Category: Downtown Walpole

Joanne Sprague at the Veterans Day Ceremony in Walpole, Mass.

Veterans Day in Walpole, Mass.

It’s always a heartwarming scene to see the support that local citizens give our military veterans on Veterans Day in Walpole, Mass. With attendance ranging from the hundreds to sometimes low thousands depending upon the year, the Veterans Day Ceremony annually shines with patriotic pride at the Town Common. There are always good speeches presented to all generations — from…

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The holiday season in Walpole, Mass.

When Town and Community Come Together in Walpole, Mass.

In late 2022, downtown Walpole, Mass, transformed into a Christmas holiday wonderland through the efforts of community residents and town employees. As part of a seasonal tradition, the town continued to place holiday lights in the town center — most notably the big pine tree on the Town Common. Light up Walpole, a grass roots community organization, brought the overall…

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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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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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U.S. Army veterans Henry Scanzio (front) and John Robinson (back) at the Walpole Memorial Day Observance in Walpole, Mass.

Honoring Soldiers in Walpole, Mass. Through Observances

One of the most remarkable things about Walpole, Mass., is the community’s strong involvement in paying respect to the brave men and women soldiers who have served our country. Every year, hundreds have attended the Veterans and Memorial Day Observances held at the Walpole Town Common. It’s not only a great chance to pay respect, but also talk with current…

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Orange zest cake from Red Cherry Cafe in downtown Walpole, Mass.

Delicious Dishes: Orange Zest Cake at Red Cherry Cafe

  Virtually every day, Red Cherry Cafe owner Evelynn Sidiropoulos seems to come up with something innovative and usually delicious. The latest example: orange zest cake. Soaked in syrup and topped with orange slices, this moist, rich traditional Greek cake tastes absolutely delicious. The new downtown Walpole, Mass. cafe — formerly a frozen yogurt shop — specializes in homemade soups,…

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