CommonWealth Staff

Stories by CommonWealth Staff

The Codcast: The Senate’s surprise (acting) president

Harriette Chandler never had designs on the Massachusetts Senate’s top post, and she readily admits to mixed feelings about landing there. Her unexpected ascension was the result of the scandal swirling around her close ally, Stan Rosenberg, who temporarily relinquished the Senate president’s job last month while an investigation is underway. Congratulated on her new(...)

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Firms leaving behind the suburbs

Businesses are migrating from the suburbs to Boston and Cambridge at an accelerating pace, leaving behind white elephant office parks and putting more pressure on transit services in the urban core. Phillips NV is the latest firm to make the leap, announcing plans to relocate its North American headquarters and nearly 2,000 jobs from Andover(...)

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