• NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 27, 2019

    Sky Bar is Back

    Sky Bar’s new owner has started production of the former Necco candy bar inside her Sudbury factory. The Sky Bar shop opens to the public on Dec. 7.

  • Massachusetts Nov 27, 2019

    Partners HealthCare Announces Name Change, New 5-Year Plan

    After months of work and requests for employee feedback, the largest health system in Massachusetts has a new name: Mass General Brigham. Partners HealthCare announced the rebrand the day before the Thanksgiving holiday. The rebrand was coupled with the announcement of a new five-year plan for the 12-hospital system.

  • Massachusetts Nov 26, 2019

    Fallen Worcester Fire Fighter Awarded Posthumous Medal of Honor

    Fallen Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy, who died battling a fire in 2018, was among those honored Tuesday at Massachusetts’ ‘Firefighter of the Year’ Awards. Officials including Gov. Charlie Baker were on hand for the 30th annual event at Mechanics Hall in Worcester to honor firefighters from fire departments who undertook heroic acts of bravery and public service across the state in 2018.

  • Massachusetts Nov 26, 2019

    Sudbury Couple Adopts 3 Young Brothers, Just in Time for Thanksgiving

    A growing family is getting ready to spend their first Thanksgiving together after a Sudbury, Massachusetts couple adopted three young brothers on National Adoption Day. Lena and KC Currie quickly grew from a happy couple into a family after adopting 4-year-old Joey in 2017. The boy was under the care of the Department of Children and Families and needed a...

  • BOSTON Nov 26, 2019

    Package Stores Sue to Stop Cumberland Farms Booze Sales

    Members of the Massachusetts Package Stores Association are challenging the constitutionality of a Cumberland Farms ballot proposal that would, among other things, allow retailers to sell alcohol in an unlimited number of their stores statewide. Westborough-based Cumberland Farms put forward the proposal this summer. It’s currently on track to go before voters in November 2020.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 26, 2019

    3 Foster Kids Find Their Forever Home

    A Sudbury couple adopted three boys from the same family.

  • Massachusetts Jan 15, 2019

    A ‘Board Game Cafe’ is Coming to Boston

    This week’s Restaurant Roundup includes a new gaming destination and the closing of a restaurant that is almost two centuries old.

  • Massachusetts Nov 24, 2019

    Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy to Receive Posthumous Honor

    Massachusetts is honoring its best and bravest firefighters this week. State Homeland Security Undersecretary Jeanne Benincasa Thorpe and state Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey will recognize heroic acts of bravery during the 30th annual Firefighter of the Year awards at Mechanics Hall in Worcester on Tuesday.

  • BOSTON Nov 20, 2019

    Developer Proposes $1B, 600-Foot Tower in Downtown Boston

    A downtown tower that’s been discussed for the better part of a decade — and was a key part of two lawsuits — is finally moving forward. Boston-based real estate development company The Chiofaro Co. on Wednesday filed a letter of intent notifying city officials of its plan to build a $1 billion tower, which could span 900,000 square feet...

  • Massachusetts Nov 20, 2019

    1 Year Later: How Has the Opening of Massachusetts’ First Recreational Marijuana Shops Gone?

    A year after the first recreational marijuana shops opened in Massachusetts, cannabis product sales have generated nearly $3.5 million in combined taxes and fees and a generally warm buzz for the first two towns to allow it. The revenue represents the first full year’s worth of the collected 3% local sales tax and the negotiated community impact fees for Northampton...

  • Massachusetts Nov 17, 2019

    Medford Soccer Team Loses in Controversial Playoff Game

    Medford High School’s varsity boys soccer team took the field Saturday night amid a legal battle over its team roster. Although they lost, the team was lucky to have even played in the playoff game. Earlier this week, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAC) disqualified Medford from the playoffs and told them they had to forfeit the season after learning...

  • Massachusetts Nov 16, 2019

    Medford Soccer Team Allowed to Play in Finals After Disqualification

    There has been a major turn of events for the varsity boys soccer team at Medford High School in Massachusetts. The team will be allowed to play in Saturday’s playoff game.

  • Massachusetts Nov 16, 2019

    Medford Soccer Team Now Eligible to Play

    After being told by state athletic officials their season was over, soccer players at Medford High School will be able to play in the playoffs.

  • BOSTON Nov 15, 2019

    Kraft Group to Open Esports Arena at Patriot Place

    Esports league Boston Uprising and Helix eSports will open an 18,000-square-foot esports complex at Patriot Place in Foxborough this January, marking the first gaming center adjacent to a major professional sporting venue, the Kraft Group said Wednesday. The Boston Uprising practice facility and Helix eSports gaming center will feature 100 gaming stations with personal computers, gaming and network infrastructure and...

  • BOSTON Nov 15, 2019

    Celtics Owner’s Martha’s Vineyard Mansion, Eyed by Obamas, Under Agreement

    The 29-acre Martha’s Vineyard estate owned by Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck — which former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama had reportedly been in escrow to purchase — is now under a purchase and sale agreement, according to a residential listing service. The Martha’s Vineyard Times first reported the agreement.

  • Massachusetts Nov 13, 2019

    Iconic Sky Bar Candy Resumes Production After Yearlong Hiatus

    The Sky Bar, the multi-flavored chocolate bar divided into four sections, is back on the market after a yearlong hiatus. The Boston Globe reports that production of the confection has resumed at a suburban gourmet shop less than a year after the owner bought rights to the brand in an online auction.

  • Sudbury Nov 10, 2019

    Sudbury Accident Causes Power Outage

    A car accident in Sudbury, Massachusetts caused a power outage for some residents Sunday morning.

  • Massachusetts Nov 8, 2019

    These 10 Popular Tech Jobs Pay More than $150K

    Tech paychecks continue to increase in size quickly, but which tech jobs actually earn the most? Perhaps surprisingly, not the engineering-related top roles. That’s according to compensation and workplace culture site Comparably, which released this week its ranking of the 10 popular tech jobs that pay more than $150,000. The report looked at the average salary records — not including...

  • BOSTON Nov 8, 2019

    Suffolk Downs Redevelopment Plan Gets Design OK

    The HYM Investment Group’s master plan for the 161-acre Suffolk Downs site in Revere and East Boston has been approved by the Boston Civic Design Commission. The approval is a major step for Suffolk Downs and follows 16 trips to the voluntary architectural review board in the past two years. It’s also the final step necessary to receiving a full...

  • Massachusetts Nov 1, 2019

    Ice Skating Rink Coming to Boston’s Seaport District

    WS Development plans to transform the lot that this summer housed the Cisco Brewers beer garden into a community ice-skating rink along Seaport Boulevard. The rink and accompanying “warming tent” are expected to open in December and remain open through February, said Yanni Tsipis, WS Development’s senior vice president for the Seaport District.

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