International Trade

Economist: recession coming, but not this year

Brad Kane |

The troubling worldwide signals of a potential recession are more smoke than fire and are unlikely to lead to a U.S. recession in 2016, according to an economist speaking Thursday in Worcester.

Hospitality & Tourism

Chick-fil-A coming to Framingham; to employ 110

Sam Bonacci |

The latest MetroWest location for Chick-fil-A will open Feb. 18 and hire 110 full and part-time employees, according to the company.

Technology

Cognex revenue falls short, stock still a buy

Following a report from Natick-based Cognex Corporation of a year-over-year revenue decline, the company's stock rose as analysts continue to be bullish about the company's future prospects.

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International Trade

Staples merger gets European Union approval

Sam Bonacci |

The Framingham-based supplier of office supplies received some much needed good news -- the European Union has approved its acquisition of Office Depot.

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Government & Politics

Condos record bill up for vote

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday is poised to take up legislation aimed at addressing what critics call a "toothless tiger" - the state law requiring condominium boards to produce records for any...

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Technology

Mass. solar jobs up 37 percent; skewed east

Sam Bonacci |

The Massachusetts solar industry saw huge growth in 2015, with solar jobs up over 35 percent throughout the state. However, those jobs are still largely concentrated in the eastern portion of the...

 
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