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N2 Innovation District
April 30, 2018
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Food trucks will feed hungry N2 Innovation District workers

Seven food trucks are now serving lunch in the Needham Crossing section of the N2 Innovation District starting, with additional vendors expected to operate in Wells Ave. in Newton by the summer. .embed-container { position: relative; ...

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N2 Innovation District
April 26, 2018
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Economic impact of housing crisis on May 17 menu

One of the region’s leading experts on housing trends and economics will be the featured speaker at the chamber’s annual Spring Business Breakfast on Thursday May 17 at the Needham Sheraton. Annual Spring Breakfast will also honor green businesses One of the region’s leading experts on housing trends and...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
April 25, 2018
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UMass Amherst’s Mount Ida campus would help grow jobs and the economy

There is little doubt that last week’s announcement that UMass Amherst has an agreement to acquire the Mount Ida College campus in Newton has not played out well. By Greg Reibman UMass Amherst’s plan to create an...

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Needham
April 18, 2018
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March RAY of Hope recipient

Josh is a senior at Needham High School. He was nominated by his sister Becki Steinberg. Josh was diagnosed with severe OCD at age 11 and, after undergoing several years of intensive treatment, is now able to manage his symptoms effectively and harness his experience to help others do the...

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Bike share coming to Newton, Needham this summer

LimeBike and Spin have been selected to provide dock-less bike share services for Newton, Needham and 13 other inner suburban communities in Metro Boston starting this summer, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) has announced. “People who live, work, and visit the service area...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
April 06, 2018
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Newton joins Needham as a gold BioReady community

Newton has just been designated a Gold BioReady community, a status that should help attract the burgeoning life sciences industry to the city.   The BioReady Community designation from the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) signifies that a municipality ...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
April 06, 2018
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N-Squared to be incorporated into UMass' plans for Mt Ida campus

Mount Ida College has reached a definitive agreement in principle with the University of Massachusetts that will lead to the establishment of a new UMass campus in Newton focused on the innovation economy, health care, business, computer science and other STEM specialties. UMass Amherst will acquire the physical...

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Newton
April 04, 2018
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Fuller to create Washington Street corridor master plan

Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller is hiring an outside consulting firm to bring together residents, city officials and businesses to pro-actively plan the future of the Washington Street corridor. Principle Group is expected to have a final master plan and the associated zoning recommendations for the Washington Street corridor...

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