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Town creates outdoor dining spaces

Starting Friday, May 22, outdoor dining spaces will be available to enjoy in Needham. These outdoor spaces include picnic tables that are located on the Town Common, Needham Heights Common, and Eaton Square. The tables are spaced apart to ensure social distancing and allow those eating takeout from local restaurants to enjoy their...

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Street Fair entertains Needhamites

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff With the sun up in an unwavering blue sky, members of the Needham and Natick communities came to Needham town common on Saturday, June 2, to enjoy the Needham Street Fair. Hosted by the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber, the Street Fair shined a bright light on local businesses, transforming the...
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Memorial Day service honors vets’ sacrifice

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_33362" align="alignright" width="300"]Veterans ride aboard the “Mike-1” Jeep during the parade to Needham Town Common. Veterans ride aboard the “Mike-1” Jeep during the parade to Needham Town Common.[/caption] On Monday, May 27, Needham held a variety of services throughout the...
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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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Full Circle comes to Needham

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In spite of the rain, 150 people assembled on Needham Town Common on Saturday to volunteer at Circle of Hope’s third annual event, Full Circle. Throughout the morning, children and their parents visited six stations, where they completed activities meant to help homeless individuals in Greater Boston. Full Circle’s creator, Clair Windsor, designed...
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Blue Tree lighting kicks off holidays

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Throughout the day, Needham families enjoyed mingling with local merchants while creating holiday crafts and participating in children’s activities. As the sun set, though, the festivities were moved outside to the town common, where Needhamites awaited December’s most anticipated town event: the lighting of the Blue Tree. [caption id="attachment_23399" align="alignright"...
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Inauguration protest held in Needham

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter On Friday, January 20, the 45th President of the United States was sworn into office. The election leading up to Donald Trump’s victory was one of the most divisive in US history. However, President Trump’s inauguration did not mark the end of these strong feelings. All across the country,...
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Aly Raisman celebration planned for Saturday

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To mark the occasion of Needham Olympian Aly Raisman’s triumphant return from the Rio games, spectators can gather together at the Needham Town Common, directly in front of Needham Town Hall at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 27 for the homecoming celebration. Raisman is returning to the U.S. with three medals from Rio:...
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