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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
SolarCity Expands in Massachusetts, Opening Operations Center in Wilmington

SolarCity Expands in Massachusetts, Opening Operations Center in Wilmington

Company says new North Shore location will help meet increased solar demand and bring new jobs to the area.
Want to Work for the Town of Burlington?

Want to Work for the Town of Burlington?

There are a few part-time positions currently available. Here are all the details.
Go Out for Suppah This Week: Dine Out Boston is Here

Go Out for Suppah This Week: Dine Out Boston is Here

Restaurant specials are on the menu from Aug. 17-22 and Aug. 24-29.
Could Market Basket Decision Come by Week's End?

Could Market Basket Decision Come by Week's End?

Company's fish vendor cuts ties, questions if CEOs are trying to sabotage the company.
Home Furnishings Store to Open at 3rd Avenue in 2015

Home Furnishings Store to Open at 3rd Avenue in 2015

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams is the latest to announce upcoming opening in Burlington's new shopping area.
Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

The popular fall-flavored drink will be returning Aug. 25, nearly a month before the official start of autumn.
Striking Market Basket Workers Reject Orders to Take Down Boycott Signs

Striking Market Basket Workers Reject Orders to Take Down Boycott Signs

Executives on Thursday sent a letter to striking workers, demanding they take down signs urging customers to boycott stores.
Market Basket Deal In the Works, Patrick Says After Filing Conflict of Interest Disclosure

Market Basket Deal In the Works, Patrick Says After Filing Conflict of Interest Disclosure

Gov. Deval Patrick says he has spoken to both sides in the Market Basket dispute and that a deal is in the works.
Animosity Continues in Market Basket Fight

Animosity Continues in Market Basket Fight

Demoulas family members continue to clash via press statements but might be making progress toward a sales agreement.
Yelp's Top 10 Pizza Places in Massachusetts: Do You Agree?

Yelp's Top 10 Pizza Places in Massachusetts: Do You Agree?

Where is your favorite place to grab a slice?
Market Basket Clarifies Employee Cuts

Market Basket Clarifies Employee Cuts

Co-CEO states that store directors are being told to cut hours, not lay people off.
Layoffs Officially Begin at Market Basket Stores

Layoffs Officially Begin at Market Basket Stores

Company spokesperson says store directors are making decisions about staffing levels.
Market Basket to Cut Hours, Boycott Continues and Another Company Shows Interest in Purchasing Supermarket Chain

Market Basket to Cut Hours, Boycott Continues and Another Company Shows Interest in Purchasing Supermarket Chain

With business down 90 percent since the work stoppage began last month, employees are seeing the effects, but holding firm in their beliefs.
LIVE UPDATES: Market Basket Employees Rally Tuesday

LIVE UPDATES: Market Basket Employees Rally Tuesday

Upwards of 15,000 expected to attend Tuesday's rally in Tewksbury.
Burlington Wegmans Announces Opening Day

Burlington Wegmans Announces Opening Day

The newest location of the grocery store and dining location will open this October, and the company is hiring about 400 part-time workers.
Arthur T. Demoulas Offers to Return to Work, Help Stabilize Business As Soon As Sunday Night

Arthur T. Demoulas Offers to Return to Work, Help Stabilize Business As Soon As Sunday Night

In a statement issued Sunday, says these steps are critical and in the best interests of associates, customers, vendors and shareholders.
Market Basket Employees to Rally, Executives to Sue, Middle Managers Not Paid

Market Basket Employees to Rally, Executives to Sue, Middle Managers Not Paid

All the latest in the showdown between employees and the supermarket’s corporate leaders.
Sales Tax Holiday Returns, Will You Buy Something?

Sales Tax Holiday Returns, Will You Buy Something?

A sales tax holiday is on the calendar for 2014, planned for the third weekend of August.
Yelp's Top 10 'Burger Joints' in Massachusetts: Do You Agree?

Yelp's Top 10 'Burger Joints' in Massachusetts: Do You Agree?

What’s your favorite place to grab a burger in the Bay State?
AGs Warn Market Basket About Employment Laws

AGs Warn Market Basket About Employment Laws

Plus, customer group blows the doors off fundraising effort.