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Needham designated a Green Community

State officials this week named Needham a “Green Community,” a recognition of the hard work and effort the town has exhibited in meeting the Green Communities Designation and Grant Program’s five criteria. “Meeting these criteria is proof of Needham’s position as an energy leader in Massachusetts, poised to reduce its energy costs, improve the local environment...
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Fitzpatrick receiving honor at Needham Night

Needham Town Manager Kate Fitzpatrick will be honored by the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber for her 30 years of service to the town at the annual Needham Night Dinner on January 29. Needham Night is a special evening dedicated to celebrating the town’s economic and cultural vitality. The event at the Needham Sheraton Hotel will also include...
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Needham seeks ‘Green Community’ status

The Town of Needham has submitted an application to the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources to designate Needham as a “Green Community,” a designation that recognizes the town’s efforts to lower its energy usage and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and positions the town to receive new grant funding for energy efficiency and economic development projects. After...
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Chamber recognized for energy saving efforts

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The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber has received an award of excellence at the Massachusetts State House. The chamber was celebrated on May 1 for the Newton-Needham Business Energy $avers (NNBE$) program which has helped hundreds of local businesses take advantage of over $3 million to fund energy upgrades. “I am delighted to have the opportunity...
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Lt. Gov. Polito signs Needham Community Compact

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff Lt. Governor Karyn Polito stood in Powers Hall, flanked by local and state dignitaries. "Thank you for going through the exercise with your selectmen to figure out what is it in this Community Compact program that Needham wants to focus on," she told the assembled. "It gets your team together...
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