Embrace sculpture a new model for monuments

By Jeanne Hopkins

If our monuments tell the story of our country, Imari Paris Jeffries is working to broaden that story into one of greater inclusion.  Jeffries is executive director and CEO of […]

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Pedestrian accidents increasing

By Peter O’Neil

November and December were not good months for pedestrian safety in Needham. There were more pedestrian accidents here in those two months than in any of the past four years. Needham […]

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Man indicted in Chabad fire in custody

By Bob Clark

A man facing federal charges in connection with a series of fires set nearly five years ago at Needham’s Chabad Jewish Center and two other Jewish-related institutions in the Boston […]

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Emery Grover renovations hit brick wall

By Peter O’Neil

A close encounter with 19th century masonry practices has added two to three months to the Emery Grover school administration building renovations and pushed the project’s $23.7 million budget close […]

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Movie spurs mental health conversation, recalls tragedies

By Jennifer Tirnauer

Over an 18-month period 20 years ago, four Needham teenagers died by suicide. Their stories and those of others inspired Needham High School graduate Jake Miskin to write and create the movie “Shattered Ice,” to help raise awareness about mental health.

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When it rains, it pours…downward

By Linda Polach

A dozen residents of Hasenfus Circle met face to face with DPW officials this week to express their frustration with flooding issues. They gathered in freezing temperatures at the bottom […]

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Savoring Lunar New Year

By Jeanne Hopkins

Food plays a central role in the celebration of most major holidays, and the upcoming Lunar New Year is no exception. On Feb. 10, Chinese families will begin 15 days […]

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