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BOSTON — Pints of cherry tomatoes grown in Beverly, hundreds of pounds of salmon and haddock from a Boston pier, jars of curries and chutneys prepared by a Newton retailer, and communications support for local farms and fisheries are among the kaleidoscope of options up for sale on a new sta…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Big Tech CEOs — Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Google’s Sundar Pichai and Apple’s Tim Cook — will answer for their companies’ practices before Congress at a hearing Wednesday by the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust.


PEABODY — Employees could be seen wheeling mannequins on carts through the cavernous Northshore Mall Wednesday morning about an hour before it reopened to customers at 11 a.m.

BOSTON — Utilities are giving energy consumers a break on their outstanding electric and natural gas bills in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Freezers have been selling out all across the North Shore and Cape Ann in the wake of Gov. Charlie Baker’s announcement of a state of emergency because of spread of the novel coronavirus.

BOSTON — A plan to bring Canadian hydropower into Massachusetts to green the power grid faces an uncertain future amid opposition from activists in a neighboring state.


BOSTON — The state doled out significantly fewer film tax credits to movie production studios in 2018, which is rekindling debate over whether to expand the program before it sunsets in two years.

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GLOUCESTER – The city and other exhibitors will have to wait for the organizers of Seafood Expo North America to develop a Plan B, but the consensus seems to be the decision to postpone the 2020 Boston show as a health precaution to the spreading novel coronavirus was the right one.

BOSTON — Lawmakers want to give Main Street merchants a louder voice on Beacon Hill, helping them to slice through bureaucracy and navigate regulations more easily.


DANVERS — With the state unemployment rate hovering at 2.8% this winter, one of the biggest challenges many nonprofit health care providers face is the recruitment and retention of talent, given the trend that millennials are prone to job-hop every few years.

It’s still more than a month away, but the organizer of the Seafood Expo North America is gauging the potential impact of the novel coronavirus — and current travel bans — on the sprawling, international seafood trade show at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

PEABODY — The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual legislative breakfast Jan. 28 at the Boston Marriott in Peabody with Mayor Ted Bettencourt and other local officials and Chamber members, as well as local students.


BEVERLY — Motion control company Harmonic Drive LLC is switching gears from Peabody to Beverly.

PEABODY — The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce partnered with Chamber members Essex County Brewing and Regulate Yours Life Coaching for a double ribbon cutting on Jan. 16 at the brewery, which is located inside Mills 58 on Pulaski Street in Peabody. The brewery was packed with Chamber member…