Former Carter site eyed for housing

By Peter O’Neil

The hulking structure at 100-110 West St. that has been vacant since early 2018 is now being considered for multifamily housing, which also could lead to its demolition. The possibility […]

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The problem with plastics

By Jennifer Tirnauer

Following last year’s ban on single-use plastic bags, Needham’s second citizens’ petition on single-use plastics will be voted on at next month’s Town Meeting.  Filed by residents Kathy Raiz and […]

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Students to lead community conversation on race

By Frederica Saylor Lalonde

Born of Needham High School students’ desire to explore diverse experiences with race and identity, Courageous Conversations on Race was added to the curriculum in 2018 for students in grades […]

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Focusing on strengths

By Jeanne Hopkins

Every year in the U.S., one in 36 children and one in 45 adults are identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, a neurodevelopmental condition that affects social interaction and […]

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Town Meeting Class of 2024: The Rookies

By Bob Baker

Of the 80 candidates who won Town Meeting seats in the April 9 election, 16 are first-time members. These residents were drawn to serve the town for a variety of […]

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Responsive approach drives Eliot plan

By Christian Maitre

Eliot Elementary School Principal Karen Bourn and members of the school community detailed how the school has improved instructional methods and boosted family and student engagement at Tuesday’s School Committee […]

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