Three Articles That Kept Town Meeting Talking

November 2, 2023
• By turns light-hearted and contentious, discussion on three articles kept us guessing at the Needham Special Town Meeting.

The October Special Town Meeting tends to be a quieter affair than its spring counterpart. Business is limited to those items that just can’t wait, and the members arrive well-versed enough that the way forward is clear. This year, however, there were a handful of articles that had members digging in a little deeper. A schedule of non-criminal fees, the adoption of a stricter set of energy codes for new construction and a vote of confidence for the potential purchase of a property had people on different sides seeking consensus. They found it, as Yuxiao Yuan reports.

Earlier this week, Cameron Morsberger pulled together a recap of the full town meeting session. You can read that here.

This story ran as part of the Needham Channel News, a weekly newscast airing on The Needham Channel every Thursday at 7:30pm. The Needham Channel News can be found on the Community Channel: Comcast 9, Astound 15 and Verizon 29. Most Thursdays it also can be viewed on our HD Channel on Verizon 2129, Astound 613 and streaming on this site.
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