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The Needham Line is a branch of the MBTA Commuter Rail system, running west from downtown Boston, Massachusetts through the Boston neighborhoods of Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, West Roxbury, and the town of Needham. The MBTA Commuter Rail is the regional rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Location Location in Massachusetts Government Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (Dem) Geographical characteristics Area     City 232. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ... Roxbury is a neighborhood within Boston, Massachusetts. ... Jamaica Plain, more commonly known as JP, is an historic neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Roslindale is a neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts, with the ZIP Code 02131. ... Founded in 1630 (contemporaneously with Boston), West Roxbury, Massachusetts was originally part of the town of Roxbury and was mainly used as farmland. ... Settled: 1680 â€“ Incorporated: 1711 Zip Code(s): 02492 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://www. ...

The station stops (from South Station) are: Back Bay, Ruggles, Forest Hills, Roslindale Village, Bellevue, Highland, West Roxbury, Hersey, Needham Junction, Needham Center, and Needham Heights. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Back Bay Station, located at 145 Dartmouth Street, between Stuart Street and Columbus Avenue, in Back Bay, Boston, is an important transportation center. ... Ruggles Station is a MBTA subway station on the Orange Line; it is also a MBTA commuter rail station serving the Attleboro/Stoughton, Franklin, and Needham Lines. ... Forest Hills Station is a station on the MBTA Orange Line, located in the southern part of Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts between the intersection of Washington Street and Hyde Park Avenue and the intersection of Center Street and South Street. ...

External links

  • MBTA.com: Needham Line
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (official site)
Red Line AlewifeAshmont / Braintree ––– Ashmont-Mattapan High Speed Line: AshmontMattapan
Green Line LechmereBoston College ("B") / Cleveland Circle ("C") / Riverside ("D") / Heath Street ("E") ––– Watertown ("A")
Orange Line Oak GroveForest Hills ––– Charlestown ElevatedAtlantic Avenue ElevatedWashington Street Elevated
Blue Line WonderlandBowdoin
Buses Silver Line: Dudley SquareDowntown Crossing; South Station – various points ––– ListCrosstown buses – Former streetcars – Trackless trolleys – Key routesEast Boston areaSouth BostonUrban Ring
Commuter Rail GreenbushPlymouth/KingstonMiddleborough/Lakeville – New Bedford/Fall River – FairmountAttleboro/StoughtonFranklinNeedhamFramingham/WorcesterFitchburgLowellHaverhill/ReadingNewburyport/Rockport
Miscellaneous AccessibilityBoat serviceCharlieCardNomenclature
Predecessors Boston Elevated RailwayEastern Massachusetts Street RailwayMiddlesex and Boston Street Railway

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Needham, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (984 words)
The town is the terminus of the Needham Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail.
NHL coach Robbie Ftorek was born and raised in Needham.
Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg was born and raised in Needham.
Needham High School | Report of the Visiting Committee | Financial Support (1340 words)
Based on high school line items and estimates of proportions of district-based items allocated to the high school, the total high school budget for 1996-97 (FY97) was $6,481,117, and for 1997-98 (FY98) is $6,420,406.
In FY 1996, as reported in the town report, the average per-pupil expenditure for students at Needham High School was $6,020.
Needham ranks 48th out of 351 schools in the state in its ability to support public education.
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