Week in Review: Attempted Break-ins and an Add-a-Lane Update
A look at a few of the top stories on Needham Patch last week.
Life gets busy, and Patch certainly understands that. So with that in mind, here are a few stories you might have missed on Needham Patch this week:
- Police: Suspects Posed as Town Workers in Two Attempted Break-ins—Two men posting as town workers attempted to break into two homes in Needham last week.
- NHNA Hosts Update on Add-a-Lane Project—While the I-95 Add-a-Lane Project is designed to help alleviate traffic concerns on local roadways and make highway travel safer, several Needham residents are concerned about how the changes will increase traffic in their neighborhood.
- 40B Housing Project Proposed on Greendale Avenue—Selectmen got the first look Tuesday evening at a possible new 40B residential development on Greendale Avenue. Called "Greendale Village," the project proposal consists of 10 housing units located on 1.53 acres of land at 894 Greendale Ave.
- Boys Tennis Wins Second Straight D1 State Title—For the second year in a row, the Needham High School Rockets faced St. John's High School (Shrewsbury) in the Division I State Final, and for the second time, Needham came away with the DI State Championship. Earlier in the week, the boys tennis team defeated Lexington 4-1 in the MIAA Division 1 East Final to earn a spot in the championship match.
- Rockets Fall Short in State Final—A furious fourth-quarter rally put the Rockets within striking distance of the Dragons on Wednesday, June 13, but the clock ran out before the comeback could be completed as Needham fell to Duxbury 10-8 last night in the Eastern Massachusetts Division 1 state title game at Harvard Stadium.
- Needham Farmers Market Opens [PHOTOS]—The first Needham Farmers Market opened to blue skies and perfect weather Sunday afternoon, June 10, on the front lawn of First Parish in Needham—drawing a steady stream of shoppers by car, foot and on bike to shop from a variety of fresh produce, plants, meat, baked goods and other items.
- Safety First at Rosemary Pool—With Rosemary Pool expected to open for the season next week, pool staff got a little extra training on Thursday, June 14—running through a simulated swimming accident with members of the Needham Police and Fire departments.
- Your Needham Guide to the 2012 State Election—Needham Patch kicked off the election season with a quick guide to the 2012 State Election—the first piece of content on Needham Patch’s 2012 Election Guide landing page. Look for more articles, press releases, announcements and events to be added to the page as the election season heats up.
WHAT’S NEW ON PATCH
This week, we launched a new Summer Reading Guide page, populated by several reading lists courtesy of best-selling author James Patterson as well as other local book news. Check back throughout the summer for all things reading-related. Got a book group going and want to get the word out? Add it to the Patch Calendar or e-mail details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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