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Blog post image- Our latest: PPP, Joe Kennedy, construction rules and more April 02, 2020
Our latest: PPP, Joe Kennedy, construction rules and more

Another day. Many more updates, starting with a note about today’s online conversation at noon with Congressman Joe Kennedy.   We're currently at capacity for this...

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Blog post image- Chris Wayland named President/General Manager of NBCUniversal's Boston TV stations and regional cable network April 01, 2020
Chris Wayland named President/General Manager of NBCUniversal's Boston TV stations and regional cable network

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, has promoted Chris Wayland to President and General Manager of NBC10 Boston / WBTS, Telemundo Boston /...

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Blog post image- Baker's latest move & what's new from the SBA April 01, 2020
Baker's latest move & what's new from the SBA

We knew this was coming   So yesterday Gov. Charlie Baker did what everyone expected he would do: He extended his order...

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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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