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Annual Town Meeting set for June 8

The Needham Select Board has voted to hold the Annual Town Meeting in the Memorial Park parking lot on June 8th at 5:00 p.m.

Though normally held in Powers Hall, this new meeting spot will allow for the safe social distancing of those who wish to attend. Rain dates...

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Rosemary Complex funding approved

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Rosemary Pool is a staple in the Needham summer experience. Even those without pool passes were taken along by friends and experienced the relief of a body of water during the unrelenting summer heat. For the past couple years, the Park and Recreation Department has been working towards a...
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Catching up with Medfield

By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter While Medfield may only have a population of 12,000, it is often deceptively easy to keep up with the goings-on around town. Town Administrator Mike Sullivan shed some light on upcoming important events in the town, and the highlights residents should know to be as informed as possible. The two biggest...
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Meeting addresses firefighter wages, Hillside construction

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By Ethan Lee Hometown Weekly Correspondent Needham Town Meeting members convened on Wednesday, October 5, for a Special Town Meeting at the Town Hall. Over one hundred members gathered and discussed several different issues, including new changes on the town budget, wage plans for Needham firefighters, and information on construction at Hillside Elementary School. In...
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Wellesley voters approve Senior Center project

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By Douglas McCulloch Hometown Weekly Staff Wellesley voters took to the polls on May 10 for a special election, and passed a debt exclusion for the construction of a new Senior Center. With 25 percent of Wellesley’s 15,900 registered voters casting their votes, the debt exclusion question passed with a vote of 2,221 for the...
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Dover greenway trail passes town meeting vote

by Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff The ayes had it in a 475 - 334 vote on Monday, May 2. The vote on Article 18, the controversial piece of legislation that proposed turning the neglected footprint of an MBTA artery into a pedestrian trail, passed with nearly 60 percent support. The Greenway, a recreational path, will enable...
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Wellesley NRC Seeks Ban on Plastic Bags

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By Robert Rosen Hometown Weekly Staff When Town Meeting goes into session on March 28, the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission will ask members to ban plastic checkout bags at retail establishments, citing environmental reasons. The move follows a similar decision by the City of Newton last spring, when they banned plastic checkout bags. Stores in Newton...
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Siemens tax agreement passed at Walpole Special Town Meeting

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Walpole Town Meeting representatives passed a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement between the Town of Walpole and Siemens at a Special Town Meeting on March 7 with a vote of 76-51. The Tax Increment Financing agreement would grant Siemens a reduction in new property taxes for a proposed $300 million expansion project the company...
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Dover Special Town Meeting Postponed

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On Monday, February 8, James Repetti, Moderator for the Town of Dover, determined that Town Meeting voters might be unable to attend the Special Town Meeting that was supposed to take place that night due to the snowstorm. After consulting with the Fire and Police Chiefs and Board of Selectmen for the Town of...
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