Selectmen disappointed in Gov. Patrick’s veto

Needham’s Board of Selectmen sent the following letter to Gov. Deval Patrick September 10, 2014 His Excellency Deval L. Patrick Massachusetts State House Office of the Governor, Room 105 Boston, MA 02133 Re: House Bill No. 4156 An Act Providing for a Highway Buffer Zone in the Town of Needham Dear...

USA TODAY: Newton is ‘America’s Best City to Live In’

After analyzing crime rates, employment growth, educational attainment, and housing affordability, Newton has been selected as America’s best city to live, today’s edition of USA Today reports. The analysis conducted by 24/7 Wall St., praised Newton’s schools, the educational level of its...

9-11 honor roll

Here’s a list of individuals who died as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks who are known to have a Newton or Needham connection.  Mark Bavis, a Roslindale native who had recently moved to West Newton, was a hockey star at Catholic Memorial High School. He was on board one of the two...

Internship opportunity

The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce is looking for enthusiastic student interns to assist with the chamber’s efforts to transform Newton-Needham area into a destination for innovation economy sector businesses. Ideal candidates will have an interest in one or more of the following areas: marketing,...

Affordable Care Act 101 Webinars

SBA and Small Business Majority will continue to host free Affordable Care Act 101webinars so small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and how they can enroll in health insurance marketplaces. Join us every Thursday at 2 PM. September 4 at 2 PM ET: Click to Register September 11...

AIM looking for input

Sponsoring reception on Sept. 10 Associated Industries of Massachusetts is looking for companies willing to participate in a survey as part of its effort to create “The Blueprint for the Next Century,” a plan to create jobs, prosperity and long-term economic growth in the commonwealth. AIM is hoping to have...

Career transition group has openings

In career transition?  Looking for support and accountability during your job search?  The Newton-Needham Buddy Group is for you.  The groups meet every Monday morning at the Chamber office. This meeting is a  great way to review last weeks efforts and to map out the coming week.   Due to some recent...

Watch the Healey-Tolman debate here

The two Democratic candidates for attorney general — Maura Healey and Warren Tolman — met for a debate on Aug. 7 at the Mount Ida College Campus. The debate was sponsored by the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce’s Lawyers Committee in partnership with the Newton TAB, Needham Times and...

Green Solutions Expo

If you have a product or service that is environmentally friendly or helps people live a “green” lifestyle then you don’t want to miss this opportunity to reach thousands of people in the Newton area market/Green Solutions Expo is part of Harvest Fair is one of the largest outdoor events of the year in...

New retirement account webinars offered

The U.S. Department of the Treasury invites you to a free, 30-minute webinar about myRASM (“My Retirement Account”), a new retirement savings account for individuals looking for a simple, safe, and affordable way to start saving. There are two times to choose from:   Tues., Aug. 26  10 a.m. PT/12 p.m....

Nominations wanted for Newton Business Excellence Awards

Newton’s Economic Development Commission is now accepting nominations for its third annual  Business Excellence Awards. There are five categories which a nominee may be considered – The Village Business Awards (up to one per village), The Destination Business Award, The Citizen Champion Award,...

NEEDHAM: Public hearing on extending liquor retail hours on Sundays and Holidays

The Needham Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing regarding the extension of liquor retail sales hours on Sundays and holidays. Section 9.2.1 of the Town of Needham Regulations for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages states that holders of a Section 15 package store license open from no earlier than...

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