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A Texas State flag and the US flag are seen at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York on May 27, 2022.

Major stock indexes rose for the week for the first time in months

The S&P 500 rose and notched the biggest weekly gain for the benchmark index since November 2020.

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Many New England homeowners are facing rising property insurance costs amid worries of inflation and increasing building materials expenses.

Expect to pay more for homeowners insurance. Here’s why.

High inflation and building material costs are driving up premiums for many New England homeowners.

Workers for construction giant Suffolk install banners featuring the company's new logo at a local job site.

In re-rebrand, construction giant Suffolk returns to its roots

Workers at Suffolk job sites have begun swapping out the contractor’s pandemic-era light blue and purple branding with a revived version of its original namesake.

A shopper inside a grocery store in San Francisco.

Key inflation gauge slowed to still-high 6.3 percent over past year

The report also showed that consumer spending rose by a healthy 0.9 percent from March to April, outpacing the month-to-month inflation rate for a fourth straight time.

House Speaker Ron Mariano spoke on the steps of the Massachusetts State House in March. After a speech to business leaders Thursday, Mariano signaled a willingness to pass a tax relief bill before the end of formal legislative sessions in July.

At Boston Chamber, Mariano outlines plans for tax relief

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The "Conjuring" house, in Burrillville, R.I., is a 3,100 square foot farmhouse and eight-acre property made famous by the movie series that began in 2013.

Rhode Island’s ‘Conjuring’ house sold, with one stipulation: No one can live there year-round

The new owners paid $1.525 million for the Burrillville home — well above the $1.2 million asking price. "I came to visit and thought, ‘I have to have this house,'" Jacqueline Nuñez said.

Massachusetts General Hospital this week began vaccinating a small group of workers against monkeypox who were in close contact with a man diagnosed with the virus and hospitalized at MGH.

MGH vaccinating workers against monkeypox, the first time the shots have been used in the US

Massachusetts General Hospital this week began vaccinating a small group of workers who came into close contact with a man hospitalized for monkeypox earlier this month.

Delta Air Lines said it will trim about 100 flights a day in the United States and Latin America from July 1 through Aug. 7 to help bolster reliability for remaining flights.

Delta is cutting flights to ‘relieve pressure’ on operations

Delta Air Lines Inc. is cutting flights just ahead of the busy Memorial Day weekend and through the summer to help it recover faster from bad weather, higher-than-expected worker absences and other issues that have rattled recent operations.