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Rent control gets a second look in Cambridge
News 3 weeks ago
Rent control gets a second look in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE - A growing debate over rent control in Massachusetts has people in Cambridge harkening back to an era when apartment-living in this city...

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Read the statements from both sides on the Stop & Shop deal
News 1 month ago
Read the statements from both sides on the Stop & Shop deal

A Stop & Shop customer walked by striking workers in front of the South Bay store in Dorchester earlier Sunday. A tentative deal was reached Sunday...

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Tentative deal reached between Stop & Shop, striking workers
News 1 month ago
Tentative deal reached between Stop & Shop, striking workers

Striking workers were outside a Stop & Shop in Dorchester Saturday. A tentative deal between Stop & Shop and thousands of striking workers was...

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When man’s best friend isn’t the neighbor’s
News 1 month ago
When man’s best friend isn’t the neighbor’s

In the old days, when people in condos or apartment buildings gossiped about the neighbors, the targets were typically fellow human beings. But now...

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Rabbis say it’s ‘not kosher’ to patronize Stop & Shop during strike
News 1 month ago
Rabbis say it’s ‘not kosher’ to patronize Stop & Shop during strike

As thousands of Stop & Shop workers remain on strike in New England, some Jewish families are preparing for Passover without the region's largest...

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East Boston complex big on community amenities starts preleasing
News 1 month ago
East Boston complex big on community amenities starts preleasing

You won't see many signs around Clippership Wharf that note: "Private Property." The new four-building complex, set to open in June, wants you to...

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End the energy supply scam now
News 1 month ago
End the energy supply scam now

According to a report commissioned by the attorney general, 500,000 Massachusetts residents who switched to competitive supply companies are paying...

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Thousands of Stop & Shop workers go on strike
News 1 month ago
Thousands of Stop & Shop workers go on strike

Thousands of Stop & Shop workers around New England went out on strike Thursday afternoon, forcing the region's largest supermarket chain to...

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Stop & Shop strike is on, but will customers stay away?
News 1 month ago
Stop & Shop strike is on, but will customers stay away?

Stop & Shop worker Lynda Insogna, center, joined in a chant on the picket line at the Stop & Shop in Somerville on April 12. Minutes before Stop &...

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Read the statements from each side of the Stop & Shop walkout
News 1 month ago
Read the statements from each side of the Stop & Shop walkout

Stop & Shop workers in southern New England who are unhappy with how union contract negotiations are going walked off the job on Thursday afternoon...

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Here's how customers will be affected by the Stop & Shop walkout
News 1 month ago
Here's how customers will be affected by the Stop & Shop walkout

If you're one of the many people around the region who rely on Stop & Shop for groceries, the news that Stop & Shop union workers walked off the...

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Stop & Shop workers walk out after negotiation impasse
News 1 month ago
Stop & Shop workers walk out after negotiation impasse

Thousands of Stop & Shop workers around New England went out on strike Thursday afternoon, forcing the region's largest supermarket chain to...

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New 24-story office building proposed in Leather District
News 1 month ago
New 24-story office building proposed in Leather District

The owner of a Leather District parking garage wants to raze it and build a 24-story office building with parking below ground and restaurant and...

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Hot Topic is still hot
News 1 month ago
Hot Topic is still hot

On a recent afternoon, the Hot Topic store at the King of Prussia Mall, outside of Philadelphia, teemed with teenagers, 20-somethings, and stroller...

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Plan envisions shops, a 20-story tower for Motor Mart Garage
News 1 month ago
Plan envisions shops, a 20-story tower for Motor Mart Garage

Under a proposed, major redesign of the Motor Mart Garage, housing units will replace parking spaces, and a new 20-story tower will rise over...

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US mortgage rate on 30-year loan inches upward
News 1 month ago
US mortgage rate on 30-year loan inches upward

WASHINGTON (AP) - US long-term mortgage rates moved little this week after the key 30-year-loan rate marked its steepest weekly drop in a decade...

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Amazon will do Alexa work in Medford
News 1 month ago
Amazon will do Alexa work in Medford

Amazon is continuing its rapid growth in Greater Boston, this time with a tech office in a new part of the region. The e-commerce giant has signed...

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New Jamaica Plain apartment complex has indoor rock-climbing wall
News 1 month ago
New Jamaica Plain apartment complex has indoor rock-climbing wall

A new two-building apartment complex in Jamaica Plain is leasing now for May, developers Eden Properties and Samuels & Associates announced Monday....

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Two new luxury apartment buildings are coming to Kendall Square
News 1 month ago
Two new luxury apartment buildings are coming to Kendall Square

Cambridge-based developer Urban Spaces has a two-building luxury apartment complex in the works for Kendall Square. The company is planning to...

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Condo connected to Rob Gronkowski in Fort Point Channel under agreement
News 1 month ago
Condo connected to Rob Gronkowski in Fort Point Channel under agreement

A swank Fort Point condo connected to retired New England Patriot Rob Gronkowski is under agreement. If all goes according to plan, the sale of the...

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How close can pot shops be to each other in Boston? There’s some debate
News 1 month ago
How close can pot shops be to each other in Boston? There’s some debate

When it adopted rules last year to permit new marijuana businesses in Boston, the Walsh administration imposed a buffer zone to keep neighborhoods...

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Altering the skyline: First, a foundation
News 2 months ago
Altering the skyline: First, a foundation

This is the first in an occasional series on the construction of Winthrop Center, a 691-foot-tall office and condominium tower being built on the...

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‘All the advantages are going to the big-money people’: Mass. and Boston inch forward on marijuana equity efforts
News 2 months ago
‘All the advantages are going to the big-money people’: Mass. and Boston inch forward on marijuana equity efforts

Dozens of marijuana advocates and business owners piled into the Boston City Council's chambers last Tuesday for what was supposed to be a...

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Brookline recreational marijuana shop says lines are under control as most customers reserve ahead of time
News 2 months ago
Brookline recreational marijuana shop says lines are under control as most customers reserve ahead of time

Three days into recreational marijuana sales in Brookline, New England Treatment Access leaders say their wait times have been - at most - about an...

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Editorial: Equity is still a missing piece in the legal marijuana retail puzzle
News 2 months ago
Editorial: Equity is still a missing piece in the legal marijuana retail puzzle

Massachusetts residents want marijuana. That much is clear from the lines outside the state's new pot stores, and the increasingly loud demands for...

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Brookline recreational marijuana shop opening not the 'apocalypse' predicted
News 2 months ago
Brookline recreational marijuana shop opening not the 'apocalypse' predicted

BROOKLINE - Greater Boston's first recreational marijuana shop opened in Brookline Village Saturday with all the expected fanfare but none of the...

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As Brookline pot retailer opens, others look for lessons
News 2 months ago
As Brookline pot retailer opens, others look for lessons

All eyes are on Brookline. As New England Treatment Access starts recreational marijuana sales on Saturday, its opening marks a new era in Greater...

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Cambridge mulls an extreme step to address need for affordable housing
News 2 months ago
Cambridge mulls an extreme step to address need for affordable housing

Cambridge has emerged as ground zero in the struggle to create more affordable housing amid Greater Boston's sizzling real estate market. Sure,...

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Life sciences lab proposed for South Boston
News 2 months ago
Life sciences lab proposed for South Boston

The first major lab project in the core of South Boston is moving forward at City Hall. Developers Anchor Line Partners and Alexandria Real Estate...

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How to be a master thrift-store shopper
News 2 months ago
How to be a master thrift-store shopper

What do you think of when you think of thrifting? A musty smell? A weird hairball attached to a worn-out sweater? Or maybe a blimp-sized dump of...

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