Chamber to honor Ken Brennan

Kenneth C. Brennan, chairman of the board of The Village Bank, will be among those honored at the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce Annual Achievement Breakfast on November 13 at 7:30 a.m. at the Newton-Marriott Hotel. The breakfast — the largest annual gathering of area business and civic leaders – will...

Newton/Needham share $3.3M MassWorks grant

Much needed improvements to roadway conditions along Needham Street and Highland Ave. took a step forward this week thanks to the awarding of a MassWorks grant for the long-delayed construction project. Gov, Deval Patrick announced Oct. 21 that $3.35 million has been awarded to the project under the...

Chamber partners with Northeastern on MBA scholarship

The Newton Needham Chamber has entered into a partnership with Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business to offer a $20,000 MBA scholarship to an employee at a qualified Chamber member company annually. “We are thrilled to partner with the Newton-Needham Chamber to provide this annual...

Needham named a 2014 Google eCity

Google has named Needham its 2014 eCity of Massachusetts. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in each state — the digital capitals of America. These cities’ businesses are embracing the web to find new customers, connect with existing clients and fuel their local...

Saturday rail service returning to Needham

Saturday commuter rail service is returning to Needham this winter. MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey announced the restoration of service yesterday to Needham as well as the Kingston/Plymouth and Greenbush lines, following a two year absence. “Our customers have consistently asked for more...

Newton announces annual Business Excellence Awards

The Newton Economic Development Commission (EDC) will be holding the third annual Business Excellence Awards ceremony, Monday, October 20, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Newton War Memorial, 1000 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA. Mayor Setti Warren will be in attendance to present the awards to each of...

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...

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...

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