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One More For The Road As The Shawmut Diner Closes

The neon lights have flickered off for the last time at the Shawmut Diner, as the business closed down for the last time, Monday.

Phil and Celeste Paleologos have retired from the diner industry, after 33 years of ownership, opting to spend more time with their family

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Taylor Cormier/TSM
Taylor Cormier/TSM

Phil And Celeste Thank The Shawmut Diner Family [VIDEO]

After 33 years of ownership, Phil and Celeste Paleologos are closing the doors of the Shawmut Diner for the last time on Monday, March 31st.

Over the years, many people throughout the Greater New Bedford area have worked taking orders, busing tables, washing dishes, and cooking the classic diner food that we've all come to love at the Shawmut Diner

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Boston Globe/Getty Images

Report: Mass. Schools Not Producing Enough Skilled Workers

A Massachusetts business group is calling for changes in the state's education system in light of a report that shows more than two-thirds of the state's employers report difficulty hiring appropriately skilled employees

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Homlyke Bakery - Facebook
Homlyke Bakery - Facebook

Homlyke Bakery Closes It’s Doors

Homlyke Bakery and all branch stores have apparently closed down for good.

The bakery's Facebook page posted a status Friday afternoon, indicating the closure:

"For all our loyal customers, family, friends and second family..Ho

Creatas,flickr
Creatas,flickr

Mass. Ranks 13th in Country For Doing Business

Massachusetts is moving up in the Forbes Magazine list of the best states to do business. The Bay State ranked number 13 this year, up 4 spots from 2012.

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Getty Images

Apple Breaks $500 Threshold for First Time since January

Apple Inc.'s shares surged passed the $500 threshold — their highest level since January.

Wednesday's gains came a day after activist investor Carl Icahn said he thinks the iPhone maker should do more to revive its stock price.

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C Simmons,flickr

Coffee Shops Having Trouble Making a Profit

It's a local, favorite coffee house filled with folks connected to cyberspace. From the outside, it looks like a good brisk business!

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JC Penney Hires Kraft Executive as Marketing Chief

J.C. Penney Co. says it has tapped a Kraft Foods executive as its new marketing chief to help revitalize the struggling brand and reconnect with its shoppers.

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

North End Break-In Suspect Gets Away, Leaves Blood Trail

New Bedford Police are searching for a man they say pilfered jewelry and cash from an Acushnet Avenue business.

Police say early Thursday morning, a man in a hooded sweatshirt broke into the International Guatemala Musica store through a window

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YouTube

George Zimmer, Founder of Men’s Wearhouse, Fired by Men’s Wearhouse

'You're gonna like the way you look, I guarantee it.'  It's a line that we have been used to hearing from Men's Wearhouse founder George Zimmer for years. We won't be hearing anymore, at least not from him. 

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