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Photo by Zack Wittman for The Boston Globe via Getty Images - Market Basket employees rallying at the company's Tewksbury headquarters Friday.
Photo by Zack Wittman for The Boston Globe via Getty Images - Market Basket employees rallying at the company's Tewksbury headquarters Friday.

Thousands Turn Out To Support Local Grocery Chain

Nearly 3,000 people rallied outside the Market Basket headquarters in Tewksbury Friday in support of recently ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.

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Kerry Winterson/Facebook

First Shark Recorded In New Bedford-Based Tournament

A mako shark has been recorded as the first and only catch of day one of the North Atlantic Shark Tournament being held out of New Bedford.

The nearly 7', 282-pound shark was brought onto City Pier Three and shown off to those who had come to see the catch of the day

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Photo, Tom Ervin, Getty Images
Photo, Tom Ervin, Getty Images

Mosquitoes Carrying EEE Found In Eastern Mass.

Massachusetts public health officials say the Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in the state for the first time this summer.

The Department of Public Health said Friday that the mosquito sample was collected Tuesday in Bridgewater

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Taylor Cormier / TSM
Taylor Cormier / TSM

Converse Photo To Close In September

Converse Photo Supply in Downtown New Bedford will be closing its doors at the end of September.

Co-owner Jann Macomber says she and her husband have sold the building and plan to retire. The business started in 1932

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Dan McCreedy - TSM
Dan McCreedy - TSM

Suspect Charged in Freetown House Break

 

Charges have been filed against a 24-year-old woman following a house break in East Freetown Thursday.

Freetown police say they received a call from a Dr. Braley Road resident that someone was breaking into her home.

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Report: 200 Jobs Supported By Visitors To Whaling National Historical Park

A new National Park Service report shows over 9.6 million visitors to national parks in Massachusetts spent nearly $500 million at the parks in 2013.

The New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park saw over 276,000 visitors last

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Getty Images - Gov. Deval Patrick
Getty Images - Gov. Deval Patrick

Gov. Patrick Proposes Two Locations To House Migrant Children

Gov. Deval Patrick has proposed two locations in Massachusetts to shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border.

Patrick said Friday that Camp Edwards military base on Cape Cod and Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee will be reviewed by officials from the U

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Market Basket Workers Rally In Support Of Ex-CEO

An estimated 1,000 people have shown up at Market Basket supermarket chain headquarters in a show of support for the company's former chief executive.

Employees and others loyal to former CEO Arthur T

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Four Adults, Three Children Killed In Lowell Fire

Judge: Fire-Ravaged Lowell Building To Stay Up

A judge has refused to lift a temporary restraining order that would have allowed for the demolition of a Lowell apartment building that burned down last week, killing seven tenants.

The city and the building's owner want the building torn down, citing public safety and health concerns, now that a state investigation has determined that the three-alarm blaze was caused by an electrical accident

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Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Obama: Downing Of Malaysian Airliner An “Outrage”

President Obama is calling the downing of a Malaysian airliner an "outrage of unspeakable proportions." Nearly 300 people were killed when the jetliner crashed yesterday in eastern Ukraine. In a statement at the White House, Obama cited evidence that the plane was brought down by a ground-to-air missile

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