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Monthly Archives: March 2019

McInerney, Lady-Rebels seeded first in South

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2018-2019 Walpole High girls varsity hockey team has sneakily become a wagon. Much thanks to the play in net from senior goaltender Kiera McInerney, as well as a steady dosage of offense production from senior forwards Audra Tosone and Meghan Hamilton, the Lady-Rebels (16-3-1) ended their regular...
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Marie Maciejko, WHS students’ ‘other mother’

By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent When Marie Maciejko (pronounced “ma-cheko”) was growing up in Westwood in the 1950s, a tinny jingle piercing through the humid air in summer would set mouths watering. The ice cream truck was about to turn the corner, and that meant a rambunctious rush to find Papa Joe in his garden. Papa Joe,...
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Rotary Club plans major spring event

The Rotary Club of Westwood is making plans with the bunny for a major spring event. On Sunday, April 7, from 8:30-11:30 a.m., Rotarians will present music, face painting, bunny craft, gifts from the bunny’s basket, other characters for photo ops, and delicious breakfast food. The social spring event will be followed by an Easter...
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Antonucci already a big name at Providence

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2018 high school lacrosse season was all about Westwood High star attack-man Jake Antonucci, who fired home a ridiculous 75 shots into the back of the net and tallied 19 assists, all while becoming Westwood’s all-time leading scorer (214 goals, 89 assists). After leading Westwood to the...
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Walpole observes MLK Day

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Over 30 people attended the Martin Luther King Day Observance held on Sunday, February 10. The observance started with a candlelight vigil on the Walpole Common for 30 minutes. It then moved into United Church in Walpole for readings, reflections, and light refreshments. Participants read excerpts of Martin Luther King’s speeches and sermons....
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Westwood Valentines celebrate special day

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter At the Westwood Council on Aging’s Valentine’s Day Party, on top of the seniors, volunteers and workers that came to enjoy the festivities, there were appearances by a state representative, a chair of the Westwood select board, and the King. [caption id="attachment_31998" align="alignright" width="600"]An Elvis sighting at the Senior... 			
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