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Library hosts live owl presentation

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday, October 31, the Needham Library hosted a live owl presentation for the members of the community. The room was packed with young children and their parents, who were on hand to see a variety of owls up close. “[My grandsons] are interested in [animals] and have never seen...
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Night moves: nocturnal critters quietly creep

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent As winter reluctantly releases its grip over the region and hibernators and migrators reappear in the area, familiar sights and sounds return, declaring that winter is over and spring has officially begun. Birds, squirrels, rabbits and chipmunks have returned to view, moving about in our neighborhoods. Soon, the greening...
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For some birds, love is in the air

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent With winter’s icy grip still clutching the landscape, it is hard to imagine local birds nesting and laying eggs, events most people associate with spring. Yet with spring still over a month away, some of the area’s birds are already well into breeding season. A bird’s sole purpose for...
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