Daily Archives: April 7, 2019

Century Bank founder and chairman Marshall Sloane dies at 92

Marshall Sloane, the Century Bank chairman who founded the financial institution 50 years ago and built it into one of Greater Boston’s largest and best-known banks, died on Saturday at the age of 92. Medford-based Century was founded out of a Somervi...

By | 2019-04-07T22:15:10+00:00 April 7th, 2019|Economics|

Viewpoint: Boston must divest from prisons, reinvest in its values

Despite struggling with deep-seated racial tensions locally, in 1984 Boston passed legislation prohibiting the city’s investment in companies doing business with South Africa’s apartheid state. More than three decades later, social-justice advocates ar...

By | 2019-04-07T21:00:00+00:00 April 7th, 2019|Economics|

Final Four games bring another dose of drama to U.S. Bank Stadium Saturday night (gallery)

U.S. Bank Stadium once again played host to an exciting sporting event that was watched my millions across the country and the globe, as Virginia and Texas Tech won hard-fought games Saturday night and a right to play in Monday's championship. Over t...

By | 2019-04-07T17:54:03+00:00 April 7th, 2019|Sports|

Startup raises $1M in crowdfunding for high-tech vending machines that could dispense cannabis

A Columbus startup building tech-enabled vending kiosks that can dispense anything from shoes to watches to cannabis has raised the maximum $1.1 million allowed via equity crowdfunding. The average investment in PopCom was $500. CEO Dawn Dickson inv...

By | 2019-04-07T12:16:52+00:00 April 7th, 2019|Technology|