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Blog post image- How to help our businesses right now September 18, 2020
How to help our businesses right now

Amidst so much uncertainly, here’s two things that feel certain right now. First, we’re going to be living with this pandemic for quite some time.   Second, we...

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Blog post image- Here's another kick in the teeth. September 17, 2020
Here's another kick in the teeth.

Under the reopening guidelines, movie theaters are allowed to reopen but aren’t allowed to serve food. That has left many independent theater operators, frustrated. “That’s...

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Blog post image- Newton-Needham road project inches forward September 16, 2020
Newton-Needham road project inches forward

MassDOT has selected P. Gioioso & Sons to serve as the contractor for the long-awaited Needham Street/Highland Ave redesign. The state is investing about $30...

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Blog post image- Campaigns focus on shopping, dining, locally September 15, 2020
Campaigns focus on shopping, dining, locally

Our restaurants and retailers are entering a critical 100-day period that will determine who survives and who doesn’t. That’s why a coalition of business owners and residents are joining...

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Blog post image- 'Gravely concerned' about BC September 14, 2020
'Gravely concerned' about BC

Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller didn’t mince words over the weekend regarding the COVID outbreak at the city's largest employer. “I am gravely concerned about the...

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Blog post image- Chamber, town launch the ‘Needham 100 Day Challenge’ September 14, 2020
Chamber, town launch the ‘Needham 100 Day Challenge’

Campaign aims to promote the virtues and value of shopping and dining locally. Shopping and dining locally aren’t just important for our local economy, it’s...

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Blog post image- Let's not forget September 11, 2020
Let's not forget

As has become our tradition, today we remember 23 individuals who died 19 years ago today as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks who are...

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Blog post image- Nearly 200 nominations received for our Biz People of Color list September 10, 2020
Nearly 200 nominations received for our Biz People of Color list

Our thanks to everyone who submitted nominations for our 50 Most Influential Business People of Color in Greater Boston’s western suburbs list. Nominations closed last night. We...

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Blog post image- Here's what we know September 09, 2020
Here's what we know

We’ve all experienced frustrations with customers, colleagues and other covidiots who refuse to wear face masks. But what about frustrations with the masks themselves?   Fogged up glasses?...

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Blog post image- More sticker shock for employers September 08, 2020
More sticker shock for employers

I was hoping to come back from a spectacular holiday weekend with something upbeat. Unfortunately, there's more worrisome news for employers fighting to stay afloat...

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Blog post image- Gov.: 'People are tired! I'm tired!' September 04, 2020
Gov.: 'People are tired! I'm tired!'

A few weeks back, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo doubled down on, what the New York Post called, his ‘war on fun.’ Yesterday, it was Gov. Charlie Baker's turn. “People...

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Blog post image- The next 'pandemic purchase' September 03, 2020
The next 'pandemic purchase'

As the weather gets colder, many restaurateurs with outdoor setups are hoping to extend the season by investing in heat lamps. But just as plexiglass was ...

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