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Needham Times
Octboer, 2015

Letter to the Editor

The Community Center of Needham (CCN) would like to continue the momentum ...

Needham Times
Jun. 16, 2015

Needham letter: In support of the Rosemary Pool plan

It is with great enthusiasm that I write on behalf of the Community Center of Needham Board of Directors in support of the new pool and recreation complex project at the Rosemary Lake site.....

By Jonathan Dame
Needham Times
Feb. 4, 2015

Community Center of Needham group organizes open gym nights

The idea is a simple one. Unlock the gym, turn on the lights, bring some balls, and start building community. Members of the group Community Center of Needham thought it would be the prefect near-term programming to meet some of the goals of their long-term push for a permanent community center....

By Wei-Huan Chen
Needham Times
July 23, 2013

Needham needs a new pool, community agrees

Swimming advocates came together at Needham Town Hall Monday night, July 22, to sound off on why the town sorely needs a new pool. The Parks and Recreation Commission held a public hearing on the fate of Rosemary Pool, an outdoor pool built within the manmade...

By Emily Cananeo
Needham Times
April 26, 2012

Uncertain future for Needham's Rosemary Pool

...five to seven years ago, the town allocated money for a feasibility study about the pool, but the study has not yet happened. He said he and the other commission members hoped the study would answer officials’ questions about the future of the pool...

By Scott Wachtler
Wicked Local Needham
Posted May 26, 2011

Needham — While neighboring communities such as Newton and Wellesley each have their own community center, Needham is without one to call its own. That fact is something a group of residents are trying to change. For almost a year, members of a movement to bring a community center to Needham have been meeting and discussing strategy.  Read More...

By Sarah Thomas
Town Correspondent
Posted May 26, 2011

Needham activists working toward a new community center

A group of Needham activists is kicking off an effort to raise money and excitement for a new community center. "This is a vision of a group of Needham residents who want a central place for youth to be able to go for both supervised activities and a place to hang out," said Nancy Sterling, president of the Board of the Needham Lifelong Community Center. "We don't have anything like it in Needham now."  Read More...

By Becca Manning
Posted May 26, 2011

Residents Eye Needham Community Center

A group of local residents think Needham needs a community center, and they’re hoping to get feedback on the idea from their friends and neighbors. The Needham Lifelong Community Center board is a group of volunteers that formed last summer with the purpose of bringing forward the concept of a community center for the town.  Read More...