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Blog post image- We've opened our virtual doors March 31, 2020
We've opened our virtual doors

These days patience is more than a virtue. It’s mandatory.   And, as is increasingly becoming clear, we’re going to need a...

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Blog post image- New program aims to help health care workers & restaurants March 30, 2020
New program aims to help health care workers & restaurants

As we enter our third full week of the shutdown, here's the latest updates: Our businesses and nonprofits are anxiously waiting this week for specifics...

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Blog post image- Do what's in your wheelhouse March 27, 2020
Do what's in your wheelhouse

Yesterday, I shared the story of an anonymous customer who made a Needham shop owner's day.   This morning, meet a restaurant...

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Blog post image- Olin College of Engineering names Dr. Gilda Barabino as its second president March 26, 2020
Olin College of Engineering names Dr. Gilda Barabino as its second president

Dr. Gilda Barabino has been named the next president of Olin College of Engineering, effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Barabino’s unanimous selection by the Olin...

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Blog post image- Updates on the 'essential/non-essential business' rules and more March 26, 2020
Updates on the 'essential/non-essential business' rules and more

Earlier this week, Julie Ben-David, owner of the Needham Florist Shop, was worried about the same thing small retailers across our communities were ...

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Blog post image- ​Defining 'essential business' and other COVID related updates March 25, 2020
​Defining 'essential business' and other COVID related updates

We have multiple timely updates (including an item at the very end about takeout beer!) this morning: Let's start with Gov. Baker's order this week...

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Blog post image- Mayor announces Newton COVID-19 Care Fund March 25, 2020
Mayor announces Newton COVID-19 Care Fund

Fund will assist both Newton residents and Newton-based workers. Mayor Fuller on Friday announced the launch of the Newton COVID-19 Care Fund, established by Newton community leaders...

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Blog post image- BID Needham establishes Health Care Heroes Fund March 25, 2020
BID Needham establishes Health Care Heroes Fund

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham has just announced the creation of the Healthcare Heroes Fund. 100% of contributions to the Healthcare Heroes Fund will be used...

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Blog post image- Newton-Needham food pantries need your help March 19, 2020
Newton-Needham food pantries need your help

Responding to many requests from our members as to how they can help during this time of crisis, the chamber will be providing updates from our nonprofit ...

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Blog post image- JCC’s Mark Sokoll to retire March 05, 2020
JCC’s Mark Sokoll to retire

After 21 years at the organization, Mark Sokoll, President and CEO of JCC Greater Boston, has announced his retirement. A respected leader...

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Blog post image- Newton votes “Yes” on Northland project March 04, 2020
Newton votes “Yes” on Northland project

Newton residents decisively voted in favor of the Northland Newton project on March 3; delivering a clear message that Newton wants...

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Blog post image- Northland vote could impact economic development for a generation February 26, 2020
Northland vote could impact economic development for a generation

Newton voters will decide on May 3 if the Northland Investment Corporation can build its previously-approved 23 acre mixed use development at the corner of...

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