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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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Needham
August 20, 2019
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New restaurants add to Needham’s dining diversity

Needham’s reputation as a dining destination in the western inner suburbs continues to flourish, with the opening of five new food establishments opening within weeks of each other. By Lise Elcock Needham’s reputation as a dining destination in the western inner suburbs continues to...

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Needham / Newton
June 14, 2019
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Independent merchants to be honored June 27

Locally-owned retail and restaurant owners will be honored at the Newton Needham Regional Chamber’s Annual Members Celebration, on June 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Newton Marriott Hotel. “Whether it’s a retail shop, salon, pub or family restaurant, we’ll be highlighting the hard work and commitment of...

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Needham / Newton
May 08, 2019
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Transportation entrepreneur: We have to get this transition right

The country’s mobility future is a heaven or hell choice, transportation entrepreneur and featured speaker Robin Chase said at the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s annual Spring Business Breakfast on May 3. Photo by Leise Jones Photography By Gail Spector The country’s mobility future is a heaven or hell choice, transportation...

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Needham
May 07, 2019
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Street Fair returns to Needham June 1

Preparations are under way for the annual Spring Street Fair, Saturday June 1 from 10-2 p.m. on the Needham Town Common. Again presented by Needham Bank, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham and Briarwood Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, more than 80 businesses, home entrepreneurs, and nonprofit & community organizations ...

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Needham
March 07, 2019
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Reshaping Needham’s future

By John Rufo Currently on the town’s docket of issues are three very different zoning amendment proposals that, if approved by Town Meeting this spring, stand to shape a newly diverse range of residential types and placemaking strategies in different ways. Through three newly proposed...

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Needham / Newton
March 04, 2019
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40 restaurants, one tantalizing night

25th annual Spring Seasonings returns April 8   By Katherine Herer March 20 may mark the vernal equinox. But April 8 is the date that should be circled on your calendar as the start of spring. It’s the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s 25th annual Spring Seasonings: A Taste...

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