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Sherborn children sing and swing

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Sherborn locals recently took their little ones to the Sherborn Community Center on a snowy
morning to learn about wintertime with local children's entertainer Deb Hudgins.

Hudgins taught the children through winter-themed songs, such as “Jingle Bells” and “Rudolph
The Red-Nosed Reindeer”, just to name a few. The kids danced and frolicked...

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Needhamites celebrate MLK’s legacy

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Needham locals gathered recently together in the high school auditorium to celebrate the legacy
of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16.

The two hour program was hosted by the Needham Diversity Initiative. Other sponsors included
Needham Human Rights Committee, Needham Public Schools and METCO Program, Interfaith
Clergy Association, and World...

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Audubon Society presents to Woman’s Club

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Members of the Westwood Woman’s Club recently met in the dining room of the Patricia Carty-
Larkin Senior Center for a presentation by Audubon Specialist Sean Kent. The presentation discussed winter birds of New England.

Kent shared an informative slideshow of pictures with group members, which included...

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Steve Rudolph Trio rocks CATH 

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Seniors gathered together at the Needham Center at The Heights this past Wednesday, January 11, to enjoy some covered renditions of their favorite tunes from their younger years, performed by the Steve Rudolph Trio. The Trio’s repertoire consisted of popular tunes from the 1940s, 1950s,...

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Reptiles bring Joy to DTL

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Local youths did not have to travel to their nearest zoo to interact with desert and rainforest animals last Wednesday, as Joy Marzolf from Joys of Nature visited the Dover Town Library’s community room to give a presentation on how these animals are able to...

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Senior Center celebrates annual birthday

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Walpole seniors gathered together to celebrate the annual COA birthday party, an event where everyone is celebrated. Community members celebrated the fourth birthday of the senior center building itself, as well as a collective birthday celebration for all the seniors in attendance.

Medfielders celebrate Henry Marcel at 80

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Medfield locals gathered at Lovell’s on January 5 to celebrate the first Medfield Foundation Volunteer of the Year, Henry Marcel, one day prior to his 80th birthday. Friends of the longtime former Medfield resident joined together to celebrate Marcel over pizza and cake.

Troop 89 meets in Medfield

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Boy Scout Troop 89 in Medfield met on the evening of Thursday, January 5, at the Dale Street School. At this weekly meeting, the Troop hosted a local Naval Academy cadet who relayed his experiences as an enlisted serviceman.

According to Scout...

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Sherborn seniors meet Town Administrator Marsette

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Sue Kelliher, the director of the Sherborn Council on Aging, recently welcomed seniors to the Sherborn Town Hall on Friday, January 6, to meet and greet the community's new town administrator, Jeremy Marsette.

The event was held in the Select Board Meeting...

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Medfield celebrates COA’s Roberta Lynch

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Over 200 Medfield seniors gathered at the center on Thursday, December 29, to honor Council on Aging Director Roberta Lynch before she moved into her retirement.

The event was a surprise party for Lynch, created in coordination by her COA colleagues and...

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Poet Kennedy reads at Hale

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Hale Education welcomed guest poet Kayla Kennedy to its monthly poetry reading on Wednesday, January 4.

Kennedy is a Massachusetts-born poet, as well as an actress and fiction writer. She is the author of “This is How You Love”, a poetry collection....

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NHA Giving Tree program a hit

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Residents at the Needham Housing Authority (NHA) welcomed a new holiday tradition into their
hearts last Wednesday, December 21, thanks to Resident Services Coordinator Laurie Blake.
Blake and the NHA introduced the Giving Tree program to residents this year. It is a project
created to bring joy to residents within senior living...

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COA holiday party delights community

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

The Westwood Council on Aging hosted its annual holiday party last Wednesday, December 14,
at the Norfolk Golf Club.

Dressed in their festive holiday attire, seniors gathered amongst their friends, local police
officers, town representatives, and dignitaries, like State Representative Paul McMurtry.

The event sold out in fifteen minutes, with many more seniors...

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Westwood honors its veterans

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Westwood locals recently gathered together at Westwood Veterans’ Park to pay homage to its veterans of past and present.

The ceremony took place late morning on Friday, November 11 — Veterans Day — under a flowing American flag, which was suspended over...

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Sherborn’s Braun presented Post Cane Award

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Sherborn Council on Aging and friends recently gathered together at Pilgrim Church on Wednesday, October 26, to commemorate longtime Sherborn resident Phyllis Braun as she was presented the Boston Post Cane Award.

The Post Cane Award was established in 1909 by...

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