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Ban on painkiller Zohydro sparks federal court lawsuit

After Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick issued an executive order on March 27 in response to the recent increase in abuse of opioids in Massachusetts, access to some painkillers may be restricted for the Commonwealth’s residents due to a ban on a painkiller called Zohydro ER. Zogenix Inc., the pharmaceutical company that makes Zohydro, filed a […]

Boston making headway in startup community

For years, Boston and Cambridge have competed for the title of best technology startup community. Now, Boston has forged ahead and grabbed the top spot due to increasing venture capital financing and funding, according to recent data by CB Insights. Venture capital deals, which are outside sources’ financial investments in startup companies that are high […]

TD Garden to undergo $70 million makeover in next 2 years

In hopes of improving the entire experience of Boston Bruins fans, Boston Celtics fans and concert attendees, TD Garden will go through a $70 million comprehensive renovation over the next two years. This renovation, announced Monday, will be led by Charlie Jacobs, the principal of Delaware North Companies Inc. The arena will receive a new ProShop […]

Local figures offer leadership panel for Boston Marathon

Leading up to the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative and the Metro Boston Homeland Security Region presented a leadership program Tuesday  to help individuals in security and emergency-related fields improve their leadership abilities. An estimated 250 people attended the forum at Hynes Convention Center , titled “Whole Community Resistance: […]

Boston’s bike-share program, Hubway, expands due to high ridership

Despite recent reports that many bike-share companies are going out of business, Hubway, Boston’s bike-share program is prospering with high ridership. Hubway, now four years old, opened this season on April 2 with 140 stations and 1,300 bicycles. Ten more stations will be added in 2014 and will be spread out throughout Boston, Cambridge, Brookline […]