The Homegrown Coffeehouse is set to host An Evening of Gypsy Jazz and the music of Django Reinhardt, featuring the jazz quartet 440, led by Tomoko Iwamoto, this Saturday, February 22, at 8:00 p.m. 440 expands the gypsy jazz tradition of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli with abidance swing standards from the era of Cole Porter,...Read more
State officials this week named Needham a “Green Community,” a recognition of the hard work and effort the town has exhibited in meeting the Green Communities Designation and Grant Program’s five criteria. “Meeting these criteria is proof of Needham’s position as an energy leader in Massachusetts, poised to reduce its energy costs, improve the local environment...Read more
By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter
On Saturday night inside of the Carter Memorial Church, a large group of beginner square dancers got to experience the unique excitement of a big Saturday night dance when the Great Plain Squares held their annual Snowflake Ball.
While many of the dancers had been taking classes and going...
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The Needham Department of Health and Human Services has released a comprehensive assessment of the needs of Needham Housing Authority (NHA) residents. The NHA is a valued resource in Needham, providing affordable housing to many town residents, including families, older adults, and people with disabilities. The assessment was conducted to understand the NHA residents’ perceptions...Read more