WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commerce Department has imposed a 22.16 percent import tariff on Canadian newsprint companies it says are unfairly pricing their paper against U.S. mills.
BOSTON – State public health officials have recommended approval of the affiliation plans of Lahey Health System, CareGroup and Seacoast Regional Health, care systems with a total value of $5.3 billion that could reshape the industry landscape in Massachusetts.
ROWLEY — Facing the prospect of being forced out of business, the owner of Sea View nursing home said he is fighting the state to keep the facility's doors open.
BOSTON — As Beacon Hill grapples with the intricacies of legislation to boost housing production, affordability appears to be drifting further out of reach for many as rising home and condominium prices in Massachusetts set up for what could be another banner year.
AMESBURY — While the city finished out of the running in the national "Small Business Revolution – Main Street" competition on Tuesday, many people at the special announcement gathering said the revolution has already begun.
NEWBURYPORT — While next month’s Academy Awards will be held in Los Angeles, it’s Oscar Night at Flukes & Finds the first weekend in March as the venerable antique shop celebrates its 25th anniversary in style.
Local car dealerships tied up red, white and blue balloons to welcome shoppers looking to purchase a vehicle on Presidents Day, one of the automobile industry’s largest sales weekends.
NEWBURYPORT — A local farm is joining others around the country for the third annual CSA Day on Feb. 23, to highlight the importance of eating healthy foods, supporting local farmers and “being adventurous in the kitchen.”
NEWBURYPORT — The Institution for Savings recently hired Mark E. Farrell as vice president of commercial lending, President and CEO Michael J. Jones announced in a press release.
NEWBURYPORT — The owners of a local women’s business cooperative are helping to bring one lucky Newburyport High School student’s creative dreams to life, while offering area residents a night of fun and charity.
AMESBURY – With Valentine’s Day coming up, at least six Greater Newburyport women will be giving themselves a present this weekend when they take off or put on their clothing as part of a “boudoir” photo shoot inside a Newburyport hotel.
BOSTON — Expanding upon a program already in place in Boston, Treasurer Deborah Goldberg on Wednesday launched a statewide salary negotiation training workshop program for women and committed to eventually spread the program nationwide.
NEWBURYPORT — Local podiatrists Dr. Angela Barnes and Dr. James DiResta are participating in the Sox for Socks program to help the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program provide new white socks for homeless men, women and children.
SALISBURY — After many years without an executive director, the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce announced that Tracey Brown began filling the role Wednesday.
BOSTON – Consumer confidence climbed again in December and ended 2017 on a high not reached since the beginning of the millennium, Associated Industries of Massachusetts said Tuesday.
NEWBURYPORT — A city councilor who runs three businesses downtown canceled his memberships in the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce last week, sending a letter to chamber board members to “express my concern, deep disappointment and solemn displeasure” in the hiring of former Essex Cou…
BOSTON — More homes were sold in Massachusetts last month than in any previous November on record and the median price of those homes rose for the 20th straight month, according to The Warren Group.
NEWBURYPORT — Newburyport Harbor Marina, one of New England Development’s four marinas in the city, was recently named a 2017 Boaters’ Choice Marina by the website Marinas.com based on the ratings and reviews of boaters.
NEWBURYPORT – The Newburyport Five Cents Savings Charitable Foundation recently donated $4,000 to the Coastal Homebuyer Education, Inc. to help fund the cost of first-time homebuyer training programs.
ROWLEY — Recognizing the increased demand for farm-to-table food, and in an effort to subsidize its dairy farming business, Herrick Farm is now offering grass-fed beef at its 77 Dodge Road location.
NEWBURYPORT — Newburyport’s distinctive character may be priceless, but this holiday season there are still ways to give loved ones a bit of the unmistakable Clipper City flavor.
BOSTON – The jobless rate in Massachusetts dipped downward by one-tenth of a percentage point last month as employers added 6,700 jobs last month, state officials reported Thursday.
NEWBURYPORT — The head of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday the board stands by plans to hire former Essex County sheriff Frank Cousins as president of the organization.
BOSTON — National Grid customers could be digging deeper into their pockets to pay for upgrades to the utility’s aging natural gas system.
NEWBURYPORT – Beer is a communal beverage, meant to be shared. And for Riverwalk Brewing Company co-owner Steve Sanderson, that meant finding a large enough space where he could brew beer with backgrounds from across the globe and make room for up to 165 people to drink them together.
NEWBURYPORT – ‘Tis the season for goodwill and the city is putting its money where its mouth is by again offering free parking in municipal lots in the days leading up to Christmas.
AMESBURY — The city has caught the eye of reality TV show producers again after Amesbury made the list of Top 10 finalist communities to star in the third season of “Small Business Revolution — Main Street.”
NEWBURYPORT – With any luck, there will be a lot of shoppers wearing pajamas Friday night during the Newburyport Holiday Pajama Jam, the third and final downtown Invitation Night of the month.
NEWBURYPORT — The 2018 officers and directors of the Greater Newburyport Association of Realtors were officially installed into their positions during a ceremony at the Blue Ocean Event Center at Salisbury Beach.
HAVERHILL — If you live in or around Haverhill, you’ve probably dropped by or have heard about Battle Grounds Coffee Co. on downtown Washington Street.
NEWBURYPORT — Being in the health care profession has its rewards. But for sisters Meghan Bonnano, a nurse practitioner and Colleen Roy, a physical therapist, it didn’t speak to their passion.
NEWBURYPORT – Those looking to score some holiday gifts after the workday is done will be able to shop local tonight and the following two Friday nights as Holiday Invitation Nights return to the downtown.
NEWBURYPORT — Local business owners, workers and elected officials gathered Thursday for a discussion led by Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Rosalin Acosta on efforts by the Baker-Polito administration to improve the state's workforce and potential improvements tha…
NEWBURYPORT – State Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Rosalin Acosta will speak and take questions about the future of workforce development in the state at a forum Thursday at the Masonic Temple, 31 Green St.
NEWBURYPORT – For the first time in years, the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry is asking the public for donations to help pay for holiday decorations and cover the cost of the Market Square Christmas tree.
NEWBURYPORT — Nathaniel Tilton was once a professional blackjack player but then he became very good and was banned from major gambling venues in Las Vegas and other locales.
The Greater Newburyport Association of Realtors held its annual meeting at the Nichols Village in Groveland. This year’s meeting featured chief economist Dr. Lawrence Yun, from the National Association of Realtors. Yun provided GNAR with updated information on the national and regional hous…
NEWBURYPORT – One of the community's most central commercial venues has been transformed from an Orange Leaf frozen yogurt shop to a cafe and bar but the same versatile owner remains.
NEWBURYPORT — Bradford & Bigelow Inc. has been honored by the Associated Industries of Massachusetts for environmental achievements at its plant, located in the Greater Newburyport Business and Industrial Park.
NEWBURYPORT – A doctor who recognizes that some patients will pay extra for personalized care recently opened Your Choice Medical to provide “concierge” services.