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.

Latest Business headlines

Healey objects to auto insurance fee increase

The attorney general’s office has filed a letter against a proposed fee increase by the state’s auto insurance system of last resort.

Vice to start daily newscast on HBO

HBO and Vice Media announced an expansion of their partnership on Thursday, including the launch of a daily Vice newscast on the pay cable outlet.

Bankruptcy judge asked to reopen RadioShack bidding

An attorney for a lender that lost a bankruptcy auction for electronics retailer RadioShack has asked a Delaware judge to reopen the bidding.

Rules proposed to regulate ‘payday’ loans

Each month, more than 200,000 needy US households take out what’s advertised as a brief loan.

Study says municipal utilities charge less for power

The state’s locally controlled electric companies charged less than investor-owned utilities, a finding that those companies say merits a big asterisk.

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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.