By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Owls have become a common sight around the Walpole Library in the last few weeks. After a live-animal presentation that brought several raptors - including two owls - to the space on February 22, children were invited back to the library last week for “Hoot! The Secret Life of Owls.” On Thursday,...Read more
By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter
Just days after Lady Gaga was lauded at the Academy Awards for her performance in “A Star is Born,” former film salesman for the Walt Disney Company Bruce Hambro taught the seniors of the Westwood Council on Aging all about Bing Crosby, the “first multimedia star of the 20th...
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By Bill Lombardi Hometown Weekly Correspondent November 7, 1916 was one of the most exciting election days in the history of the country, and one of the most tragic in the City of Boston. President Woodrow Wilson was challenged intensely by his opponent, Charles Evans Hughes, and the general feeling was that he would not be re-elected....Read more
By Rama K. Ramaswamy Wellesley has a unique and longstanding history of environmental conservation. For example, Wellesley is the longest running Tree City USA community in Massachusetts and boasts 26 miles of marked trails interconnecting open spaces and conservation lands. The idea that humans cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the...Read more