Town election slow to attract candidates

By Peter O’Neil

The trend of uncontested races for town boards appears to be continuing. While more than a month remains for potential candidates to step up to run for office in the […]

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Is the RTS in it for the long haul?

By Bob Baker

Whether single-family, duplex or multiunit building, all households need to get rid of trash. While some residents use private haulers, others haul it themselves to the Recycling & Transfer Station […]

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HONE maps out plan for MBTA law compliance

By Peter O’Neil

Town residents will be asked to offer their opinions tonight on three broad and varied scenarios that showcase the breadth of the town’s options for complying with the state MBTA […]

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Cue the music — but strike the band

By Frederica Saylor Lalonde

A Cappella Go, a staple of Needham High School’s student-led a cappella club, takes the stage on Jan. 26. This popular performance, whose key feature is the return of NHS […]

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Career Technical Education in high demand

By Jim Flanagan

For many years, school choice was driven by the goal of getting into the best college. Even now, Needham students can choose from a wide variety of both public and […]

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Finding balance, fighting fear of falling

By Linda Polach

Last year, from July through September, 127 Needham residents were treated for falls at Beth Israel Deaconess Needham and Newton-Wellesley hospitals. Seventy percent of those patients were 65 or older.  […]

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Connecting amid reproductive rights debates

By Ginger Newcombe

Maintaining humanity and connection despite deeply held opposing positions has long been the friction of the reproductive rights discussion. On Sunday, Jan. 28, First Parish in Needham will screen the […]

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