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MBTA Commuter Rail Facing Residual Delays After Power Outage Fixed

Many commuter rail riders experienced serious delays on Friday morning thanks to a power outage at a switching center early this morning.
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Commuter Rail Facing Major Delays Due to Signal Problem at South Station

Many commuter rail riders can expect delays up to 45 minutes on Friday morning thanks to a signal problem near South Station in Boston.
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Obituary: Isabella Guarino

GUARINO, Isabella (Lobosco) Of Norfolk, formerly of Needham, passed away July 7, 2014. Wife of Guido Guarino of Norfolk. Daughter of the late John and Porzia (Fanuele) Lobosco. Loving mother of Joan Tramontozzi and her husband Gino of Needham, Rosemarie Bliss and her husband Andrew of Medway, Joseph and his wife Clair of Walpole, Patricia Barish and her husband Robert of Berwick ME, Robert of Boston and Stephen of Taunton. Dear sister of the late John, Joseph, Anthony Lobosco and Eleanor Hickey. Loving grandmother of Michael and Derek Tramontozzi, Joseph, Angela, Thomas, Elaina and the late Andrew Bliss, Joseph and Matthew Guarino, Samantha and Nicholas Barish. Visiting hours in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave., NEEDHAM, on Sunday, July ...
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Obituary: Herbert S. Whipple

WHIPPLE, Herbert S. 77, of Needham, July 4, 2014 after a brief battle with cancer. Beloved husband of the late Nancy (Mitchell) Whipple. Loving father of Diane Conde of Townsend, Linda Egan and her husband Tom of Medway, Herbert Whipple and his wife Cindy of Marshfield, Thomas Whipple and his wife Amy of Colchester, CT and the late Ellen Rains. Brother of Robert Whipple, Joan Chisholm, Ronald Whipple and David Whipple. Beloved grandfather of 10 and great grandfather of 2. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend visiting hours in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham on Thursday, July 10th from 4 to 7 pm. His Mass of Christian Burial ...
Town of Needham

Purchase Rain Barrels and Soil Moisture Sensors with Significant Savings

As part of Needham's Water Conservation Program, the Town is pleased to offer residents an opportunity to purchase Rain Barrels and Soil Moisture Sensors at a significant discount.
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Needham Celebrates the 4th - Road Closures July 3 and July 4

As Needham celebrates our nation's birthday on July 3 and July 4, residents and visitors are reminded of the following road closures.
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July 3rd and 4th Celebrations

Happy July! The Needham Exchange Club has planned a special Fourth of July celebration this year in honor of our nation's birthday.
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Obituary: Donna M. Bielski

BIELSKI, Donna M. 55, of Dorchester, formerly of Needham, June 29, 2014. Loving daughter of Walter J. Bielski of Hingham, formerly of Needham and the late Mary A. (Costa) Bielski. Dear sister of Thomas Bielski and his wife Nancy of Dover. Aunt of Susanne Francis of Weymouth and Michael Bielski of Newton. Funeral Services are private. In lieu of flowers donations in Donna's name may be made to the Boston Home, 2049 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02124. Donna was a graduate of Needham High School and Boston College. She loved the ocean and the beach. For obit or to share a memory of Donna please visitwww.eatonfuneralhomes.com Eaton Funeral Home781-444-0201
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Obituary: Rosa Finnegan

FINNEGAN, Rosa (Hinden) 102, of Needham, June 26, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Owen J. Finnegan. Loving mother of Owen Finnegan and his wife Nancy Dear grandmother of Amy Joyce and her husband Michael and O.J. Finnegan. Great grandmother of Nicholas, Noah and Payton Joyce. Sister of the late Anna Kent, Henry Hinden, Martha Glorioso and William Hinden. Also survived by her nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave Needham, on Monday, June 30th from 4-7 PM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Funeral Service and interment are private. In lieu of flowers donations in Rosas name may be made to the Needham Council on ...
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Obituary: Sarah Ann Mackinnon

MacKINNON, Sarah Ann 36, of Needham, June 19, 2014. Sarah is survived by her loving and devoted parents, Edwin E. and Ellen J. (Wilson) MacKinnon. Dear Sarah was a special angel, she loved animals. Sarah loved to dance and was always wanting to help her friends. She never went anywhere without wearing her Disney Princess hat. Sarah was always polite; she would tell people she loved them. The holidays were very important to Sarah and she and her parents had to decorate for each one. She loved doing crafts, puzzles and watching her DVDs. A graveside service will be held at Needham Cemetery on Thursday, July 3rd at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. In lieu ...
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Obituary: Thomas Winthrop Rossiter

ROSSITER, Thomas Winthrop 77, of Needham, January 18, 2014. He is survived by Leslie Ward Rossiter (mother of his children), his son James Rossiter (daughter-in-law Anna Barrett, Granddaughter Amelia, Grandson Lowell) and his daughter Page Rossiter (son-in-law Jeffrey Brothers), longtime caregiver Emmanuel Rutwaza and a large community of friends. A Celebration of Life Memorial will be held on Saturday, July 12th, 2014 at 11am at St. John's Church, 78 Green Hill Rd., Washington, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to Steep Rock Association, 2 Green Hill Road, Washington Depot, CT 06794. Thomas attended Allen Stevenson School, Rumsey Hall, Milton Academy (class of 1954) and Harvard (Class of 1958) where he was a member of ...
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Former Green Needham Intern David Robinson to work in Tanzania next year.

Green Needham is always heartened to hear of young people devoting their energies to environmental justice, especially when they are from Needham! We are particularly excited to solicit your support for our former summer intern David Robinson, who is raising funds for a year-long agricultural project in Africa. Please read on and see how you ...read more
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MASS DOT Makes Add-A-Lane Presentation to the NHNA June 9, 2014

MASS DOT presented an update to the Add-A-Lane Project to the Needham Heights Neighborhood Association on June 9, 2014.
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Needham In the News: How is Needham Addressing OPEB?

The June 5th edition of City & Town, a publication of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue's Division of Local Services, contains an article about How Needham is Addressing OPEB (Other Post-Employment Benefits).
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Public Hearing on Road Events in Needham

The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed policy to govern road events (walking/running, bicycling and motorcycles) held in the Town of Needham.
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Water and Sewer Rates Public Hearing

The Needham Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 7:00 in the Needham Town Hall, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492.
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