Market Basket board weighs buyout offer

The company’s board said it would consider Arthur T. Demoulas’s offer along with several others but gave no time frame for any action.

// Market Basket workers rally in Tewksbury for ‘Artie T.’

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

Shirley Leung

// One way or the other, Arthur T. must return

Market Basket’s board needs to negotiate a deal everyone can live with. It cannot afford to keep the status quo.

Demoulas board mostly ignores petitions

A group of employees and customers confronted company directors with petitions to reinstate ousted president Arthur T. Demoulas.

Market Basket violated some workers’ rights, lawsuit says

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

Michael and Thia Philbin, with their children Mikey and Kinley, got a jumbo loan to buy their home in Wayland.

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Rising prices, falling rates give boost to jumbo loans

As home prices in the region have soared, so have the size of the mortgages.

Luxury home sales soar in state

Luxury home sales in Mass. are outpacing sales of lower-priced homes, thanks to a growing influx of foreign buyers.

Erin Andrews

Minihane suspended without pay for Erin Andrews comments

Kirk Minihane’s comments also led Fox Sports to pull its advertising from WEEI and its parent company.

Scorned Patriots wooed with ‘Rum Aid’

A small rum maker is mounting a tongue-in-cheek bid to replace Bacardi, which abruptly ended negotiations on a sponsorship deal.

Set to lose Angry Birds, Brightcove stock drops

Shares of the Boston company known for its Internet video platform and online video tools were down nearly 38 percent.

Fast-food workers in Boston wore stickers as part of the labor campaign  that will be addressed at the convention.

Fast food workers join forces on wage demands

More than 1,000 workers will discuss the future of the effort at a national convention in suburban Chicago.


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