Arthur T. Demoulas makes offer to buy Market Basket

Demoulas will seek to regain control of the fractured company and end the bitter family feud that has haunted it for decades.

Tests suggest limits to Vertex’s cystic fibrosis treatment

Two teams of scientists showed that the medications in the two-drug regimen interfere with each other.

Pressure grows on EU regulator to rethink Google settlement

Without a settlement, Google could be fined up to 10 percent of its nearly $6 billion in annual global sales.

Biogen Idec MS drug is approved by European regulators

The medicine, called Plegridy, treats adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, the most common form of the neurodegenerative disease.

Amazon’s new device is priced at $649 full price or $199 with a two-year contract.

Tech lab

Amazon Fire phone merely lukewarm

The online giant has delivered the features you’d expect in a top-line superphone and layered in an array of uniquely Amazonian features.

New rendering for waterfront towers is unveiled

Donald Chiofaro’s plan involves a pair of skyscrapers — one clad in glass, the other in terra cotta — that would would rise to 600 feet along Atlantic Avenue.

James Merrill (left) and Carlos Wanzeler face charges for the alleged $1 bilion pyramid scheme.

TelexFree owners charged with fraud, conspiracy

A grand jury indicted James Merrill of Ashland and Carlos Wanzeler on nine counts in the alleged $1 billion pyramid scheme.

Gerry Kelly, founder of clothing brand Sonas Denim, helped test Bubblews social network. He has earned about $100 from Bubblews since he began using a test version in January. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Get paid for posts? Social networking’s new twist

At least two services are trying to set up a system where users are paid for posts that attract traffic and advertisers.

Five workers at the Shanghai Husi Food Co. were detained Wednesday after reports that the company repackaged old beef and chicken. Husi is owned by OSI Group, which supplies meat to McDonald’s, KFC, and other major food purveyors.

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

The controversy deepened Wednesday when five workers for Husi Food Co. were detained by police.


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Market Basket in turmoil


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

Shirley Leung

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Massachusetts housing prices

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Fishy business

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A 2011 Globe investigation found widespread seafood mislabeling at Massachusetts stores and restaurants. A 2012 follow-up found not much has changed.

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