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Needham
October 19, 2018 Likes Comments
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Needham seeks $70 M tax hike for new police & fire stations

Needham voters will be asked to approve a $70 million property tax increase on Nov. 6 to replace the town’s outdated police and fire stations. The project includes tearing down and reconstructing both the police and fire headquarters on Chestnut Street in Needham Center and Fire...

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Featured / Newton
October 05, 2018 Likes Comments
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Proposed pot shop ban would mean lost revenue for Newton

A ballot referendum that would ban the sale of adult-use recreational marijuana in Newton would result in the loss of millions of dollars annually in local tax revenue, according to city projections. By Greg Reibman A ballot referendum that would ban the sale of adult-use...

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Featured / Needham / Newton
July 06, 2018 Likes Comments
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Paulette’s Ballet Studio, a Newton-Needham landmark, closes

  After nearly 60 years teaching dancers in Needham and Newton, Paulette Harwood has hung up her ballet slippers. Harwood closed her Paulette’s Ballet Studio at the Saco Pettee Mill Building on Oak Street in Newton in July, a place where Harwood taught generations of young dancers to move...

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Newton
October 16, 2018
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Newton-Wellesley Hospital projects $16M loss if nurse ratio question passes

Newton-Wellesley Hospital is projecting significant negative impacts on its capability to provide safe, quality care to patients should proposed nurse staffing ratios pass on Nov. 6. The ballot question would require that hospitals across the state, no matter their size or the specific needs of their patients, adhere...

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October 09, 2018
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Newton-Needham Chamber supports ‘Yes on 3’ to uphold transgender protections

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber has joined a growing coalition of business organizations and employers supporting the “Yes on 3” ballot question campaign which seeks to uphold the state’s transgender nondiscrimination law. “Repealing a law that protects the basic human rights of our transgender friends, neighbors, employees and...

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September 27, 2018
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Former Watertown-Belmont Chamber executive director dies

Paul Airasian, former executive director of the Watertown-Belmont Chamber of Commerce died unexpectedly Sept. 23 at the age of 70. Airasian was born and grew up in Watertown, graduating with the class of 1966 from Watertown High School. He was a former owner of the Eastern Clothing ...

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September 04, 2018
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Our best events are yet to come

With an average of two events a week, the chamber can keep you busy. But we’re not just scheduling events for the sake of it. Quantity plus quality is the name of our game – and with over 900 diverse member businesses and an expanding regional footprint,...

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August 30, 2018
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Now’s the time to update your company profile

Our 2019 Membership Directory will be first distributed at our Annual Fall Business Breakfast on Nov. 13 and then available by request throughout the year. It’s also included in our membership welcome kit given out to each new member and available at most chamber events. Deadline is Friday,...

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Needham
August 22, 2018
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Needham Harvest Fair moves to Sunday this fall

The Needham Harvest Fair will be returning to the Town Common this year but will move to Sunday, Sept. 30 in order to partner for the first time with the Needham Farmers Market, which sets up each week between Memorial Day until ...

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August 17, 2018
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Did you see what the BBJ wrote about us?

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber is now among the state’s largest; moving for the first time onto the Boston Business Journal’s top-10 largest chamber list. “Bucking the trend reported by the majority of the organizations on this year’s BBJ list of the ‘Largest Chambers of...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
August 17, 2018
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Northland unveils vision for Needham Street

Northland Investment Corporation has officially unveiled its plan to transform a significant portion of Needham Street in the N-Squared Innovation District into 28 acres of residential, retail and office space. The special permit application was filed with the city in August.If approved by the Newton City ...

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