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Shirley Leung

Widett Circle offers Boston a chance to think big. There is still time to keep thinking

The pandemic has exacerbated entrenched inequities between rich and poor, Black, Latino, Asian and white. A lot of things must happen to change that. Putting a massive Amazon warehouse on what could be prime real estate isn’t one of them.

The economy added 379,000 jobs in February as unemployment drops slightly

The level surpassed analysts’ estimates but remains below the rate needed to regain the more than 9 million jobs lost since last year.

Here’s a look at who’s running the state’s mass vaccination sites

Some of the executives running the state’s mass vaccination sites believe that their entrepreneurial mindset and ability to scale operations quickly gives them an advantage. The state apparently agrees.

Fed Chair Powell offered a patient message. Markets quivered anyway.

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said he and his colleagues have a “high standard” for what full employment means, underscoring that the central bank is likely to be patient in removing its support for the economy.

US added a strong 379,000 jobs in February as hiring rebounded in hopeful sign for economy

The February gain marked a sharp pickup from the 166,000 jobs that were added in January and a loss of 306,000 in December. Yet it represents just a fraction of the roughly 10 million jobs that were lost to the pandemic.

Where city leaders once saw a potential Olympic stadium, Amazon eyes a massive distribution center

The new owners of Widett — just south of downtown between South Boston and the Southeast Expressway ― are in serious talks with the e-commerce giant about building a shipping hub on the roughly 20-acre site, according to several people familiar with the discussions.

Mass General Brigham names CFO, treasurer

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State, city embark on a million-dollar study to improve Morrissey Boulevard corridor

The hope is to use the study’s findings to determine and coordinate the mitigation efforts requested of developers as they propose new projects along the corridor.