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Chris Reidy

Reidy is a general assignment business reporter. He chiefly contributes to online coverage that focuses on breaking local business news. In the past, he has covered beats such as retail, advertising, and residential real estate.

Latest stories

Ben & Jerry’s freebie scoop truck is once again at large in the Hub

By Chris Reidy , Globe Staff

The Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Truck is back in town, and according to the ice cream brand, the truck’s whereabouts can be followed on Twitter.

The Boston Foundation wins grant to help public school students get ready for college

By Chris Reidy , Globe Staff

The Boston Foundation said Thursday that it has been awarded $2.7 million in grants to expand a program that provides support to graduates of Boston’s public high schools as they get ready for and go through college.

Mass. unemployment rate in August rises to 5.8%

By Chris Reidy , Globe Staff

Job losses were attributed to temporary disruptions in the retail sector, an apparent reference to the Market Basket standoff.

Cubist opens international HQ in Zurich

By Chris Reidy , Globe Staff

Cubist Pharmaceuticals, a Lexington company specializing in antibiotics that treat resistant bacterial infections, announced the opening of its international headquarters in Zurich.