T to consider a slightly quieter Needham

By Peter O’Neil

The Select Board will hold a public hearing during its June 25 meeting to listen to residents’ views on altering Needham MBTA commuter rail line routes to decrease the frequency […]

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Getting forever chemicals out of our water

By Jennifer Tirnauer

In April, the Environmental Protection Agency issued the first drinking water standard for PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), the forever chemicals that have been used in many consumer and industrial […]

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Hiring Disc Golf designer is par for the course

By Seth Bauer

Area disc golf players are getting closer to their goal of creating a course in Needham.  After making their case before the Conservation Commission on March 28, Needham Disc Golf […]

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Health in the heat

By Jeanne Hopkins

Heat waves like the one this week are occurring with greater frequency, intensity and duration. While our mid-90-degree temperatures are not as high as those in some Southern states, the […]

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Needham celebrates Juneteenth

By Jeanne Hopkins

Noting that Juneteenth is meant to invoke both deep sorrow and high hope, U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss spoke to a gathering on the Town Common on Wednesday to mark the […]

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It’s all over for NHS boys volleyball, lacrosse teams

By Bob Clark

Two Needham High School boys teams finished their spring seasons one win short of Division 1 state championships. The top-seeded volleyball team, seeking its fourth straight title, lost to Bay […]

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