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City approves Fidelity’s plans to redevelop Seaport WTC
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City approves Fidelity’s plans to redevelop Seaport WTC

Fidelity received the green light from city planning officials Thursday to redevelop the Seaport World Trade Center on Commonwealth Pier. The...

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New guidelines clear way for more Dudley Square development
News 5 days ago
New guidelines clear way for more Dudley Square development

The BPDA has cleared the way for the city to develop four more parcels in Dudley Square, a part of town where residents have complained about...

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UMass signs $235 million, 99-year lease for Bayside Expo property
News 2 weeks ago
UMass signs $235 million, 99-year lease for Bayside Expo property

UMass announced Tuesday it has signed a $235 million, 99-year lease with developer Accordia Partners for the 20-acre Bayside Exposition property....

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Amazon partners with Rite Aid for package pickup nationwide
News 2 weeks ago
Amazon partners with Rite Aid for package pickup nationwide

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is adding a new way to get your packages: head over to another store's sales counter to pick it up. Starting Thursday,...

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Online shopping leads to mountains of boxes
News 3 weeks ago
Online shopping leads to mountains of boxes

As online shopping becomes ubiquitous, so do the boxes delivered to homes across the country. The problem's only getting worse, says Rick Haughey,...

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Eldorado buys Caesars in deal valued at $17B
News 3 weeks ago
Eldorado buys Caesars in deal valued at $17B

A casino juggernaut was formed Monday when Eldorado Resorts announced it is buying Caesars in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $17.3 billion. The...

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‘Ship sailed a long time ago’ on Revere surrounding community agreement
News 3 weeks ago
‘Ship sailed a long time ago’ on Revere surrounding community agreement

Encore Boston Harbor President Bob DeSalvio said the "ship sailed a long time ago" on surrounding community agreement talks with the city of Revere...

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Independent auto repair shops want right-to-repair law updated
News 4 weeks ago
Independent auto repair shops want right-to-repair law updated

A coalition of independent repair shops is reigniting the "right to repair" campaign in hopes that state policymakers will update the 2013 law to...

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Will it work? Glitzy casino opening on industrial waterfront
News 1 month ago
Will it work? Glitzy casino opening on industrial waterfront

EVERETT, Mass. (AP) - A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, "European-style" water shuttles. Five-star hotel rooms...

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Residents seek stronger affordable-housing rules in Boston
News 1 month ago
Residents seek stronger affordable-housing rules in Boston

Boston officials say they're looking to toughen up affordable-housing rules as advocates and residents pushed the city in a hearing Monday to make...

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Once a book selling giant, Barnes & Noble sold to hedge fund
News 1 month ago
Once a book selling giant, Barnes & Noble sold to hedge fund

Barnes & Noble is being acquired by a hedge fund for $476 million and will be taken private. The national chain that many blamed for the demise of...

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Massport sues car-sharing company after two cease-and-desist letters ignored
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Massport sues car-sharing company after two cease-and-desist letters ignored

Massport has filed a lawsuit this week against a car-sharing company that allegedly is operating an illegal car rental business at Logan...

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Charlestown post office case transferred to federal court
News 1 month ago
Charlestown post office case transferred to federal court

The eviction case against the Charlestown post office - whose lease with the Bunker Hill Mall ended in December - was transferred to federal court...

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Airbnb appealing ruling on Boston’s short term rental law
News 1 month ago
Airbnb appealing ruling on Boston’s short term rental law

BOSTON - Airbnb is appealing a judge's ruling on Boston's new ordinance regulating short-term rentals. The San Francisco-based company filed an...

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CVS announces further expansion into health care services
News 1 month ago
CVS announces further expansion into health care services

CVS Health is pushing deeper into health services with plans to add dietitians, medical equipment and space for the occasional yoga class to 1,500...

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Bloomberg battalion working out of AG’s office
News 1 month ago
Bloomberg battalion working out of AG’s office

Welcome to Massachusetts: the best justice system money can buy. And in Attorney General Maura Healey's office, they mean that literally. Right now...

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South Boston condo developer vows to correct sidewalk problem
News 1 month ago
South Boston condo developer vows to correct sidewalk problem

The city approved a pedestrian easement plan Thursday from a developer who has come under fire for building a luxury condo in South Boston that...

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Target’s online game is on target
News 1 month ago
Target’s online game is on target

NEW YORK (AP) - An aggressive campaign at Target to let customers do more online is paying off. The retailer exceeded first quarter expectations on...

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Everett, Springfield pols concerned over MGM-Wynn’s Encore Boston Harbor sale
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Everett, Springfield pols concerned over MGM-Wynn’s Encore Boston Harbor sale

Officials from Everett and Springfield say their cities could be dealt a bad hand should Wynn Resorts proceed with a sale of its $2.6 billion...

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Macy’s customers could start to feel impact of trade war
News 2 months ago
Macy’s customers could start to feel impact of trade war

NEW YORK (AP) - Macy's customers may finally start to feel the impact of President Donald Trump's trade war with China. Like many department stores...

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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping
News 2 months ago
Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The...

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Ruling blocks parts of Boston’s short-term rental ordinance
News 2 months ago
Ruling blocks parts of Boston’s short-term rental ordinance

Mayor Martin J. Walsh vowed that the city is "moving forward" with its regulations on Airbnb after a federal judge temporarily blocked some parts...

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Boston Community Ventures chips in $1 million for new Jackson Square street
News 2 months ago
Boston Community Ventures chips in $1 million for new Jackson Square street

Two developers say they've paved the way for a new street that will enhance accessibility in Jackson Square, according to a press release. Boston...

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Legal pot sales top $100M in Massachusetts
News 2 months ago
Legal pot sales top $100M in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) - Legal marijuana has reached a milestone of sorts in Massachusetts as sales of recreational pot climb over the $100 million mark....

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Development proposal could eat up Mul’s Diner in Southie
News 2 months ago
Development proposal could eat up Mul’s Diner in Southie

Another iconic South Boston spot could soon go the way of the apartment building, as a developer is proposing to buy Mul's Diner and replace it...

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Stop & Shop strike cost company about $100 million
News 2 months ago
Stop & Shop strike cost company about $100 million

BOSTON - The owners of New England's largest supermarket chain are projecting around $100 million in losses from the labor strike that ended Easter...

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Walsh details Charlestown housing goals in five-year capital plan
News 2 months ago
Walsh details Charlestown housing goals in five-year capital plan

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Tuesday his administration is putting multiple million-dollar investments toward affordable housing in Charlestown...

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‘Not kosher’ to buy at grocery store during strike
News 2 months ago
‘Not kosher’ to buy at grocery store during strike

BOSTON (AP) - As thousands of Stop & Shop workers remain on strike in New England, some Jewish families are preparing for Passover without the...

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Stop & Shop apologizes for limited offerings during strike
News 3 months ago
Stop & Shop apologizes for limited offerings during strike

QUINCY - Stop & Shop is acknowledging that it has limited its offerings during a strike affecting 240 supermarkets in New England and is...

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Joe Biden rallying for Stop & Shop workers in Boston Thursday
News 3 months ago
Joe Biden rallying for Stop & Shop workers in Boston Thursday

Former Vice President Joe Biden will get behind striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston this Thursday, speaking at a rally at the South Bay Center...

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