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Halloween happens on Main Street

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year, 41 million kids from all around the U.S. go trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Many places tack on additional celebrations as a way to ensure that everyone gets the perfect amount of candy, costume, and fun for the holiday. On Saturday, October 26, the children of Walpole gathered to trick...
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Friends of St. Patrick celebrate

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter The Walpole Co-operative Bank did so much for Walpole that for the first time ever, the Friends of St. Patrick named a business as their “Person of the Year.” Giving the award to a business rather than an individual may have been unprecedented, but as Friends of St....
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Main Street Live ends on high note

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By Caitie Van Dore Hometown Weekly Correspondent After a long week of cold and rain, the weather warmed up just in time for Walpole’s last Main Street Live event of the year last Friday night. Now in its fourth year, Main Street Live is a collaborative event running from July to mid-September, involving local...
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This Old Town: Medfield’s Moving Post Offices

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Medfield was first granted a post office in 1807. It was located in the old Wheelock store on the corner of North and Main Streets, where Starbucks is situated today (the old store has since been divided into two sections and moved to #13/#17 South Street, where they are residences). Samuel Seaver, who...
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Hometown Weekly celebrates 20th anniversary

By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The very nature of the news is that it is irregular, a story that never ends. One must break it up into convenient chunks for digestion - the 24-hour cycle of the evening news, the monthly period of The Atlantic, or the weekly format of Hometown Weekly, for example - but...
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Walpole flips for Halloween on Main

As part of the town’s celebration of Halloween, Walpole Recreation hosted Halloween on Main last Saturday, October 29. The event saw scores of costumed youngsters in the center of town participating in a costume contest, parade, trick-or-treating, and more. As is the case with every one of Walpole Recreation’s activities, a good time was had...
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