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1st Lieutenant Finneran returns home

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff 
 There is hope amongst all military members’ families that their loved ones return home unharmed. Unfortunately, that it is not always the case. Like many men, Joseph Finneran joined the army on December 18th, 1941, following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Just over a year later, 1st Lt Joseph Finneran...
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Memorial Day Service honors veterans, Denneen

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_33378" align="alignright" width="300"]Ethel Simeone reads “On Flander’s Field”. Ethel Simeone reads “On Flander’s Field”.[/caption] Last Monday afternoon at the Walpole Town Common, veterans, mourners, military vehicles and Walpole High School students gathered to celebrate Memorial Day and honor the Walpole...
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Dover celebrates Memorial Day

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year on the last Monday of May, most towns hold a Memorial Day celebration to honor veterans who have served to protect the United States of America. There are barbecues, a plethora of cemetery visits, and gun salutes to honor all of those brave men and women who...
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Author Manchester comes to Medfield

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff It is a wide known fact that most writers do not begin their career life as writers, nor do they intend it. There are many steps in between. J.K. Rowling studied Classics and French in college and worked as a secretary for Amnesty International. Steven King intended on being...
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Peace and Justice Group holds rally

The Walpole Peace and Justice Group held a tax day rally on Thursday, April 25, to call for a reduction in U.S. military spending and a redirection of those funds to human needs. A 40 foot budget banner was held showing where the Federal discretionary budget is spent today. The banner was comprised of...
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Ben Railton presents ‘We the People’

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Today, there seems to be one question being asked when it comes to our identity as Americans: what makes each one of us Americans? Is it something as simple as where we were born or where we have citizenship? Or perhaps it is how long our family and culture has been...
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