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Newly Launched Online Boutique Puts a Spin on Gift Giving

Newly Launched Online Boutique Puts a Spin on Gift Giving

The boutique was launched by Dominican-American family and Boston residents.
Zagat Picks Somerville Doughnut to Represent Massachusetts

Zagat Picks Somerville Doughnut to Represent Massachusetts

See which doughnut made Zagat’s ‘50 States, 50 Donuts’ post.
CVS to Stop Cigarette, Tobacco Sales in All Stores Nationwide

CVS to Stop Cigarette, Tobacco Sales in All Stores Nationwide

Products will be off store shelves nationwide by Oct. 1.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Michaels, Latest Retailer to Warn of Possible Customer Data Breach

Michaels, Latest Retailer to Warn of Possible Customer Data Breach

Federal law enforcement, security experts working on the situation.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.
2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

A look at two of Google’s new — and controversial — service changes that recently went into effect.
Four Reasons Your Business Should Blog on Patch

Four Reasons Your Business Should Blog on Patch

Run a local business? Wondering how to make a greater online presence for your company? Here are four reasons starting a blog on Patch can help.
Buffalo Wild Wings Gets OK From Braintree Officials

Buffalo Wild Wings Gets OK From Braintree Officials

The sports-focused restaurant will be at the South Shore Plaza.
If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

Children can become trapped in the chests when the lid closes automatically locking with no way of opening from the inside.
Cats-Only Braintree Spa a Resident's Lifelong Passion

Cats-Only Braintree Spa a Resident's Lifelong Passion

Each week Braintree Patch speaks to a small business owner.
Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

A breakdown of factors contributing to the looming doctor shortage in the United States.
Target: Data For 70M Customers Breached

Target: Data For 70M Customers Breached

The retailer had earlier said 40 million customers had sensitive data stolen, like credit card numbers, debit card PINs and email addresses.