Daily Table founder Doug Rauch said the idea was to “reach a segment of the population that is hard to reach.”


Daily Table founder Doug Rauch said the idea was to “reach a segment of the population that is hard to reach.”

Nonprofit grocery store set to open in Dorchester

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Boston Children’s Hospital plans to acquire Children’s and Women’s Physicians of Westchester LLP, its first acquisition outside Massachusetts.

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Children’s Hospital set to expand

The hospital will acquire a growing group of 276 doctors in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

City Council member Nadeem Mazen said he cannot live without his Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with a stylus.

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Nadeem Mazen leads a busy digital life

The Cambridge city councilor operates a makerspace and owns an online design firm.

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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.