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A Market Basket history

bostonglobe.com — The Demoulas family saga In 1954, the founder, Arthur Demoulas, sells the Market Basket supermarket to his two sons Telemachus and George. They are equal partners. George dies in 1971, after the two brothers had turned the supermarket into a successful chain.
Jul 23, 2014

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Jul 23, 2014

RT @danteramos: "Market Basket: The Opera" = only a matter of time. RT @BostonGlobe The history of Market Basket in one simple chart b.globe.com/1rpQhkw

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Red Sox Around The Globe

live.bostonglobe.com — A year later, Pedroia's contract and how it relates to Lester By Peter Abraham / Globe StaffTORONTO - As the Red Sox wrestle with the question of what- or whether - to pay Jon Lester, Dustin Pedroia represents a reason to be cautious with handing out another long-term contract.It was
Jul 23, 2014

RT @PeteAbe: A year after he signed it, how Pedroia’s extension relates to the #RedSox contemplating the same for Lester: live.bostonglobe.com/Event/Red_Sox_…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @PeteAbe: A year after he signed it, how Pedroia’s extension relates to the #RedSox contemplating the same for Lester: live.bostonglobe.com/Event/Red_Sox_…

Jul 23, 2014

A year after he signed it, how Pedroia’s extension relates to the #RedSox contemplating the same for Lester: live.bostonglobe.com/Event/Red_Sox_…

Taiwanese plane crashes in emergency landing, news agency says

bostonglobe.com — You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢. Log In TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: PHOTO: Plane landing in stormy weather crashed on small Taiwanese island, 47 feared dead ow.ly/zvhHY pic.twitter.com/aarCixVuys

Jul 23, 2014

Oh no! RT @jtuohey21: Another plane crash, this time in Taiwan. 51 people reported killed. bostonglobe.com/news/world/201…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: TransAsia Airways flight with 54 passengers and four flight crew crashed in a failed emergency landing in Taiwan ow.ly/zuxat

City deploys squad of goats to chew away poison ivy (and other invaders) in Hyde Park park

bostonglobe.com — The goats stared down their new domain, and then after a short pause, began nibbling away at the shrubs and leafy bushes. It wasn't long before they disappeared among the tall trees in a section of urban wild in Hyde Park today.

The mystery of Provincetown’s Lady of the Dunes, 40 years later

bostonglobe.com — Who killed her? Who bashed in her skull and cut off her hands? Who left her lying naked and face down on a green beach towel, Wrangler jeans and blue bandana folded neatly into a crude pillow beneath her head? Across four decades now, those questions have bedeviled investigators of one of the state's oldest cold murder cases.
Jul 23, 2014

Wow. Mystery of Provincetown’s Lady of the Dunes, 40 years after she was found dead, hands cut off. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/07/… via @BostonGlobe

Jul 23, 2014

RT @FarragherTom: The mystery of Provincetown’s Lady of the Dunes, 40 years later bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/07/… via @BostonGlobe

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The mystery of Provincetown’s Lady of the Dunes, 40 years later ow.ly/ztLlo

Jul 23, 2014

The mystery of Provincetown’s Lady of the Dunes, 40 years later bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/07/… via @BostonGlobe

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Bill Belichick: Rob Gronkowski cleared to play

bostonglobe.com — You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢. Log In Bill Belichick opened Patriots training camp on Wednesday morning and immediately got back to business. The Patriots are welcoming players back, giving them physicals and clearing them to begin practice.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: Bill Belichick says TE Rob Gronkowski cleared to play in training camp. bit.ly/1z1EtaI

Jul 23, 2014

Bill Belichick says TE Rob Gronkowski cleared to play in training camp. bit.ly/1z1EtaI

Discovery Ensemble suddenly ceases operations

bostonglobe.com — You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢. Log In The Discovery Ensemble, an acclaimed Boston classical group that charted its own unique course, has suddenly ceased operations.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @GlobeOstriker: Breaking: Acclaimed classical group Discovery Ensemble suddenly closes, cancels next season bit.ly/1jVpknN pic.twitter.com/rv8a7Gwnxc

Jul 23, 2014

Breaking: Acclaimed classical group Discovery Ensemble suddenly closes, cancels next season bit.ly/1jVpknN pic.twitter.com/rv8a7Gwnxc

With Harvey Weinstein as driving force, ‘Finding Neverland’ comes to ART, aiming for Broadway

bostonglobe.com — "Finding Neverland" could be the biggest Broadway-bound production yet to emerge from the ART, a breeding ground for them in recent years. The musical teams ART artistic director Diane Paulus, who has already helmed three Tony-winning musicals, with film titan Harvey Weinstein, a Hollywood producer clearly looking to have a major effect both on Broadway and in London.

Evan Turner gets to reset with Celtics

bostonglobe.com — The Celtics are trying to find magic in Evan Turner, having signed him to with his signing of what is believed to be a two-year contract. Of course, It will take a while for the Celtics to officially announce the deal because they are working on various trades to clear roster space to accommodate Turner, but they unquestionably brought him here to play.

Martha Coakley’s Partners HealthCare settlement tripping up Charlie Baker, Steve Grossman

bostonglobe.com — You don't have to go to the beach to look for flip-flops this summer. There's a pair in the gubernatorial race. What's got Steve Grossman and Charlie Baker all tripped up is Martha Coakley's proposed settlement with Partners HealthCare that would allow the mammoth system to take over three more hospitals and sign up hundreds of doctors on the condition that it caps price increases for most of a decade.
Jul 23, 2014

GOP guv hopeful @CharlieForGov tells @leung how he would have structured a settlement with Partners HealthCare. bostonglobe.com/business/2014/…

Jul 23, 2014

Partners settlement so complicated that Grossman, Baker flip flopping. Berwick, Falchuk always opposed ow.ly/zujRK #mapoli #magov

Brendan Rodgers leading Liverpool to success

bostonglobe.com — Rijul Sharda, the Liverpool crest tattooed to his right forearm, bellowed the chant with pride. "Bren-dan Rod-gers!" the 20-year-old Liverpool fanatic shouted, as his favorite club's manager stepped out of the Red Sox' dugout and onto Fenway, the Football Pitch, on Tuesday afternoon. "Bren-dan Rod-gers!"
Jul 23, 2014

RT @harms__way: My story on the @LFC fan who got his tattoo signed by @D_Sturridge before tonight's Liverpool-Roma game at Fenway: bostonglobe.com/sports/2014/07…

Jul 23, 2014

New hope for Liverpool FC with manager Brendan Rodgers at helm. @harms__way has a look ahead of Fenway game tonight. bit.ly/1qzGmLp

Robert Kraft heaps praise on departing Pat Bowlen

bostonglobe.com — Robert Kraft and Pat Bowlen were rivals on the football field over the past two decades, with the Patriots and Broncos dominating the AFC and reaching nine Super Bowls in that span.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @BGlobeSports: Robert Kraft: 'Everyone in the NFL would like to copy' what Pat Bowlen did as #Broncos owner bit.ly/1qAdFhs via @BenVolin

Bill Belichick showing no signs of slowing down

bostonglobe.com — Bill Belichick has been the head coach of the Patriots for so long it's easy to forget how things were different before he arrived here. Consider that when Belichick - who welcomes players for his 15th training camp in New England on Wednesday - arrived in New England: Continue reading below * Bill Clinton was president.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @leahysean: Bill Belichick now in 15th season w/#Patriots. (Only Red Auerbach longer in Boston.) Showing no signs of slowdown bit.ly/1z277Zt

Ben Volin's 3 key issues facing the Patriots

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Jul 23, 2014

Watch: @BenVolin outlines three key issues facing Patriots as training camp gets under way. bit.ly/1qAiI1i