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Mayor Warren’s Fiscal 20...

Newton Mayor Setti Warren delivered his fiscal year 2015 budget to the Board of Aldermen on April 22. Here’s a transcript of his speech. FY15 budget info is here. Good evening. Before I begin this evening, I want to take a moment to remember an extraordinary...

Buy Spring Seasonings tix here

Tickets for the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce’s annual ‘Spring Seasonings: A Taste of Newton and Needham’  are now on sale. The popular all-you-can-eat event returns to the Newton Marriott Hotel on Monday May 5, from 5:30-8 p.m.   Up to 40 local restaurants...

Newton Robotics Team headed to...

By Chuck Tanowitz The LigerBots, the combined Newton North/ Newton South FIRST Robotics Team is headed to the World Championships next week. This is an amazing opportunity for the team of high schoolers who designed and built their own robot to compete this year Now...

Casino Night was a wheel lot o...

 By Samantha Smithers ​ The Newton-Needham Chamber’s Casino Night presented by the Chamber’s Young Professionals Group returned to Mr. Sid in Newton Centre Wednesday April 6, drawing more than 100 guests and raising money for the Newton Cultural Alliance During the...

Tech Internship opportunities

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has joined with MassTech Collaborative to create the Mass Tech Intern Partnership to connect talented college students and recent college graduates to internships in the state’s dynamic technology sector.   Any company in...

The fall and rise of the trave...

By Stephen Jermanok   In 1990, I left my job as a broker in Manhattan, booked an open-ended ticket to the South Pacific, New Zealand, and Australia and wrote my first travel story, “Dining with the Descendants of Cannibals on a Fijian Island” for the Miami...

Co-working space offers flexib...

By Katrina Nelson While trendy collaborative work spaces have become all the rage in urban areas, a Cambridge-based company has brought a modified version of the trend to Newton. Geek Offices, inside the Chapel Business Center on Newton’s north side, features high...

May 14: Members appreciation n...

A salute to Newton & Needham’s Small Businesses     Weds. May 14, 5:30-7 p.m.  Newton Marriott Hotel outdoor pavilion   2345 Commonwealth Ave, Newton Tickets: Free for chamber members, $10 non-members     May is Small Business Month and on Weds. May 14, the...

April 16: Regulatory Fairness ...

A forum for small business owners to discuss federal regulations, compliance audits, regulatory fines, and enforcement actions impacting small businesses. Please join the Office of the National Ombudsman for a dialogue on the regulatory challenges faced by start-ups,...

Real estate is a macro busines...

By Elissa K. Rogovin  Real estate has always been a true barometer of economic realities. But while we most often read about is the real estate market in the United States or Massachusetts neither offers an accurate snapshot of the market in Newton and Needham.  Real...
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3 Buy Spring Seasonings tix here
Buy Spring Seasonings tix here Tickets for the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce’s annual ‘Spring Seasonings: A Taste of Newton and Needham’  are now on sale. The popular all-you-can-eat event returns to the Newton Marriott Hotel on Monday May 5, from 5:30-8 p.m.   Up to 40 local restaurants are expected to provide samples of ...
6 Mayor Warren’s Fiscal 2015 budget address
Mayor Warren’s Fiscal 2015 budget address Newton Mayor Setti Warren delivered his fiscal year 2015 budget to the Board of Aldermen on April 22. Here’s a transcript of his speech. FY15 budget info is here. Good evening. Before I begin this evening, I want to take a moment to remember an extraordinary public servant and a friend to everyone in...
5 Real estate is a macro business
By Elissa K. Rogovin  Real estate has always been a true barometer of economic realities. But while we most often read about is the real estate market in the United States or Massachusetts neither offers an accurate snapshot of the market in Newton and Needham.  Real estate is an extremely micro business...
15 Needham parking meters now take mixed coin
Effective March 28, 2014 motorists may now purchase on-street parking time with mixed coins. A nickel will grant five minutes parking time, a dime will grant ten minutes of parking time, and a quarter will grant 30 minutes of parking time. Most on-street parking is limited to two hours. Meters are in effect...