Ken's Foods, which makes the eponymous line of salad dressings, could wind up paying twice for shipments of tomato paste from California - first to a freight distributor that went bankrupt and now to the railroad that the distributor never paid. Read more.
Jamaica Plain News reports the impending arrival of a new store on Centre Street that will specialize in chocolate and freshly roasted nuts. Cacao will open in the space between the Same Old Place and Chilicates.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Exxon Mobil has to hand over documents demanded by Attorney General Maura Healey in a probe of whether the company not only sat on information that proved the role of fossil fuels in climate change but actively tried to discredit the science of climate change to preserve its profits. Read more.
Citizens Bank customers are flooding Twitter with complaints about the inability to access their money. Shortly after 4 p.m., the bank acknowledged a problem:
We're currently experiencing a technical issue that is impacting our ability to process certain transactions and access some online systems. Thanks for your patience as we restore service. We apologize for the inconvenience, and will post updates as they become available.
The Boston Business Journal reports the Boylston Street Marshalls is shutting down, possibly to be replaced by a brick-and-mortar version of the homegrown Wayfair online home-furnishings site.
The Boston Licensing Board next week hears requests from a brewery that wants to open in Roslindale Square and a convenience store that wants to start selling adult beverages on VFW Parkway. Read more.
The Herb Chambers Companies have filed their detailed plans to replace Honda and Infiniti dealerships on Commonwealth Avenue near Harvard Avenue with three floors of Jaguar and Land Rover sales and service space. Read more.
UPDATE, 4/4: Store passed a re-inspection and was allowed to re-open.
A city health inspector today shut the Stop & Shop at 1025 Truman Parkway after wastewater and sewage began coming up through floor drains in the bakery, produce and deli departments and meat and produce storage and preparation areas. Read more.
Cambridge Day reports on the EMF Building situation.
City Councilor Matt O'Malley (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury) has had enough of storefronts and apartments that go empty - sometimes for years - in even the swankiest of neighborhoods and wants to begin looking at ways to prod landlords to rent the spaces out that could include "vacancy fees." Read more.
Vital Vegas reports that when the mega-casino in Everett opens, it will be named the Encore Boston Harbor, rather than than the Wynn Boston Harbor because it turns out that Steve Wynn might have had an even worse problem with women than Mario Batali, whose name also is no longer spoken of in the Prudential Center food court that used to have his name splashed all over. Read more.
WBUR reports on the closing of Sonny Walker's on Warren Street.
WHDH reports Wynn officials are considering ditching that name from the Everett casino they're building because of all the publicity about what a horrible person Wynn was.
WGBH reports on the contretemps involving an attempt by Patriot Care, which runs a medicinal marijuana dispensary at 21 Milk St. downtown to add recreational pot sales, even though it told downtown residents and city officials looking at its dispensary plans three years ago that it would not seek to sell recreational versions of the stuff.
Patriot Care says it wasn't lying, it just never realized that recreational pot would become legal so fast - an assertion some are finding hard to swallow.
Craig Fitzgerald forwards this photo of a rack at a Hudson News stand at Logan Airport with 17 gun magazines for sale:
If I said the word "gun" in the security line at @BostonLogan I'd be strip-searched by the @TSA yet I can buy 17 gun porn titles at @Hudson_News.
Councilor Annissa Essaibi George will be asking other councilors to hop on a proposal to let the city's burgeoning crop of breweries expand their offerings to include products from their ostensible rivals. Read more.
The outrage of Codman Square residents who recently learned Popeyes was building an outlet where it had been denied permission two years ago could lead to new regulations that require companies to notify neighbors of even proposed projects that meet all zoning requirements. Read more.
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