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Fun for all at Westwood Day

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Saturday, September 21, residents of Westwood met up to celebrate their wonderful town. There was no shortage of fun with so much to do, including a road race, a shopping area, and activities for all to enjoy. “You guys going to run fast today?” one mom asked her child...
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Westwood Day a big success

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday, September 29, thousands of families, friends, and kids visited Westwood High School to experience Westwood Day. This is the 7th year that the Westwood Recreation Department has run the event, and it is always popular among the residents of Westwood. However, this year in particular boasted a huge...
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Youth lax holding Westwood Day shot contest

Westwood Youth Lacrosse is set to hold a Hot Shot contest at this year’s Westwood Day, September 29, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. All are welcomed to enter to compete. Westwood Youth Lacrosse will have radar guns on hand to capture the speeds of contestants’ shots. The top three fastest shots in each grade K-8...
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‘VolunTEENS’ lend hands to Westwood Library

By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter A group of teens at the Westwood Public Library chatted enthusiastically amongst one other. Some sat in a circle on the rug folding pamphlets for the annual Harry Potter Night, while others gathered at one of the tables, carefully cutting out letters to spell the names of the four houses. Although...
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First Parish sends buckets of hope

Forty buckets full of help and hope. That’s how First Parish of Westwood, UCC showed its support to recovery efforts after the devastation caused by recent hurricanes. In the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster, monetary donations are usually the most effective response. However, it did not go unnoticed that many people were looking for more...
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Westwood Day recycling yields results

Westwood-Day-recycling-3Nearly a ton of recyclable cardboard, bottles, cans, and rigid containers were rescued from the landfill at this year’s Westwood Day. Fairgoers and vendors generally followed the rules of "no food or plastic bags" in the recycling bins, which were paired with trash carts throughout the...
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Community celebrates sixth annual Westwood Day

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter It might sound cruel to send children to school on a Saturday, but none of Westwood’s families minded going to the high school on September 23. The parking lot was not filled with the cars of students and faculty, and school buses were not lined up outside of the...
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Westwood Day wows town

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The night before the main portion of Westwood Day began, the skies opened up and offered up some much-needed rain in the surrounding areas. However, any reservations the citizens of Westwood may have had regarding the impact this precipitation would have on the town’s celebration were absolutely assuaged. Read more