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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.

PHOTOS: What Would the Roche Bros. in Davis Square Look Like?

It would actually be a ‘Brothers Marketplace,’ according to Somerville Alderman John Connolly.

Alderman: Roche Bros. Interested in Davis Square Store

The grocery-store chain is looking at 240 Elm St.
What's Now Open at Somerville's Assembly Row?

What's Now Open at Somerville's Assembly Row?

And what businesses and restaurants are coming soon.
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.

Davis Square Restaurant Seized by State

The future of the restaurant was uncertain Wednesday.
Market Basket to Take Action Against Missing Employees

Market Basket to Take Action Against Missing Employees

Spokesperson says this will be the last request for them to return to work; customer group issues letter to current CEOs.
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?
New Patty-Melt Restaurant in West Medford Opens Thursday Night

New Patty-Melt Restaurant in West Medford Opens Thursday Night

West Medford has a new restaurant.
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.
Davis Square Restaurant Expanding to Waltham

Davis Square Restaurant Expanding to Waltham

The restaurant is moving into Waltham’s new CityPoint development.
Kickass Cupcakes Is Closed

Kickass Cupcakes Is Closed

The cupcake bakery in Somerville appears to be cleared out, according to Boston Restaurant Talk.
All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Restaurant Opening in Medford Square This Week

All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Restaurant Opening in Medford Square This Week

Nijiya has announced its opening date.
Burlington Wegmans Announces Opening Date

Burlington Wegmans Announces Opening Date

The grocery store/dining spot is hiring 400 part-time workers.

LIVE UPDATES: Market Basket Employees Rally Tuesday

Upwards of 15,000 expected to attend Tuesday's rally in Tewksbury.
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?
10 Retail Job Openings Near Somerville

10 Retail Job Openings Near Somerville

Looking for a new job?
AGs Warn Market Basket About Employment Laws

AGs Warn Market Basket About Employment Laws

Plus, customer group blows the doors off fundraising effort.