Boston setting pace for pay

Wages in the Boston area grew more in the first quarter of this year than in any other met­ro­pol­itan area in the country, thanks to demand for skilled tech and […]

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Job seekers encouraged by increased hiring

Mass­a­chu­setts employers have con­tinued to add jobs at a steady pace, giving people who have given up on finding work the con­fi­dence to start looking again. The par­tic­i­pa­tion rate — the […]

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Researcher is making a splash

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity could help develop the first under­water smart­phone or wire­less router after luring a highly cited researcher who is pio­neering sub­aquatic Wi-​​​​Fi. Tom­maso Melodia, 38, came to North­eastern in […]

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Snow hurts job market

Stores and restau­rants have said that the record-​​​​breaking snow buried their busi­ness last month, and now there is a little more proof the latest jobs report backs up those tales […]

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Tow, plow drivers, plumbers prosper

The winter has taken a steep toll on many small busi­nesses and restau­rants that have seen cus­tomers dwindle thanks to a broken transit system and snow days that force Bay […]

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T trains slated to get back on track

MBTA trains will resume oper­a­tion on a normal schedule today after being grounded for the dura­tion of yesterday’s marathon bliz­zard — a move that Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh hailed, […]

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Paris attacks prompt European terror sweep

After years of wor­rying about the poten­tial for terror attacks as hun­dreds of fighters returned from Syria with fresh combat skills, Euro­pean secu­rity offi­cials mobi­lized yes­terday, swooping in on the […]

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Defiance, fear after massacre in Paris

Max Abrahms, a ter­rorism ana­lyst and pro­fessor at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said, “I’m wor­ried that there is another plot devel­oping now that hasn’t hap­pened yet. These attacks are really inevitable and […]

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