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Walsh under pressure to hike fees on developers

Nonprofits are urging Mayor Walsh to boost funding for affordable housing by increasing fees on commercial developments.By Dan Adams

The arrange-ment with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bos-ton gives its members access to the Fort Point facility, where (from left) trainer Shane Jordan and gym owner George III exchanged congratu-lations with young visitors after a workout.
A recent Sun-day at the Club by George Fore-man III found South Boston youths (clock-wise, from top) Jadhen Rous-seau, Robert Hillard, and Henry Mota warming up; Mota practicing boxing; and Hillard and Nelson Castillo trying out the kettlebells.

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George Foreman III follows dad’s lead in opening gym doors

Foreman — one of George Foreman’s five sons named George — opens his high-end Boston gym, for free, to neighborhood kids on weekends.

Boston’s new parking program will allow drivers to use their smartphones to pay.

BetaBoston

Bye-bye, $1.25: Parking meter upgrade to spawn variable rates

In the next few years, street parking prices in Boston could rise and fall in response to surges in traffic.

BetaBoston

HBS students launch a healthy, disruptive toothpaste

The Kickstarter campaign for Matter, a toothpaste they say is free of dyes and petrochemicals, hopes to raise $275,000.

Neoscapeuses shipping containers as rooms: Meetings are held in them. At the center of the video company’s office isan editing/viewing room that’s made ofunpainted wood.

Workplace

Making images of future skyscrapers

Neoscape makes animated videos of future office towers from its industrial space on Boston’s waterfront.

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Baker official scolds MBTA over land sale to Wynn

A top state regulator says the MBTA rushed the sale of land that Wynn Resorts wants for the entrance to a casino in Everett.

BetaBoston

Bye-bye, $1.25: Parking meter upgrade to spawn variable rates

In the next few years, street parking prices in Boston could rise and fall in response to surges in traffic.

Bold Types

Pixar coming to the Museum of Science

Twenty years ago, Yannis Miaoulis had a big dream. He wanted engineering to be taught in every school in the country by 2015.

Walsh under pressure to hike fees on developers

Nonprofits are urging Mayor Walsh to boost funding for affordable housing by increasing fees on commercial developments.

New Balance ad campaign celebrates Boston Marathon

The local shoe manufacturer said its 2015 campaign, “Nobody Runs Like Boston,” plays off the city’s running heritage and culture.

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Game Changers

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We need your help identifying the 2015 class of Game Changers.

Living Longer, Living Better

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If age is just a number, the number 55 means you love traveling, might be downsizing, are transitioning in jobs, and you aren’t sleeping great. Don’t fret.

Top Places to Work

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Love your workplace? These companies keep their employees happy and motivated.

Shirley Leung

Leung writes a business column every Wednesday and Friday. Previously she served six years as the business editor overseeing daily and Sunday coverage.

Technology

Amazon launches marketplace for services

The services in the company’s new marketplace range from the conventional to the downright odd, like having goats eat your unwanted vegetation.

Longwood – A City Within a City

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As a Randolph woman prepares to go home for the final time, a young couple experiences the other end of the life cycle.

Data desk

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The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.

Market Basket in turmoil

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A family feud is now an outright business crisis for the Demoulas Super Markets chain.

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