Market Basket has several suitors

Arthur T. Demoulas?s bid to buy the grocery chain is one of several offers discussed in recent months.

Adrian Walker

// Time to save Market Basket

The family needs a clean break; the grocery chain needs a single owner. And it?s clear who that person should be.

Personal touches won loyalty at Market Basket

Solid pay and a boss who cares have created an atmosphere employees want to protect.

Shirley Leung

// Demoulas family should put threatened company first

The Market Basket clan could use advice from other feuding family businesses.

B.C. ethicist: Don?t cover infertility treatments for fertile gay or single women

The paper was published in a well-respected medical journal and proposed by a doctoral student in theological ethics.

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo

DeLeo could be further haunted by probation verdict

The House speaker himself was never charged, but prosecutors had argued in the trial that he joined in John O?Brien?s conspiracy.

Jury finds O?Brien ran criminal enterprise

John O?Brien and his top aide, Elizabeth Tavares, were convicted of mail fraud, racketeering, and racketeering conspiracy.

The first day of drive-through tolls on the Tobin Bridge. More poll respondents favored an increase in fees and taxes if the proceeds would go to repairs of local roadways.

Weekly Poll

Voters would pay for road fixes ? close to home

Mass. voters are sensitive to whether their taxes will go toward infrastructure upgrades nearby, a new Boston Globe poll finds.


movie review

// Hoffman shines in ?A Most Wanted Man?

The adaption of John le Carré?s best-selling novel is Philip Seymour Hoffman?s last leading role before his death.