The Hometown Weekly for all your latest local news and updates! Delivered to every Home and Business... each and every week!  

Tag Archives: Matt Borrelli

Elliot Bridge opens to snow and celebration

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The night of December 16, big flakes began to fall from the sky, covering the ground in a fresh blanket of snow, the first real snow of the season. However, to think that this would dampen the spirits of those celebrating the opening of the Elliot Street Bridge is...
Read more

Lt. Gov. Polito signs Needham Community Compact

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
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...
Read more

Home of the brave

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff It looked as though it could have been a scene from a Hollywood funeral. The weather was cool and clammy, with rain alternately spitting and pouring down. Attendees labored to stay dry and comfortable, shielding one another from the elements with umbrellas, raincoats and open arms. A somber feeling...
Read more

Farmers Market opens for season

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]
By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff Just a few steps over the train tracks at Needham Center station, there is a welcome oasis waiting for passers-by. Children and their parents bounce from tent to tent, examining assorted goods and food items. Live music entertains the crowd. Friends converse and laugh. Summer is upon us, and so...
Read more

Spirit of ’20s at Needham Historical Society Speakeasy

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"]

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...

Read more