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:
- —Needham native Aly Raisman scored top marks in the women's gymnastics floor exercise final on Tuesday afternoon, winning the gold medal with her score of 15.600, which beat second-place Catalina Ponor of Romania's 15.200.
- —Earlier on Tuesday, Aly Raisman won her first individual Olympic medal with her performance on the balance beam.
- — opened the doors on its new Needham shop Friday morning. Located at 1450 Highland Ave., the shop is the company’s second in Massachusetts—the first in January.
- —A Needham man was arrested early Monday morning after he allegedly attacked at least two other people with a knife.
- —Four Democratic candidates for Governor's Council, Second District squared off in a debate at Natick's Wednesday night.
- —Employees of Needham-based company Parametric Technology Corporation, or PTC, were among the more than 5,000 riders to participate in the 2012 Pan-Mass Challenge last weekend.
- —Carol Read of the Needham Public Health Department writes about the dangers associated with drugged driving.
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