The candidates, voting information and issues that will be affecting Needham.
It's here! Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6, and Needham Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in town. Below, you'll find guides to polling locations, special procedures for Needham's special election, summaries of state and local issues, a quick look at the various races and other important information you'll need to navigate Election Day. Have a question? Email email@example.com and we'll track down the answer and share it here to make sure all Needham residents are ready to go on Nov. 6. And check back on Election Day for voting numbers and local results. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is noon the day before the election, Monday, Nov. 5. Applications are available in the town …
Citizens are invited to come hear more about a ballot issue that would allow physicians to prescribe medication to end life.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
To help voters prepare for Question 2 on the Nov. 6 ballot—whether terminally ill patients should be allowed to end their life with doctor-prescribed medications— the Needham Lyceum of First Parish and the League of Women Voters are co-sponsoring an informational forum on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Meetinghouse of First Parish in Needham. For many, the question raises deeply personal and challenging moral and ethical questions. Two speakers will present their opposing views: Kevin Kozin, MTS, LICSW, a representative from Dignity 2012 who is in favor of the ballot initiative, and Jane A Driver, MD, MPD, a representative from the Committee Against Physician-Assisted Suicide who is opposed. Kozin is a practicing social worker and …