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The Garlick Press – Monday, September 28, 2020

The Garlick Press – Monday, September 28, 2020

Dear Friends and Neighbors, In one more confusing turn in these COVID-19 times, it seems that long unsettled days and even longer restless nights somehow result in the rapid passing of the month. Already September is passing. Reflecting on this month we have endured losses not only at the national level but also in our own towns in beloved...

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The Garlick Press – Thursday, September 24, 2020

The Garlick Press – Thursday, September 24, 2020

Dear Friends and Neighbors, September, to me, is always a time of renewed energy and new beginnings. Although this year feels muddled and unsettled we still see many beginnings! This week, Beth Israel Deaconess-Needham launched its annual meeting, the Needham Select Board welcomed the new Director of Economic Development, Amy Haelsen, and also...

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The Garlick Press – September 21, 2020

The Garlick Press – September 21, 2020

Dear Friends and Neighbors,These are difficult and dark days in our communities, Commonwealth, and the country. The passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an additional loss of light. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was our nation's leading voice for gender equality, women's rights and interests, civil rights, and the rights of individuals with disabilities, and...

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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Anyone feeling overwhelmed with sadness, anxiety, or stress, or who wants to harm themselves or others, can access the mental health, emotional support, and suicide prevention program Call2Talk by dialing 2-1-1. Call2Talk is also available by calling 508-532-2255 or by texting C2T to 741741.If you or someone you know is at risk for sexual and...

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September 17, 2020, Tuesday and Thursday Report

September 17, 2020, Tuesday and Thursday Report

Dear Friends and Neighbors , This time of year always seems to bring new energy and new ideas! My staff and I look forward to launching the “Garlick Press” on Mondays and Thursdays beginning next week. We will share the information and resources that you may need in an easily accessible format - as well as the news you want!  As always, I...

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September 15, 2020, Tuesday and Thursday Report

September 15, 2020, Tuesday and Thursday Report

As we continue to move through Massachusetts phased reopening, I wanted to share with you the new information from Needham, Dover, Medfield, and across the Commonwealth: Statewide Updates In Massachusetts, there are a total of 123,425 cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,980,030 individual tests (molecular testing) have been performed. You can...

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September 10, 2020, Tuesday and Thursday Report

September 10, 2020, Tuesday and Thursday Report

As we continue to move through Massachusetts phased reopening, I wanted to share with you the new information from Needham, Dover, Medfield, and across the Commonwealth: Statewide Updates In Massachusetts, there are a total of 121,759 cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,906,212 individual tests (molecular testing) have been performed. You can...

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September 8, 2020, Tuesday and Thursday Report

September 8, 2020, Tuesday and Thursday Report

As we continue to move through Massachusetts phased reopening, I wanted to share with you the new information from Needham, Dover, Medfield, and across the Commonwealth: Statewide Updates In Massachusetts, there are a total of 121,214 cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,876,973 individual tests (molecular testing) have been performed. You can...

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September 3, 2020, Tuesday and Thursday Report

September 3, 2020, Tuesday and Thursday Report

As we continue to move through Massachusetts phased reopening, I wanted to share with you the new information from Needham, Dover, Medfield, and across the Commonwealth: Statewide Updates In Massachusetts, there are a total of 119,819 cases of COVID-19 and a total of 1,801,535 individual tests (molecular testing) have been performed. You can...

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