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N2 Innovation District / Newton
April 25, 2018
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UMass Amherst’s Mount Ida campus would help grow jobs and the economy

There is little doubt that last week’s announcement that UMass Amherst has an agreement to acquire the Mount Ida College campus in Newton has not played out well. By Greg Reibman UMass Amherst’s plan to create an...

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Bike share coming to Newton, Needham this summer

LimeBike and Spin have been selected to provide dock-less bike share services for Newton, Needham and 13 other inner suburban communities in Metro Boston starting this summer, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) has announced. “People who live, work, and visit the service area...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
April 06, 2018
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Newton joins Needham as a gold BioReady community

Newton has just been designated a Gold BioReady community, a status that should help attract the burgeoning life sciences industry to the city.   The BioReady Community designation from the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) signifies that a municipality ...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
April 06, 2018
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N-Squared to be incorporated into UMass' plans for Mt Ida campus

Mount Ida College has reached a definitive agreement in principle with the University of Massachusetts that will lead to the establishment of a new UMass campus in Newton focused on the innovation economy, health care, business, computer science and other STEM specialties. UMass Amherst will acquire the physical...

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N2 Innovation District
February 02, 2018
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Needham Street/Highland Ave. redesign unveiled

Redesign aims to improve access and safety from Route 9 to I-95. View the Presentation By Chuck Tanowitz ...

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N2 Innovation District
January 19, 2018
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SharkNinja exec to deliver Needham Night keynote

Jon Greenawalt, chief culture officer at SharkNinja, the Needham-based maker of the popular Shark vacuums, Ninja blenders and other innovative household consumer products, will be the keynote speaker at the first annual Needham Night Dinner on Wed. Jan. 31 at the Needham Sheraton Hotel....

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N2 Innovation District / Needham / Newton
December 22, 2017
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Needham Street/Highland Ave. project meetings announced

Mass Department of Transportation is holding three informational meetings to discuss the proposed reconstruction of Highland Ave in Needham and Needham and Winchester Streets in Newton. The project would stretch roughly two miles, from Webster Street in Needham to Route 9 in Newton. It would widen sidewalks, improve...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
December 05, 2017
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Bike sharing coming to Newton

Residents and employees working in the Newton and many surrounding communities will have access to a bike share program starting this summer.   Under the program, users will be able to take a bicycle from one location and deposit that same bicycle in a...

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N2 Innovation District
November 20, 2017
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N-Squared represented at CoreNet

N2 Innovation District Director Chuck Tanowitz attended CoreNet Global’s annual global real estate conference in Seattle this November, where he met with site selectors as well as economic development professionals from around the country. The annual conference attracts the top commercial real estate professionals from around the...

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N2 Innovation District
November 20, 2017
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Local Israeli companies recognized for impact in state

A dozen Israelis are making their mark on the Boston-area tech scene, according to the Israeli publication ISRAEL 21c, and a quarter of them do their work here in the N2 Innovation District. The publication quoted Dan Trajman of the New England Israeli Business Council, a frequent...

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