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Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:54 AM EDT

Mass. Electric Customers Could See 7-10 Percent Rate Hike

Mass. Electric Customers Could See 7-10 Percent Rate Hike<br />

A proposed rate hike from Eversource would raise the electric bills of over a million customers across the state.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 05:38 PM EDT

Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed

Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed

After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care bill and left investors concerned about delays for the...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:05 PM EDT

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a "great day for American jobs" and siding with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 03:32 PM EDT

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:11 PM EDT

US New Home Sales Rise Despite Higher Mortgage Rates

US New Home Sales Rise Despite Higher Mortgage Rates

Americans responded to higher mortgage rates by snapping up new homes in February at the fastest pace since July. New-home sales rose 6.1 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 11:57 AM EDT

Tackling Taxes for Small Businesses

Tackling Taxes for Small Businesses

If you’re a small business owner feeling overwhelmed this tax season, there are some factors to consider when diving into your tax return. Mark Nichols (CPA, MST, MBA), a member of the Massachusetts...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:24 AM EDT

Amazon Introduces 1-Hour Delivery in Boston

Amazon Introduces 1-Hour Delivery in Boston

Many Amazon customers in Boston are excited about the new "Prime Now" service, which provides one-to-two-hour delivery for select items, but some area business owners don't share their enthusiasm.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 02:02 PM EDT

Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too

Google Maps Already Tracks You; Now Other People Can, Too

Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 08:58 AM EDT

Dunkin' Says Goodbye to Coffee Coolatta

Dunkin' Says Goodbye to Coffee Coolatta

Dunkin' Donuts is getting rid of the coffee Coolatta, replacing it with a new frozen coffee drink.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 05:52 PM EDT

Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery

Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery

Costco is ramping up its home grocery delivery efforts by teaming up with another third-party service, CNBC reported. Shipt, an online grocery delivery service, said Tuesday it was adding Costco to its delivery...

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