After the CEO’s of Market Basket ran newspaper ads announcing job fairs next week to replace any workers who refuse to come back to work. loyal customers are responding with an ad of their own with a message for the board of directors.
“It is your customers who bring in the money. It is your customers who are the bottom line,” the customer-bought ad reads in part. It will run in Saturday’s edition of the Lowell Sun.
The driver of a landscaping truck got a $200 ticket after an ax flew off his truck and crashed through the windshield of another car on I-95 in Topsfield Monday morning.
A retired couple from Rhode Island was not hurt. The ax head came to rest on the dashboard right on front of the female passenger, spraying her with glass.
Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo is defending a plan to spend up to $20 million on upgrades to the House chambers.
“We’ve got a lot of repairs that need to be done, anywhere from the roof to the floor,” DeLeo told the Boston Globe. He also says wiring and flooring issues need to be fixed.
Another website is telling users it altered the information its users saw as part of a social experiment.
In a blog post, OKCupid announced the results of three experiments it had conducted. In one, profile photos were obscured. In a second, profile text was hidden to see how personality ratings were affected. In a third, it told users they were more or less compatible with someone.
As the battle over Market Basket enters another week, there appears to be no sign of it coming to an end.
Workers are demanding no less than the return of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, who was fired last month by a board controlled by his cousin, Arthur S. Demoulas.
“We have drawn our line in the stand stating that we will work for no other CEO and that other potential buyers should take pause and give serious thought to pulling their offers,” according to a post on the Save Market Basket Facebook page.
The school committee in Newton has fined Superintendent David Fleishman one week’s salary because of allegations of plagiarism.
The committee said that during a graduation speech given at Newton South High School last month, five sentences Fleishman used were very similar to ones used by Governor Patrick in a graduation speech he gave at Boston University in May, and Fleishman did not cite the Governor’s speech.
The former CEO of Market Basket says he will make an offer to buy the Market Basket supermarket chain.
In a statement provided to the Boston Globe and the Lowell Sun, Arthur T. Demoulas said he and his side of the family will try to buy the 50.5% of the company owned by other relatives who forced him out as CEO last month.
For the first time since the Gulf War in 1991, US airlines are not flying to Israel.
The FAA imposed a 24-hour ban, scheduled to end at Noon on Wednesday, because of rocket fire from Gaza landing close to Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.
A 15-year-old girl from Conway, New Hampshire who was missing for nine months is now back home with her family. But investigators are saying little about what led to the safe return of Abby Hernandez on Sunday.
“The facts and circumstances surrounding Abigail’s disappearance continue to be actively investigated,” said a statement from the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office. “Further details will be provided once it has been determined that releasing additional information will not compromise the integrity of the on-going criminal investigation.”
Workers supporting fired Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas plan to hold another rally Monday morning outside one of the grocery chain’s stores in Tewksbury, as the battle between workers and management starts to affect customers.
Shoppers report finding either bare or nearly-empty shelves, and say some basic items are hard to find.