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Needham
October 24, 2018
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Help light up downtown Needham for the holidays

This December the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber becomes the keeper of the long-time town tradition of lighting up the Needham’s Town Common -- including the beloved Blue Tree -- throughout the holiday season. The 64-year-long town tradition of the lighting of the Blue Tree will take place on...

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Needham
October 19, 2018
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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Needham voters will be asked to approve a $70 million property tax increase on Nov. 6 to replace the town’s outdated police and fire stations.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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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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N2 Innovation District / Needham
August 17, 2018
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NBCU media center breaks ground

  NBCUniversal has broken ground on its $125 million, 160,000 square foot facility. The company says it's the largest investment ever made to build out a broadcast facility by a media company in Greater Boston. When it opens in the fall of 2019, the NBCUniversal...

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Needham / Newton
July 06, 2018
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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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Needham / Newton
June 25, 2018
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Local businesses show support for LGBTQ community

Newton-Needham Regional Chamber has teamed up with local organizers in Newton and Needham to bring awareness of the national human rights campaign #OpenToAll to its members and the business community at large. The effort focuses on distributing signs and stickers for store windows and logos...

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Needham / Newton
May 22, 2018
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21st century villages needed to match housing demands

Bluestone, co-author of the Greater Boston Housing Report Card and founding Dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern, addressed business and government leaders at the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s annual Spring Business Breakfast on May 17. By Gail Spector Meeting the housing needs of...

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Needham
May 22, 2018
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Needham Street Fair returns June 2

  Make sure to stop by Needham Center Saturday, June 2 as the Needham Street Fair returns to a renovated Town Common. Long organized by the Needham Business Association, the fair’s operation is now being coordinated by the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber, following the merger of...

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Needham / Newton
May 07, 2018
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Chamber recognized for helping local businesses save energy

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber received an award of excellence at the Massachusetts State House. The chamber was celebrated on May 1 for the Newton Needham Business Energy $avers (NNBE$) program which has helped hundreds of local businesses take advantage of over $3 million...

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