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The Waltham 6: Happening This Week Jan 15 - Jan 21

The Waltham 6+: Happening This Week Jan 15 - Jan 21

Happy long weekend!  There are a few things happening this week.  If you haven't heard about the call for participants by Waltham Public Schools Superintendent Drew Echelson to serve on a Strategic Planning Team, please check it out.  Superintendent Echelson plans on hosting a Partner Summit and Business Summit as part of the process.  This is a fantastic opportunity for parents, residents and business owners to take [part in charting the course for the future of Waltham Public Schools students.  To learn more about Dr.

The Waltham 6+: Happening This Week Jan 8 - Jan 14

The Waltham 6+: Happening This Week Jan 8 - Jan 14

Happy New Year, Waltham!  After taking a 2 week break for the holidays, we're back with the Waltham 6+.  First of all, thank you for all of the kind words we received over the holiday season.  We're glad that our message is resonating and more people are using our Waltham Calendar every week.  We have plenty planned for the first half of 2016 and hope locally owned businesses will take part because every day more Waltham residents realize that shopping local and supporting local endeavors is the key to building a brighter future for the Watch City.

The Christmas Wonderland on the Hill

The Christmas Wonderland on the Hill

There, atop a hill off of Trapelo Road, stands a house illuminated in Christmas lights.  But there's more to the story.  This has been a labor of love for the Schueler family for 3 generations and over 27 years.  Fred and Barbara Scheuler may be retired, but they haven't retired from keeping the family tradition alive.  Fred is a retired Logan Airport firefighter and Barbara is a retired medical industry administrator.  Their son Dave, a cook at Winchester Hospital, has taken over the heavy work.  Every October as the summer changes to autumn, Dave begins the process of converting his home

A Farewell to Sergeant Robert Campbell Dakin

Sergeant Robert Campbell Dakin

For a moment on an unusually warm December morning, people from all walks of life, faiths and nationalities came to downtown Waltham to pay their respects to Corporal Robert Campbell Dakin who went missing on the 12th of December, 1950 during the Korean War.  Corporal Dakin was promoted to Sergeant when he was listed as killed in action, body not recovered.

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