Sports followers in Hometown Weekly’s communities have seen two familiar names in lights this week, as two of its native sons were selected in the 2022 Major League Baseball draft. Cam Schlittler of Walpole was picked in the seventh round by the New York Yankees, while Medfielder Jack Goodman was taken in the...
By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Northeastern owns one of the best recruiting tools in all of Division I baseball: an annual exhibition game against the Red Sox in Fort Myers during spring training every February. After leading Walpole High baseball to back-to-back Super Eights during his junior and senior seasons, Cam Schlittler entered his freshman...Read more
By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter
When a well-known writer visits a library, it’s almost always to try and sell a book they’ve recently written. Because of this, the visit usually consists of a lengthy presentation about the book, followed by a brief question-and-answer period. These questions will inevitably be about the presentation, as...
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Craig Breslow, former Red Sox star relief pitcher and key component of the 2013 World Champion Red Sox, will be guest speaker at the Temple Aliyah 2018 Men’s Club Annual Dinner on November 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Aliyah, located on 1664 Central Avenue in Needham. Currently part of the Toronto Blue Jays organization,...Read more
On Sunday, May 21, the Walpole Astros Little Leaguers appeared on NESN Clubhouse, the commercial-free Red Sox pre-game show for kids that airs every Sunday 90 minutes before Red Sox games on NESN. They were joined NESN hosts Jahmai Webster, TJ Hourigan and Red Sox mascot Wally the Green Monster in the NESN studio for...Read more