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February 14, 2019 Likes Comments
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Northland modifies Needham Street mixed use project

http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/aldermen/default.asp Northland Investment Corporation has made some revisions to its planned mixed-use development on a 28-acres parcel along Needham Street in the N-Squared Innovation District. The refinements include: Several buildings were made smaller. Moving a parking garage underground ...

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February 13, 2019
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Student showcase gets down to business at Innovate 128

A cloud service that promises to make the internet simpler; a platform for real estate photographers; and a disinfectant spray that promises to clean up the world took home top honors at the inaugural Innovate 128 startup event. By Chuck Tanowitz A cloud service that...

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Needham
January 31, 2019
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Needham Night celebrated the town’s economic and cultural vitality

Photo by Keene Vision Photography: Needham Select Board Chair Dan Matthews presenting Jay Spencer with Businessperson of the Year Award Three Needham businesses, one local entrepreneur and a local legend were honored at the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s second annual Needham Night Dinner, Jan. 30 at the Needham Sheraton Hotel. Needham...

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Needham
January 04, 2019
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Paulette Harwood to receive lifetime achievement award

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber will present Paulette Harwood with a lifetime achievement award at the chamber’s annual Needham Night Dinner on Jan. 30 at the Needham Sheraton Hotel. After nearly 60 years of teaching dancers in Needham and Newton, Harwood retired and closed her...

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December 20, 2018
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Innovate 128 to celebrate entrepreneurial talent in Boston’s western suburbs

Entrepreneurs from ten area colleges and universities to compete for top honors;  Other collegiate entrepreneurs to showcase their work and progress The N2 Innovation District will play host to Innovate 128, an event to showcase the burgeoning entrepreneurial ecosystem happening at the colleges and universities in Boston’s inner western...

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December 17, 2018
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‘Hiring crisis’ is top concern entering 2019

Area business owners and hiring managers looking to attract and retain great employees may be in for some sleepless nights in 2019. That’s according to a survey of chamber members who told us that staffing would be the greatest impediment to their success in the year ahead. By...

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Needham
December 14, 2018
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Entrepreneur Robert Glazer to headline Needham Night

Serial entrepreneur and author Robert Glazer -- whose company was just named one of 2018’s Top Places to Work by the Boston Globe -- will be the guest speaker at the second annual Needham Night dinner on Jan. 30 at the Needham Sheraton. Glazer is founder and...

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December 12, 2018
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Kennedy: A younger Congress provides a ‘path forward’

Last month’s mid-term elections, weren’t just notable because of a political shift in the House of Representatives but because the new Congress will be younger and more diverse, Congressman Joseph Patrick Kennedy III told the audience at the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s annual Fall Business Breakfast on Nov. 13. ...

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Newton
December 12, 2018
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We couldn’t think of a better way to launch 2019

Each year the chamber likes to launch the new year with a cocktail party at a location most of our members have never been before. This January we’re planning a variation on that theme. By Greg Reibman Each year the chamber likes to launch the new year with...

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N2 Innovation District
November 23, 2018
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Fuller commits Newton to help address region’s housing crisis

In an effort to address the region’s worsening housing crisis, Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has joined a coalition of 15 local mayors who are to committed to creating 185,000 new units of housing across the region by the year 2030. “We need affordable housing for people to stay...

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