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Needham / Newton
January 10, 2020
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Business owners make their case for protecting foreign-born workers

Seana Gaherin and her partner Bobby Dunn have run Dunn Gaherin’s Food & Spirits, in Newton, for 28 years, with a staff made up mainly of immigrants. And it’s this staff, who stand out for their work ethic and dedication, that have helped...

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Needham
January 08, 2020
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Workbar to bring coworking to N-Squared District

Workbar has announced plans to bring to coworking to the N-Squared Innovation District, further emphasizing the company's commitment offering its members innovative workspaces located both in the city and in suburban regions. Workbar Needham expects to have about 150 people in the space at 117 Kendrick Street ...

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Needham / Newton
January 08, 2020
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New directors enhance chamber board

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber has elected five new members to its board for a three-year term starting in January 2020. “The board’s goal each year is to welcome a group of new directors who will enhance the skills and professional perspectives of our existing board and represent the...

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Needham / Newton
January 02, 2020
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Business coalitions call for more transportation funding

In the face of a worsening transportation crisis, the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber has joined with two state-wide business coalitions in calling for more government spending to expand public transit and improve the roads. By Greg Reibman In the face of a worsening transportation crisis, the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber...

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Needham / Newton
January 01, 2020
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Deliver a powerful message about your business in 2020

The chamber’s 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities Package is ready and brimming with new and returning favorites for our annual partners to review. We’re eager to once again help your businesses or nonprofit deliver a targeted message to the chamber’s audience of committed, engaged and local professionals ...

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Needham / Newton
December 28, 2019
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Chamber accepting event proposals for 2020 workshops & seminars

Are you an experienced presenter on a business or professional development topic that would be valuable to the local business and nonprofit community? Do you have a recommendation for a great speaker or topic? Or, do you have a space that you think would be perfect to host...

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Needham
December 20, 2019
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Fitzpatrick, Madison to be featured at annual Needham Night

Needham Town Manager Kate Fitzpatrick will be honored by the chamber for her 30 years of service to the town and food entrepreneur Stacy Madison will be the guest speaker at the annual Needham Night Dinner on Jan. 29 Needham Night,...

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Needham / Newton
December 19, 2019
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Traffic, hiring top concerns in 2020

Across Greater Boston’s inner western suburbs, the most common challenges can be summed up in three words: traffic, transportation and talent. That’s according to the chamber’s annual survey, where three out of four respondents told us road congestion and inadequate public transportation would be the biggest ...

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Needham / Newton
December 19, 2019
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Progress on housing?

There's a glimmer of good news today on the housing front. After two years of delays, Boston Globe reporter Jon Chesto is reporting that Gov. Charlie Baker's Housing Choice bill may finally be moving forward for a vote on Beacon Hill early next year. By Greg Reibman There's a...

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Needham
October 22, 2019
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Boston Children’s eyes N-Squared facility

Boston Children’s Hospital is looking to open a satellite facility in the Needham Crossing section of the N2 Innovation District. The proposed project, which was first reported by the Needham Times, would encompass two buildings at 380 First Avenue and 37 A Street next...

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