Pilot projects to calm traffic

By Peter O’Neil

Like the saying about the weather — everybody talks about it, but nobody does anything about it — so it goes with Needham residents’ seemingly endless complaints about traffic and […]

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Latina’s last seating

By Frederica Saylor Lalonde

Latina Kitchen & Bar brought South American flavor to Needham for more than four years, but it will soon be pouring its final drinks and serving its last pabellon criollo.  […]

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Harvest Fair connects community

By Jeanne Hopkins

Harvest fairs traditionally celebrate the fall gathering of the crops. But in Needham the Harvest Fair is a gathering of the community, highlighting local organizations and businesses — with the […]

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Town takes new look at seal

By Bob Baker

The Select Board voted to establish a committee to review the town seal and, if appropriate, amend or replace it.  This is no easy task. The current seal depicts two […]

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Library showcases young artist

By Linda Polach

Eleven-year-old Maxim Tulebaev says the first picture he actually remembers drawing was a snake in the bushes. He credits his friend Declan with helping him. Maxim was only in preschool […]

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Poet Tree

By Ginger Newcombe

Driving by you wouldn’t catch it, but walking on Parish Road, you’ll see a poetry box attached to a tree in a resident’s front yard. In the box, under glass, […]

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Art’s closing garage doors

By Bob Clark

After 46 years of performing tune-ups, replacing dead batteries and figuring out where that scary knocking noise is coming from, Arthur Ficcardi Jr. says it’s time to “chill a little.” […]

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