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Wegmans going big at new suburban Boston store

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. said it plans to hire 550 employees to help run its store in the Natick Mall, which is scheduled to open next spring. The Rochester-based supermarket chain announced this week the start of its recruitment efforts for its store in the growing Boston suburb of Natick, which will employ approximately 550 people, most of whom will be new to the company and hired locally, the company said. There are 225 full-time positions to be filled starting now, Wegmans said in a release. The…

Gears & Grub

Calling all cycling/healthy food lovers! The Independent Health Foundation’s Healthy Options program has launched the next chapter of Gears & Grub. The bike-friendly event series gets […]

Drilling down: Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Charlotte and San Diego are among the places that send Erie County the most new residents

We posted a story yesterday about the states that supply the most newcomers to Erie County in a given year. But we can do better than that. The same federal report also contains a county-by-county breakdown of new residents. Click on the View Slideshow button to see the 30 U.S. counties (outside of New York) that sent the most people to Erie County between 2014 and 2015, the latest 12-month period for which official numbers are available. Each slide shows the name of a county (or, in a couple of…