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Westwood’s live animal show

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Excitement filled the Islington Westwood Branch library on Thursday, August 10th, as young families descended the stairs, eager to witness an extraordinary animal exhibition. Matt Gabriel, from Animal World Experience, prepared to showcase live animals, enlightening the youthful audience about the...

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Music, baseball and trivia at Islington

by Elizabeth Connolly
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Howie Newman has done it all. The Brooklyn, New York native, who moved to Massachusetts for college and never left, has an extensive resume that includes singer, songwriter, sportswriter and comedian. On Wednesday, April 19, in the midst of April break, he brought his “Musical...

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Jane Healy discusses new novel

By Audrey Anderson
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

On Wednesday, April 12, at the Islington Branch of the Westwood Public Library, author Jane Healy discussed her March 2023 release, Goodnight from Paris. She presented an informative slide show of characters and scenes from her novel and then answered questions from the audience.

Islington Library hosts Connie Mayo

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Becoming a published author can seem like an impossible feat, and while it isn’t impossible, it is certainly difficult. One author who can attest to this is Connie Hertzberg Mayo, the author of “The Island of Worthy Boys” and a Sharon, Massachusetts local. “From the time I started writing...
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