Coverage from the WGBH Newsroom.

12:01 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Thomas M. Menino, Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies At 71

Mayor Thomas Menino, being interviewed on Greater Boston.

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 12:04 pm

Long-serving former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died. He was 71.

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New England News
2:12 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Wesleyan University Orders Fraternities to Admit Women

Originally published on Tue September 23, 2014 12:33 pm

Wesleyan University in Connecticut announced Monday that all of its on-campus fraternities must go co-ed by 2017 or lose official recognition and support from the school.

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New England News
4:35 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Mass. Gaming Commission Awards Casino License to Wynn's Everett Proposal

Casino mogul Steve Wynn, right, speaks as Everett, Mass., Mayor Carlo DeMaria looks on during a news conference at Everett City Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Originally published on Tue September 16, 2014 2:54 pm

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has awarded the Boston-area casino license to Wynn Resorts, which plans to build a casino resort in Everett.

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Market Basket
2:02 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Market Basket Deadline Day: What Are The Legal Options?

Market Basket employees protest in Tewksbury.

Originally published on Mon August 4, 2014 9:14 am

As the standstill surrounding the supermarket chain Market Basket enters its third week, the store is following through with its plan to hold job fairs — first to entice existing Market Basket employees to apply for higher positions, and then for the general public.

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Market Basket
6:50 am
Thu July 24, 2014

How The Market Basket Debacle Has Affected The Brand

Warehouse workers protested Tuesday outside the Market Basket distribution center Tewksbury.

Originally published on Wed July 23, 2014 9:14 am

The shelves are bare at many of the 71 Market Basket locations from Massachusetts to Maine as the public battle over the future of the supermarket chain shows no sign of slowing.  

Defiant workers gathered outside the company’s distribution center in Tewksbury today, demanding the reinstatement of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas and demonstrating their contempt for anyone who hasn’t taken up the cause. 


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