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Card discusses “The Tigerbelles”

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Islington Branch of the Westwood Public Library (WPL) proudly welcomed author Aime Alley Card on Tuesday, February 6th to discuss her most recent book: “The Tigerbelles.” This book goes on to tell the epic story of the 1960 Tennessee State...

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Wolverines’ seize TVL Championship

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

On February 7, the Westwood girls’ hockey team hosted the Medfield Warriors at the Canton Ice House for their second TVL match-up of the season. Scoring three out of their four goals in the first period, the Wolverines secured an...

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Westwood’s February vacation guide

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

February vacation, unless you’re one of the lucky people venturing out-of-state, can be a tricky time for parents. No one can depend on the warm weather and sunshine to come our way so children can play out in the great outdoors...

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A parent’s guide to February break

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

Looking for some family-friendly activities to keep the kids entertained during February vacation? Look no further! From Dover to Walpole, there are plenty of exciting events happening in your area, catering to children of all ages. 

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Yoga Nidra brings reflections to WPL

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

Recently, the Friends of the Westwood Public Library (WPL) hosted yoga instructor Susie Masters. Masters is a E- R.Y.T (500) ,YACEP certified yoga instructor who came to the WPL to guide locals through a Yoga Nidra practice, welcoming guests to come...

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Westwood vanquished by Warriors

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

Basketball is a fast-paced game, counting down the seconds on the shot clock, teams have only 35 seconds to strategize and execute their shots to the hoop. Alongside strategy comes agility and the determination to stay in the game every...

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WCT explores MJS on monthly hike

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Happening throughout the year, Westwood Community Trails (WCT) is hosting free group hikes on the first Saturday of every month. All are welcome to join and enjoy the experience of hiking with fellow enthusiasts. This past Saturday, February 3rd, Westwood residents...

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Amigurumi Crochet Workshop

By Audrey Anderson

Hometown Weekly Reporter

At the Westwood Public Library on January 22, Becca Heyman led a workshop on crocheting a small amigurumi kitty key chain. The term “amigurumi” is a combination of two Japanese words, “ami” which means “crocheted or knitted and “nugurime” which means...

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Boys’ Basketball falls short to Falcons

By Max Clifford

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The varsity boys basketball teams from Westwood High School and Cambridge Rindge & Latin put on a show in a raucous Coccoluto Gymnasium on Wednesday night. Both teams worked hard to erase big deficits, but it was the Falcons who held...

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Seniors learn social media

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Seniors at the Westwood Council on Aging (COA) are in luck this year as they are hosting Social Media 101 classes throughout January and February. The first class was held on Monday, January 22nd and focused on explaining what exactly social...

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A paw-fect afternoon at WPL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Westwood residents were in for a furry treat this past Thursday, January 18th, as the Islington Branch of the Westwood Public Library (WPL) hosted a therapy dog for all to come and play with. This therapy dog welcomed everyone to the...

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Boys’ Basketball defends home court

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

Amidst the echoing cheers and dribbles, the Westwood court came alive Thursday, January 18th as the Wolverines boys’ basketball team hosted the Dover-Sherborn Raiders for an unforgettable Tri-Valley League competition of the season. With skills and determination, Westwood pressured the...

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Westwood to expand solar generated electricity

Two major new solar projects have been approved for the Town of Westwood and are entering the final design and construction phase. These projects will provide the town and the Westwood Public Schools with reliable, lower-cost energy supply and help insulate against price fluctuations in the future. Westwood currently has a long-term electric...

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Seniors enjoy annual Winter Luncheon

By Riley Fontana

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Westwood Council on Aging held its inaugural Winter Luncheon on January 11, marking the beginning of what is anticipated to be an annual tradition due to its positive reception. The focus of these luncheon events is to provide a communal...

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Milane discusses “Sixty Blades of Grass”

By Riley Fontana 

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Westwood Public Library hosted author Elizabeth Millane on January 13 to discuss her book, "Sixty Blades of Grass." Millane, a first-time author, recounts her family's experiences during World War II in this historical fiction novel set in the Dutch Underground...

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Personal bests for Westwood Swim Team

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

Echoes of cheers rang against the four walls of the Westwood High swimming pool as the Westwood swim team and the Dover-Sherborn swim team came together for the mid-January swim meet. The teams went head-to-head against one another in multiple...

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Birds of Prey visit WPL

By Riley Fontana

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Westwood Public Library (WPL) had a presentation on Birds of Prey from Wingmasters late last month. Wingmasters is a partnership dedicated to spreading knowledge about North American birds of prey. Wingmasters is made up of Julie Anne Collier and Jim...

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Girls’ Hockey storms past Mustangs 

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Sports Reporter

It was cool in the Canton Ice House rink but action was heating up on the ice as the Westwood girls hockey team hosted the Norwood Mustangs on Wednesday, January 3rd. It was a back-and-forth battle on the ice as...

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Westwood Robotics Team inspires STEAM enthusiasm 

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Westwood High School Robotics Team (FRC Team 1757) traveled to the Westwood Public Library (WPL) this past Friday, January 5th to teach a class to local 3rd-5th graders. This class was geared towards all things science, technology, engineering, art, and...

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Hale celebrates the winter solstice

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

On the evening of Thursday, December 21st families gathered at Hale Education to celebrate the winter solstice. The winter solstice is an astronomical event that occurs each year when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted farthest away from the sun, resulting in...

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