Ex-Belmont businessman arrested on fraud charges

Jack Cranney was arrested in Texas for allegedly stealing $6 million in investments from 15 of his clients.

Study finds women still lag in startup funding

Startups with male executives get six times the amount of funding as those led by women, a new study found.

First group of women leadership fellows start in state government

Fourteen women are taking top level positions in the Patrick administration for an inaugural one-year fellowship program.

Harvard Pilgrim awarded FDA contract for drug monitoring

The contract is worth up to $150 million to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute — a collaboration between Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School.

Panel says Tufts-Lowell General deal would not raise costs

The Health Policy Commission has declined to conduct a detailed study of the proposed merger, allowing the transaction to close immediately.

High Island is a small, uninhabited island a mile off the coast of St. George, Maine

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To preserve access to Maine island, they may have to buy it

A local campaign aims to prevent High Island from going the way of others that have been snapped up by wealthy buyers and closed to the public.

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Steve Tocco takes a victory lap on Wynn win

Perhaps one of the biggest gambles Steve Wynn ever made was trusting Steve Tocco.

Steve Wynn, casino developer and chairman of Wynn Resorts, delivered a keynote at Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas.

Wynn stresses ‘wow’ factor during speech in Vegas

Steve Wynn told the Global Gaming Expo he plans to impress patrons “from the moment of arrival” at his Everett resort.

Jeff Allen of Topsfield, owner of Boston Pewter Company, unpacked boxes of new merchandise inside his stall at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Longtime merchants worry about their future in Faneuil Hall Marketplace

The operator of property intends to begin dramatically overhauling the marketplace by next summer.

Visitors walk past an Ebay and PayPal banner at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

EBay to spin off PayPal as new rival Apply Pay readies challenge

The move marks a 180-degree turn for eBay Inc. chief executive John Donahoe, who had been adamant in spurning calls months ago to spin off PayPal.

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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.

Market Basket in turmoil

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

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

Top Places to Work

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The Globe’s annual survey of Massachusetts companies ranks the top largest, large, medium, and small employers in the state.

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