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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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N2 Innovation District / Needham / Newton
December 07, 2016

N2’s hidden gems-small independent businesses make the district unique

By Gail Spector The N2 Innovation District is gaining recognition as the home of well-known companies like TripAdvisor, CyberArk, PTC and Big Belly Solar. But innovation in the area is not limited to technology-oriented companies. N2 is also dotted with hidden gems employing unusual business models, ...

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Newton
November 21, 2016
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The Village Bank partners with Newton for 9th annual Holiday Gift Drive

Again this year, The Village Bank and the City of Newton Department of Health and Human Services are combining efforts in order to brighten the upcoming holiday season for local children who may otherwise be overlooked. The ninth annual Holiday Gift Drive is now underway and will...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
November 17, 2016
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Boston Ballet moving to Newton Nexus

Boston Ballet will be relocating and expanding the Boston Ballet School Newton Studio to 153 Needham St. in the N2 Innovation District. The new studio will be located within the new Newton Nexus complex, which...

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