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Why Did Boston City Hall Change Its Mind About Releasing Those GE Emails?

In the wake of General Electric’s announcement that it would be moving its global headquarters to Boston, independent journalist Andrew Quemere filed a public records […]

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Boston Officials More Than Doubled Their Initial Offer to General Electric

The saga of General Electric’s move to Boston continues. According to newly released documents obtained by the Boston Globe, city officials initially thought about offering […]

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Bernie Sanders Calls Out General Electric for ‘Avoiding’ Taxes

Bernie Sanders didn’t shy away from calling out General Electric and several other corporations during a recent discussion with the New York Daily News editorial board. […]

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At GE Welcome Party, More Questions Raised Than Answered

More than a dozen executives from General Electric joined state and city officials on the top floor of 60 State Street Monday afternoon, shrouded in the […]

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GE Announces $50 Million in Philanthropic Contributions in Greater Boston Area

General Electric announced $50 million in philanthropic contributions to the Boston area over the next five years, ahead of the multinational corporation’s move to Fort […]

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GE’s New Fort Point Headquarters Could Be Rent-Free for Up to 20 Years

General Electric announced Thursday it was under agreement with Proctor & Gamble to purchase a 2.5-acre, waterfront piece of property in Fort Point for its new global headquarters […]

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GE Will Bring Headquarters to Boston’s Fort Point Channel

General Electric announced on Thursday that it will officially bring its new headquarters to Boston’s Fort Point Channel neighborhood. A South Boston waterfront office campus […]

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Marty Walsh Waits for Charlie Baker’s Call in Parody of Adele’s ‘Hello’ Music Video

Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day breakfast is usually a cringe-filled smorgasbord of groaners, rife with awkward silences, regrettable musical numbers, and pols with all the charm and […]

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Three Crowdfunding FOIA Requests That Need Your Help

March 13-19 is Sunshine Week, a nationwide initiative spotlighting the importance of open government and public records to a thriving democracy. Public records ought to […]

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Want Emails Between City Hall and General Electric? That’ll Be $1,746.24

General Electric’s announcement last month that it would be moving its global headquarters from Fairfield, Connecticut to Boston was met with immediate praise by the […]

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General Electric, EPA Tussle over Long-Polluted Western Mass. River

Update: Tuesday, 9:45 p.m. GE spokesman Dave Lurie has provided the following statement: GE is committed to a common-sense solution for the Housatonic that is […]

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Q&A: Jodi Goldstein Shares Her Unconventional Path to the Harvard i-lab

Jodi Goldstein has always pursued an unconventional path. When you grow up living in a hotel in rural Vermont, the “unconventional” starts early. “My parents […]

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Zombie Boston 2024 Twitter Account Doesn’t Realize It Dissed Itself

The bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston has been dead for nearly six months now. Until Wednesday, the only activity on Boston […]

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GE Becomes Boston’s Leading Abuser of Offshore Tax Havens

General Electric announced plans Wednesday to move its headquarters from Connecticut to Boston’s Seaport District, a move that would seem to validate decades of work […]

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General Electric Is Moving Its Headquarters to Boston

This piece was updated at 4:30 p.m. General Electric is pulling up stakes at its suburban Connecticut headquarters and moving north up the Acela Corridor to […]