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Employees at the Tilton Market Basket spelled out their support for ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas using trays that would normally hold produce. The store has not accepted produce deliveries from the corporate warehouse, and will not until Demoulas is reinstated, according to store director Mike Leclair.


(SARAH PALERMO/ Monitor staff)

Market Baskets in Tilton, Warner running out of produce amid companywide protests

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mike Leclair is a grocery store manager. He’s not a politician, and not a public speaker, he told a crowd of about a hundred employees, friends and family – and local and state media. He didn’t have a speech prepared, so instead, he spoke from the heart. “We’ve crippled this company now, and we have probably lost some loyalty from … 6

Proposal would phase out puncture-prone rail car

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Obama administration Wednesday proposed phasing out older tank cars tied to a deadly derailment a year ago and lowering speed limits as part of a set of new rules intended to reduce the risks of hauling crude oil by rail. The proposal, which follows a series of fiery accidents, also would require improved braking systems and testing of oil before being loaded … 0

Economy sluggish but more sturdy

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. That conclusion, one held by a growing number of economists, might surprise many people. After all, in the five years since the recession officially ended, Americans’ pay has basically stagnated. Millions remain unemployed … 1

Concord Market Basket employees encourage customer boycott

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Donna Maddox-Barnard offered to bring cold water to the young men picketing outside the Market Basket on Fort Eddy Road in Concord yesterday, but they said no. They pointed to a cooler. They had been outside holding signs … 8

Market Basket employees fighting for ousted CEO

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Market Basket employees across New England will be trying to run their grocery stores as usual today, after a second rally was held yesterday at a Tewskbury, Mass., location, near the company’s headquarters. But they still won’t be … 10

McDonald’s, KFC in China face new food scandal

Monday, July 21, 2014

McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken. The companies said they immediately stopped using meat from the supplier, Husi … 0

Pain of Atlantic City casino closings far-reaching

Monday, July 21, 2014

Yomary Blanco cleans rooms at Trump Plaza, one of three Atlantic City casinos that could shut down by September. Her husband works the buffet at the Showboat, which is scheduled to close on Aug. 31. With two young … 0

Washington, D.C.: Shipping containers for housing?

Monday, July 21, 2014

They are the building blocks of the global economy, 20 million big steel boxes sloshing across oceans on mammoth container ships. Starting yesterday, the first of 18 dented outcasts were set to be stacked in a dug-out Washington, … 0

Chamber names members to leadership committee

Monday, July 21, 2014

The chamber’s Leadership Greater Concord Steering Committee recently announced the selection of the Leadership Greater Concord Class of 2015, a program sponsored by the chamber. The class includes Sherry Burbank of Parker Education; Bryanna Dow of the Greater … 0

Business people

Monday, July 21, 2014

John barthelmes and gretchen grappone were elected as new members of the board of directors of Riverbend Community Mental Health at the annual meeting June 26. Tenley callaghan recently joined the firm of Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A. … 0

Business notes

Monday, July 21, 2014

Aria at Portwalk Place in Portsmouth is now open to the public for leasing. Occupancy is expected for the end of the summer. Leases start at $1,770 per month. For more information, visit LivePortwalk.com or call 436-9926. … 1

Local Market Baskets still missing deliveries, customers express support for employees

Monday, July 21, 2014

Market Baskets in and around Concord continue to report missed deliveries and depleted stock as a result of company-wide turmoil following the May firing of former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Managers said produce, meat and dairy stock was … 5

Downtown: Concord Handmade founder crafts a new business venture with mobile shop

Monday, July 21, 2014

On the outside, the camper is a 1974 Coachman Cadet. On the inside, not so much. “This isn’t just the vehicle I bring to events,” owner Alison Murphy said. “I think a lot of people are surprised it … 0