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Chief Carmichael resigns for Newton job

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Walpole resident John F. Carmichael, Jr. has been the Walpole Chief of Police for five years, and has served as a Walpole Police Officer for 25 years. But while you will still see him around town at youth sports events or just day-to-day as a...

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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.

On...

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GOFI to graduate service dogs

On March 10 from 2-4 p.m., service dogs from Golden Opportunities for Independence (GOFI) will graduate at Walpole High School. These dogs have been in training for 18 months and thousands of hours of dedication by their human partners, trainers, volunteers and staff of Golden Opportunities for Independence. gofi-graduation Read more

Walpole kids graduate from Junior Police Academy

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By Peter Kougias Hometown Weekly Intern On June 30, thirty children completed a rigorous week-long Junior Police Academy. The middle schoolers participated in numerous activities and assignments based on legitimate tasks required in police academies. After their final day of training in Bird Middle School, the children graduated at the Walpole Library. On the last day...
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