Ousted leader makes offer to buy Market Basket

Former Market Basket chief executive Arthur T. Demoulas, shown here in 2013, said he will make an offer to buy the embattled supermarket chain.

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Arthur T. Demoulas will try to buy the 50.5 percent of the company now controlled by family members who fired him.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/chelsea.JPG Protesters excited, cautious about Arthur T. Demoulas’s offer

Market Basket workers and protesters were buoyed by the offer from the ousted chief executive to buy out his relatives.

Air Algerie plane carrying 116 disappears from radar

The plane, which disappeared from radar over northern Mali, has “probably crashed,” a French official said.

The stretch of Boylston Street between Tremont and Washington streets has long been notorious as a destination for drug users and their dealers.

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Drug trade heavy amid wealth near Boston Common

Avery and Boylston streets jut out from Boston Common only a block apart, but they might as well be worlds apart.

Jon Lester is eligible to be a free agent after the season.

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Jon Lester: Tabling talks ‘doesn’t mean anything’

With the Red Sox putting talks off until after the season, Lester said it’s premature to suggest he’ll flee for a better offer as a free agent.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy-13569.jpg John Henry’s influence felt at Fenway soccer

The Liverpool-Roma exhibition was the ultimate collision of Henry’s favorite toys: His soccer team playing at his Fenway covered by his newspaper.

Barney Frank says he does not miss Congress.

A mellow and feisty Barney Frank visits Capitol Hill

Frank testified before the committee he once ran, four years after his signature financial reform legislation passed.

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/league150-7741.jpg Is Boston actually a major tech player?

Scott Kirsner thinks Boston can and should aspire to play at a major league level in tech.