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Employees of the Storrs Street Marketbasket react to a honking car in front of the store Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Store assistant manager Robin Jarvis, in sunglasses and tie joined the group as he supports the bringing back Arthur T. Demoulas as C.E.O of the embattled company. "The right thing to do is to bring back Artie T." Jarvis said before going back to work.

Asked if was worried about getting fired over his action, he said he feels he is next to go anyway and, " I would rather see me go rather than any of my employees."

(GEOFF FORESTER Monitor staff)

AGs Joe Foster, Martha Coakley write to Market Basket after threats to fire workers

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A day after company representatives announced plans to replace employees protesting the ouster of the company’s beloved former CEO, local Market Basket workers say they’re not worried. “It’s just smoke. It’s scare tactics,” said Jason Desjardins, front-end manager for Market Basket on Storrs Street in Concord. “They underestimate how long we’re going to be able to stick it out. These … 1

Developer who bought former Racquet Club will “grow the club,” he says

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Racquet Club of Concord is now the Health Club of Concord, but its new owner said other changes will come slowly. Charles Mabardy officially bought the club this week from the Nelson family, which operated the Garvins Falls Road gym for 40 years. The sale saved the property from a foreclosure auction scheduled for Wednesday morning. Since he took over, Mabardy said … 0

Racquet Club of Concord sold before foreclosure auction

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A buyer has purchased the Racquet Club of Concord, staying a foreclosure auction that had been scheduled for yesterday morning. The Nelson family built the health club on Garvins Falls Road in 1972. In a voicemail Tuesday, Debbie Nelson said Charles Mabardy has officially bought the Racquet Club. He signed the papers Tuesday night, she said. The change was recorded at the Merrimack … 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 … 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