Needham

Needham (nēdˈəm) [key], town (1990 pop. 27,557), Norfolk co., E Mass., a suburb of Boston; founded 1680, set off from Dedham and inc. 1711. Although largely residential, paper products, electronic equipment, software, and other items are manufactured there.

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