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Thu Aug 28, 2014
Many happy returns for Market Basket customers, associates
The scent of 71 bakery departments baking enough cakes, cookies and bread to replenish the barren shelves of Market Basket smelled a lot like triumph for the chain's employees and customers.
Arthur T. Demoulas Back in Control of Market Basket
Market Basket has been returned to Arthur T. Demoulas, the popular former CEO whose firing in June triggered a massive uprising from employees and a nearly six-week boycott that brought the company to the brink of insolvency.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Around the Region: Aug. 27, 2014
A summary of recent transactions and personnel news within Greater Boston's real estate community.
For Billerica-based special-ed collaborative, mission accomplished
In Chris Scott's Billerica office hangs the damning 100-page report penned by state Auditor Suzanne Bump detailing the rampant cronyism that had consumed the Merrimack Education Center and allegedly siphoned away $11.5 million from the Merrimack Special Education Collaborative three years ago.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Man charged with larceny from woman, 83, in Billerica
A 31-year-old Boston man is accused of preying on a Burlington octogenarian by stealing a woman's pocketbook, then using her checks and her and her husband's credit cards for a shopping spree.
Labor complaint filed against Market Basket for threat to fire workers
Treble Cove Market Basket in Billerica shows juxtaposition of unsold milk and unmade fresh meals, a now-common sight as the worker protest continues.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Billerica board clashes on Curran
The Board of Selectmen's individual evaluations of Town Manager John Curran reveal clashing opinions over his performance, as well as tension between some members and Curran.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Four from MCC named to All-Massachusetts Academic Team
Middlesex Community College students Zena Casteel of Waltham, Joohee "Judy" Hyung of Billerica, Kara Bologna Rea of Woburn, and Assaf Shahar of Bedford were recently recognized as outstanding two-year college students and members of the 2014 All-Massachusetts Academic Team during a ceremony at the Statehouse.
The Protection People
Staffers at BulletBlocker Inc. in Billerica show off some of the products the company can custom-make with bulletproof material.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Massachusetts' ballot is stacked for voters
Massachusetts' voters should consider themselves blessed with the quantity, quality and diversity of candidates who are on the September 9 primary ballot this year.
A medallion signature acts as super notary
Q: I am transferring stocks and must obtain a medallion signature-guarantee stamp on the transfer form.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Callahans not the first local brothers slain in Lowell
The fatal shootings of brothers Joseph and Keith Callahan Aug. 10 in Lowell isn't the first time that two brothers, who spent their lives together also died together at the hands of a killer.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Billerica woman pleads not guilty to animal-cruelty charges
A 26-year-old Billerica woman pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge after a neighbor told police he saw the woman discipline her male Pitbull by choking it with its own collar, punching it and kicking the animal 15-20 times in a fit of rage.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Sentinel & Enterprise
Market Basket boycott affecting neighboring stores, too
Restaurants, liquor stores and other shops that have long relied on people deciding to grab dinner, a bottle of wine or run other errands while getting groceries at Market Basket have found themselves also seeing their sales dive during the grocery boycott over the past month.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
3D printer comes to Milford library - what would Gutenberg say?
Consider the newest addition to Wadleigh Memorial Library in Milford. It's a 3D printer, the poster child for 21st century manufacturing possibilities.
Shawsheen Tech auto student has tools for a career
Recently, during an end-of-the-year ceremony for the Automotive Department, the Billerica resident received what amounts to icing on the cake.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Assault leads to list of risk-aversion tips
A carjacking and sexual assault in Philadelphia of a Realtor leaving an open house reminds real-estate agents across the country of the industry's potential for danger.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Market Basket's day of reckoning: Things are about to get ugly
A poster of Arthur T. Demoulas greets shoppers at the Market Basket store in Billerica's Treble Cove Plaza.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Former Lowell Fleet employee charged with selling 26 cars for parts
A former Lowell Fleet towing company employee is facing 26 counts of larceny, one count for each of the 26 cars police allege he stole from the Lowell tow company and sold for parts to a Billerica used auto parts business.