Dear Readers,

We’re glad to be back in your inbox. After a week off there’s lots to catch up on, including the answer to the question we’ve all been asking: What’s going to replace Harvey’s?

Enjoy reading!

The Observer team

Under water

By Frederica Saylor Lalonde

For the past two months, the Department of Public Works has received the same forecast from WeatherWorks: moderate chance of localized flooding. Tuesday was no different, until it was. At […]

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Pharmacy to fill Harvey’s spot

By Frederica Saylor Lalonde

Union Pharmacy, a small, independent, family-owned business based in Newton, will open its doors at the corner of Great Plain Avenue and Chestnut Street in early 2024.  Jeff and Gary […]

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Select Board sets goals through 2024

By Peter O’Neil

The Select Board held its annual summer goals retreat last week and emerged with housing, climate and transportation issues as its top three priorities for the next 18 months and […]

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Residents hold the line on Warren Street

By Jeanne Hopkins

In response to concerns raised by Warren Street residents, the Needham Transportation Safety Committee (TSC) voted Wednesday night to table indefinitely a planned pilot project for traffic calming along their street. […]

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Mailbox fishing

By Daniel Barbarisi

Last month, Needham police and the U. S. Postal Service took the unusual step of advising residents to stop using town mailboxes and drop off their mail only inside the post […]

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