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Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas.  Photo by Dan McCreedy / TSM
Market Basket employees supporting Arthur T. Demoulas. Photo by Dan McCreedy / TSM

Market Basket Executives Set Deadline For Employees To Return

The chief executives of the Market Basket supermarkets say employees who have stayed off the job to demand the return of fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas must return to work by Monday.

The statement Wednesday said the workers can return without penalty

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Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Patrick Signs Abortion Clinic Security Bill

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to tighten security around abortion clinics in Massachusetts.

Wednesday's signing comes a little more than one month after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 2007 state law that established a protest-free 35-foot ``buffer zone'' around the entrances to abortion clinics

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This Week’s Jobs [Interview]

Here's a look at job openings around the area from the Greater New Bedford Career Center:

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17-Year-Old Fall River Teen Shot In New Bedford

A 17-year-old from Fall River sustained non-life threatening injuries after being shot early this morning in New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the victim reported that he was walking near Bolton and Katherine Streets around 1:30 a

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Market Basket Managers Turn Up Heat On Chain

Managers of Market Basket supermarkets are repeating their threat to quit if ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas is not reinstated.

A petition signed by managers and assistant managers of 68 of the 71 New England stores warns that they will immediately resign if Demoulas is not restored ``with full authority

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WBSM’s Jack Peterson Passes Away

One of the most recognizable voices in local radio has been silenced.

WBSM's Jack Peterson passed away Tuesday evening at Hathaway Manor in New Bedford at the age of 70 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer

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Market Basket Board Studying Options

The Market Basket board says it is continuing to evaluate several offers to buy the embattled supermarket chain among other ``strategic alternatives.''

The statement Tuesday said it is considering an offer last week from ousted CEO Arthur T

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Mitchell Excited About Donations To Aid Ernestina

Mayor Jon Mitchell says the announcement that two philanthropists have agreed to donate $2.8 million for a complete restoration of the schooner Ernestina is good news for New Bedford and the Cape Verdean community

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Portuguese Feast/Facebook

100th Feast Of The Blessed Sacrament Begins Thursday Night

An event that's sure to draw tens of thousands, if not more, into New Bedford gets it's start this Thursday night.

The 100th annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, also known as the Portuguese Feast, will feature a wide variety of entertainment, and all of the food that has been associated with the feast for an entire century

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$15 Million Prize Claimed

The Massachusetts State Lottery has paid out $15 million for an instant scratch ticket win, but the ticket was not sold in Fairhaven.

The payout on the $30 "World Class Millions" instant game was presented to the BW

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