Using brains and brine, Needham takes snow removal seriously

By Seth Bauer

When snow arrived Saturday night for the first time this winter, 90 plows were ready to keep Needham’s roads open: 28 routes planned, drivers briefed, salt loaded, tanks of brine […]

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Foster property sale skews town’s plans

By Peter O’Neil

The parcels of land known alternatively as the Foster property and Castle Farm were sold at the end of December for a total of $18 million to an entity known […]

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Teaching amid conflict

By Bob Baker

While tensions over events in the Middle East remain high in many colleges and universities, Superintendent Dan Gutekanst is confident Needham students and staff are dealing with the issues in […]

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Local teachers’ union breaks with MTA on Israel-Hamas statement

By Peter O’Neil

With a membership that includes some 400 education associations across the state the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) often functions as a cohesive force acting in concert with its sizable constituency. […]

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Needham Bank stock pops in debut

By Peter O’Neil

When Joe Campanelli took over leadership of Needham Bank in January 2017, banking observers started a countdown on how long it would take before the venerable community bank would go […]

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New director on point for economic development

By Jody Feinberg

For prospective new businesses in Needham, the town’s new economic development director has some advice. Simply put — visit him in his Town Hall office before making decisions. “The last […]

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Mailbox thefts continue

By Jeanne Hopkins

Thefts of letters from mailboxes in town are again on the rise, and Needham Police are urging residents not to use outdoor mailboxes. The latest incidents involved reported thefts on […]

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