Christina Rohrbacher bought potatoes from Chelmsford growers Phil Jones and Ashley Sacramo of Jones Farm at Mill No. 5.

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Christina Rohrbacher bought potatoes from Chelmsford growers Phil Jones and Ashley Sacramo of Jones Farm at Mill No. 5.

Mill No. 5 becoming a hip haven in Lowell

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‘Interview’ attack may signal new cyberwar

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MBTA waits a year to tell of issues at hedge fund

The hedge fund where the MBTA invested $10 million is shutting down and its chief executive is banned from the industry.

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MassChallenge leaders resigning

Akhil Nigam, one of the founders of the startup accelerator, and Karl Büttner, its chief mentorship officer, are stepping down.

On busiest day, shippers say they are delivering

As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS, and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather and a surge in late orders from shoppers caused delivery delays.

TripAdvisor fined $600,000 by Italian antitrust agency

Italy’s antitrust authority has fined travel planning website TripAdvisor $600,000 following complaints of improper business practices lodged by a national hoteliers’ association and a consumer protection agency.

Aspen Dental to pay $1 million to settle fraud allegations

The state alleges first-time customers were forced to pay for exams and x-rays that the company said would be free.

Coming soon to US: Cuba Libre, with real Cuban rum

US rum aficionados are abuzz over the possibility of mixing a Cuba Libre with authentic Cuban rum, now that they will be able to bring home liquor distilled in the communist nation.

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