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Newton
August 10, 2017

Sangiolo: Investing in people power

By Amy Mah Sangiolo Hello. I am Amy Mah Sangiolo and I’m running for mayor. I am an attorney, an at-large City Councilor and the longest serving Asian-American elected official in the commonwealth. Prior to my service on the council, I worked with non-profit and environmental organizations,...

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Newton
August 10, 2017

Lennon: I know this city well

By Scott Lennon I am running to be your mayor because I have the qualifications, attitude, and vision to be an effective public partner to our private industry. As a lifelong Newtonian, I’ve come to know this city very well....

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Newton
August 10, 2017

Fuller: Newton is open for business

  By Ruthanne Fuller There’s a lot at stake for Newton – our schools, our neighborhoods and villages, our small business districts and commercial corridors and our financial sustainability. I have worked for 30 years as a strategic planner for the private, non-profit, and public sectors. After getting my MBA,...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
June 07, 2017

Kathryn Ellis has been appointed the Newton’s new economic development director

Ellis fills a vacancy that has been open since Nancy Hyde departed last September. "Ellis efforts in Newton will focus on furthering Newton’s innovation economy, assisting Newton’s current businesses to grow and prosper, and attracting new business to the city," said Newton Planning Director, Barney...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
June 02, 2017

Newton takes steps to enhance biotech status

By Chuck Tanowitz Working with recombinant DNA — the technology used in making insulin and other biologic drugs — is common in the biotech and pharmaceutical world. So much so, that it’s now more difficult to find a lab that...

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Newton
May 17, 2017

Lasell and Wynn agree to collaboration

Lasell College has established a collaboration with Wynn Boston Harbor designed to prepare students for successful careers in the hospitality industry. Through this first-of-its-kind in Massachusetts partnership, Wynn Boston Harbor and Lasell will develop curriculum, expand training and field experiences, join forces on research...

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New England Mobile Book Fair Strikes Deal to Stay in Newton

The New England Mobile Book Fair, an institution that has been a key part of the literary community of the Newton area for more than a half-century, has found a new home on Needham Street in the N2 Innovation District. The new site is the Marshalls Plaza,...

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Needham / Newton
January 17, 2017
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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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Newton
January 12, 2017
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Rockport opens new global HQ in West Newton

Footwear maker the Rockport Group officially celebrated its move to Newton on Jan. 12 with the opening of its stunning new global headquarters in West Newton.   The move comes nearly 18 months after the company...

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