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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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Coach Coogan details indoor track season

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

When indoor track got moved to the “Fall II” season, it led to a myriad of changes and issues for coaches and athletes, ranging from dealing with the weather (while still called indoor track, all events were held outdoors) to losing athletes to football, which...

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Malone interception gives Walpole first win

Brian Malone ends Weymouth’s comeback chance with a one-handed interception in the endzone.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With fan capacity severely limited at the Weymouth High School football field on Friday afternoon, Walpole’s 17-14 victory over the Wildcats might not have represented the...

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Indoor track season moves outdoors

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

When schools across Massachusetts were deciding how they were going to handle their athletics, most, including Walpole, opted to move sports like football and indoor track to the new Fall II season. But while much of the media has focused on the uniqueness of football...

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Keep Walpole Beautiful hosting design contest

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Move over Dog Rock, there’s about to be some competition for Walpole’s most impressive painting covering up a former town eyesore. Yes, the Walpole Cultural Council (WCC) and Keep Walpole Beautiful are working in cooperation to turn seven metal electrical boxes into works of art...

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Bird Park hosts Afternoon S’mores

A family poses for a quick photograph before returning to their s'more making.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With COVID-19 forcing everyone outside, public parks have been a major gathering place for people looking to see each other safely, or to fight off cabin...

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Walpole begins vaccination rollout

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

One of the unique issues with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout is that the group of people who most need it, seniors, are the same group of people who have the most trouble both registering for and physically getting it. To remedy this situation, Walpole has...

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Reinstein presents virtual NE road trip

Ted Reinstein designed the talk over the summer, knowing libraries would be desperate for virtual content.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Thursday night, local author and television personality Ted Reinstein presented his live slideshow presentation “The New Normal New England Road...

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Storm brings differing snow totals

Medfield's Austin Verge and Garrison Schilling serve a customer after they get their generator going.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Last week’s snowstorm (the earlier one, which is depressing to write) was believed to be unique in that just a few miles could...

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MLK Day observance held virtually

With no candlelight ceremony on Walpole common, instead people were encouraged to light candles in their windows.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Although last year’s Martin Luther King Day observance featured an outdoor candlelight ceremony, group singing, speeches and a reception at the United...

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Connecting with the High St. Trail

With its flat terrain and well-groomed trail, it wasn’t a surprise to see so many mountain bikers riding the path.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Since there’s no heavy snow on the ground, the weather is unseasonably warm, and the possibility of having to...

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Rockets’ defense too tough for Walpole

Six-foot social distancing rules be damned; the Needham defense didn’t give Walpole's players any room to breathe.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

If the idea of eliminating the opening tipoff and baseline inbounds plays, or not having offensive rebounders on the line during free...

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Wrestlers fundraise ahead of uncertain season

The Walpole wrestling team grappled with some large but outdated electronics as part of the fundraiser to raise money for the team.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Walpole wrestling coach Steve Hile noted that with the season hopefully launching in April, he’d like to...

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December snow brings community outdoors

This snowboarder drew plenty of intrigued looks every time he went off a jump he’d made at Needham High.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Because of COVID-19 and the subsequent social distancing protocols enacted to slow its spread, this year, partaking in outdoor...

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Families search Bird Park for reindeer

Taking a photo alongside the found reindeer was a pivotal part of the experience.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, and you probably recall the most famous reindeer of all, but do you know Anna,...

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Family friends rally for Greyson Beauregard

Each pallet is adorned with the lacrosse related hashtag Lisa Raeke’s son came up with: '#GoalsforGreyson.'

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Walpole thirteen-year-old Greyson Beauregard suffered a traumatic recreational accident on October 31, that left him unable to walk. With that leaving his family...

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Residents sound off on solar panels

One of the more interesting things about the debate is that it pits environmentalists against each other, debating whether cutting down forests to put up solar panels is the right thing to do.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Thursday night, Norfolk County had...

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Walpole films Veterans Day celebration

Afghanistan veteran and longtime Walpole resident Thomas Stewart discusses the attributes of a Veteran.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Some towns have tried to host Veterans Day events virtually, some towns have just hung banners and signs in their squares and commons, and some...

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Hometown Weekly voters head to polls

A Biden supporter stands just outside of the senior center on Ice House Road.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While record numbers of Bay Staters voted in the November 3 election by mail due to COVID-19, scores of voters still headed to the polls...

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