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Needham Property Tax Bill Among Top 30 Highest in State, Says Report

Needham Property Tax Bill Among Top 30 Highest in State, Says Report

The Boston Business Journal recently ranked Massachusetts municipalities' property tax rates.
Needham Students Semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

Needham Students Semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

More than half of the finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar title.
WomensWorth Retirement Mastery Series - September 17th at 6:30 PM

WomensWorth Retirement Mastery Series - September 17th at 6:30 PM

Meet with specialists from the fields of elder law, long term care, investment management and retirement planning.

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Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Here’s the latest list from Mass Most Wanted.
Mass. Animals: Quincy Man Faces Cruelty Charges; New Spay/Neuter Program; Students Study Whales

Mass. Animals: Quincy Man Faces Cruelty Charges; New Spay/Neuter Program; Students Study Whales

This weekly animal column focuses on news involving animal issues in Massachusetts.
Needham Property Tax Bill Among Top 30 Highest in State, Says Report

Needham Property Tax Bill Among Top 30 Highest in State, Says Report

The Boston Business Journal recently ranked Massachusetts municipalities' property tax rates.
MA Patch Daily: Remembering 9/11; Stoughton Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident; Boston Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Fire

MA Patch Daily: Remembering 9/11; Stoughton Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident; Boston Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Fire

Plus, public health officials raise West Nile Virus risk threat in some Middlesex County communities.
Open Houses in Needham This Weekend

Open Houses in Needham This Weekend

Here is a list of open houses in Needham, courtesy of Zillow.
5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

Although the leak is significant by the volume of passwords released, many of the usernames and passwords are no longer valid.
9-11: Where Were You When it Happened?

9-11: Where Were You When it Happened?

Share your story of how you remember Sept. 11, 2001.
3 Issued Violations for Smoking Pot; Arrest for B&E in Wellesley; Larceny at Oxbow Road Residence

3 Issued Violations for Smoking Pot; Arrest for B&E in Wellesley; Larceny at Oxbow Road Residence

The Needham PD supplied the following information. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Tippett Home Benefit Features Stars of Longwood Opera; Perform Broadway Tunes and Light Opera

Tippett Home Benefit Features Stars of Longwood Opera; Perform Broadway Tunes and Light Opera

Stars from Longwood appear in a benefit for the Stanley R. Tippett Hospice Home in Needham.
Norfolk County Real Estate 'Flat' but 'Will Recover'

Norfolk County Real Estate 'Flat' but 'Will Recover'

Norfolk County Registry of Deeds said that the activity for August was flat.
MA Patch Daily: Political Newcomer Beats Long-time Incumbent; A Rant About College Students Goes Viral; NJ Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

MA Patch Daily: Political Newcomer Beats Long-time Incumbent; A Rant About College Students Goes Viral; NJ Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

Plus, Massachusetts is one of the best places to have a baby and a team of students study whale mucus to see how it may determine stress.
Team of Students from Needham Study Whale Snot, And How It May Determine Stress Levels

Team of Students from Needham Study Whale Snot, And How It May Determine Stress Levels

A team of students from a Needham school are conducting studies on stress levels whales may experience.
Needham Body Shop Employee Faces Drug Charges

Needham Body Shop Employee Faces Drug Charges

The Needham PD supplied the following information. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Deborah B. Goldberg of Brookline wins Democratic Primary for State Treasurer

Deborah B. Goldberg of Brookline wins Democratic Primary for State Treasurer

Deborah B. Goldberg, former Brookline selectwoman, will take on the Republican Michael J. Heffernan in November.
Coakley, Baker Win State Primary; Will Face Off for Gov. in November

Coakley, Baker Win State Primary; Will Face Off for Gov. in November

Democratic candidate Steven Grossman conceded to Coakley Tuesday night.
Results: Healey Wins Democratic Nomination for Attorney General

Results: Healey Wins Democratic Nomination for Attorney General

With 64 percent of precincts reporting, Maura Healey had 62 percent of the vote to Warren Tolman’s 38 percent.
MA Patch Daily: State Investigating Death of 6-Year-Old; Police Release Name of Man Killed in Accident at Mansfield Fish and Game; State Announces Grant Money to Fight Climate Change

MA Patch Daily: State Investigating Death of 6-Year-Old; Police Release Name of Man Killed in Accident at Mansfield Fish and Game; State Announces Grant Money to Fight Climate Change

Plus, a driver crashed into a Marshalls in Bedford and the Mass. Gaming Commission is holding casino talks this week.
Patrick Administration Unveils New One-Stop-Shop Web Portal for Municipal Grants

Patrick Administration Unveils New One-Stop-Shop Web Portal for Municipal Grants

Now, cities and towns have an easier time of finding grant money and opportunities.
Log: 'Your Grandson Needs Money' Scam Hits Needham

Log: 'Your Grandson Needs Money' Scam Hits Needham

The Needham PD supplied the following information. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.