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CLF takes on a fight for industrial uses, this time in Charlestown
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CLF takes on a fight for industrial uses, this time in Charlestown

The Conservation Law Foundation might be best known for its environmental battles - for clean water, clean energy, and the like. But the group is...

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GE selling Fort Point property for $252 million
News 2 weeks ago
GE selling Fort Point property for $252 million

General Electric Co. has reached a $252 million deal to sell its future headquarters property in Fort Point to Alexandria Real Estate Equities and...

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Kohl’s will soon accept Amazon returns at all of its stores
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Kohl’s will soon accept Amazon returns at all of its stores

Kohl's Corp. shares jumped the most in almost four months after the company said it will begin accepting returns for Amazon.com Inc. customers at...

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Stop & Shop agreement seen as a win for workers
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Stop & Shop agreement seen as a win for workers

Now that Stop & Shop workers are back on the job, cleaning floors and stocking shelves as they wait for deliveries to arrive, the big questions are...

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Visits by loyal Stop & Shop customers decline 75% during strike
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Visits by loyal Stop & Shop customers decline 75% during strike

In the first few days of the Stop & Shop strike, visits to the grocery chain by regular customers dropped by a whopping 75 percent compared with...

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On Nantucket, residents are facing a Stop & Shop strike dilemma
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On Nantucket, residents are facing a Stop & Shop strike dilemma

Living on an island means you can't always get what you want. Year-round Nantucket residents have come to terms with the fact that there aren't...

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Stop & Shop president apologizes directly to customers in e-mail
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Stop & Shop president apologizes directly to customers in e-mail

Stop & Shop sent a note Monday apologizing directly to customers as the union workers' strike in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island...

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Strike taking big toll on Stop & Shop
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Strike taking big toll on Stop & Shop

The Stop & Shop on Newport Avenue in Quincy was eerily quiet Tuesday morning, the hum of refrigeration and chattering of product ads over the...

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Joe Biden will speak to striking Stop & Shop workers Thursday
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Joe Biden will speak to striking Stop & Shop workers Thursday

Former vice president in Dorchester, his office and the union said. The rally will be at 2 p.m. at the South Bay Center in Dorchester. About 31,000...

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Finally, a green light for long-vacant Roxbury parcel
News 1 month ago
Finally, a green light for long-vacant Roxbury parcel

This site could be part of an expressway, or maybe a shopping mall. It might make a nice home for Partners HealthCare, or the state's...

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Plans for privately run student dorm move forward
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Plans for privately run student dorm move forward

Developers are moving ahead with plans for what would be Boston's first independent student dormitory. British firm Scape on Thursday filed...

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How a corner grocer ended up in the hands of a global supermarket giant
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How a corner grocer ended up in the hands of a global supermarket giant

Stop & Shop is a quintessential Massachusetts supermarket chain with roots dating to the 1890s, when Solomon and Jeanie Rabinovitz opened a grocery...

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Biopark could be latest sign of Worcester’s revival
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Biopark could be latest sign of Worcester’s revival

You've probably heard about the Worcester Renaissance before: a remade downtown, expanding universities, a bustling entertainment district. Oh, and...

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Developer proposes 24-story office tower for Leather District
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Developer proposes 24-story office tower for Leather District

One of Boston's biggest landlords wants to build an office tower downtown. Oxford Properties on Friday filed notice with the Boston Planning &...

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Boston Fed report paints bleak picture for low-income renters
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Boston Fed report paints bleak picture for low-income renters

Massachusetts needs about twice as many apartments that are affordable to low-income renters as it has, according to a study, and the need could...

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For New Balance chief Jim Davis, real estate’s part of the legacy
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For New Balance chief Jim Davis, real estate’s part of the legacy

If the only legacy Jim Davis leaves Boston is the athletic shoe company that he built into a global powerhouse, it would be a remarkable...

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Office Depot, Support.com to pay $35m to settle charge they faked computer security scans
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Office Depot, Support.com to pay $35m to settle charge they faked computer security scans

WASHINGTON - Naturally, given the rising flood of adware, spyware, and sophisticated phishing attempts to access our personal data, people are...

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Craft brewer Trillium expands with new Fenway, Canton locations
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Craft brewer Trillium expands with new Fenway, Canton locations

Trillium is brewing up a big expansion plan that will take the craft beer company to new locations in Canton and the Fenway. Cofounders Esther and...

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Boston to review affordable housing plan
News 2 months ago
Boston to review affordable housing plan

Boston officials plan to revamp the city's largest affordable housing program this year, and may require market-rate developers to contribute more...

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Wayfair is getting a physical store — and it's in Massachusetts
News 2 months ago
Wayfair is getting a physical store — and it's in Massachusetts

Online retail giant Wayfair Inc. is heading to the mall this fall. The Boston-based seller of home goods said it plans to open the company's first...

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Protesters backing workers in Stop & Shop contract talks rally at Somerville store
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Protesters backing workers in Stop & Shop contract talks rally at Somerville store

SOMERVILLE - Stop & Shop workers and supporters rallied and marched through the company's McGrath Highway store Saturday demanding a fair contract...

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The stakes are high for Chris Himmel’s new venture in NYC’s Hudson Yards project
News 2 months ago
The stakes are high for Chris Himmel’s new venture in NYC’s Hudson Yards project

When it opens on Friday, the Hudson Yards project in New York City will be staggering in its scale. The 28-acre, $25 billion city-within-a-city...

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Tesla raising prices on most cars but scales back store closings
News 2 months ago
Tesla raising prices on most cars but scales back store closings

NEW YORK - Just days after announcing that it would close most of its stores, Tesla said late Sunday that it had decided to keep "significantly...

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Plans to add housing rile Readville
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Plans to add housing rile Readville

The building boom that has transformed Boston over the last few years has reached nearly every corner of the city. But not Readville. The enclave...

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Oregon city will have last Blockbuster store in world
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Oregon city will have last Blockbuster store in world

BEND, Ore. (AP) - The Blockbuster store in a city near central Oregon became the last one in the U. S. last year. And soon it'll be the only one in...

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Greater Boston’s first recreational marijuana shop slated to open in Brookline soon
News 2 months ago
Greater Boston’s first recreational marijuana shop slated to open in Brookline soon

Greater Boston is one step closer to having its first recreational marijuana store - likely in upcoming weeks. New England Treatment Access, whose...

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Skanska signs on for lab project in Somerville’s Union Square
News 2 months ago
Skanska signs on for lab project in Somerville’s Union Square

One of Boston's biggest developers appears ready to join plans to redevelop Somerville's Union Square, a move that could kick-start the long...

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Target’s retail revamp keeps its customers coming back
News 2 months ago
Target’s retail revamp keeps its customers coming back

When Target CEO Brian Cornell took the stage at a company investor meeting Tuesday morning, he harked back to two years ago. Same stage. Same...

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What stores will be left at the mall?
News 2 months ago
What stores will be left at the mall?

You can't blame America's teenagers for no longer congregating at the mall like generations past: There just aren't that many stores there anymore....

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MBTA is pushed to study air rights development at Cabot Yard
News 2 months ago
MBTA is pushed to study air rights development at Cabot Yard

The most valuable piece of untapped real estate near downtown Boston might just be made of thin air. Senator Nick Collins and Representative David...

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