AGs remind Market Basket of worker rights

The attorneys general for Massachusetts and New Hampshire urged the company to respect the rights of employees who may be fired in coming days.

//[2]-8107.jpg Meet the Market Basket protesters

The executives, middle managers, and store directors have built one of the more unlikely protest movements ever organized.

// Market Basket director’s tweet draws criticism

A tweet apparently written by a director of the company described protesters as “much better looking than I remember.”

Dow plunges more than 300 points

The Dow Jones had its worst daily drop since February, dropping 317 points.


Startup Lilliputian Systems comes to an end

One of Boston’s best-capitalized — and oldest — startups has run out of fuel thirteen years after it was founded.


Mass. legislators make no changes to noncompete laws

No changes were made to the law concerning the enforcement of noncompete agreements as part of an economic development bill.

Tech Lab

Speech recognition on computer just not for me

Nuance’s 13th edition of its Dragon NaturallySpeaking program suffers from the usual problems of speech transcription software.

Walsh re-evaluates nomination to BRA board

New appointee Theodore Landsmark had been ousted from his job as president of a local college last week.

// TelexFree co-owner pleads not guilty in alleged fraud

James Merrill is one of two men charged with running a $1 billion global pyramid scheme.


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Data desk

// Latest from the data team

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Market Basket in turmoil


A family feud is now an outright business crisis for the Demoulas Super Markets chain.

Game Changers


The new publication highlights the entrepreneurs and the contributors who make the state a national leader in innovation.

Massachusetts housing prices

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// Median prices by town

Median sales prices have climbed above the 2005 peak in more than 60 Massachusetts communities. Compare the numbers for each Bay State city and town.

Diversity Boston

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A look at how urban farming is taking root, books about diversity for children and teens, a conversation about Boston’s health disparities, and more.

Top Places to Work


// 2013 Top Places to Work rankings

The Globe’s annual survey of Massachusetts companies ranks the top largest, large, medium, and small employers in the state.

Globe Investigations

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// Recent investigative reports

Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.