Chamber News

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Eric Rosengren’s advice for employers

In yesterday’s email I noted that Eric Rosengren, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, gave what he called a “a really optimistic talk” about the prospects for our economy during his presentation to our chamber.

Greg Reibman

Friday, April 9, 2021
Early reviews are in on the SBA's latest program

The reviews are in and critics say yesterday’s launch of the SBA’s Shuttered Venue Grant Program was a flop.

Greg Reibman

Thursday, April 8, 2021
This merger unites the best of the best

Century Bank has agreed to merge with Eastern Bank, a “blockbuster” deal that brings together two of the largest Boston-area community banks.

Greg Reibman

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Bringing a life sciences cluster to our region

Last week I wrote about how we have a golden opportunity to rebuild our economy, expand our commercial tax base and bring good paying jobs to our region by establishing a life sciences cluster along our part of I-95. Today that opportunity looks even more promising.

Greg Reibman

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
CDC: You can stop doing that now

You know all that disinfecting you’ve been doing at your place of work or at home? You can stop doing it, the CDC said yesterday.

Greg Reibman

Friday, April 2, 2021
Want to see lots of happy folks? Visit a vax clinic

I had the opportunity to tour the vaccine clinic at Tripadvisor with Congressman Jake Auchincloss, state officials, Newton-Wellesley Hospital President Dr. Errol Norwitz and others yesterday.

Greg Reibman

Thursday, April 1, 2021
It's opening day (and not just for baseball)

It’s Opening Day! It’s April Fools Day! It’s even National Burrito Day. And today marks the long-awaited debut of Newton Al Fresco 2.0, the City of Newton’s enhanced outdoor dining program.

Greg Reibman

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
A golden opportunity for Newton (maybe Needham and Wellesley too)

As discussed at our chamber event Monday, Newton has a golden opportunity to get a slice of the life sciences real estate boom, thanks to a proposal by Mark Development to revise its Riverside T station project.

Greg Reibman

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Nourishing Needham food assistance program to launch

Thanks to an anonymous donor a meals assistance program that has been running in Newton and Wellesley is expanding to Needham.

Newton-Needham Regional Chamber

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Newton mom tells it like it is (and she's scared)

CDC director – and Newton resident -- Dr. Rochelle Walensky pleaded with Americans yesterday “not only as your CDC director, but as a wife, as a mother, as a daughter,” to “hold on a little while longer” and continue following public health advice, including wearing masks and social distancing.

Greg Reibman

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