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BJ's First Wholesale Club to Join National Effort to Reduce Food Waste

BJ's First Wholesale Club to Join National Effort to Reduce Food Waste

The company is the first wholesale club to commit nationwide to EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge.
Market Basket Decision Could Come by Week's End

Market Basket Decision Could Come by Week's End

Company's fish vendor cuts ties, questions if CEOs are trying to sabotage the company.
Data Breach at Shaw's in Massachusetts

Data Breach at Shaw's in Massachusetts

Officials said there is no evidence yet that consumer data has been misused.
Animosity Continues in Market Basket Fight

Animosity Continues in Market Basket Fight

Demoulas family members continue to clash via press statements but might be making progress toward a sales agreement.
Yelp's Top 10 Pizza Places in Massachusetts: Do You Agree?

Yelp's Top 10 Pizza Places in Massachusetts: Do You Agree?

Where is your favorite place to grab a slice?
Artie T. Rejects Market Basket Board Offer

Artie T. Rejects Market Basket Board Offer

In a statement, former DeMoulas supermarket chain CEO says other shareholders should accept offer to purchase the company.
Layoffs Officially Begin at Some Market Basket Stores

Layoffs Officially Begin at Some Market Basket Stores

Company spokesperson says store directors are making decisions about staffing levels.
Market Basket to Cut Hours, Boycott Continues and Another Company Shows Interest in Purchasing Supermarket Chain

Market Basket to Cut Hours, Boycott Continues and Another Company Shows Interest in Purchasing Supermarket Chain

With business down 90 percent since the work stoppage began last month, employees are seeing the effects, but holding firm in their beliefs.
Two More New Businesses Open at Northshore Mall

Two More New Businesses Open at Northshore Mall

Changes continue at the largest mall in the region.
LIVE UPDATES: Market Basket Employees Rally Tuesday

LIVE UPDATES: Market Basket Employees Rally Tuesday

Upwards of 15,000 expected to attend Tuesday's rally in Tewksbury.
Arthur T. Demoulas Offers to Return to Work, Help Stabilize Business As Soon As Sunday Night

Arthur T. Demoulas Offers to Return to Work, Help Stabilize Business As Soon As Sunday Night

In a statement issued Sunday, says these steps are critical and in the best interests of associates, customers, vendors and shareholders.
Sales Tax Holiday Returns, Will You Buy Something?

Sales Tax Holiday Returns, Will You Buy Something?

A sales tax holiday is on the calendar for 2014, planned for the third weekend of August.
Market Basket Takes Out Ads, Plans Job Fairs Next Week

Market Basket Takes Out Ads, Plans Job Fairs Next Week

The company is looking to hire after ordering employees to return to work Monday or be replaced.
Topfield Fair Plans On-the-Spot Interviews For Temporary Positions

Topfield Fair Plans On-the-Spot Interviews For Temporary Positions

Positions ranging from parking attendants to ticket collectors need to be hired for this fall's Topsfield Fair. On-the-spot interviews will be conducted next week.
National Grid Warns of Utility Bill Scammers

National Grid Warns of Utility Bill Scammers

Be wary of any caller who threatens immediate service termination unless a payment is made over the phone, according to the company.
Are High Gas Prices No Longer Fueling Decline in American Driving?

Are High Gas Prices No Longer Fueling Decline in American Driving?

Many folks are still making lifestyle changes to save a few bucks at the pump. Are you?
Hamilton Cobbler Closing Up Shop After 60 Years

Hamilton Cobbler Closing Up Shop After 60 Years

Owner Robert McRae is retiring.
North Shore Bank, Saugusbank Announce Merger

North Shore Bank, Saugusbank Announce Merger

The new bank will continue on under the North Shore Bank name and Saugusbank employees will join the new bank.
CVS to Stop Cigarette, Tobacco Sales in All Stores

CVS to Stop Cigarette, Tobacco Sales in All Stores

Products will be off the shelves nationwide by Oct. 1.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.