TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - Ousted Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas is looking to buy the entire supermarket chain. Demoulas was forced out last month by a rival family faction in a feud that has run for decades. Demoulas says he and his side of the family have offered to buy the 50.5 percent of the company now controlled by his other relatives.
BOSTON (AP) - Governor Deval Patrick says the state's offer to temporarily shelter unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America crossing the border has been misunderstood. He says the children would not be put into local schools and facilities housing them would only operate for a few months. The state's offer of two possible sites has drawn criticism from neighboring towns.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A North Adams man has been sentenced to up to 5 years in prison for stabbing a friend repeatedly with a steak knife. The Berkshire Eagle reports Mario Babbs pleaded guilty to assault and battery in the 2012 attack on Cole DeSanty, with authorities saying Babbs thought DeSanty had stolen $600 from him.
BOSTON (AP) - Governor Deval Patrick today plans to sign into law a measure barring the practice of shark finning, with Lowell 9-year-old Sean Lesniak -- who lobbied for the ban -- looking on. As the ban was being considered in May, Lesniak handed stuffed sharks to lawmakers.
AUBURN, Mass. (AP) - Auburn police are investigating more vandalism at a Jewish cemetery. Police say 19 headstones were knocked over earlier this week, with two cracked in half. The Telegram & Gazette reports the same cemetery was also vandalized around the Memorial Day weekend.
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