Fidelity cuts 400 printing, mailing jobs in Kentucky, Texas

Workers in the printing and mailing divisions of the company will have their work outsourced to a firm based in New York.

Data shows Sarepta’s muscular dystrophy drug is effective

The Cambridge biotech will seek approval from the Food and Drug Administration later this year for the treatment.

More relying on Walmart for financial services

The state’s dominant check-cashing operation isn’t an inner-city storefront or a fly-by-night business. It’s your neighborhood Walmart.

Many homeowners ignoring US program to cut loan rates

Neither the regulators nor the lenders can figure out how to get these homeowners to bite before the program expires at the end of 2015.

Tech Lab

Paying the price for free software

For unwary users, a lot of free software can end up costing quite a bit more than they’d expect.


Mass. gets a venture capital surge

Venture capital investment into Massachusetts companies crossed $1 billion during the second quarter.

Frank Anicetti is known as the unofficial mayor of Moxieville.

Maine town hosts 33d annual tribute to Moxie soda

It’s a four-day celebration of the carbonated beverage that many Mainers consider a symbol of the state’s unique character

 Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yeager in “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” the biggest movie of the summer. The movie saw revenue nosedive 63 percent in its second weekend.

A summer without swagger for Hollywood

This season’s blockbuster output has been curiously low on the summer’s stock in trade: bigness.


Aereo: We’re not dead yet

After its Supreme Court loss, Aereo said it was going to pause its streaming television operations, not halt them.


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// Top Places to Work nominations extended

Procrastinators, take heart. If you like your job but didn’t get around to nominating your company as one of the state’s best employers, you have another chance.

Massachusetts housing prices

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// Median prices by town

Median sales prices have climbed above the 2005 peak in more than 60 Massachusetts communities. Compare the numbers for each Bay State city and town.

Diversity Boston

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A look at how urban farming is taking root, books about diversity for children and teens, a conversation about Boston’s health disparities, and more.

Top Places to Work


// 2013 Top Places to Work rankings

The Globe’s annual survey of Massachusetts companies ranks the top largest, large, medium, and small employers in the state.

Fishy business

Special Section

// Fishy business

A 2011 Globe investigation found widespread seafood mislabeling at Massachusetts stores and restaurants. A 2012 follow-up found not much has changed.

Globe Investigations

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// Recent investigative reports

Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.