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Walpole High students host dance performance

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The Walpole High Dance Company presented its dance performance, called “Rabbit Hole,” on April 1 and April 2 at Walpole High. The performances featured an array of songs and dances highlighting contemporary dance. From multi-layered mixes of classical music to voice-overs and sound effects, the show featured a number of unique musical tracks....
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Walpole resident running in the Boston Marathon

By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Walpole resident Erin Collins will be running for the second time in the Boston Marathon on April 18 to support the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team. With less than a week away before the big day, she is busy preparing for the marathon. After losing a lot of training time due to...
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Walpole Footlighters preparing to debut ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’

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The Walpole Footlighters are getting their spring musical comedy “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” ready for production at the Footlighters Playhouse, 2 Scout Rd., Walpole. The show will be performed May 6 – 22. A delightful musical based on the beloved comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles Schulz, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”...
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Walpole High Student Council holding recycling fundraiser

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The Walpole High School Student Council's annual electronic recycling fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the Walpole High School parking lot. The Student Council will be collecting virtually all electronic devices and household appliances. They will be collecting small devices such as cell phones, iPods...
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Car Break-ins Increase Across MetroWest

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff Law enforcement officials throughout the MetroWest area are on the alert after a sharp increase in motor vehicle break-ins over the past couple of months. Many of the incidents across several towns appear to be linked and the same perpetrators are still at large. The vehicle thefts have been a...
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Walpole High seniors host paint night for Limbs for Life

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff A charity Paint Night organized by two Walpole High seniors has been a success. Fifty people attended the Paint Night, which was held on March 20 at Finnegan’s Wake in Walpole. In total, the Paint Night brought in $1,500, which will be donated to Limbs for Life, a non-profit...
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Walpole students presenting artwork at Art in Bloom

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The Norwood Evening Garden Club will present Art in Bloom 2016, a free community event that displays artwork generated by Norwood and Walpole High School students with interpretative floral designs done by club members. The historic George H. Morse House at 1285 Washington Street in South Norwood will once again host...
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Walpole RoboRebels enjoying successful season

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What does a portcullis, moat and cheval de fries have in common with a robot? These are three of the obstacles this year’s Walpole Robotics team, the RoboRebels had to overcome to play a medieval themed game called FIRST Stronghold. Given six weeks to build a robot durable enough to...
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Walpole musician to present a modern take on the music of ‘Joan of Arc’

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“The Passion of Joan of Arc” is a 1928 silent movie classic that lends itself to live music score accompaniment, just as in the theaters in the days before “talkies.” Walpole resident Rob Byrd, a well-traveled musician and composer, has lovingly created an ethereal soundscape, which he will play live with the film...
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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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Walpole High Dance Company to debut dance show

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Walpole High Dance Company is busy preparing for their spring dance show. This year’s show will feature two performances, one on April 1 at 7:30 p.m., and a second show on April 2 at 7:30 p.m. According to dance instructor Richard Kim, this year’s performances will feature a...
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Junior Women’s Club of Walpole hosts magic show

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Magic filled the air as the Junior Women’s Club of Walpole hosted a magic show on March 25 at the Walpole Italian American Club. As schools in the area had a half-day, the show provided Walpole kids with a fun show to attend on Friday afternoon. The headline act...
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Walpole Library to host play about Christa McAuliffe

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Famous astronaut Christa McAuliffe was a native of Framingham, and so is actor Judith Kalaora, who will present her portrayal of Mrs. McAuliffe at the Walpole Public Library on Monday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. This presentation of “Challenger: Soaring with Christa,” a one-woman play and multi-media experience written and performed by Ms....
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Elm Street PAC holding silent auction fundraiser in Walpole

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The Elm Street PAC will host its second annual silent auction on Saturday, April 2 at 7 p.m. at the Walpole Country Club. Interested in supporting the children of Elm Street Elementary School in Walpole? Then join the Elm Street School PAC for an evening of fun, food, and bidding at the silent...
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Walpole Historical Society announces upcoming meetings

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The next meeting of the Walpole Historical Society will be held on April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Walpole Public Library. Doug Williams, Director of Massachusetts Audubon’s Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Norfolk, will host a talk about stone walls. Williams will share a few insights on how stone walls came to be, why...
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Fisher PAC hosts carnival at the Fisher School

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Fisher Elementary School transformed into a fun-packed family carnival on March 13 as the Fisher PAC hosted its annual Fisher Family Fun Carnival. During the event, classrooms inside Fisher Elementary were transformed into a miniature carnival, featuring many games and activities featured at most big-name traditional carnivals. Kids could...
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Bird Park in Walpole hosting Easter Egg Hunt

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Families of all ages are invited to the first ever Bird Park Easter Egg Hunt to celebrate the holiday on March 26, hosted by Bird Park and Boy Scout Troop 44. The Easter egg hunt will give everyone a chance to enjoy some chocolate and candy, while those that find the special Golden...
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Walpole Footlighters preparing for premiere of spring musical

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The Walpole Footlighters are busy in rehearsal for their spring musical comedy “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at the Footlighters Playhouse, 2 Scout Rd., Walpole. The show will be performed May 6 – 22. A delightful musical based on the beloved comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles Schulz, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”...
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Walpole Library to host Alzheimer’s discussion

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“The Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s” will be identified and discussed in detail beginning at 7:00 pm on Tuesday evening, March 29, in the Community Room of the Walpole Public Library. The Friends of the Walpole Library are sponsoring this important educational talk on mental well-being by Jennifer Hoadley of The Alzheimer's Association,...
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Junior Women’s Club of Walpole to present magic show this Friday

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff The Junior Women’s Club of Walpole will present its Superhero Magic Show on March 25 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Italian American Club, 109 Stone Street in Walpole. The headline act will feature John Henry’s World of Magic. For kids, a number of other activities will also be...
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