time he's spent volunteering for the Trails Committee.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Wednesday night, April 27, Gary Riggott gave a Zoom presentation about the Walpole Trails Committee, the issues facing...

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Epiphany Parish holds plant sale

A woman peruses the herb section of the sale late Saturday afternoon.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., any Walpole resident smart enough to be on the lookout for Mother’s Day flowers, plants, and strawberry shortcake swung by...

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Donovan’s pitching dooms Needham against Walpole

Sam Donovan’s pitching dominated the game, to the tune of a two-hit complete game shutout.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

A complete game two-hitter from left-hander Sam Donovan gave the newly-named Timberwolves a 3-0 win on Friday night, which moved Walpole to 2-0 on the...

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Walpole Youth Lacrosse rolls past Stoughton

A Walpole player lines up a shot early in the first half.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Although his team dominated the young Stoughton Knights at the new South Walpole Community Athletic Complex (aka, the Route 1A fields), the head coach of the Walpole...

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New 1A Fields receive high praise

While the entire project isn't done yet, enough is done that teams and individuals can use the new fields.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Although the project isn’t complete yet, the fields off Route 1A are finally in use, nearly a decade after a...

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Volleyball ends season with .500 record

Among the positives to come out of this year were the highlight reels that came along with having every game streamed over the internet.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While the Walpole volleyball team likely would rather have ended their season with a win,...

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Walpole student is state champ speller

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Last year, Eleanor Johnson Middle School seventh grader Sanya Nadeem won her school level spelling bee and was going to compete for the state title, but the event was cancelled due to COVID-19.

This year, she defended her school title and...

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