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Public Works announces coronavirus changes

The Town of Needham and Needham Public Works has announced that changes to the Needham Recycling and Transfer Station have gone into effect in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Some town services have been impacted as the town follows social distancing guidelines and reduces staff...

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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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Outdoor water use throttled in Needham

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff "We're moderating the demand on our water supply," said Richard Merson, Needham's Director of Public Works. Merson, who (among his myriad other duties) oversees water usage in town, was commenting on the new water restrictions that had been put in place on July 24. The restrictions are comprised of an...
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Needham DPW Begins Flushing Hydrants

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Correspondent You've seen them around town or perhaps at the end of your street. The "FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING" signs are like the crocuses of the public works world, heralding the start of every spring with their appearance. Perhaps you've taken them for granted for years, knowing only that they exist,...
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