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Needham / Newton
April 14, 2016

GE innovator to address Green Business Breakfast

A top General Electric executive, who is part of the team relocating to Boston this year, will be the featured speaker at the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s annual Green Business Breakfast on Thursday, May 19. Maryrose Sylvester is president and CEO of Current powered by GE, a first-of-its...

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Needham
April 14, 2016

Needham merchants prepare for mob

  Local shoppers will be descending on downtown Needham on Saturday, April 30 to demonstrate their appreciation for the town’s retailers and restaurants. It’s all part of a “cash mob,” sponsored by the Chamber’s Shop Local and Needham Economic Development Committees in partnership with Parent Talk, the YMCA and...

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Needham
April 14, 2016

Needham certified as BioReady

Needham has joined the list of Massachusetts communities that are BioReady, signifying a commitment and readiness to work with biotechnology companies interested in locating in these communities. The BioReady Community designation (from MassBio, the state’s industry group) signifies that a municipality has biotech and life sciences-friendly zoning, ...

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Needham / Newton
March 01, 2016

Scholarship Opportunity for Newton/Needham High School Seniors

Scholarship Opportunity for Newton/Needham High School Seniors The Newton-Needham Chamber is now accepting applications for a 2016 chamber scholarship. The scholarship recognizes outstanding high school seniors residing in Newton or Needham or attending a Newton or Needham high school who will be attending ...

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Needham
February 01, 2016

Downtown Improvement Project: Information Session February 23rd

The Town of Needham is sponsoring an information session at Powers Hall, Needham Town Hall at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 23rd for local business and property owners about the Downtown Improvement Project expected to begin in the summer of 2016. The Downtown Improvement...

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N2 Innovation District / Needham / Newton
September 01, 2015

Needham Street/Highland Avenue funding secured

After decades of delays, funding to upgrade the Needham Street and Highland Avenue corridor has been approved. The decision by the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization on July 30 means funds for the $14 million renovation project will be available ...

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Needham / Newton
December 03, 2014

Get ready for Shop Local Weekend

Special events Dec. 5-7 in Newton and Needham This weekend (Fri., Dec. 5 – Sun., Dec. 7) the Newton-Needham Chamber is partnering with merchants and arts organizations on a series of Shop Local events. In Newton, the Chamber is partnering with the Newton Cultural Alliance on its 4th Annual Arts Stroll and...

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Needham
December 03, 2014

Dec. 6: Shop Needham holiday events

On Saturday December 6th, the Needham Merchants Association (sponsoring its annual stroll and entertainment), the Needham Business Association (sponsoring its annual Blue Tree Lighting), and the Community Center of Needham (sponsoring its annual entertainment and luminary parade), in conjunction with the Town of Needham, are hosting the first Needham Lights...

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