Market Basket board faces range of options

A look at the full range of possibilities facing the nine Demoulas family shareholders, who will decide the chain’s fate in coming days.

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A look at where things stand as the protest movement continues and the board considers offers to buy the company.

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The pope recently launched a foundation to target the booming illegal industry.

Lack of oversight leads to zombie boards, report says

Mass. is failing to properly staff and track hundreds of state boards and committees, a Senate panel concluded.

The axe that flew from the dump truck was seen in the windshielf of a car.

Mass. State Police

Hatchet hurtles off truck into car’s windshield on I-95

A truck driver was fined for failing to secure cargo after a hatchet flew from the vehicle, striking a car in Topsfield.

The Patriots will have practices Thursday and Friday before heading to Washington, DC, to practice with the Redskins next week.

Ben Volin | Practice report

Tempers flare at Patriots’ training camp

Receiver Kenbrell Thompkins and cornerback Brandon Browner were among the teammates mixing it up Wednesday.

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Republican Charlie Baker avoided wading into a fight between gun control activists and police chiefs.

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A beetle that can quickly kill ash trees has now been found in three Mass. counties, officials said.

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Sources said the Red Sox are not necessarily committed to trading Lester, but enough teams are interested that a deal seems likely.

BetaBoston

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Cambridge-based Nara Logics in working on recommendations that play out like a mashup between Pandora and Yelp.