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Needham
March 26, 2020
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Olin College of Engineering names Dr. Gilda Barabino as its second president

Dr. Gilda Barabino has been named the next president of Olin College of Engineering, effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Barabino’s unanimous selection by the Olin College Board of Trustees comes after a comprehensive search that drew interest from around the world. Photo by Leise Jones Photography Dr. Gilda Barabino...

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Needham
March 25, 2020
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BID Needham establishes Health Care Heroes Fund

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham has just announced the creation of the Healthcare Heroes Fund. 100% of contributions to the Healthcare Heroes Fund will be used to provide essential resources to BID Needham employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the following priorities. ...

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Needham
February 18, 2020
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NBCUniversal invests $125M in new Needham facility

Industrial in feel -- with vibrant, pixilated murals and warm wood on the walls -- the interior of NBCUniversals’ new complex gives a nod to the color palette for each of the four stations that are now calling Needham home: NBC10, NECN, Telemundo Boston and NBC Sports...

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Needham
February 07, 2020
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Why the chamber supports the Northland Newton project

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors has voted unanimously to support Northland Investment Corporation’s proposed mixed-use development on Needham and Oak streets. Highlights include: 1. Housing for our workers: Housing supply is critical to our ability to attract companies to locate...

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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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