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Report: Friendly’s Ready To File For Bankruptcy

Friendly’s is reportedly in talks with Wells Fargo bank for about $70 million in financing that would keep the chain of 500 restaurants operating during its bankruptcy.


In this July 7, 2011 photo, Central Falls city council president William Benson Jr. reacts as he stands outside the community center which is closed indefinitely in Central Falls, R.I. Rhode Island's most distressed city is on the cusp of declaring bankruptcy _ a relatively rare step for municipalities even in tough financial times. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Central Falls, RI Stares Down ‘Painful’ Bankruptcy

Central Falls, Rhode Island is on the cusp of declaring bankruptcy.


Evergreen Solar

Evergreen Solar Faces Major Financial Challenge In Mass.

The sun may be setting soon on one of the most controversial solar panel companies in the state.


The Rugged Bear

Rugged Bear Kids Clothing Brand May Be Revived

The Rugged Bear brand may be revived.


Constellation Energy of Baltimore agrees to buy 5 Boston-area power plants

Constellation energy has signed a deal to buy the plants from Boston Generating, which is in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings.   WBZ New England Business Editor Anthony Silva has more in this report.


Debt, joblessness spark more bankruptcies

WBZ’s Anthony Silva takes a closer look at a new report from the Warren Group detailing the rise in personal bankruptcy filings in Massachusetts.


Mass bankruptcies up 25%

A new report shows bankruptcy filings in Massachusetts surged by 25 percent during the first half of the year, as more individuals struggled to pay off debt.


Panel Bailout

The Most Difficult Business Decisions Made And Obstacles To Overcome

In part 4 the panelists discuss the most difficult business decision they’ve had to make and some of the obstacles they have faced and how they defeated those obstacles.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/19/2009