John Fish Chairman & CEO Suffolk Construction Company, Inc. spoke during The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting.

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John Fish Chairman & CEO Suffolk Construction Company, Inc. spoke during The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting.

After Olympics bid, John Fish is down but hardly out

The US Olympic Committee’s decision to ditch Boston is a setback for Fish, but local business leaders expect him to bounce back. By Jon Chesto

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The Boston Public Market will be open Wednesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Boston Public Market opens amid crowds

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