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N2 Innovation District
November 20, 2017
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Wells Park entry to undergo redesign

The City of Newton is investing more than $2 million to reengineer Nahanton Street from the Charles River/Needham line to Winchester Street, including the entry to the Wells Ave. office park in the N2 Innovation District. Construction is expected to begin in the spring of 2019. “The...

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N2 Innovation District
November 14, 2017
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SJC stands by Wells Ave. housing project rejection

The City of Newton’s decision to block a mixed-use housing project in the N2 Innovation District has been upheld by the state’s Supreme Judicial Court. Cabot, Cabot & Forbes had proposed a four-story, mixed-use, 334-unit rental apartment complex at 135 Wells Ave. But the board of aldermen...

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N2 Innovation District
November 01, 2017
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Newton to revamp Wells Ave entry

The City of Newton is investing $275,000 to create a redesign of Nohantan Street from the Charles River/Needham line to Winchester Street, including the entry to the Wells Ave. office park in the N2 Innovation District. Newton has committed an additional $2 million during its next fiscal...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
October 17, 2017
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Warren: Bike sharing coming to Newton

Residents and employees working in the Newton area will have access to a bike share program starting in the spring, Newton Mayor Setti Warren announced Monday.   “I am pleased to announce that Newton is leading the way with the Metropolitan...

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N2 Innovation District
October 02, 2017
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Newton considers food trucks for Wells Ave.

Newton is currently considering a change that would allow food trucks to operate at the Wells Avenue section of the N2 Innovation District, providing much-needed culinary options for employees and customers there. The proposed ordinance is the result of research by the Newton Planning Department and the...

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N2 Innovation District
September 22, 2017
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Speck outlines economic, environmental and health benefits of walkable communities

Jeff Speck spends his days imagining communities where people can safely walk along tree-lined sidewalks as they grab a morning coffee before commuting or safely walking or biking to work. .embed-container { ...

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N2 Innovation District
September 19, 2017
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A grand jeté for N-Squared

The N2 Innovation District is now home to one of greater Boston’s cultural gems: the Boston Ballet School. The school’s September opening was the latest addition to Crosspoint Associates’ transformation of the former Newton Technology Park to a mixed-use destination...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
August 10, 2017

Improvements at intersection of Oak, Christina & Needham Streets delayed

A project designed to improve the intersection where Oak and Christina Streets cross Needham Street has been delayed due to coordination with a utility company, the City of Newton announced today. This project was originally scheduled to begin in...

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N2 Innovation District
July 19, 2017
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N2 Innovation District names director

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber announced the appointment of Chuck Tanowitz as director of its N-Squared Innovation District economic development initiative. In the newly-established role, Tanowitz will oversee efforts to promote, market and grow the N-Squared Innovation District to innovation economy businesses and employees while...

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N2 Innovation District
July 19, 2017
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N2 District campaign exceeds goal

Efforts to promote the N-Squared Innovation District as a suburban innovation hub have taken another leap forward with the successful completion of a fundraising campaign that will provide for the hiring of a full-time director and the creation of a new graphical identity and marketing campaign. The...

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