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:
- —Two men posting as town workers attempted to break into two homes in Needham last week.
- —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.
- —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.
- —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 4-1 in the MIAA Division 1 East Final to earn a spot in the championship match.
- —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.
- —The first Needham Farmers Market opened to blue skies and perfect weather Sunday afternoon, June 10, on the front lawn of —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.
- —With 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 and departments.
- —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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