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Brookline’s ban on natural gas connections spurs other municipalities to consider the idea

When Brookline approved its ban last month, many in the business community worried it would be the first of many dominoes to fall. Well, here they go. Next in line: Cambridge, and then Newton.

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City set to approve controversial sale of Harriet Tubman House to condo developer

United South End Settlements, a nonprofit that owns the South End building, says it needs to raise money.

Fed leaves low rates alone and foresees no moves in 2020

The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate alone Wednesday and signaled that it expects to keep low rates unchanged through next year.

These 2 Boston companies just topped Glassdoor’s best places to work list

Looking for a new job? Two Boston-area companies were named No. 1 and 2 on Glassdoor’s annual Best Places to Work list — and both are hiring.

Boston has dramatically reworked the design for a new Northern Avenue bridge

City officials working on replacing the long-closed bridge over Fort Point Channel appear to be moving toward a span that would prioritize walking and bicycling and prohibit single-occupancy cars. Indeed, conceptual images shared Tuesday don’t show any vehicles.

Wellforce health system names new CEO

Michael J. Dandorph will begin the new role in mid-January, after many years as a health care executive in Chicago and Philadelphia.

Beth Israel Lahey expands orthopedic surgery care, using Baptist Hospital as model

New England Baptist’s surgeons have shared their best practices — their specific way of doing orthopedic surgery — with surgeons at Beverly Hospital in Beverly and Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport.