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DANVERS — More than 150 business people turned out at Essex Tech on Thursday for an after-hours, multi-chamber networking event. 

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 PEABODY — In its next executive director, the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce has hired someone well-acquainted with the Peabody business community, and who has spent more than half her life working in City Hall.
  
 City Treasurer and Tanner City native Julie Daigle, 36, has been hired …

SALISBURY — For sale: waterfront property with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Waves erode beach regularly. Flooding gets worse every year. Saltwater damage to lawn.

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BEVERLY — Marty Bloom has opened more than 30 restaurants in his career, so many that he's lost count. He's best known as the founder of the Vinny Testa's Italian Restaurant chain, which he sold for $18.5 million in cash in 2001.

BOSTON — Immigrants who use marijuana or work in the recreational or medical pot industries could be denied citizenship, even in states like Massachusetts where use of the drug is legal.

SALEM — Business leaders gathered Wednesday at Peabody Essex Museum to honor the winners of the Salem Chamber of Commerce's annual Celebrate Salem Awards. The ceremony recognized excellence in retail, community service, new business, long-term achievement and businesspeople of the year. 

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PEABODY — Fourteen teens from across the North Shore pitched their business ideas Saturday at the Northshore Mall. The student CEOs, all between the ages of 13 and 18, are members of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a 25-week program hosted through the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce design…

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So far, lots of attention has been paid to the opening of recreational marijuana shops in Massachusetts. But a related kind of store is also starting to pop up on the North Shore — stores selling products made from a cannabis compound called CBD.

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BEVERLY —  A year and a half after officials cut the ribbon on 13,000 square feet of new labs and offices at Northshore InnoVentures, the space has a lived-in feel.

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SALEM — High school students learned last week that the Bay State's proximity to the ocean can provide a living beyond the fishing industry.

DANVERS — More than 100 exhibitors set up at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Thursday for the North Shore Chamber of Commerce's annual North Shore Business Expo. The daylong networking event included an investment forecast panel moderated by Dan Griggs, Massachusetts president of TD Bank, and…

BOSTON – An estimated 464,000 Massachusetts workers counted themselves as union members in 2018, the most since 2009, according to new federal data.

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DANVERS — At 17, Jeannie Cashman took a job at the Domino's Pizza in downtown Danvers because her friends worked there and said it was fun.

IPSWICH — Members of the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce gathered Thursday evening at Ithaki restaurant for their annual dinner, an evening of good food, entertainment and information.

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The U.S. trade dustups with China, Canada and Europe have been viewed through the prism of domestic industries hammered by retaliatory tariffs, from Midwest soybean farmers to wholesale lobster exporters here in America's Oldest Seaport. 

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PEABODY —  Wine bars feature wine not as a complement to a meal, but as the main attraction, and they are starting to pop up on the North Shore.

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PEABODY — Businessman, real estate developer, philanthropist and one-time "juice man" Bill Cummings explained how he started small and made it big during a talk on Tuesday at Northeast Arc's Black Box Theater.

IPSWICH — While the Newburyport Brewing Company continues the process to build a new brewery in a former 19th century farm off Parker Street, the company recently announced a partnership to start brewing with an Ipswich-based brewery.

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PEABODY — PGA Tour Superstore opened its first golf superstore in New England on Saturday at the Northshore Mall — the same weekend the New England Patriots played in the Super Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report.

America's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend. The partial government shutdown — the longest ever — has thinned the ranks of fe…

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BOSTON — Republican lawmakers are pushing for a repeal of fees charged to companies that aren’t providing health insurance to a majority of their workers.

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