Donna Goodison, Boston Herald

Donna Goodison

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Past articles by Donna:

Putin handily wins fourth six-year term to lead Russia

Russian President Vladimir ­Putin cruised to a landslide re-election win yesterday at a time when his relations with the West are on an increasingly antagonistic path.His successful bid for a fourth six-year Kremlin term makes him Russia’s longest-serving leader since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. → Read More

Dunkin’ Donuts eyes catering to hike revenue

Dunkin’ Donuts will start testing a new catering service on Monday, with the hope of growing revenue by attracting consumer and business customers interested in serving its food and beverages at events from kids’ parties and bridal showers to office and client meetings.The Canton chain’s goal is to eventually expand the online ordering platform and special catering menu nationwide. → Read More

Apartment plan to give new life to Notre Dame Ed Center

The Notre Dame Education Center would get a new South Boston home on the first floor of a 55-unit apartment building that would replace its current → Read More

‘Tandem’ hotels in Kenmore

Two proposed hotels would add 677 guest rooms in Boston’s Kenmore Square and better connect two “orphaned” street corners, accord → Read More

Seal found grounded on Cape returned to seas

A harp seal found grounded on the backyard grass of an outer Cape property was returned to its ocean home thanks to the International Fund of Anima → Read More

Abiomed agrees to settle suit; will pay $3.1M for bribing doctors

A Danvers medical device company that plied doctors with meals and booze at some of the country’s top high-end restaurants to induce them to → Read More

Macy’s discount shops expand to Bay State

Macy’s Inc. will open the first Massachusetts location of its off-price retail concept at the Solomon Pond Mall in Marlboro on March 24 and follow it with a second at the Emerald Square Mall in North Attleboro in June.Both locations will be store-within-a-store models located within the malls’ existing Macy’s stores. → Read More

Cold storage, parking eyed in Southie development

Malden-based Pilot Development Partners’ plans for seafood processing facilities and a mixed-use parking garage in South Boston’s Massport Marine Terminal would provide space for three expanding seafood companies, a seafood shop and an International Longshoremen’s Association union hall. → Read More

Developer seeks higher rebuild on old Garden site

Developers of the Hub on Causeway project want to add an occupiable roof deck and seven enclosed two-story balconies to the design of a previously → Read More

Dock Square Garage redesign

New York-based Fortis Property Group tapped Stantec Architecture to design its proposed 10-story, 195-unit condominium addition to the Dock Square → Read More

Apartments, condos sought for hotel site

Developers proposing to replace a Brighton hotel with a large condo and apartment complex hope to start about two years of construction in the spring of 2019.Boston-based 1650 Commonwealth LLC is seeking city approvals for an approximately 163,000-square-foot residential project with 64 apartments and 114 condos at 40 Mount Hood Road, at the corner of Egremont Road. → Read More

Thousands in the dark following nor’easter

More than 100,000 remained without power last night as coastal communities throughout the Bay State began the arduous task of cleaning up from the nor’easter that pounded Massachusetts for two days.More than two dozen schools throughout the state canceled classes for today. → Read More

Allston eyed for $125M makeover

A proposal to add 342 residential units with retail, open space and public art to Allston’s Cambridge Street corridor would transform an area → Read More

TJX shares soar thanks to sales hike

Shares of TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods’ parent company shot up almost 10 percent yesterday after the Framingham off-price retailer said it missed fourth-quarter profit expectations, but topped revenue forecasts, and reported strong comparable-store sales and said it will buy back up to $3 billion in stock. → Read More

Single-family West Roxbury homes eyed

Canton developers CAD Builders LLC hope to build 29 new single-family homes off Willet Street in Boston’s West Roxbury neighborhood. → Read More

Herb Chambers aims for new dealership

Herb Chambers Cos. plans a contemporary, streamlined three-story building for its proposed Jaguar Land Rover auto dealership on Commonwealth Avenue in Allston.The Somerville company’s new 143,338-square-foot building would include showrooms, offices, service bays, vehicle storage and customer amenities, including lounges at 1186-1190 and 1192-1198 Commonwealth Ave., currently the sites of Herb… → Read More

Eastie church to be redone as residential

Preliminary redevelopment plans have been filed for a former Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston church in East Boston whose parishioners had stoo → Read More

Paint night brushes up on pot law

A Denver company that puts a weed-friendly spin on the paint-night craze is bringing events to the Boston area. → Read More

City poised to solicit proposals for Dudley Square parcels

The city’s Department of Neighborhood Development is preparing to solicit proposals to redevelop three key parcels in Roxbury’s Dudley → Read More

Patriot Place scores Dana-Farber site

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will bring its cancer care to Foxboro and surrounding communities with the opening of a satellite facility at Patr → Read More