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Monthly Archives: August 2022

Westwood 16U wins Nor’Easter Classic Tournament

Bridget Mulkeen pitched a one-hit shutout with error-free defense behind her in the final as the Westwood 16U Select Softball team beat Rage Softball from Salisbury, MA, 5-0, to claim the Nor'Easter Classic Tournament in Laconia, NH. 

The astonishing performance in the championship game capped an inspiring run, as Westwood...

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Shark Week strikes Westwood Library

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Beth Swinning carries the spirit of Shark Week everywhere she goes. 

“The librarians at the public library visit us to get the kids ready for summer reading," The Martha Jones Elementary school librarian revealed. "We worked together for this visit to get...

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Walpole Rec playground new and accessible

By Lauren Schiavone 
Hometown Weekly Staff

Walpole Recreation announced via Twitter on Thursday evening, July 28, that construction has ceased for the South Walpole Community Athletic Complex playground. Located off Route 1A, the newly-constructed playground offers a great way to enjoy Walpole’s gorgeous athletic complex.

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Adams Farm hosts pleasant summer concert

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Walpole’s Adams Farm, just over the border from Westwood, opened its barn doors to Matt Tremble and The Dane Street Project on Saturday, July 30. The afternoon of free music, hosted by the Friends of Adams Farm, drew quite the crowd. Guests brought lawn chairs,...

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Humble Spirit drums in Needham

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly staff

The Humble Spirit Drum group visited the Needham Free Public Library on Saturday afternoon, July 30. 

Humble Spirit, which set up just outside of the library, offered the chance for all ages to drum, sing, and learn about Native culture. Families gathered...

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Masks adorn Needham Library

By Emily Rast
Hometown Weekly Intern

If you visited the Needham Free Public Library last month, chances are you may have noticed some new faces. 

The...

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Bubbles make big fun at library

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff 

Summertime typically means sunshine, beach trips and barbecues. 

But what about bubbles? 

Who can resist chasing after and popping bubbles on a sunny day? To that end,...

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Powisset Sunset Series delights visitors

By Emily Rast
Hometown Weekly Intern

Dover’s Powisset Farm has called their Thursday Sunset Series “summer at its finest,” and they may just be right. 

Anyone who has spent a summer in Massachusetts knows that it’s often the simple things that make the season special, and Powisset Farm...

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