Aug. 7: Dem AG debate

Free but advance registration required Adrian Walker of the Boston Globe calls race for attorney general between Warren Tolman and Maura Healey  as the “one to watch” this election year. Here’s you chance to hear and ask questions to the two Democratic candidates for Attorney General as...

July 29: Roadway improvements in the N-Squared Innovation Corridor

Join state officials as they present details and answer your questions about planned and proposed highway and road improvements to the Newton-Needham business corridor, including a new exit ramp off of Route I-95 at Kendrick Street and to the Needham Street/Highland Ave. corridor. Our presenters will...

Fucci to Join West Suburban Y

  The Board of Directors of the West Suburban YMCA in Newton, MA is pleased to announce the selection of Jack Fucci as its new President & CEO. Fucci is the current Executive Director of the Waltham Family YMCA and the former Executive Director of the Oak Square YMCA in Brighton. “I am thrilled to...

Teen suicide prevention program selected as beneficiary

Riverside Trauma Center has been selected to be this year’s charity recipient at the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd annual Children’s Charitable golf tournament, Monday Aug. 4 at Woodland Golf Club. Each year, the Chamber selects a different youth-based non-profit to be the recipient of a portion...

Information for Newton Tobacco Businesses

As you may have already heard, the Newton Board of Aldermen recently passed a comprehensive revision to Chapter 20, the tobacco related ordinances. There are significant changes that go into effect on July 6, 2014. If your business sells tobacco, we encourage you to: • Familiarize yourself with the changes...

Sponsor a tee sign at our annual Children’s Charitable Golf Tournament

Here’s a low-cost, easy, way to show that your business supports the Newton-Needham Chamber and Riverside Trauma Center.   Tee signs will be placed throughout the course at our Aug. 4 tournament at Woodlawn Golf Club. In addition, your company’s name will be published in the tournament booklet. Each...

Newton among Top Cities on the rise in Massachusetts

NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, recently conducted a study to find the fastest-growing cities in Massachusetts – and Newton ranked third. To find the fastest-growing cities in Massachusetts, NerdWallet evaluated 61 cities, towns and census-designated places and examined the following variables:...

Housing project in N-Squared Corridor to go before Newton Aldermen

Newton’s Board of Aldermen will hold two public meetings in June on a proposed 40B housing project that would be built at 135 Wells Ave. in the N2 Innovation Corridor. Developer Cabot, Cabot & Forbes is positioning this project as housing for innovation economy workers. The proposal includes a...

Businesses honored for environment initiatives

Seven area businesses were honored for taking a leadership role in reducing energy or other environmental strategies at the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce’s annual Green Business Breakfast Awards, June 19 at the Newton Marriott Hotel. Conscious Capitalism CEO Doug Rauch, the former president of Trader...

Capitalism not ‘crapitalism’

By Kat Powers Want to know all about capitalism with a conscience? Hint: It doesn’t have to come in a Hawaiian shirt. Conscious Capitalism CEO Doug Rauch is best known as the former leader of Trader Joe’s. He was with the grocer for decades, the last 14 as president. While he is proud of the work...

N2 Corridor attracting fast-growing biotech industry

The new, 282,000 square foot headquarters TripAdvisor will open next year in the N2 Innovation Corridor is not only attracting technology companies to the area. It’s also helping lure biotechnology firms to the area. The most recent such company to plan such a move is Verastem, a 38-employee,...

June 18: Workplace car charging workshop

The June Clean Cities Stakeholder meeting is dedicated to workplace charging and we invite employers to this no-cost workshop with Ride and Drives and Vendor Expo Workplace Charging Workshop June 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. EMD Serono, 45 Middlesex Turnpike, Billerica MA Please register at:...

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