Market Basket sides hammering out final details

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

 The Rev. Karen Coleman, putting together a basket of supplies at her Helping Hand Food Pantry in Cambridge, links an increase in families seeking help to Market Basket’s troubles.

With Market Basket empty, some turn to food pantries

“Market Basket provided affordable food folks could walk by and get,” said the Rev. Laura Everett, director of the Mass. Council of Churches.

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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.

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

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

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BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Patriots just aren’t sentimental

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

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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.

Williams College has signed on to use the Circle of 6 app and will encourage students to download it this fall.

Colleges enlist apps to combat assaults on campus

An array of mobile apps aim at helping college students navigate their way out of dangerous situations.

Steve Grossman to tap own wealth for TV ads

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Grossman is putting up $200,000 of his own money to bolster a final-week advertising blitz.

Opinion

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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Paydiant provides technology for mobile payments at retailers including Subway.