Week in Review: A New Chief in Town
A look at the top stories posted on Needham Patch last week.
Life gets busy, and we at Patch certainly understand that. So with that in mind, here are eight stories you might have missed on Needham Patch this week.
1. New Police Chief Sworn In—Needham Police Lt. Phil Droney has been selected to replace retiring Police Chief Tom Leary and took his oath of office at Tuesday night's selectmen's meeting. Read what Droney had to say and see a short video of him being sworn in.
2. Residents Speak Out Against Stricter Building Code—Several local residents and builders shared their views on whether Needham should adopt the Stretch Energy Code and work toward becoming a Massachusetts Green Community.
4. The Pumpkins Are Back—Carter Memorial United Methodist Church set up its annual Pumpkin Patch this week. They will be selling pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes throughout the month of October.
6. Police Reports: Slashed Tires and a Stranger Reported—One resident reported their vehicle tires were slashed twice in three months, while another called the Needham Police Department concerned when their teenager was confronted by a stranger in a car on the way home from school. Read all the incidents reported in this week's logs.
7. Taking the 'Ugh' Out of Ugli Fruit—In this week's Lady Mama parenting column, the author talks about how to win over a picky eater with a little adventures in eating.
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