Chamber News

N2 Innovation District
December 24, 2015

N2 Corridor Initiative

With increasing rents and growing congestion in Boston and Cambridge, companies are looking for alternative locations. As part of the N² initiative, which promotes the Needham Street Corridor as a destination for technology companies, start-ups, and other innovators, the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce created...

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December 18, 2015

What would you place in a time capsule to be opened in 100 years?

At the Newton-Needham Chamber’s 100th Annual Achievement Breakfast we asked attendees to suggest items that could go in a time capsule to be opened on the Chamber’s 200th anniversary in 2115. Here are some of the many suggestions: Photos of each of our village...

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N2 Innovation District
December 10, 2015

N2 Strategic planning underway

By Jim Damicis and Catherine Renault This summer the Newton-Needham Chamber was awarded a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to advance economic development in the N2 Innovation Corridor. Today, the project is underway, and Camoin Associates is pleased to be working with your chamber, the City...

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December 01, 2015

New ‘Shop and Schmooze’ series spotlights local merchants

The Chamber has launched a new monthly Shop & Schmooze series of events to be held at chamber-member businesses in the Newton Needham area. Each event is designed to spotlight a different local retailer while also providing an opportunity for networking. The inaugural Shop...

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N2 Innovation District
November 05, 2015

Steele and Tanowitz receive chamber’s highest honor

Chuck Tanowitz and Chris Steele were presented with the Newton-Needham Chamber’s prestigious RL Tennant Award – the chamber’s highest honor – at the chamber’s annual Achievement Breakfast on Nov. 6. Tanowitz, vice president of public relations at marketing and PR agency Eric Mower &...

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November 02, 2015

Harthorne: Inner suburbs well positioned to ride wave of growth

By Gail Spector It’s the concentration of talent and collaboration in Newton and Needham that made Newton the obvious choice for the area’s newest innovation center to support startup companies. That’s what the CEO of MassChallenge told...

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September 18, 2015

Coalition establishes Charles River Mill District

Innovation hub seeks to improve transit and amenities while creating jobs and tax revenue An often-overlooked corner of Newton, Watertown and Waltham is quickly becoming a new hub for innovation and is the focus of a new economic development initiative, spearheaded by the Newton-Needham Chamber and a coalition of a business...

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N2 Innovation District
September 07, 2015

N2 Initiative raises $100K to explore long-term growth

The Newton-Needham Chamber has been awarded a federal grant designed to advance economic development in the section of Newton and Needham known as the N2 Innovation Corridor, U.S. Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III announced. The $50,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration has been matched with...

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N2 Innovation District / Needham / Newton
September 01, 2015

Needham Street/Highland Avenue funding secured

After decades of delays, funding to upgrade the Needham Street and Highland Avenue corridor has been approved. The decision by the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization on July 30 means funds for the $14 million renovation project will be available ...

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July 16, 2015

Golf tournament to benefit Second Step

The Second Step, a Newton-based nonprofit committed to providing support for adult and child victims of domestic violence, will be the charity beneficiary at the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce’s 24th annual  Children’s Charitable golf tournament. Each year, the Chamber selects a different local nonprofit to be the recipient of a portion...

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