Computer burnout slows flow of water bills

By Peter O’Neil

The town’s nearly four-year effort to upgrade its municipal billing and payment systems has not been a smooth ride. This became evident in recent months as the town delayed and […]

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Settlement reached in Junior Football and Cheer fraud case

By Jeanne Hopkins

An agreement was reached to settle the fraud allegation complaint brought against Rhiannon Heckman, former president and cheer coordinator of the Needham Junior Football and Cheer organization and her husband, […]

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Survey reveals underage betting at Needham High

By Bob Baker

In March 2023, online sports betting became legal in Massachusetts for people age 21 and older. According to Needham High School rising seniors Michael Roach, Sean Concannon and Tommy Barker, […]

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County works to limit mosquito-borne disease

By Jennifer Tirnauer

It wouldn’t be summer without a mosquito or two crashing your cookout or tagging along on your hike. More than 50 species of mosquito live in Massachusetts, but according to […]

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Charles River cleanup an onoing mission

By Jody Feinberg

The Charles River winds around Needham like a liquid necklace. Today it’s a peaceful oasis free of crowds, a gem cherished by boaters, walkers, birders and fishermen. However, the river […]

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Rotary hosts eighth annual Needham Carnival

By Christian Maitre

Next week Needhamites can expect rides, fried food and good old-fashioned fun at the eighth annual Needham Carnival sponsored by the Rotary Club of Needham. The carnival will run from […]

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