Market Basket board says it’s mulling its options

The board disputed claims that Arthur T. Demoulas was the only bidder in a statement that criticized the ousted CEO.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shirley-8031.jpg Decision to sell is difficult for grocery families

New England has had several family-owned grocery chains, some of which have sold out to other companies.

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Authorities have not said if Abigail Hernandez knew Nathaniel Kibby before she disappeared last fall.

The Cetacea was tied up in Charlestown Tuesday.

Couple spent first night of honeymoon stranded on boat

Jeremy Magnan and his wife Kristen spent the night under a wool blanket on the deck of the stranded whale watching boat.

How much longer will Jon Lester be Boston’s ace?

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How patient will Red Sox fans be if Jon Lester departs?

A trade of the team’s ace could put fans’ loyalty to the test.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

Walsh says he does not believe O’Brien was guilty in Probation case

“The system got the better of him,” Walsh said of the former Probation commissioner convicted of rigging the agency’s hiring process.

Smoke roses from the Tuffah neighbourhood in Gaza after Israeli air strikes Tuesday.

Hamas leader rejects cease-fire until its demands are met

The statement from Hamas came as Israel broadened its offensive.

At Bonapita, (clockwise from top left) meatball plate with rice and roasted vegetables; salad with black bean and beet patties; pita stuffed with lentils, mushrooms, and thyme.

Cheap Eats

In Downtown Crossing, two lunch spots satisfy any hunger

Bonapita is a restaurant based on anything that goes with pita. InBoston Modern Korean Kitchen specializes in fried chicken, rice bowls, and tacos.

Opinion

Cathy Young

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Both leftists and rightists see Putin’s Russia as perhaps the only force that can counteract American hegemony.

Books

Book Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/jamesleeburkecreditfrankveronsky.jpg ‘Wayfaring Stranger’ by James Lee Burke

In his dense new novel, Burke, author of 20 Dave Robicheaux mysteries and numerous other works, explores the very idea of sin.