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Veteran Sahagian visits High Rock School

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year, the United States celebrates Veterans Day. There are parades and ceremonies, and sometimes even a day off from work or school. But for kids, particularly those growing up now, it is sometimes easy to forget the sacrifices our veterans have made. Count the students at the High Rock...
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Dolly Madison visits Needham

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On June 12, an audience at the Center at the Heights in Needham was treated to a meeting with one of America’s most beloved first ladies. At one o’clock, the room was filled as people waited to hear from Dolly Madison, fourth First Lady of the United States...
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Needhamites tell their Suitcase Stories

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Each person who immigrates to the United States of America comes to this country with a story about their journey here. Some of those tales are more easy going, while others are decades in the making. On Wednesday, June 12, the community was invited to hear some of these stories...
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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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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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Wellesley welcomes ‘Changing Faces of Cuba’

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by Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Recently, relations have begun to change between the United States and Cuba. Photographer Belinda Soncini and author Kip Langello traveled to Cuba to investigate the current state of the country, as well as the perceived changes that will come due to the shifting relationship. Currently on display at the...
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