Select Board candidates share views on housing

By Daniel Barbarisi

All three candidates for Select Board see the need for more and varied housing in Needham and support the MBTA Communities Act at some level. The HONE committee, formed to […]

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Public to vet MBTA housing options

By Peter O'Neil

The town’s two proposed schemes for complying with the MBTA Communities law will be put before the public tonight at a 7 p.m. community meeting at Town Hall. Residents will […]

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It will soon be Miller’s time in Clerk’s office

By Peter O'Neil

When Theodora ‘Tedi” K. Eaton — then known as Tedi Bertolet — became Needham’s town clerk in 1982, Louise Miller was a freshman pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mathematics at […]

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Efficiency and collaboration top of mind for McCullen

By Frederica Saylor Lalonde

Justin McCullen is leaning into the planning side of his emergency planning background as the uncontested candidate for the Planning Board. He will replace Jeanne McKnight, who is stepping down […]

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Sawant-Basak brings pharmacology background to Board of Health

By Frederica Saylor Lalonde

Aarti Sawant-Basak could hardly contain the excitement in her voice as she spoke about joining the five-member Board of Health. A first-time candidate for town office, Sawant-Basak is unopposed. She […]

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A new test for Needham’s space pilot

By Jeanne Hopkins and Bob Baker

With a launch date set for sometime in May, Needham native Sunita Williams is scheduled to blast off into space for the third time. On this trip Williams, a veteran […]

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Muslim Neighbors share rituals and a meal

By Frederica Saylor Lalonde

On Sunday, March 24 — halfway through the Muslim holy month of Ramadan — the Needham Muslim Neighbors group welcomed members of the larger community to break the daily fast […]

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