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Wellesley salutes its veterans

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday, Wellesley police officers, firemen, veterans and various other members of the community gathered inside the still-under-renovation Great Hall inside of Town Hall to honor the town’s veterans. With around 75 people in attendance, the event began at 11 a.m. on the eleventh day of the eleventh...
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Post 104 remembers namesake Pvt. Crowley

In American Legions circles, Walpole Legion Post 104 is widely known as the Thomas H. Crowley Post 104. When the American Legion was organized following World War I, each local post, when chartered, was assigned a number - in Walpole, Post 104. In addition, most posts adopted a name - usually someone in the community who...
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World War One exhibit wows visitors

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent Patriotic political posters line the walls inside the Sawin Museum. Some ask American citizens to purchase bonds. Others encourage enlistment in the military. One poster notes: "Send the Eagle's Answer, More Ships," with one of the gigantic raptor birds looming over a battleship. These posters are just a few of...
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