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July 22
Common concerts
The Chris Fitz Band, blues and soul, performs Tuesday, July 22, in the free Concerts on the Common series. The band's page gives a start time of 6 p.m.

The Recreation Department has posted a video highlighting the performers lined up for this summer.


Walpole weather
June was mild, not hot. John Anderson's column.

Summer market
From the Market:
The summer Walpole Farmers Market will operate weekly on Fridays from 1:30 to 6 p.m. on the Town Common on Main Street in Walpole Center.

Residents from Walpole and beyond will enjoy the opportunity to shop local and buy fresh directly from farmers, food purveyors and artisans. Find fresh fruits and vegetables, honey, jams and relishes, marinades, fish, baked goods, herbs, plants, arts and crafts and much more! Free recipes and other giveaways all season long.

Parking may be found on the street, in the driveway of Epiphany Parish (62 Front Street), or in nearby municipal lots.


Obituaries
Notices from Alexander F. Thomas and Sons Funeral Home.

Notices from James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home

Notices from Ginley Funeral Homes. (Includes Walpole, Franklin and Medway funeral homes)



From the WCT:
Children's Theatre this weekend

Classic adventure, hysterical farce, madcap comedy, and an incredible cast! Don't miss Walpole Children’s Theatre’s Summer Production of Robin Hood and his Merry Men! Get your tickets for this show now!

Prince John has decreed that the citizens of Nottingham pay weekly taxes or face the penalty of death. His decrees are enforced by the evil Sherriff of Nottingham. The citizens think all hope is lost until they hear word of a noble hero, Robin Hood of Locksley. Robin Hood, with the help of his merry men (which are mostly girls) robs from the rich, gives to the poor, and saves the fair Maid Marion. This comic retelling of the story includes thumb wars, missed cues and a slow motion fight.

Performance Dates
Friday July 18 at 7pm
Saturday July 19 at 2pm & 7pm
Sunday July 20 at 2pm
Friday July 25 at 10am & 7pm
Saturday July 26 at 2pm & 7pm

Performances are at Footlighters Playhouse, 2 Scout Road, East Walpole, MA 02032

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.walpolechildrenstheatre.org/
or call the box office, 508-921-0542

Adults $12
Children/Seniors $8
Group Rates available for 15+

The theater is air conditioned!
The show is perfect for children of all ages!


Blogs, links
Walpole Recreation's Facebook page

Sam Obar's blog

Friends of the Walpole Public Library

Walpole Public Library calendar

Mike Iwanowicz
Walpole columnist

Walpole Town Meeting (Jon Rockwood)

The Walpole Peace and Justice Group

Walpole Friends of Music

Potters Place

More Walpole links, including MCAS results, MBTA bus and commuter rail schedules.



new
Holiday displays
The Boston Globr writes about selectmen's decision to require permits for private displays on town property.

new
Stadium traffic
Kraft Group plans to provide its Foxboro workers new southside parking with special access to ease Route 1 traffic on stadium event days. The Boston Globe reports.

Next town admin
Mike Iwanowicz seeks comments (link fixed) on a new thread about choosing the next town administrator as Michael Boynton leaves for the similar post in Medway.

Council on Aging
COA July/August newsletter pdf

COA web page.

Hessco serves the elderly in Walpole and
neighboring towns.


Police logs
The police department's web page offers links to incident and arrest logs.


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