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Blog post image- 10 ways to help restaurants this summer July 02, 2020
10 ways to help restaurants this summer

The upcoming three-day holiday weekend provides a perfect opportunity to help our local restaurants come back, safely and successfully. Here’s ten ways you all help our restaurants and their...

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Blog post image- Here's what I know July 01, 2020
Here's what I know

The Mount Ida Campus in Newton will play an important role in the UMass Amherst’s reopening plan. The university announced this week that...

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Blog post image- Newton campus to play a role in UMass Amherst’s fall reopening June 30, 2020
Newton campus to play a role in UMass Amherst’s fall reopening

University of Massachusetts Amherst students will be be taking most of their courses remotely this fall but will have the option to live on its...

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Blog post image- Theater to racists: We don’t want your money June 30, 2020
Theater to racists: We don’t want your money

Businesses and nonprofits on the Phase 3 reopening list (and everyone else in the Bay State) have to be encouraged by our continued improved health...

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Blog post image- The frozen margarita difference June 29, 2020
The frozen margarita difference

Back in March, when Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled an economic development bill, unemployment was 2.9 percent and business was booming. Today, unemployment is 16.4 percent and...

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Blog post image- Chamber golf tournament to benefit Boys & Girls Club June 26, 2020
Chamber golf tournament to benefit Boys & Girls Club

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber has chosen the John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton to be the nonprofit beneficiary of its 29th ...

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Blog post image- When companies have too much space June 26, 2020
When companies have too much space

As companies rethink their office needs – and more employees look to keep working from home – some employers want to shrink their footprint and rent some ...

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Blog post image- Nine ways we could make a difference (actually 10) June 25, 2020
Nine ways we could make a difference (actually 10)

I’d like to begin this morning by expressing my gratitude to Quincy Miller, Colette Phillips and Darryl Settles for...

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Blog post image- A critical moment for today's critical conversation June 24, 2020
A critical moment for today's critical conversation

We’ve reached a critical moment in our history.   Whether you are a CEO, managing partner, chief human resources officer, small business...

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Blog post image- It's your friendly morning update June 23, 2020
It's your friendly morning update

The clock is ticking on the Paycheck Protection Program. Maybe.   The federal loan program still has billions left in unallocated funds but is set to expire one week from today...

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Blog post image- BBJ to Newton & Watertown: Hurry up. June 22, 2020
BBJ to Newton & Watertown: Hurry up.

We’ve arrived at the start of the second half of Phase 2 of the state’s four-phase reopening plan. Starting today, here's what's eligible to reopen: ...

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Blog post image- Lots of news today June 19, 2020
Lots of news today

Gov. Charlie Baker told us on Monday that he will “probably have an announcement” about the start of Phase 2, Part 2, of his reopening plan ...

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