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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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NEF awards $35,664 in fall grants

The Needham Education Foundation (NEF) announced the recipients of 16 grants totaling $35,664 in the fall small grants cycle at the Needham School Committee meeting on Tuesday, November 21.  Awarded grants include: Playaways and digital magazines for the high school library, a giant floor map for Pollard, ukuleles for the Eliot School, an author panel...
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Needham schools adopt ‘ALICE’ safety protocols

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff More than a year ago, the Needham school district began exploring changes to its protocols for the extreme situation of an intruder with a weapon. After 1-1/2 years of discussion and research, the district switched to the ALICE protocols and those changes were recently approved by the Needham...
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