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NAMI supports families of mentally ill

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

“I have often written in not so charitable terms ‘where’s my blanking casserole?’ If, God forbid, someone’s family member breaks an arm, has cancer, or is in a car accident, then what happens? Everyone who knows them brings over a casserole and says, ‘what can...

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Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

Basketball All-Scholastics, All Stars announced

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The Boston Globe announced recently recognized its 2019-2020 class of All-Scholastic and conference All-Star recipients. 

From Dover-Sherborn, junior point guard Evan Skeary was named a TVL All-Star. Skeary will be a returning captain for his senior season next winter. 

Pool league a huge hit with Walpole COA

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter While the Walpole COA has an absurd number of activities for seniors, ranging from Zumba and tap dancing to mahjongg and dominos, perhaps the most popular activity is playing pool on one of two tables on the top floor of the Walpole Co-Operative Bank South Street Center. In fact,...
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The kitties of the Caribbean

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff When most people are looking for a new cat, wherever they may find them, they can assume that their new furry friend is from continental North America. Perhaps they were roaming the streets as a stray or they were surrendered. There’s a local exception to that rule, though. With...
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Wamps outlast Rebels

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Walpole High School varsity boys hockey team hosted Braintree on Wednesday evening looking to earn points in consecutive contests following a 3-3 tie with Wellesley on January 2. Unfortunately, the Rebels (4-2-2, 2-1-2) were unable to shake off a slow start as the Wamps (5-2-1, 3-1-1) jumped...
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WMS ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ delights

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Clever and funny with memorable songs and dances, the Wellesley Middle School production of “Singin’ in the Rain” was an all-around crowd pleaser that drew lots of laughs, and even inspired a few in the audience to sing along to the familiar songs. “It made me want to do theater when I grow...
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Violence mars Thanksgiving Day classic

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By Maddie Gerber Hometown Weekly Intern The Needham-Wellesley football rivalry is notorious for being the oldest in the country, and a much-anticipated tradition for both communities. However, the 132nd game ended with both teams throwing fists rather than throwing passes in a massive, bench-clearing brawl. As a result, the referees called the game early, with...
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Pregame bonfire fires up Rockets

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Maybe the pregame bonfire Needham High School held to motivate their athletes had the Rockets a little too fired up before they played Wellesley for the Gorman Cup, leading to the heated exchanges that resulted in the game being called early. While the game didn’t go the way the...
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Violence mars Thanksgiving Day classic

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By Maddie Gerber Hometown Weekly Intern The Needham-Wellesley football rivalry is notorious for being the oldest in the country, and a much-anticipated tradition for both communities. However, the 132nd game ended with both teams throwing fists rather than throwing passes in a massive, bench-clearing brawl. As a result, the referees called the game...
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Pregame bonfire fires up Rockets

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Maybe the pregame bonfire Needham High School held to motivate their athletes had the Rockets a little too fired up before they played Wellesley for the Gorman Cup, leading to the heated exchanges that resulted in the game being called early. While the game didn’t go the way...
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Violence mars Thanksgiving Day classic

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By Maddie Gerber Hometown Weekly Intern The Needham-Wellesley football rivalry is notorious for being the oldest in the country, and a much-anticipated tradition for both communities. However, the 132nd game ended with both teams throwing fists rather than throwing passes in a massive, bench-clearing brawl. As a result, the referees called the game...
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Fiske Wild West Fair wildly entertaining

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter When the Western was to movie screens what the superhero movie is now, it wasn’t odd to see kids running around with cowboy hats and bandanas wrapped around their faces. As the Western fell out of favor, cowboy hats gave way to Spiderman shirts and the cowboy look...
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Kakabeeke teaches about right whale’s demise

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter When Angela Kakabeeke read her book, “Whale Alert!”, to the kids of Wellesley Library on Friday, she had to stop and correct one of the lines in it. In the story, a character notes that there are about five hundred North Atlantic right whales left in the world....
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Abby Lothian competes in Junior Olympics

Wellesley teen Abby Lothian competed along with thousands of top young athletes from around the nation in the AAU National Junior Olympics in Greensboro North Carolina last week. Abby took a strong third during her qualifying heat with a time of 13.25. Although she did not advance to the finals this year, she was ranked...
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Guiffre wins Shot For Life Challenge

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The state’s best high school basketball shooters gathered at Starland Sports Complex in Hanover on Saturday to compete in the A Shot For Life Challenge. The event, a two-hour shooting marathon with both a boys and girls division to benefit brain cancer research, has featured star local basketball...
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Tollhouse Shops features antiques for cheap

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Wellesley has its own antique store, selling a variety of priced-down home décor pieces, fine china and paintings. But unlike other stores, this one’s proceeds go to a worthy town cause, and every piece for sale has a local connection. Inside of the Wellesley Historical Society building from 11-3...
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