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N2 Innovation District / Needham / Newton
August 18, 2016

Entry to N-Squared Corridor just became a lot easier

As of Aug. 19 a major new entry into the N-Squared Innovation Corridor will be available to motorists.  This new series of ramps -- to be known as interchange 19 -- will allow drivers traveling northbound on I-95 to exit directly onto Kendrick Street...

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Needham / Newton
July 27, 2016

Energy $avers program helps Newton-Needham businesses

A new initiative designed to help businesses save energy and money has been launched in Newton and Needham. Business Energy $aversprovides cost-effective energy efficiency and fuel savings services to small businesses and nonprofits. NBE$ has set an ambitious goal to complete 60 installations ...

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Sustainable organization is vital to our economic success

By Matt Borelli About one month ago, I came across a 60-year-old newspaper article describing what we now call Needham Crossing, but what was formerly called the Needham Industrial Center. The paper discussed how this part of Needham was zoned with...

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Needham / Newton
July 20, 2016
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Tournament to benefit Family Access

Family ACCESS, a Newton-based nonprofit that nurtures child development, promotes effective parenting skills and supports thousands of families in Newton, Needham and surrounding communities, will be the beneficiary of the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce’s 25th annual Children’s Charitable golf tournament. This...

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Needham honored for bringing housing to N2 Corridor

The Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP) recognized the Town of Needham this week with a Housing Hero Award for its efforts to promote economic development and housing in the Needham Crossing and Wexford Street sections of the N-Squared Innovation Corridor. ...

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Needham / Newton
June 08, 2016

Two scholarships awarded

Olivia Kahn-Boesel from Needham High School and Asma Sheikh from Newton North High School are both recipients of $2000 scholarships from the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber. “The chamber’s scholarship committee received a record number of applications this year from candidates with exceptional high school records and very compelling ...

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Needham / Newton
May 20, 2016
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Area businesses honored for their commitment to sustainability at Chamber’s Green Business Breakfast

Four area businesses and three non-profits were honored for their efforts to reduce their carbon footprints while also reducing operating costs at the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s ninth annual Green Business Breakfast, May 19 at the Boston Marriott Newton. Top honors went to TripAdvisor in recognition of the...

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Needham / Newton
May 03, 2016

Chamber unveils new website

This week the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber is officially unveiling a newly designed website. The chamber partnered with, Champ Internet Solutions -- a chamber member since 2009 located in the Charles River Mill District -- on the site’s new design and functionality. “We’ve asked Champ to create a site that...

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Needham / Newton
May 03, 2016

Closures to begin next week for Central Avenue/Elliot Street bridge

The project to restore the failing bridge connecting Central Ave in Needham and Elliot Street in Newton will begin the week of May 9 -- resulting in occasional closures and/or lane closures as soon as next week and a complete closure for several months starting in mid-July. The...

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Needham / Newton
April 26, 2016

Small Business Month programs offer something for all

May is Small Business Month and we’re celebrating all month long with programming designed to reach both businesses and consumers. We've kicked off the month a day early on Saturday, April 30 with a community shopping event in Needham and have also scheduled a full slate of...

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