Friday, February 22, 2013
The Canton-based company is lobbying the White House to changes its definition of full-time work from 30 hours a week to 40 or more per week, according to reports.
Canton-based Dunkin' Brands has joined the fight against Obamacare. The coffee and baked goods company is working to overturn a major provision of Obamacare, according to a Newsmax.com report this week. Specifically, Dunkin' is lobbying the White House to change its definition of full-time work from at least 30 hours a week to 40 or more per week, CEO Nigel Travis told the Financial Times, according to The Huffington Post. The change would leave Dunkin', as well as other companies, with fewer workers to insure under the health care reform law, which requires large employers to provide health coverage to all full-time workers and their dependents. Those companies who fail to provide coverage could face a penalty of $2,000 per worker. The …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
A monthly roundup of nearby restaurant news from around the region.
We know Sharon residents don’t just stay in town when they want a night out and a break from cooking. Restaurant coming and goings, new business and the best dishes and recipes are among the items that have appeared on Patch sites around the region over the last month. Below is a look at the restaurant and food stories covered in the last month. Raven's Nest Changes Name to Support Patriots The Raven's Nest temporarily changed its named in January to support the New England Patriots in their quest for another Lombardi trophy. The owners, Mark and Maura McAuliffe, changed the name to "The Patriot's Nest" in light of the Patriots match-up against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship game. The restaurant did the same last year …
Friday, August 17, 2012
The Canton-based coffee and baked-goods chain has offered a new way customers to pay for products and obtain Dunkin-related gifts.
If a cup of Dunkin' Donuts coffee is your thing, you now can now "run on Dunkin'" more quickly than before. The Canton-based coffee and baked-goods chain has launched a free new app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and Android, according to a report Thursday on InternetRetailer.com. The App allows customers, such as those who frequent the Dunkin' Donuts on S. Main Street in Sharon, to pay for food, beverages and other products at Dunkin' Donuts stores throughout the U.S. Users will also have the chance to send virtual gift cards through text, email and Facebook Connect, according to the report. The Dunkin' App is available in the App Store and through Google Play Store, and allows customers to do the following: The move comes just days after …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Enter Dunkin' Donuts' contest.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Is there something missing from the list? Add it in the comment section. 1. Dunkin' Donuts, which has a restaurant in Shaw's Plaza, is holding the Oreo Coolatta 100 Summer Adventures and Sweepstakes. Learn more here. 2. Ramadan began Friday and ends Aug. 18. Learn more here. 3. Which book that you've read this summer would you recommend? Share it in the comments section. 4. This upcoming Sunday is Pastor Helen Nablo's last one at the First Congregational Church of Sharon. 5. Check out Sharon Patch's newest bloggers: Larry Ross and Pat Z.
Saturday, July 30, 2011
Did you know your town offers places to sample all the tastes of the world? The Saturday Patch Passport is a complete list of places to eat in your town organized by international flavor.
Do you want to get out of the kitchen, but are bored of the same old places you always go to? Want some fresh ideas for tasty meals? Then the Patch Passport can help. We have assembled a list of local places with international flavors. Try one out and let us know what you think. Bon Appetit! Bakeries Chinese European Ice Cream and Candy Stores Indian and Nepali Irish Pub Pizza