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Walpole gathers in support of police

Jim Govatsos waves his “Thin Blue Line” flag in front of a Walpole PD cruiser as he corrals the crowd from behind.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Around the country, it seems like the police are struggling to find allies.

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Medfield responds to George Floyd’s murder

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

On May 25, George Floyd was killed while being arrested by police for paying for cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In the last week, communities in all 50 states have come together to protest racism and police brutality that resulted...

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Westwood holds Peace and Justice Vigil

During a moment of silence, the crowd took a knee.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

It’s uncomfortable to stand in the rain. It’s far more uncomfortable to have a 200-pound man kneel on your neck for eight minutes forty-six seconds as you use your...

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