Spring Seasonings tickets now on sale

Spring Seasonings: A Taste of Newton & Needham Monday April 13, 5:30-8 p.m. Newton-Marriott Hotel 2345 Commonwealth Ave, Newton Tickets on sale now for members only $40  Tickets for non-members (if not sold out) go on sale March 2 and will be $50     40 local restaurants in one room Spring...

The Chamber is hiring!

The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce is looking for an enthusiastic, people-loving, professional to assist with the operations of the chamber’s wide variety of programs and events and to help manage our busy office. The successful candidate must be a master of multitasking and organization.  Excellent...

Governor establishes Valentine’s Week

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker today declared next week to be ‘Valentine’s week,’ encouraging residents to shop and dine locally at small businesses that have been devistated from the severe weather.  Here’s the text of the governor’s proclamation Valentine’s Week...

Survey: Storms devastating for many businesses

  The three unprecedented snow storms have been financially devastating for many Newton and Needham businesses according to a survey conducted by the Newton-Needham Chamber between Feb. 10-12.   Sixty percent of the survey’s respondents said the storms have had a negative impact on their...

MassChallenge may open site in Newton

MassChallenge, the world renowned Boston-based start-up accelerator, is looking at expanding from Boston’s Innovation District into the former Health Department building in Newton Center,  The Boston Globe’s Ellen Ishkanian...

Jan. 10: Kennedy to hold Newton office hours

Congressman Joe Kennedy III will hold regional constituent office hours in Newton and Brookline on Saturday, Jan. 10. These regional office hours will continue the Congressman’s commitment to ensuring the resources of his office are accessible to all residents in the 4th District. “As we begin our second...

Jan. 8: Needham St/Highland Ave. road designs hearing

Mass DOT will present its design plans for the Needham Street/Highland Ave road design on Thurs. Jan. 8, 7 p.m. at Countryside School Auditorium, 191 Dedham St, Newton. Here is a link to Mass DOT’s Needham Street/Highland Ave presentation which was unveiled at a public meeting at Needham Town Hall in...

Globe column takes Newton to task on Wells Ave project

In a column in The Boston Globe, Paul McMorrow, offers a perspective on a key parcel in the N2 Innovation Corridor that too many of Newton’s aldermen and the city’s Planning Department failed to embrace in the decision to reject a proposed housing complex at 135 Wells Ave. The Newton-Needham Chamber’s Board...

Sewer fees to increase for Newton o businesses, non-profits

Newton’s Board of Aldermen approved a measure Dec. 15 that will allow residents to install second water meters for outdoor use but not provide the same option to businesses, non-profits, or apartments and/or condominium owners with four or more units. An estimated 6,000 of Newton’s largest...

Village Bank nomination earns grant for Understanding Our Differences

Joseph A. De Vito, president and CEO of The Village Bank, announced today that a nomination by the Bank has earned a local nonprofit organization, Understanding Our Differences, a $2,500 grant from the Massachusetts Bankers Association (MBA) Charitable Foundation. Founded and still based in Newton,...

What’s your level of satisfaction with the MBTA?

This comes from the MBTA Advisory Board…. The MBTA Advisory Board, a member of the Boston MPO, has developed a tool to measure the experience of the typical transit user and their level of satisfaction with the service they receive.   Please follow this link, http://www.transitdiary.com/login/ and help us...

Alert: Plan would increase non-homeowners’ sewer bills.

By Greg Reibman Newton’s Board of Aldermen will vote on a proposal Monday that would give residents the option to install a second water meter on their property exclusively for outdoor water use. As explained in this article in The TAB, outdoor meters would provide a savings to select users because...

« Older Entries