Auto insurance rates bounce back up

Despite the increase in premiums, the state says deregulation still brings benefits.


Rebranding rowing, with a $200k fund

The initiative from Community Rowing in Brighton aims to generate ideas to get more people involved in the sport.

Fast-food workers rally for $15 wage

Fastfood workers — 1,200 of them — gathered in Illinois over the weekend.

Equinox expands high-end gym empire

Equinox Fitness, one of the biggest players in the luxury gym market, is continuing to expand.

Longtime BSX-J&J feud heading to trial

Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific have been at odds for nearly a decade. Now that dispute has quietly resurfaced.

 Caleb Weiss of Watertown (center) using the laser cutter at Danger!Awesome, a 3-D printing and laser-cutting lab in Central Square that the general public can use.

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The ABCs of 3-D printing and laser tools

Cambridge lab Danger!Awesome is helping novices use cutting-edge technology to turn ideas into products.


Circle the skies, from your phone

For years, flight simulator games were primarily played on traditional PCs, but many smartphones and tablets can now do the job.


A moment of truth for Boston innovation

There are two groups vying to be Boston’s parking-ticket partner after the city issues a request for proposals for a mobile app.


Competing against the calendar

The legislative session ends July 31, and if anything is going to be done about banning or restricting noncompete clauses, it would have to be done by then.


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Market Basket in turmoil


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

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.

Game Changers


The new publication highlights the entrepreneurs and the contributors who make the state a national leader in innovation.

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

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// 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.