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Walpole Library commemorates Black History Month

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter Throughout the month of February, the Walpole Public Library has reserved a corner of the children’s section to for an educational display about Black History Month. Featuring a board of notable African Americans from throughout history and a section of accompanying books, the display intends to educate kids about...
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A hidden world in the heart of Wellesley

By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter At the end of an innocuous neighborhood road in Wellesley, a network of trails weaves its way through trees, over streams, across meadows, and up and down a rocky ridge. Boulder Brook Reservation is a haven of wilderness amidst the bustle of Wellesley, a must-see during the stillness of winter. [caption...
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Fells Branch teaches kids about five senses

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter On Thursday, January 31, the Fells Branch Library held its fourth session in a five-part program teaching kids about their five senses. Over the course of an hour, Special Programs Director Michele Maram led a group of tumbling toddlers between the ages of 3-5 in a session that explored...
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Mountains majesty at Wellesley Winter Wednesday

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter Young Wellesley residents gathered in the library craft room on Wednesday, January 9, to work on some arts and crafts and learn local history as a part of the library’s and the Wellesley Historical Society’s Winter Wednesday series. With the help of the Historical Society, kids learned the story...
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Hale family fun day delights attendees

By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday morning and afternoon, Hale Reservation held a family fun day event across its 1,100 acres of land. The event replaced a smaller open house normally held in the off season, and was intended to both show the community what kids can do at Hale during the summer and, more...
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Cutler Park, hidden in plain sight

By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter Hidden along the walls of I-95 north and behind a bland park of Needham offices, a far more remarkable park is waiting to be explored. Cutler Park, roughly 600 acres of state preserved trails, trees, ponds, paths, wetlands and boardwalks, is an unexpected piece of nature hiding behind a concrete corner...
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Medfielders turn holidays green at library

By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter It goes without saying that Medfield is dreaming of a white Christmas, but at the Public Library on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Medfielders were learning how to make a green one. [caption id="attachment_30591" align="alignleft" width="600"]Bri leads the crew in bag making she called “basically origami.”  Photos by... 			
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