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Senior Center celebrates annual birthday

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

Walpole seniors gathered together to celebrate the annual COA birthday party, an event where everyone is celebrated. Community members celebrated the fourth birthday of the senior center building itself, as well as a collective birthday celebration for all the seniors in attendance.

Holiday Open House makes spirits bright

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Walpole seniors enjoyed a full day of merriment at the Council on Aging’s Holiday Open House
on Friday, December 16. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the center was equal parts shopping bazaar,
concert hall, and gathering place.

Beginning with breakfast, seniors had adequate time to relax, mingle with neighbors, and enjoy
a...

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Ballroom dancers step into holiday season

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Familiar faces joined Lestyn Gilmore at the Walpole Council on Aging on Friday, December 9. Gilmore typically visits once a month for afternoons filled with dance, typically line dancing. She switched things up this month, however, by DJing for a jolly ballroom dance. 

Walpole JWCW hosts Festival of Trees

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

There was plenty to do over the weekend, but Walpole locals made sure to carve out time to attend the second annual Festival of Trees, hosted by the Junior Women’s Club of Walpole (JWCW). Held at the Walpole Council on Aging, the JWCW transformed the...

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Seniors Drum Alive at COA

By Cameron Small
Hometown Weekly Correspondent

People love music and rhythm. We listen to music while we work, clean, cook, shop, exercise. We hum to ourselves or tap our fingers while we sit in traffic. We change the radio station in our car when we get a commercial so we can...

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COA hosts Willow Tree Winds concert

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Willow Tree Winds recently visited seniors at the Council on Aging in town on Friday afternoon, October 14. The relaxing woodwind quintet is based in Norfolk County and lent its talents to entertain on a rainy day.

The group played everything from...

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Walpole to pause COVID-19 clinic

As of March 1, the state of Massachusetts will no longer be providing first-dose vaccines to individual municipal clinics. This includes the current clinic being held at the Council On Aging in Walpole.

As a result, the Walpole Health Department will pause their clinic signup procedure and will no longer...

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