Author: Eric Hurwitz

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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Union Station in Walpole, Massachusetts, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Union Station Walpole Ceremony Commemorates Historic Designation

A standing room only crowd came aboard at Union Station on Sat., Sept., 22, to celebrate a plaque ceremony commemorating the train station’s designation as a National Register of Historic Places site. Sam Obar, chairman of the Walpole Historical Commission, led the Commission and Walpole Historical Society event that also included many elected and appointed officials on hand to enjoy…

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Plimptonville neighborhood of Walpole, Massachusetts

A Grand Tour of the Plimptonville Neighborhood in Walpole, Mass.

George Ransom, a long-time resident of Plimptonville in Walpole, Mass., and author of Plimptonville, recently led a Walpole Historical Society tour of his beautiful neighborhood. Celebrating 200 years of Plimptonville’s existence, the tour started at the Lewis Statue at East and Plimpton Sts. Ransom’s tour served as a perfect complement to the Walpole Historical Society publication — a detailed written…

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Maple bacon doughnut from Country Kitchen Donuts in Walpole, MA

Maple Bacon Doughnuts at Country Kitchen Donuts in Walpole, Mass.

Country Kitchen Donuts in Walpole, Mass., recently introduced maple bacon doughnuts to its fall menu. Topped with a high quality bacon and saturated with a creamy maple glaze, this doughnut begs repeated tastes. It’s simply mouthwatering. Thanks to Jamie Rea, at Country Kitchen Donuts, for recommending this delicious doughnut. It’s much better than the Boston area “gourmet” doughnut shop versions…

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Sunset at Willett Pond in Walpole, MA.

Nice Ending to a Stormy Day in Walpole, Mass.

The torrential rains that saturated Walpole, Mass., yesterday gave way to some breaks in the clouds and, yet, another spectacular sunset at Willett Pond. Last night’s scenic flavor of the day at Willett Pond in North Walpole featured deep orange colors in the sky and pond juxtaposed with a disant yellow horizon and ominous gray clouds.  Isn’t Mother Nature grand…

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Walpole High School Robotics, Walpole,Mass.

Electric Stuff: Walpole High School Robotics Team

The Walpole High School (WHS) FIRST Robotics Team 1153 in Walpole, Mass., runs on all circuits when it comes to excellence in the science and technology fields. A perennial powerhouse, the WHS Robotics Team 1153 first gained notoriety by advancing to the 2014 First Robotics Championship world finals in St. Louis, Mo., with repeat visits in 2016 and 2017. That’s…

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