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Needham Lights makes spirits bright

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Continuing its 64-year tradition, Needham illuminated the town common - and its legendary Blue Tree - on Saturday. This year’s event, the first under the auspices of the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber, featured WCVB’s Julie Loncich, performers from the Plugged In band program, and of course, Santa Claus, among other visitors. Special thanks to...
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Borrelli, Pitman Brown among Open Studios artists

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More than forty local artists will open their doors for Needham Open Studios during the weekend of May 5 and 6; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Visitors to this free event can meet artists, tour studios, and browse and purchase original artwork at fifteen...
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Circle of Hope brings families together

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Needham-based nonprofit Circle of Hope hosted its second annual family event, Full Circle, Saturday morning on Needham Town Common. Each child received a “Passport of Giving” and collected stamps as they moved through different stations created by Circle of Hope Board Vice Chair Clair Windsor and her leadership team, Claire Steigner, Christine Holland, and...
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Historical Society celebrates, rebrands at meeting

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Everyone who attended third grade in Needham knows about the town’s Historical Society. Their 1850’s School House Days program sends third graders back to the mid nineteenth century to experience class in the little red schoolhouse. The Needham Historical Society invites not only third graders to review history, but...
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Trick or Trot 5K coming soon

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The Halloween Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk & Monster Fun Run, a Halloween-themed 5K run/walk and kids' fun run, will be held on Sunday, October 29. The fun run (kids aged 12 years and under only) will take place around the Hillside field on 28 Glen Gary Road at 8:30 a.m., and all...
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Alison Borrelli an Unsung Heroine

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Alison Borrelli of Needham was honored as a member of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women’s 2017 class of Unsung Heroines. Senator Richard Ross of Norfolk, Bristol, and Middlesex districts recommended Mrs. Borrelli for this recognition because of her outstanding commitment to the youth of the community. Mrs. Borrelli was honored...
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Hanley Ramirez greets Needham Little Leaguers

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On Sunday, April 30, Needham Baseball & Softball celebrated its opening day with a parade and festivities. And they got some special help from a uniquely qualified individual. Boston Red Sox DH/1B Hanley Ramirez, fresh off from hitting a mammoth, 463-foot home run less than 24 hours before, was in Needham to share the...
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Spirit of ’20s at Needham Historical Society Speakeasy

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

The Needham Historical Society brought back the sprit of the 1920s and the Prohibition era with its Speakeasy fundraiser, held on Feb. 6.

Residents joined in the fun by dressing the part and enjoying the table games, roulette and black jack, for a night...

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