Features by Shannon Mullen
Posted In: church, philanthropy, giving
More churches are adopting devices that allow cashless worshipers to donate digitally.
Posted In: Boeing, Japan, Dreamliner 787
The FAA has grounded U.S.-registered Boeing Dreamliners until the planes pass a safety inspection, following a similar move in Japan Tuesday.
Posted In: Walmart, Georgia, Retail
World's largest retailer experiments with smaller stores on college campuses
Posted In: cheese, Food, organic
Health-conscious cheesemaker Organic Valley wants in the multi-billion market for American cheese.
Posted In: turkey, corn
This summer's drought meant higher corn prices, and turkeys eat a lot of corn. So restaurants -- and you -- will pay more this Thanksgiving.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, electricity, storm
Hurricane Sandy is expected to cause widespread power outages in the Northeast, where utility companies and other businesses are still recovering from the last big storm.
Posted In: tourism, Travel, Northeast
New England tourism could get a boost this fall foliage season because dry weather will mean brilliant reds and purples as leaves change color.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure, shadow inventory
Many feared that millions of homes in foreclosure but not yet on the market would derail the housing recovery. But what ever happened to the "shadow inventory," as it's known?
Posted In: campaign spending, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama
And, no, it's not Ohio. Would you believe... Massachusetts?
Posted In: Memorial Day, Retail, summer, Target
Retailers gear up for summer shopping season. With graduation, Mothers Day and Memorial Day, May is one of the biggest shopping months of the year.