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Volleyball on three game win streak

Westwood dives on the floor in celebration after a huge win against Hopkinton.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While many high school volleyball teams are already done with their seasons, Westwood is just a bit over 75 percent of the way done with theirs....

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Wolverine volleyball wins on Senior Night

After a brief Westwood run, a Mustang timeout allows Coach Jenny Murphy to instructs her team in the first of two wins against Norwood.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Westwood Wolverines volleyball team moved to 3-3 on the year this week, thanks to...

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School Committee approves full in-person learning

Emily Parks outlines her recommendations for a return to in-person, five day a week learning.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

On Thursday night, the Westwood School Committee unanimously approved a motion to send all of Westwood’s students back to school for in-person learning, five...

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Westwood finishes unique indoor track season

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While many other Massachusetts schools pushed their indoor track season, which is actually being played outdoors, to the MIAA’s new Fall II schedule, Westwood was able to finish their indoor track season indoors during its usual, winter season.

“We had the...

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Westwood honors longtime employee Billy Troiano

Town employees lined the streets to pay respect to Troiano.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Last week, the Westwood community lost a cherished member known for his dedicated service to the Westwood Department of Public Works, where he was employed for twenty-five years. Billy...

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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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Wolverine comeback falls short in Norwood

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

At the end of the second half against the Norwood Mustangs, the Westwood Wolverines’ boys basketball team trailed by sixteen points, 32-16. With 1:22 left in the game, they trailed by only four points, 58-54. But despite this run, spurred in large part by James...

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Noone’s jumper sinks Medfield comeback

Michael Noone’s midrange jump shot put Westwood up for good.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Michael Noone was second to none on Friday night, draining a midrange jump shot that put Westwood ahead for good with a little over eight seconds left in...

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McGowan’s 31 leads Wolverines past Hopkinton

Despite the attempts to slow him down, James McGowan finished the game with 31 points.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

In 2008, Steph Curry was held scoreless while playing for Davidson in a game against Loyola Maryland. Davidson won the game by thirty points,...

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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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WYWC brings Santa home to Westwood

Santa poses with the welcome sign a family made for him during a trip to a home on School Street.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With COVID-19 forcing many families to remain stuck at home throughout the holiday season - or at the...

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Director Lateefah Franck outlines METCO’s future

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Lateefah Franck replaced Sheryl Goodloe as Westwood’s METCO director in June of 2019. Originally from Washington DC, Franck considered going to law school before falling in love with education, eventually serving as everything from a literacy tutor, to an elementary school teacher, all the way...

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Make-a-Wish grants wish for Will McHugh

The hot tub came with a Hoyer chair for Will to get in and out of it.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

As of about a week ago, there is now a hot tub in Will McHugh’s yard, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. But...

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Library hosts outdoor ‘Fresh Air Friday’

Miss Kristy and Lizzy McGovern read 'The Little Red Hen' before singing the peanut butter and jelly song.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

One of the things people have discovered during the eight months of COVID-19-related lockdowns is that certain groups transition well to...

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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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Westwood battles against invasive plants

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While everyone in the country is terrified that the Asian Giant Hornet, sometimes referred to as the “murder hornet,” is coming to a backyard near them, Westwood is dealing with its own invasive species originally hailing from the Far East. Japanese knotweed and oriental bittersweet,...

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Westwood BAYS girls power through pandemic

A Jaguar pounces on the ball en route to a 4-1 win over Franklin.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Motivated by their team motto, “dreams don’t work unless you do,” on Saturday morning, the Westwood Jaguars, the fifth grade girls team of Boston Area...

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Recognize a Youth winners honored

All the RAY award recipients pose for a group photo at the outdoor ceremony.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Tuesday night in front of the Westwood Town Hall, the Rotary Club of Westwood and Westwood Youth & Family Services honored this year’s four recipients...

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Westwood hosts NFL Flag Football League

A nice 'tackle' by the Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive back.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Even before COVID-19 put a stop to a variety of football leagues, flag football was a growing sport for those concerned about their children receiving head trauma playing traditional football,...

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Westwood Recreation hosts dodgeball game

After months of dodging the coronavirus via staying indoors, the kids let loose with some dodgeball.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With kids having been cooped up all summer due to the lockdowns, and most gym classes either being jumping-jacks in front of a...

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