Susan Paley

As a lifelong resident of Newton and volunteer in the community, Susan Paley was a natural choice for the position of vice president of community relations at The Village Bank. Her work in that position over the last decade also made her a natural selection as one of this year’s Community Bank Heroes.

N2 Corridor Seeks To Plug Brain Drain

Despite a population with impressively high levels of educational attainment and entrepreneurialism, Newton and Needham are struggling to attract and retain startups that would enable them to build a Cambridge-like innovation cluster, according to a new report. The Newton-Needham (N2) Corridor Task Force, an economic development coalition formed by the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce,...

Charles River Tech Cluster Seeks Distinct Identity

It’s not as well-known as Route 128, aka “America’s Technology Highway,” or the start-up hubs in Cambridge’s Kendall Square and Boston’s Seaport District. But a cluster of landlords and tech companies along the Charles River in the inner suburbs have their own story to tell about the innovation economy. Now a formal marketing effort...