Chamber News

Newton
May 29, 2019
Blog post image- {{name}}

Newton considering new recycling rules and paper bag fees

The Newton City Council will be considering a proposal that would require commercial property owners and some condo associations who rely on private waste haulers to begin collecting recycling. State laws prohibit recyclable materials from being disposed of as trash. Yet, there are a significant number of businesses...

Read More

May 23, 2019
Blog post image- {{name}}

Getting the max out of your membership

We want to help our members make the chamber work for their business/organization. As a new member, your membership starts immediately after you receive a welcome letter from Membership Director Lise Elcock that highlights many benefits and resources the chamber offers … but it doesn’t stop there. By...

Read More

Newton
May 21, 2019
Blog post image- {{name}}

Campaign underway to bring outdoor sculpture walk back this summer

Exhibit would feature 20 artworks on the Upper Falls Greenway starting in June. The free outdoor sculpture walk along the Upper Falls Greenway in the N2 Innovation District will return this summer, providing organizers can raise the needed funds. Curated again by Studios Without Walls, this year’s exhibit called...

Read More

May 14, 2019
Blog post image- {{name}}

Reibman: Give municipalities more control over housing

Newton-Needham Regional Chamber President Greg Reibman testified alongside other business leaders before the Joint Committee on Housing at the State House on May 14, in support of Gov. Charlie Baker’s Housing Choice bill. The legislation filed by Baker in February ...

Read More

Needham / Newton
May 08, 2019
Blog post image- {{name}}

Transportation entrepreneur: We have to get this transition right

The country’s mobility future is a heaven or hell choice, transportation entrepreneur and featured speaker Robin Chase said at the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s annual Spring Business Breakfast on May 3. Photo by Leise Jones Photography By Gail Spector The country’s mobility future is a heaven or hell choice, transportation...

Read More

Needham
May 07, 2019
Blog post image- {{name}}

Street Fair returns to Needham June 1

Preparations are under way for the annual Spring Street Fair, Saturday June 1 from 10-2 p.m. on the Needham Town Common. Again presented by Needham Bank, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham and Briarwood Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, more than 80 businesses, home entrepreneurs, and nonprofit & community organizations ...

Read More

May 07, 2019
Blog post image- {{name}}

Business groups demand action on congestion, transit and climate

Dissatisfied with the current pace of improvements to transportation systems and services, the chamber has joined two statewide business coalitions that plan to issue recommendations to address the state’s transportation needs. “Inadequate mass transit, road congestion and the growing threat of climate change are holding back our economic...

Read More

May 02, 2019
Blog post image- {{name}}

Chamber launches public awareness campaign to promote housing

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber launched a public awareness campaign that calls attention to how Greater Boston’s housing shortage has created a hiring crisis for local businesses and nonprofits. .video-container { ...

Read More

Subscribe to our Events eNewsletter, INBusiness or BOTH!