TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO is buying the company from rival relatives. In a statement, Market Basket says CEO Arthur T. Demoulas would be returning to the company. He was ousted in June by a board of directors controlled by his cousin, Arthur S. Demoulas.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - All three Democratic candidates for governor say they oppose a plan to expand a natural gas pipeline through northwestern Massachusetts. Steve Grossman, Donald Berwick and Martha Coakley say they don't support Kinder Morgan's proposed $3.75 billion natural gas pipeline. They made the comments yesterday during a debate on WWLP-TV. The primary is September 9th.
BOSTON (AP) - The ad war is heating up in the Massachusetts governor's race. A super PAC supporting Republican candidate Charlie Baker has unveiled a television ad targeting Democrat Martha Coakley. The 30-second spot faults Coakley for underestimating the state's gas tax during a television appearance while supporting last year's decision to hike the tax by 3 cents to 24 cents a gallon.
NEW YORK (AP) - Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) sister is accused of threatening to bomb a New York City woman. Police say Ailina Tsarnaeva (tsahr-neye-EH'-vuh) made the threat via telephone Monday and turned herself in yesterday. Police say the North Bergen, New Jersey, resident is scheduled to appear in court next month.
BOSTON (AP) - Hurricane Cristobal is moving far off the New England coast but its impact is expected on south-facing ocean beaches in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for high surf of 6 to 12 feet and rip currents on the southern coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and the nearby islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.
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