Market Basket board will consider purchase bids

The company’s board of directors met today and released a statement urging “normal business operations to resume immediately.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/rally150-7904.jpg Market Basket workers rally for ‘Artie T.’

Organizers said 15,000 people gathered in Tewksbury, though unofficial police estimates pegged the crowd at 6,000 to 7,000.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/sheridan150-7911.jpg Lawsuit hits Market Basket on working conditions

The suit presents a starkly different picture of a Market Basket culture that has been put forward in recent days.

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Francis will visit Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, Philadelphia’s archbishop said.

The last two series between the Red Sox and Rays have included a bench-clearing incident, including on May 30 at Fenway Park.

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Inside the ongoing feud between the Red Sox, Rays

The rivalry has gotten so bad that even their social media teams and stadium sound booth operators are getting in on the act.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/25/BostonGlobe.com/HealthScience/Images/gruber150-765.jpg US health law architect calls statements on video ‘a mistake’

A video has surfaced suggesting that MIT professor Jonathan Gruber agrees with those pressing a legal case that would undermine the law.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/homer150-12866.jpg MFA defaced by Homer Simpson graffiti

Workers are scrubbing the institution of a collection of crude Homer Simpson drawings found spray-painted around the grounds.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/older150-12850.jpg At 115, Mass. resident a teen again

The state’s oldest person has a formula for long life: No kids, no stress, and a spoonful of honey every day.

Movies

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/17/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/AMWM-01256.jpg Hoffman shines in ‘A Most Wanted Man’

The adaption of John le Carré’s best-selling novel is Philip Seymour Hoffman’s last leading role before his death.