Stone gazebo in downtown Walpole, Mass.

You Can Eat Outside in Downtown Walpole, Massachusetts!

Downtown Walpole restaurants and the local population share a lot in common — the town common, that is. Recently, the Walpole Recreation Department placed several picnic tables at the historic town green as a means for people to enjoy their takeout meals outside. Downtown Walpole features 11 locally-owned businesses currently open for takeout. Come support a small business owner downtown…

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Butterfly at the Butterfly Garden at Adams Farm in Walpole, Mass.

Walpole Destinations, Businesses and Sandwiches to Love

Editor’s note: Lisa Van der Linden, a Walpole resident, recently submitted a fantastic list of some of the things she appreciates in Walpole. I love these references, all that surely help make Walpole a special place. Thanks, Lisa! Without further ado, here are some of Lisa’s recommendations… New Life Furniture Bank of MA collects furniture and kitchen items and distributes…

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Rural North Street in Walpole, Massachusetts -- only 18 miles from Boston.

Scenic North Street in Walpole, Mass.

Scenic North Street in Walpole, Mass., goes against the suburban grain. Most of the main roads within 20 miles of Boston consist of densely populated neighborhoods, strip malls and building after building. Not North Street! Turning onto North Street from Route 109 in Westwood and past the beloved Bubbling Brook Ice Cream Stand reveals something that looks more like a…

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Fall colors at the Norfolk Aggie School in Walpole, Massachusetts.

Walpole Photo of the Week: Fall Colors at the Aggie School

Contrary to popular belief, New England fall colors don’t just exist in vacation areas. Look out your backdoor, in the town center, at the local park, and on tree-lined residential streets. The fall colors start to burst with brilliancy at this time of the year. On Route 1A at the Norfolk County Agricultural School in Walpole, Mass.,, two trees traditionally…

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October Pumpkin Patch at Epiphany Church in Walpole, Mass.

The Annual Pumpkin Patch at the Epiphany Church in downtown Walpole, Mass., proves that some of the most classic New England fall attractions can be located right in your own hometown. Juxtaposed with a classic town common and the historic 19th century church, thousands of pumpkins brighten up a fall scene that conjures up images of being on vacation rather…

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Walpole Farmers Market & More, Walpole, Massachusetts

Walpole Farmers Market Evolves Into Popular Downtown Venue

Not too long ago, the Walpole Farmers Market in Walpole, Mass., planted a community seed that wonderfully resulted in harvesting a growing crop of customers to its outdoor food market. First, Walpole Farmers Market Chairperson Carol Johnson moved the summer and fall venue to Springbrook Park with its scenic location and high visibility at the busy corner of Routes 27…

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