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WYWC plans Spring Treasure Hunt

The Westwood Young Women's Club's (WYWC) Spring Treasure Hunt is scheduled for Saturday, April 2, at 10 a.m., at Deerfield Elementary School in Westwood.

Attendees will enjoy a fun, free hunt for spring-themed treasures, including Easter eggs. Bags will be provided for kids to collect treasures, and donations for the...

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A pedestrian life in Westwood, MA

By Cheryl Bornstein and Michael Petta

“I walk a lot. I’m a walker. I find if I don’t walk I end up in one spot.” Mitch Hedberg

Just over three-hundred public roads wind through the small town of Westwood, MA. In 2021, we, two long-term Westwood residents,...

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Hometown Weekly seeks sports freelancers

Hometown Weekly is currently seeking exceptional sports writers to cover assignments — high school games in Dover, Medfield, Needham, Walpole and Westwood — on a freelance basis. Hours of assignments are highly dependent upon event schedules, areas of specialization, and photographic ability. This role requires transportation and availability on weekday afternoons.

Art in Bloom returns, Walpole participating

Art in Bloom is a community event that displays artwork generated by Norwood and Walpole High School students coupled with interpretative floral designs created by members of the Norwood Evening Garden Club. This year marks the 16th year of this high school/garden club collaboration.

The Morrill Memorial Library at 33...

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Ice harvesting program on tap

A presentation on ice harvesting on ponds in Walpole is set to be given by Betsey Dexter Dyer at the Tuesday, April 12 meeting of the Walpole Historical Society, held in the Walpole Public Library at 7 p.m.

From about 1880-1940, entrepreneurs in Walpole harvested tons...

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Walpole Cultural Council awards local grants

Senator Paul R. Feeney and Mimi Connell, chair of the Walpole Cultural Council, have announced the award of 22 grants totaling $10,283, for cultural programs in Walpole. A complete list of recipients and grant amounts follows.

The Walpole Cultural Council is part of a network of...

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Mezzo-soprano Tatum singing in Needham

Mezzo-Soprano Renee Tatum will sing a program of songs reflecting love and hope

The Needham Concert Society will present a program of vocal and piano music titled "Love and Hope on a Spring Afternoon," featuring mezzo-soprano Renee Tatum and pianist Douglas Sumi in Carter Memorial United Methodist Church, 800 Highland...

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Wyeth Library preview, Pansy Day upcoming

Michael Niden will lead interested visitors through the historic Zirngiebel/Wyeth house at 178 South Street from 9-3 both Saturday and Sunday, April 9 and 10, in celebration of Needham's Town Flower, the giant pansy.

The property is owned by the N.C. Wyeth Research Foundation & Reading Libraries, a non-profit effort...

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NAA to host painter Sam Vokey

‘Beyond the Dunes’ by Sam Vokey

On Tuesday, April 5, at 7:00 p.m., for this year’s joint virtual demonstration, the Needham Art Association and the Wellesley Society of Artists are pleased to welcome award-winning oil painter Sam Vokey. Any painting is only as strong as the underlying scaffold of the...

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Open Fields readies ‘Matilda the Musical’

Open Fields will present “Matilda the Musical” on Saturday, April 2 at 1:00 and 7:00 PM, Sunday, April 3 at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, April 9 at 1:00 and 7:00 p.m. at Dover-Sherborn High School’s Mudge Auditorium. Tickets are available at www.ticketstage.com.

Open Fields...

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Sherborn’s Karen Silver runs for Dana-Farber

Karen Silver will be running the Marathon for a fifth year as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Team, which raises money for the Claudia Adams Barr Program in Innovative Basic Cancer Research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI). In the past four years, Silver has raised nearly $40K in cancer research funds for...

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DS 5th graders are champions

Dover Sherborn Youth Basketball notched an impressive victory over the weekend, with its 5th grade girls team winning the Metrowest Division 5 Championship - and as a seven-seed!

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Library Friends announce Tile Painting FUNdraiser

​The Friends of the Dover Library have announced the return of their popular Tile Painting FUNdraiser.

Everyone from very young children, to teens and adults will have an opportunity to design and paint tiles that will be permanently displayed inside the library. The tiles will not only add beauty to...

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New Life 5K Trail Run, 5/7

New Life is excited to host its 5th annual Trail Run on Saturday, May 7, on the Medfield State Hospital grounds (at Hospital Rd. & Service Dr., Medfield). The route winds through the beautiful Charles River Reservation, and the event is open to runners, walkers and everyone in between.

To...

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Encounters with the Arts returns to WHS

Photos from past Encounters with the Arts.

Westwood High School is opening its doors to art lovers on Thursday, March 24, as the Art Department presents the 26th annual “Encounters with the Arts” program. The program showcases high school students as they present both live performances, as well as artwork...

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St. Margaret Mary, girls CYO champs

On Saturday, March 19, the high school girls CYO basketball team of St. Margaret Mary Parish took the CYO EMASS Championship, beating St. Agatha of Milton by a score of 46-25.

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R.A.Y. Award nominees sought

2021's honorees: Katie Mullin, Caroline James, Vivienne Woodard, Ryan Kissell, Jack Foscaldo

The Westwood Rotary and Westwood Youth & Family Services Department (WY&FS) are seeking the public’s help to identify young people in our community that have demonstrated a commitment to helping others. We would like to celebrate these individuals...

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Sisters United Against Cancer plan Wellness Fair

Sisters United Against Cancer is excited to announce a Wellness Fair on May 21 at the Knights of Columbus in Walpole. The Sisters are a nonprofit organization formed March 2021 by identical twin sisters who battled breast cancer. The two received so much love and support from family, friends, and co-workers that they...

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