Friday, May 24, 2013
The boys lacrosse team is ranked No. 2 entering the tournament while the girls team snagged the No. 3 seed.
The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association released its lacrosse brackets on Thursday and Friday, and there is a common trend among them. Needham High School will be among the favorites in both. When the pairings for girls lacrosse were released on Thursday, Needham discovered that its 18-2 regular season mark was good for the No. 3 spot in South Division 1. As a result, the locals will square off against Mansfield on Wednesday at 5 p.m. The winner of that tilt will take on either Marshfield or Bishop Feehan. On the boys side, meanwhile, the Rockets are the No. 2 team in East Division 1 thanks to a sparkling record of 16-2. The boys team will take on either Masconomet or Braintree in the first round after they rest up courtesy …
You can use this gas price widget to always find the lowest price of the moment. Protip: Gas up early this week to save money.
Click here for a full-screen view of the gas price map. If you don't see a map of our local area, click the magnifying glass in the upper right to enter your address. Nationwide, gas prices were predicted to be lower this summer compared to the last three years, but that won't translate into savings at the pump this Memorial Day weekend, experts said. "Motorists this year are facing rising gas prices heading into the Memorial Day holiday," said Michael Green, a AAA spokesman, adding that Memorial Day 2013 would probably be the most expensive since 2011. In past years, prices have declined heading into early summer as oil refineries produced more gasoline to meet expected summer driving demand. This year, though, Midwest refineries haven't…
The Mass. League of Women Voters recently announced its new elected board and directors, including a Needham resident.
At a recent League of Women Voters Massachusetts meeting in Peabody, the group elected a local woman to one of its boards. Needham resident Karen Price is now on the Mass. League of Women Voters' board as a first vice-president, according to a recent League of Women Voters announcement. She joins a group of new elected board members and directors from all over the Commonwealth. Each of them has been elected to a two-year term lasting until May of 2015. A short profile of Price, from the press release from the League of Women Voters MA website: Karen has been second vice president of the state League and heads the membership and local League services committee, and is a Scharfman trustee. She heads the Presidents Council, has …
Needham High School art classes spent Tuesday decorating the front areas of Needham High School with chalk drawings.
Needham High School students had a send off to home from the Cheshire Cat and ghosts from Pac-Man on Tuesday afternoon. As part of Needham High School's "Chalk It Up," artsy seniors from the Senior Studio class took to the streets--or at least the parking lot--to decorate the area. Patch stopped by with our cameras and snapped pictures of some of the works in progress. Students, if you got pictures of your creations which we missed, upload them here! If you posted your drawing, and want to let us know, tell us in the comments!
Needham's Memorial Day program for Monday, May 27, 2013.
The following program was submitted by the Town Manager's Office: For more information, see the post on the Needham Town Website.
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Five things you need to know today for May 24 and the weekend, in Needham and Wellesley.
1. The National Weather Service is pretty sure it's going to rain today. A 90 percent chance of showers during the day, an 80 percent chance in the evening. A high of 66ºF and a low of 48ºF during the otherwise cloudy day. 2. The Needham Community Council Thrift Shop is open on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enter through the door on the left side of the building to shop; donations can be delivered to the door on the right side of the building. Mark your calendar: The Community Council’s community-wide open house will be held on Saturday, May 12 from 12-5 p.m. Come tour the their new location at 570 Hillside Ave. 3. It may be chilly, but there's shopping to be done. The Dedham Square Country Market opens on Sunday at 10 a.m. with a whole…
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Westford Academy takes on Needham at their home turf.
Via the Needham Channel. The Needham Rockets lead the first half of their girls lacrosse game on May 20 with ascore of 6-2, thanks to five early unanswered goals. Needham High School hosted the undefeated team from Westford, and hoped to hand them their first defeat. With some offensive firepower from to Maddy Stenberg's and some aggressive offense from goalie Annee O'Connor, the Rockets ultimately won with a final count of 13-5.
The following reports were provided by the Needham Police Department. Charges where mentioned do not indicate a conviction.
The following reports were provided by the Needham Police Department. Charges where mentioned do not indicate a conviction. Sunday, May 12 Monday, May 13 Tuesday, May 14 Wednesday, May 15 Thursday, May 16
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