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Needham
March 20, 2017 Likes Comments

Farmers Market eyes new home

Needham’s Farmers Market would be well-served by relocating to the Garrity Way in front of Town Hall, according to the Chamber’s Needham Economic Development Committee. Relocating the Sunday market received strong support at a Re-Imagine Needham Center brainstorming session organized by the chamber to...

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Needham / Newton
January 17, 2017 Likes Comments
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One Bridge Down, One to Go!

With the recent reopening of Cook’s Bridge linking Newton’s Elliot Street with Needham’s Central Avenue, a plan to repair a second bridge over the Charles River linking the two communities has now moved forward for consideration. Last fall, Newton and Needham residents formed...

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Needham
October 06, 2016 Likes Comments
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Initiative aims to ‘Re-Imagine Needham Town Center’

By Lise Elcock What would it take to make Needham Center one of the best small downtowns in the nation? That’s the question a group of stakeholders began discussing last month during a workshop designed to start developing a vision and strategy for a downtown that’s culturally and...

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N2 Innovation District / Needham / Newton
September 16, 2016 Likes Comments
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New I-95 Access Opens Gateway to N2 Innovation District

Highway ramp provides faster access for jobs and economic growth to both Newton and Needham Needham MA, September 16, 2016 – Today the Massachusetts Department of Transportation officially opened the new gateway to the N2 Innovation District, providing access to jobs and increased economic growth for Newton and...

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N2 Innovation District / Needham / Newton
September 15, 2016 Likes Comments

Advisory: Highland Ave closing Nov. 4-6

  During the weekend of Nov. 4-6, Highland Ave. over Route I-95 will be closed to all traffic in order to allow for the demolition of the old bridge crossing over the interstate. Traffic on I-95 will be detoured over the on-off ramps at...

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N2 Innovation District / Needham / Newton
August 18, 2016 Likes Comments

Entry to N-Squared Corridor just became a lot easier

As of Aug. 19 a major new entry into the N-Squared Innovation Corridor will be available to motorists.  This new series of ramps -- to be known as interchange 19 -- will allow drivers traveling northbound on I-95 to exit directly onto Kendrick Street...

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Needham / Newton
July 27, 2016 Likes Comments

Energy $avers program helps Newton-Needham businesses

A new initiative designed to help businesses save energy and money has been launched in Newton and Needham. Business Energy $aversprovides cost-effective energy efficiency and fuel savings services to small businesses and nonprofits. NBE$ has set an ambitious goal to complete 60 installations ...

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N2 Innovation District / Needham
July 25, 2016 Likes Comments

Sustainable organization is vital to our economic success

By Matt Borelli About one month ago, I came across a 60-year-old newspaper article describing what we now call Needham Crossing, but what was formerly called the Needham Industrial Center. The paper discussed how this part of Needham was zoned with...

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Needham / Newton
July 20, 2016 Likes Comments
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Tournament to benefit Family Access

Family ACCESS, a Newton-based nonprofit that nurtures child development, promotes effective parenting skills and supports thousands of families in Newton, Needham and surrounding communities, will be the beneficiary of the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce’s 25th annual Children’s Charitable golf tournament. This...

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N2 Innovation District / Needham
June 16, 2016 Likes Comments

Needham honored for bringing housing to N2 Corridor

The Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP) recognized the Town of Needham this week with a Housing Hero Award for its efforts to promote economic development and housing in the Needham Crossing and Wexford Street sections of the N-Squared Innovation Corridor. ...

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