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The owner of the North Cambridge-based company wants to do her part to support small growers by keeping a short supply chain. (Producer & Editor: Anush Elbakyan, Producer & Reporter: Janelle Nanos, Camera & Editing: Chaney Carlson-Bullock Mikayla Litevich)

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GM to end OnStar service in older cars because of wireless tech

GM is notifying car and truck owners that older versions of OnStar depend on an early wireless phone technology called 2G, which will be completely phased out by US wireless carriers by year’s end.

Guests at the Earthshot Awards are encouraged to dress sustainably. Mayor Wu understands the assignment.

Guests at the Earthshot Prize awards are encouraged to “dress with sustainability front of mind,” according to an invitation from for the event obtained by the Globe. Attendees should “avoid buying new clothing" and "consider sourcing vintage, recycled, consignment, or sustainably produced clothes.”

RI POLITICS

Providence Council tables vote on 30-year ProvPort deal critics said was being ‘rushed through’

Supporters said a years-long negotiation process has only just wrapped up, and that the timing is not designed, as some suggest, to jam through a deal right before a more progressive council takes over.

Does buying a home feel out of reach? Tell us in this survey.

Homeownership is slipping further and further out of reach for many in Greater Boston. The Globe wants to hear from residents on the topic.

Eastern Bank spinoff and Lawrence nonprofit team up to boost local entrepreneurs

The Foundation for Business Equity specializes in mentorship and guidance to entrepreneurs of color across Greater Boston, while MCCI had been providing low-interest loans to small businesses, primarily in the Merrimack Valley.

US hiring stayed strong in November as employers add 263,000 jobs

All year, as inflation has surged and the Fed has imposed ever-higher borrowing rates, America’s labor market has defied skeptics, adding hundreds of thousands of jobs, month after month.

FOOD & DINING IN RI

Johnson & Wales secret society dishes out a unique menu for members while mentoring future chefs

The Epicurean Scholarship Society raises money for scholarships while treating members to one-of-a-kind dinner parties with cooking by celebrity chefs.

Musk says Twitter has suspended rapper Ye over swastika post

Twitter has suspended rapper Ye after he tweeted a picture of a swastika merged with the Star of David.