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BJ’s Wholesale Club has signed a letter of intent for a 90,000 square-foot space in Parcel 3

The letter of intent was announced Monday night at a meeting of the Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee. Committee members congratulated members of the Parcel 3 development team for the commitment, which will allow the project to secure funding ...

Startup journalism thrives but it’s a very white world

It’s a fascinating and bizarre development to watch, an emerging clique of the world’s smartest, snarkiest and data-driven geek-journalists battling for domination as Masters of the Wonkverse. While it’s been happening for some time, recent elections and the constant cycle ...

Boston South End shop purveys homemade delicacies

When Sofi Mercedes Madison opened Olives & Grace in 2012, she intended to spread her love and respect for homemade products within the entire Boston community. As the store moves through its second year and to a new location, that ...

Boston businesses competing for Ferdinand’s space

A recent city-sponsored open house at the Dudley branch library offered businesses a chance to talk informally with the public about their proposals for ground-floor spaces in the new Dudley Square municipal center. The new six-story building, set to open ...

Women’s group fosters business connections

Anna Foster’s experience launching accessory boutique Fleur De Lis created a yearning to help others keep their small businesses afloat and led to the launch of the Women We Made It Events, a network that celebrates the personal and professional ...

Sen. Warren convenes local businesses, U.S. agencies

Small businesses in the Boston area got a chance to pitch their services to government agencies and government contractors in a bid to get a piece of the multi-billion-dollar pie that is offered by the federal sector every year.

Richard Taylor to receive Edward W. Brooke Distinguished Public Service Award

Richard Taylor is being honored with the Edward W. Brooke Distinguished Public Service Award at the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus 13th Annual Good Guys luncheon on April 3 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel.

Startups lured to Oakland by low rents, skilled workers

Oakland-based Mindblown Labs put gaming into education and garnered the largest Kickstarter campaign for any mobile game ever. E-commerce site Mayvenn found an unserved market and is growing 40 percent to 60 percent a month in revenues, and GroupFlix is ...

Partners HealthCare working to provide promising career paths for employees

Education, economic opportunity, and professional development are essential not only for the life and vitality of an individual, but also for the life and vitality of a whole community.

Roxbury Community College’s honors program enhances student scholarship

Say that you are a student at Roxbury Community College enrolled in one of the college’s excellent course offerings. You enjoy your knowledgeable professor, find the subject matter very engaging, and treasure the time you spend with your classmates discussing ...

Boston Public Schools offers high salaries, challenging careers for America’s best teachers

The Boston Public Schools is encouraging talented educators from across Boston, the state and the nation to explore more than a thousand teaching opportunities, which have been posted online for the first time this year. This means positions are open ...

Boston Foundation earmarks $100K for Fairmont projects

The Boston Foundation is gearing up for year two of its Collaborate Boston grant program and is looking to give a total of $100,000 to resident-led efforts to strengthen the Boston neighborhoods of Dorchester, Hyde Park, Mattapan and Roxbury.

Report flags executive wages for government contractors

The CEOs of some private firms that have taken over government functions are earning as much as $8 million a year, according to a new report titled, "Exposed: America’s Highest Paid Government Workers."

Consumers of color pay more for dealer-financed car loans

New research by the Center for Responsible Lending finds that consumers of color still report paying higher interest rates on dealer-financed car loans than other consumers.

Main Streets Director Ed Gaskin sees bright future for Grove Hall

When Ed Gaskin talks about Boston’s Grove Hall, he sees the community’s assets first and foremost — its proximity to Franklin Park with its golf course and zoo, a newly-constructed nearby commuter rail station, the surrounding housing stock of stately ...