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Walpole films Veterans Day celebration

Afghanistan veteran and longtime Walpole resident Thomas Stewart discusses the attributes of a Veteran.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Some towns have tried to host Veterans Day events virtually, some towns have just hung banners and signs in their squares and commons, and some...

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Legion honors veterans with luminary bags

The bags remained lit until about 8:30 on Veterans Day; although there was no ceremony, there was plenty of time for people to visit them.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

One of the most striking visuals of the fall season in Medfield is the...

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Walpole remembers its veterans

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Every town tries its best to put on the best Veterans Day it can to pay homage to those who sacrificed their time - and lives - to keep their country safe. Walpole is no different; its common was a bustling hub on November 11. Refurbished military vehicles,...
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Wellesley salutes its veterans

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Monday, Wellesley police officers, firemen, veterans and various other members of the community gathered inside the still-under-renovation Great Hall inside of Town Hall to honor the town’s veterans. With around 75 people in attendance, the event began at 11 a.m. on the eleventh day of the eleventh...
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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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Post 104 remembers namesake Pvt. Crowley

In American Legions circles, Walpole Legion Post 104 is widely known as the Thomas H. Crowley Post 104. When the American Legion was organized following World War I, each local post, when chartered, was assigned a number - in Walpole, Post 104. In addition, most posts adopted a name - usually someone in the community who...
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Walpole seniors visit Moving Wall

Several seniors and Veteran Agent Jon Cogan braved the wind at Gillette Stadium, but it paled in comparison to the bravery of those men and women who served and whose names are listed on the Moving Wall – a half-sized replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial touring the country. The stay in Foxboro...
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Needham honors vets in memorial service

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter   Every year on Veterans Day, the Needham community comes together at Memorial Park to honor the town’s veterans with a commemorative service.   This past Sunday, crowds of Needham residents, firefighters, police officers, and, of course, veterans came out for the ceremony.   “I have friends who have served and died,” said Tom...
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Celebrating all who have served

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter For the past twelve years, Sherborn has celebrated the town’s veterans and all veterans on November 11 with a morning ceremony to honor and thank the country’s bravest at Town Hall. With speeches from notable people in town, the presentation of colors from the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts...
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