Rival cousins close to completing a Market Basket deal

The agreement in place would sell the grocery chain to Arthur T. Demoulas for more than $1.5 billion, according to sources.

Peter Theo Curtis talked to reporters near his mother's home in Cambridge.

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Peter Theo Curtis grateful to those who won his release

“I had no idea that so much effort was being expended on my behalf,” the former captive said in brief remarks.

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For the first time this week, there are enough drivers on hand to ensure that students will get to school on time.

The Rathskeller Suite at the Hotel Commonwealth will cost guests $500 to $900 a night.

HOTEL COMMONWEALTH

The Rathskeller Suite at the Hotel Commonwealth will cost guests $500 to $900 a night.

A keyboard used in the original Rathskeller, also called The Rat, is on display in the hotel suite.

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A keyboard used in the original Rathskeller, also called The Rat, is on display in the hotel suite.

Old stickers from the original Rathskeller on display  at the suite.

Zack Wittman for the Boston Globe

Old stickers from the original Rathskeller on display at the suite.

Old audio equipment from the original Rathskeller.

Zack Wittman for the Boston Globe

Old audio equipment from the original Rathskeller.

The window in the Rathskeller Suite gives a view of the original Rathskeller location.

Zack Wittman for the Boston Globe

The window in the Rathskeller Suite gives a view of the original Rathskeller location.

A shirt embroidered with a Mighty Mighty Bosstones patch is featured in the suite.

Zack Wittman for the Boston Globe

A shirt embroidered with a Mighty Mighty Bosstones patch is featured in the suite.

Interior designer David Ashen oversaw workers as they hung decorations.

Zack Wittman for the Boston Globe

Interior designer David Ashen oversaw workers as they hung decorations.

Old photos from The Rathskeller await being hung in the suite.

Zack Wittman for the Boston Globe

Old photos from The Rathskeller await being hung in the suite.

Ashen (left) and former Rathskeller owner Jim Harold go over the floor plan of the suite.

Zack Wittman for the Boston Globe

Ashen (left) and former Rathskeller owner Jim Harold go over the floor plan of the suite.

Talking Heads performed at The Rat in Kenmore Square in 1977. In 1997, after 23 years in business, the club closed.

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Talking Heads performed at The Rat in Kenmore Square in 1977. In 1997, after 23 years in business, the club closed.

High-end hotel adds suite dedicated to The Rat

The Hotel Commonwealth, located in a high-end property built on the site of the late legendary punk club, will unveil a suite in its honor.

Bill Belichick called Logan Mankins “the best guard I ever coached” after trading him to Tampa.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Why the Patriots traded Logan Mankins

Despite Mankins’s stature and accomplishments, New England wanted to move him too soon rather than too late.

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A special prosecutor will investigate the circumstances surrounding the 2009 death of Joshua Messier.

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The Arizona shooting instructor was showing the girl how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said.

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Nussaibah Younis and Robert Caruso

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The Obama administration must build international momentum to confront and defeat the militants.

BetaBoston

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The app was born on the campus of Holy Cross in Worcester.