Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training

New London thrift-store makeover helps the homeless

Homeward Bound Treasures store manager Suzanne Saporita, right, and assistant manager Nicole Thomas pose outside the store at 35 Golden St. in New London with Allie the store dog. Lee Howard/The Day

Homeward Bound Treasures, the longtime thrift store on Golden Street to benefit the New London Homeless Hospitality Center, has undergone a top-to-bottom reorganization over the past few months, transforming a once-cluttered environment into a...

Why open plan offices are like a nudist beach

Facebook employees work in the office at the new Facebook campus, known as Building 20, in Menlo Park. Calif. A recently published study of a British government office showed that open-plan offices may be tougher for women. (Biz Herman for The Washington Post)

New study finds woman uncomfortable in an open-office environment




Rising rates: Savers sigh in relief, borrowers beware

Interest rates are charging higher, and whether that’s a good or bad thing depends on who you are. For savers, it’s a long-awaited win. After years of making virtually nothing on their money market accounts and certificates of deposit, savers are finally getting closer to keeping up with inflation. Investors are also getting rewarded with higher interest payments for buying newly issued bonds. (Richard Drew/AP photo)

Interest rates are on the rise, and that can be a good or bad thing depending on whether you're saving or borrowing

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Farm to Hearth moving to White Gate Farm

In this May 2011 file photo, Todd Solek, owner of Farm to Hearth, enters his bakery in Salem. Solek in summer 2018 will begin baking his bread at White Gate Farm in East Lyme.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

White Gate Farm will soon be the home of Farm to Hearth, Todd Solek's wood-fired bread company.