The Portsmouth restaurant scene is flourishing.

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The Portsmouth restaurant scene is flourishing.

Chefs cooking up a food revolution in Portsmouth, N.H.

The small city is hungering to enhance its renaissance through top-tier, farm-to-table dishes.By Taryn Luna

Bounce, a new app from the makers of IdeaPaint, allows users to save and annotate images from their brainstorming sessions.



IdeaPaint’s app Bounce takes brainstorming off the wall

It’s little surprise that the idea for Bounce came out of a brainstorming session.

National Grid predicts energy prices to drop 25 percent

The company’s 900,000 gas customers will see their bills drop to around $29 on average, $7 below last summer.

Bold Types

// Coakley to be honored at Liberty Hotel

As attorney general, Coakley fought for women’s rights — from defending the state’s buffer zone law around abortion clinics to passing the state’s first human trafficking law.


// FirstLine offers doctors’ advice on demand

The team is already hiring and training local medics with a goal of launching in Boston this summer.

// Store employee is primed for Cabela’s grand opening

The 27-year-old spent many hours preparing for Thursday, when the Cabela’s employee will try to officially open its first store in Massachusetts.

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Talking points

Ten things you may have missed Friday from the world of business

Goldberg seeks to toughen proxy-voting guidelines, HBO will feature a daily newscast, and more news from Monday.

Feeling fit? Firm unveils software to let your doctor know

Physicians will be able to see who is active and who is not, who is keeping blood pressure under control, and who is gaining weight.

Banks tap pro athletes to promote their brands

The modern pitchmen for Massachusetts banks are party boy Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and retired Bruins standout Ray Bourque.

Friday’s business agenda

Customer satisfaction, intellectual property strategies, and more notable events and things to know.

Glitch cuts off food stamps

The state’s efforts to modernize the program and root out fraud have instead cut off thousands from their benefits.

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Game Changers

// Nominate a 2015 Game Changer

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

Living Longer, Living Better

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//[1].jpg Slowing down? Not a chance

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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// Top Places to Work 2014

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.

Longwood – A City Within a City

//[1]--90x90.jpg A first breath, and a last breath. In Longwood, that’s life

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

//[1].jpg A sampling of what gets produced in New England every day

Yes, we write software and design websites. But the New England economy chugged along for almost 400 years on the strength of other products.

Market Basket in turmoil


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

Globe Investigations

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// Recent investigative reports

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