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Anatomy of the Market Basket meltdown
Local CEOs, the former US secretary of labor, an MIT Sloan professor, and more offer their reflections on the company’s disastrous summer.
How my brother’s life ended with a fentanyl overdose
George Bell’s family was powerless to stop his brother’s lifelong, and life-ending, drug and alcohol addiction.
Cape Flyer’s gourmet chef
Renee Scharoff has taken over the catering concession on the Cape Flyer, the revived vacationers’ train now in its second season.
‘Frank’ tries to get inside a singer’s head
The movie with Michael Fassbender in a giant papier-mache head is an entertaining curio with flashes of inspiration.
More tales of ‘Sin City’ in ‘A Dame to Kill For’
The fan-favorite Frank Miller yarn of the title is the one that gets long-form treatment, and it has cinematic juice.
Think before you go to ‘If I Stay’
The limbo between life and death plays more like comedy than tragedy in this hackneyed adaptation of Gayle Forman’s popular YA novel.
‘When the Game Stands Tall’ could stand some dramatic plays
The true story of northern California’s De La Salle Spartans makes for a structurally glitchy inspirational exercise.
Pros in being conned in ‘Abuse of Weakness’
Catherine Breillat has transformed her worst experiences into one of her best films.
Searching for a lost son in ‘Siddharth’
In this wrenching, immersive tale, a father exposes his son to a perilous world.
A life best told between two covers in ‘Violette’
The film demonstrates how suffering produces great art, and that the artist isn’t the only one who suffers for it.
Favorite landmarks on Cape Cod to visit
There are plenty of landmarks on Cape Cod, naturally, and these are the favorites as voted on by TripAdvisor users.
Boston’s intellect could boost Olympic bid
There’s no better place to look for solutions to the challenges of hosting the Olympics than to our academic expertise and innovation.
Campaigns’ messages geared toward women
Female voters have surged into starring roles as the gubernatorial campaign has jumped onto the airwaves.
In Ferguson protests, teens seek a wider justice
Michael Brown’s death has deepened the stress of being young black teens living in areas of concentrated poverty and crime.
Emmy categories fail to measure TV’s welcome complexity
The Emmy Awards need to evolve to suit the times, maintain our trust, and avoid sliding into pointlessness.
James Foley, exemplar of bravery to many, dies at 40
“He just had this gene that didn’t know fear,” said Jeremy Osgood, a friend of the reporter since their childhood in rural N.H.
James Foley killing decried, US says rescue bid failed
American ground forces had attempted to rescue the N.H. reporter and other Americans earlier this summer in Syria.
James Foley’s parents hope his values endure
“I pray that . . . he not have died in vain,” his mother, Diane, said.