Sometimes it is nice to name names—especially when those people are being recognized for being an active part of their community. Here in Needham, there are many people getting out, giving back and going that extra mile, from the police, fire and other town employees who provide basic public services to the volunteers ready to help at a moment’s notice.
For this week’s , we asked you to name a few of those names, asking, “Who has devoted the most service in town?” Below are the people you felt stood out. While your nominations were great, we’d love to see more. Got someone you want to give a shout out to? Drop their name in the comments section below and let us know why they’re awesome.
To all those listed below, thanks for everything you’ve done and continue to do here in Needham. And to all those hard workers out there, wherever you labor, have a relaxing and enjoyable Labor Day weekend!
1. Name: James Hughes Powers
Local contribution: Former and Town Meeting member
2. Name: Carol Boulris
Local contribution: Past School Committee member, longtime chairwoman of the Needham Historical Commission
3. Name: Ann McFafe
Local contribution: Long-serving head librarian at the
4. Name: Louise Condon
Local contribution: Long-serving member past and present of the Needham Rotary Club, Women’s Republican Club, Needham Business Association and others
5. Name: John “Jack” Logan
Local contribution: Town moderator for 35 years, veterans’ agent for 17 years and served on the and other organizations