More firms chase mergers that yield overseas address

A backlash is taking shape toward US companies that shift their corporate bases to a foreign tax haven.

Israeli soldiers watched smoke plumes rises from Gaza following an Israel Air Force bombing Saturday.

Israel calls for north Gaza evacuation after raid

Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday.

Dedham Square improvements include pay stations that cater to people running quick errands.

Communities make changes to improve parking

An increasing number of suburbs are turning to the parking study as the key to revitalizing struggling centers and addressing gridlock.

The Legislature is already considering Governor Deval Patrick’s proposal to reform Bridgewater State Hospital, which, despite its name, is a medium security prison.

Scathing study cites Bridgewater practices

The report demands reforms far beyond what Governor Patrick plans.

Andrew Dreyfus,  CEO of Blue Cross  Blue Shield of  Massachusetts.

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The last health care reform optimist

As CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Andrew Dreyfus is convinced medical costs can be reined in.

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Gambling: an American love/hate story

Behind the Massachusetts casino kerfuffle is a country that’s always been torn about whether to trust Lady Luck.

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The Nantucket housing shuffle

From the largest mansion to the tiniest salt box, housing on Nantucket is simply more expensive.

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James “B’fer” Roth and Chris “Ka-V” Haake are being increasingly called on to build high-end backyard treehouses.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/11/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/IMG_3676[1].jpg Treehouses: High-end style goes out on a limb

James “B’fer” Roth and Chris “Ka-V” Haake are being increasingly called on to build high-end backyard treehouses.