Shop Local Sunday special events

Shop Local Sunday Special events and free trolley rides in Newton Centre this afternoon    Take the kids for a ride on the free Shop Local Trolley and enjoy live performances special discounts, treats, pop-up art galleries  and strolling performances, all part of the Newton Cultural Alliance’s...

Santa and Charlie Baker reunite tonight!

Charlie Baker grew up in Needham so we assume he’s met Santa here at some point in his life. But tonight, St. Nick and the Needham High grad will appear together for the first time since Baker was elected governor in November. Both are expected to be present at the final Blue Tree Lighting festivities...

Get ready for Shop Local Weekend

Special events Dec. 5-7 in Newton and Needham This weekend (Fri., Dec. 5 – Sun., Dec. 7) the Newton-Needham Chamber is partnering with merchants and arts organizations on a series of Shop Local events. In Newton, the Chamber is partnering with the Newton Cultural Alliance on its 4th Annual Arts Stroll and...

Give Local

Today is Giving Tuesday, the annual effort designed to encourage us all to pause from the bustle of holiday shopping and celebrations and make time to support the non-profits which make our world a better place. As you consider where to donate your dollars and time this year, please don’t forget the...

Dec. 6: Shop Needham holiday events

On Saturday December 6th, the Needham Merchants Association (sponsoring its annual stroll and entertainment), the Needham Business Association (sponsoring its annual Blue Tree Lighting), and the Community Center of Needham (sponsoring its annual entertainment and luminary parade), in conjunction with the...

Every day should be small business Saturday

On behalf of your Chamber’s Board of Directors and staff, I’d like to wish you and yours a happy and peaceful Thanksgiving. I also hope you’ll find some time in the days to come to remind everyone you know about the benefits of shopping, dining and banking locally this holiday season. Shopping locally keeps...

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...

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...

Statement on Newton’s proposed plastic bag ban

Chamber of Commerce President Greg Reibman presented the following statement to Newton’s Programs and Services Committee on March 19 in response to a proposed ban on plastic bags. The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce has a long history of environmental activism. We promote green products and...

Your logo here?

Or perhaps you’d like to place a promotional gift, coupon or brochure inside? The Chamber’s most-anticipated and largest community event of the year, “Spring Seasonings: A Taste Newton and Needham” returns to the Newton Marriot on May 5.   Our exclusive Dine Local Newton-Needham...

Wrap up your shopping! Arts Stroll & Shop Take 2.

Wrap up your Christmas Shopping at the Arts Stroll & Shop… Take Two! Thursday, December 19 in Newton Centre Merchants and restaurants open until 8pm+Live music and art galleries begin at 5pm Join us to finish (or start) your shopping!Rather than saying “bah humbug” to Sunday’s...

Shop Local Weekend: Grand Events in Newton & Needham!

‘Tis the weekend for shopping local at Newton’s Arts Stroll & Shop and Needham’s Holiday Stroll! Both events feature local shops, restaurants, musicians, artists. Don’t miss these wonderful wintertime traditions! All the cheer happens this weekend, Friday, December 13 –...

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