Market Basket board will consider purchase bids

The company’s board of directors met today and released a statement urging “normal business operations to resume immediately.”

Organizers estimated 15,000 people gathered Friday in Tewksbury.

Market Basket workers rally for ‘Artie T.’

Organizers said 15,000 people gathered in Tewksbury, though unofficial police estimates pegged the crowd at 6,000 to 7,000.

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The suit presents a starkly different picture of a Market Basket culture that has been put forward in recent days.

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The statement came shortly after Secretary of State John Kerry said he was unable to win agreement for a weeklong cease-fire.

Gronkowski ‘feeling good’ as he eases into Patriots camp

Tight end Rob Gronkowski expects to take the next step Saturday in his return from knee surgery — running with pads on.

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Francis will visit Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, Philadelphia’s archbishop said.

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A rare ride, the bamboo bicycle

Erba Cycles’ Randall Levere turns heads with the unexpected material he uses in his South Boston cycling business.

The last two series between the Red Sox and Rays have included a bench-clearing incident, including on May 30 at Fenway Park.

Inside the ongoing feud between the Red Sox, Rays

The rivalry has gotten so bad that even their social media teams and stadium sound booth operators are getting in on the act.

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A video has surfaced suggesting that MIT professor Jonathan Gruber agrees with those pressing a legal case that would undermine the law.