Arthur T. Demoulas the sole bidder left for Market Basket

Both sides of the family are furiously negotiating to complete a sale and end the company’s daily losses, according to sources.

Workers who support ousted Market Basket President Arthur T. Demoulas spell out their support with produce trays in the Market Basket in Haverhill.

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Thomas A. Kochan | COMMENTARY

How to solve the Market Basket standoff

MIT professor Thomas Kochan thinks the way forward requires a change in approach by both the company’s board and the protesting employees.

Evan Horowitz

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/horowitz--90x90.png Inside Patrick’s plan to house migrant children in Mass.

At most, the plan would increase the number of foreign-born residents by 0.1 percent.

Carol Anne Geary (center, with husband David and Representative Ellen Story) says bullying led to her being hospitalized, and eventually fired.

Dealing with bullies in the workplace

The problem is tangled by workers’ fear of retribution, lack of legal protections, and concerns about what constitutes abusive behavior.

Nathaniel Kibby’s neighbors described him as a loner who did not interact much with others.

Man in kidnapping case was loner, neighbors say

Nathaniel Kibby, the man accused of kidnapping Abigail Hernandez, was described as someone who loves guns.

The Boston Harbor Cruises whale watch vessel Cetacea, pictured in this company photo, was freed early Tuesday.

COURTESY BOSTON HARBOR CRUISES

Seas were too rough to rescue whale watch boat overnight

One of the vessel’s propellers snagged a cable to a liquefied natural gas facility about 15 miles off the Mass. coast.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/revere150-12757.jpg Revere officials amazed no one was seriously hurt

“It’s really a miracle,” said Revere’s mayor of the rare tornado that heavily damaged more than 100 buildings.

Opinion

Cathy Young

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Mvd6625933.jpg Putin’s strange bedfellows

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.