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Stephen Zedros, longtime manager at the Brattle Square Florist, will take over as the owner of the shop on Feb. 1.

Still in bloom: Brattle Square Florist will remain open under new ownership

Last month, the 105-year-old Cambridge shop’s impending closure was announced. Its longtime manager had other ideas.

INNOVATION BEAT
Stuart Solomon, the president of Recorded Future.

Ukraine is keeping this Somerville cyber firm busy

Recorded Future has 25 to 30 analysts dedicated to unpacking the crisis in Ukraine and providing intelligence for daily briefings.

A Starry wireless router for high-speed broadband service.

Cambridge Housing Authority adds low-cost Internet option for residents

Wireless Internet provider Starry struck a deal with the Cambridge Housing Authority to offer broadband connections to thousands of apartments in the city.

Los Angeles City Council approves phaseout of oil drilling

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a measure to ban new oil and gas wells and phase out existing ones.

A customer carries a shopping bag outside past a "Now Hiring" sign outside a Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. store in Brookfield, Wisconsin, U.S.

US jobless claims decline for first time in four weeks

Initial unemployment claims totaled 260,000 in the week ended Jan. 22, down 30,000 from the prior period.

A man passes down Batterymarch Street  in downtown Boston, MA on January 11, 2022.

US economy grew 5.7 percent in 2021 in sharp rebound from pandemic recession

US economy grew 6.9 percent last quarter and 5.7 percent for all of 2021 in sharp rebound from pandemic recession of 2020.

THE FINE PRINT
The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19.

Income tax season is upon us. Here’s what you need to know to file your return this year.

The Internal Revenue Service began accepting and processing 2021 tax returns electronically on Monday. But this could be a frustrating year.

Letitia James, the New York State attorney general, at a news conference in Manhattan on Aug. 3, 2021.

No basis for Trump’s lawsuit challenging probe, New York AG says

Attorney General Letitia James wants to put a stop to former president Donald Trump’s attempted end-run around a yearslong civil investigation into his business practices, asking a judge Wednesday to dismiss his lawsuit aimed at halting the probe.