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A bright Diwali in Dover

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The Caryl Community Center was lit up on November 9. Tables were covered in flickering electric candles. Strings of fairy lights wrapped around poles and slithered up stair railings. Colorful saris covered the walls, serving as decorations to the normally blank walls. Other decor was carefully placed around the...
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From Japan to Needham

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff
 The best way for people to learn about a new country is often by talking to people who have grown up in that country. Talking to people older than themselves can be even more helpful. Sharing each of their experiences makes for a perfect exchange of culture. Visitors to...
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Photojournalist discusses time in India

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday, October 23, the Westwood Library and the Council of Aging hosted a lecture by photojournalist Barry Pell about his experience traveling in India. Pell visited India for 5 months on two different occasions, capturing many different pictures of the people, landscape, and culture. During the talk,...
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