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Pools at Rosemary open, make a splash

By Lauren Schiavone
Hometown Weekly Staff

Last Friday at 1 p.m. marked the official grand opening for pools at Rosemary Recreation Complex. Community members geared up for the heat with sunglasses and snacks in tote, ready for the summer and everything the facility has to offer. 

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Potential Rosemary Pool opening announced

Like most pools and ponds, Rosemary Pool will be opening later than initially planned this summer. On June 10, Needham Parks and Recreation announced that Rosemary Pool and some of Needham's recreation programs will open in mid-July.

While there is no official opening day, the Park and Recreation Department is...

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Seven Eagle Scouts recognized in Needham

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On Thursday, August 15, Troop 10 celebrated an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for seven of their recent Eagle Scouts at Powers Hall in the Town Hall. Those Eagle Scouts included Cyrus Kurd, Justin Rocco Ochalla, Andrew McCaffrey Atallah, Kevin Patrick Grady, Andrew Patsios, Daniel Stephen Habermas and Nicholas Peter Savage. Scoutmaster John Reichard...
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A dash of Rosemary in Needham

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff In late August of 2016, Hometown Weekly arrived at Rosemary Pool to take in the scene. "So many pools are holes in the ground, surrounded by concrete with an asphalt parking lot – could be anywhere," Patty Carey, director of Needham Park and Recreation, told the paper at the time....
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Community looks ahead to new Rosemary complex

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By Gabe Stern Hometown Weekly Intern For the first time in 45 years, Needham residents have to go across town lines to enjoy public pools and lakes. Rosemary Pool is now loaded with construction machinery rather than families enjoying the water. This is all in pursuit of a new, refurbished Rosemary complex that is slated...
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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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Rosemary and time in Needham

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff When Rosemary Lake closed in 1969 due to issues with water quality, Needham Park and Recreation determined that a temporary pool was the answer. And so it was that Rosemary Pool was born in 1972. Almost half a century later, the "temporary" Rosemary Pool has finally reached the end of...
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A new beginning for Rosemary Pool

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By Sarah Blood Hometown Weekly Correspondent While navigating the grounds of Rosemary Park and pool recreation center this past Saturday, a group of Needham residents, along with Rosemary Pool’s Director Patty Carey, discuss the grounds at length, paying particular attention to the highly-anticipated renovations of the pool into a fully-fledged recreation complex. Rosemary Park and...
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Everybody into the pool

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By Stephen Press
 Hometown Weekly Staff 

"Car-ter! Car-ter! Car-ter!" 

The squeaky choir of children, standing patiently in line beside a diving board, chanted in unison. At the end of the diving board, a toddler stood, weighing his options. To jump or not to jump? That is the question.

 "Car-ter! Car-ter! Car-ter!" 

Finally, succumbing to either the positive peer...
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