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Westwood COA celebrates Thanksgiving

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Thursday, November 21st, guests arrived at Westwood’s Council on Aging to have their own Thanksgiving feast.  Guests were greeted by the sound of violins playing as they entered the room and picked their spots at tables. Friends, gathered together for the last time before the holiday, talked about their...
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COA hosts a holly, jolly holiday party

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter We’re reminded, especially during the holiday season, that each day is a gift. It is true, though, that some days feel a little more special than others. For members of the Westwood community, the Westwood Council on Aging (COA) director, Lina Arena-DeRosa, ensures that these special days occur at least once...
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A luncheon to be thankful for

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter The Westwood Council on Aging does quite a bit for their members. From exercise classes to knitting groups to lifestyle discussions, the COA provides seniors with countless opportunities to stimulate the mind, body, and spirit. There’s one program, though, that the seniors enjoy most, and that’s the monthly party....
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Westwood signs Community Compact

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter This past Tuesday, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito arrived at the Westwood Public Library to sign the 245th Community Compact in the Commonwealth. These compacts are a tool the Baker/Polito administration utilizes to strengthen the partnership between cities and towns and the Commonwealth. “This was the governor’s very first executive...
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