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Walpole Weekend Weather Forecast: Summer Highs As Sun Peeks Through

Today, light rain starting tomorrow morning. Saturday September 23 Mostly cloudy until afternoon. High 77, low 62. Chance of precipitation: 40%. Wind 8 mph from the NNESunday September 24 Partly cloudy until afternoon. High 84, low 60. Chance of precipitation: 14%. Wind 1 mph from the ENEMonday Sep

PATCH - 2017-09-22 04:37:06

Needham football defeats Walpole for first time in four years

The Needham football team needed this one. Like really, really badly. Following a Week 1 shutout loss to Natick, the Rockets welcomed non-league rival Walpole to Memorial Field last Friday for their second game of the season. Even though the skies opened up with buckets and buckets of rain, not only

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 17:33:02

Walpole Homefront: A colonial with a touch of class

The first thing one notices when visiting the exceptional colonial at 23 Joseph Lane is the drive-through portico, allowing guests to enter and exit with a touch of class and out of the elements. As great features go, it's a very obvious one. But once inside, one notices an abundance of unique detai

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

What's The Priciest Home On The Market In Walpole?

WALPOLE, MA - Take a peek inside 52 Mill Brook Avenue, a custom five-bedroom that's only nine years old. At $1.4 million, it's the most expensive home in Walpole on Realtor.com. The home features a two-story foyer, living spaces with fireplaces, a home office and more. Check it out on Realtor.com.

PATCH - 2017-09-21 05:33:11

Reminder: "CR9 Christopher Ruggiero Memorial Foundation" Golf Outing to be held Friday, October 6

WESTWOOD, MA - The CR9 (Christopher Ruggiero) Foundation of Westwood along with the Friends of Westwood High School Hockey want to remind all of the Sixth Annual "CR9 Christopher Ruggiero Memorial Foundation" Golf Outing to be held in two weeks on Friday, October 6th at Brookmeadow Country Club, 100

PATCH - 2017-09-22 14:29:37

Cup runneth over for striper season

The results from the 2017 Striper Cup reveal some interesting patterns in the striper season. The most obvious one is that striped bass, big ones, arrived early and started one of the best seasons Massachusetts anglers have experienced in years. In mid-May, when the biggest striped bass are usually

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

WANTED: DEAD NOT ALIVE Invasive Plant Exhibit Wins Educational Excellence Award

WANTED: DEAD NOT ALIVE received an Educational Excellence award at the Sharon Garden Club's September Garden Medley on September 9, 2017. The event featured a Small Standard Flower Show sanctioned by the National Garden Clubs, a professional horticulturist-guided garden tour, live music, artists at

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:45:21

Father, Son Identified In Foxborough Murder-Suicide

FOXBOROUGH, MA - A man who had been denied a gun license shot and killed his 6-year-old son before turning the gun on himself late Thursday night, authorities said. It is unclear how 49-year-old William Scaccia Jr. got the gun police believe he used to shoot his son, Anthony Scaccia, and himself at

PATCH - 2017-09-22 12:01:50

Board of Selectmen announces public comment period

NORFOLK The Board of Selectmen will hold a public comment period for residents to participate by letter or email to express comments with respect to water rates, solid waste rates and cemetery rates. Letters can be mailed to the Department of Public Works, 33 Medway Branch, Norfolk, MA 02056. Email

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 17:34:55

'She was screaming': Neighbor describes horrific murder-suicide

FOXBORO -- A father with a lengthy criminal history, including a recent arrest for illegal possession of a gun, shot and killed his 6-year-old son and apparently tried to set the child's Foxboro home on fire before fatally shooting himself late last night, officials said. Norfolk District Attorney M

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Apparent Murder-Suicide In Foxborough: Father, Son Dead

FOXBOROUGH, MA - The Foxborough Police Department and state police detectives are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Foxborough overnight, the Norfolk District Attorney's office said. Officials believe a father killed his young son, then himself, at an East Street residence. (Subscribe to

PATCH - 2017-09-22 12:01:50

Police: Father Kills Son, Self in Foxborough, Massachusetts

Police in Massachusetts are investigating an apparent murder-suicide involving a young boy and his father that happened at a residence overnight Friday. A father killed his young son, and then himself at a Foxborough home on East Street, according to the Norfolk district attorney's office. Authoriti

NECN - 2017-09-22 13:57:18

The discovery of CTE in Aaron Hernandez's brain further complicates this complex story

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Aaron Hernandez was found hanging from a bed sheet in his prison cell, a death that was later ruled a suicide. A day later, Hernandez's lawyer announced the former tight end's brain would be donated to Boston University to study for the potential of chronic traumatic en

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

A big "thank you" from Ann Thompson

Medfield Day was well attended and a great success, but the booths of businesses and organizations all have a story! One booth, with Ann Thompson at the helm was filled with scarves! You could hardly find Ann under the canopy it was so beautifully decorated. For anyone in Medfield that doesn't know

PATCH - 2017-09-22 20:30:00

Sale of old state hospital site could be profitable

In the middle of 856 acres of land that is home to Tufts Veterinary School, Centech Park and Grafton Job Corps, there is an eight-acre parcel of land - part of the former Grafton State Hospital site - that town officials have targeted for a land deal with the state that could net big profits. The P

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 11:56:25

Affidavit: Mother of boy killed in murder-suicide feared it would happen

FOXBORO, Mass. (WPRI) - The mother of a boy who police say was killed by his father in an apparent murder-suicide Thursday night was afraid it would happen as far back as four years ago, according to an affidavit she wrote in support of a restraining order. In 2013, the mother of Anthony Scaccia wro

WPRI - 2017-09-23 02:57:35

Father, young son dead in apparent murder-suicide

FOXBORO, MASS (WPRI) - Foxboro Police and Massachusetts State Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide at a home on East Street. At this time, it appears to be an incidence of a father killing his young son, and then himself. More information is expected to be released at a news conferenc

WPRI - 2017-09-22 12:36:25

5 things to do this week

1. Stop by and cheer along Hale's team as they ride in support of Intrepid Academy in the Rodman Ride on Sept. 23. Hale needs volunteers at this event - if interested in volunteering, please reach out to Paula McLaughlin at 781-326-1770. 2. The Westwood Farmers Market is held every Tuesday, 1-6 p.m

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 15:10:05

Schools bring new focus to social-emotional learning

THE ISSUE: Some educators say focusing on social-emotional learning can better prepare students for future success. THE IMPACT: Nine Massachusetts school districts have joined a new program to develop and implement social-emotional learning strategies in everyday classroom activities. Gerry Tuoti Wi

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-22 05:01:00

2 From Norwood Light Helping With Hurricane Irma Recovery

NORWOOD, MA - Two members of Norwood Light were part of a convoy of New England utility workers who recently went down to Florida to help the state recover from Hurricane Irma. Rich McColgan and Tom Griffin both recently committed to a two-week stay down in the Orlando area. The two however, could b

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:43:43