May 26, 2024

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Conflict Claim Raises Questions

The proposal of a childcare facility on Central Avenue has created a stir among the neighboring residents and a couple of town boards. The project’s principal proponents happen to be leaders in Needham’s government, which has some wondering if conflict of interest laws would come into play. Differing opinions call into question whether someone can work professionally in, and serve in office for, the same community. Municipal producer Yuxiao Yuan reports.