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Newton
July 18, 2016

Jaff named president at Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Newton-Wellesley Hospital has named Michael R. Jaff, D.O., a Newton resident, to be the next President of Newton-Wellesley Hospital.  Dr. Jaff will join Newton-Wellesley from Massachusetts General Hospital, where he has led the Vascular Center since arriving in 2004. He will begin his new role as president of...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
June 09, 2016
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Co-working space available at NIC

The Newton Innovation Center at Newton Corner now has co-working space available for anyone interested in working in a collaborative work environment.  For $175 per month (with an added discount rate for MassChallenge alums) you will have unlimited access to open shared workspace at the NIC, plus...

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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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Newton
May 26, 2016

Newton: Wealthiest city in the Northeast

A recent study of wealth in more than 400 U.S. cities in America found that Newton was No. 1 in the northeast. The websiteNerdWallet analyzed the median household income and percent of homes without a mortgage, the monthly median home...

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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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Needham / Newton
April 20, 2016

Newton-Needham Chamber adds support to transgender anti-discrimination bill

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber has added its name to the list of business and organizations urging the state legislature to take a favorable vote on legislation that prohibits discrimination against transgender people. The letter has also been signed by Google, the...

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Preparing Newton and Needham to compete in the innovation economy

  by Greg Reibman   What’s the best way to nurture the innovation economy in the Newton and Needham? That’s a question our chamber has been pondering since I arrived as your president four years ago this month, and especially over the past several months, thanks to a grant from...

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