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Barbara Erickson, CEO of Trustees of Reservations since 2012, dies from rare form of cancer

Erickson, who was 42, had led the Trustees since 2012, and was only the fourth person — and first woman — to hold the job since the organization was founded in 1891.

Opponents continue push against Maine power project

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Restaurant reservations are off 78 percent, business foot traffic is down 50 percent. Should Boston loosen COVID-19 restrictions?

Since mid-December, Boston has rolled back its economy further than the state by closing museums, gyms, movie theaters, and other businesses. These restrictions are set to expire Wednesday, and city officials are weighing whether to extend them again.

Developer eyes another million square feet of labs, offices, and apartments for Harvard project

Tishman Speyer won one of the most sought-after development prizes in Boston when Harvard selected the company from a list of nearly 20 bidders to oversee development of 14 acres across from Harvard Business School.

Biden fires Trump-appointed labor board general counsel who refused to resign

Labor groups celebrated Peter Robb’s dismissal and hailed it as a welcome departure from Trump administration policies they deemed hostile toward workers and unions.

Student loan companies return to court to collect on private education debt

Attorneys for some of the largest private education debt creditors have filed dozens of lawsuits in several states since at least the summer.

Trump reveals extent of pandemic damage to business empire

Revenue from the former president's Washington and Las Vegas hotels are down by more than half.

New unemployment claims remain high in latest weekly report

The Labor Department said 961,000 workers filed initial claims for state unemployment benefits last week. On a seasonally adjusted basis, new claims totaled 900,000.