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Employees of the Storrs Street Market Basket 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)

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 since the store opened at 7 a.m., and they planned to be there until closing at 9 p.m., they said. “You gotta … 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 getting deliveries from the company’s main warehouse, said one Concord manager. Robin Jarvis, a manager … 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 Food Co., Ltd. The Shanghai office of China’s food and drug agency said it was … 0

Storm outages delay FairPoint unions’ vote

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Weather-related power outages have caused some delays on a vote whether to authorize a strike by union employees of telecommunications firm FairPoint. Workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont had scheduled meetings from Friday through the weekend on … 0

Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Citigroup has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting to a pattern of deception that Attorney General Eric Holder said “shattered lives” and contributed to the worst … 1

In downtown Somersworth, a microcosm of Main Street

Sunday, July 13, 2014

One side of the street was in shreds. From the counter inside Best Pawn & Exchange in Somersworth on Friday morning, we could see and hear the crews from Severino Trucking Co. digging up Market Street outside. “We’re hurting right now,” owner Rafi Dalal said. “But we’re looking … 3

Market Days still going after 40 years

Sunday, July 13, 2014

A lot has changed in 40 years. Loudon Road is full of stores now, not houses and farms. The internet has changed communications and commerce. One thing that’s remained the same: Concord still hosts a big party downtown … 1

Business people

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Richard Berryman of Concord was recently inducted as the 2014-15 district governor of Rotary International’s District 7870, comprising 60 Rotary Clubs in Southern New Hampshire and southern Vermont. Sister Paula Marie Buley, president of Rivier University in Nashua, … 0

Business notes

Sunday, July 13, 2014

National HealthCare Corporation was recently named one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America. Epsom HealthCare Center in Concord is an affiliate of NHC. Denron Plumbing and HVAC of Manchester received a Third Place Safety Award and a gold level Safety Training and Evaluation Process Award from … 0

New restaurant will replace Blaser’s Fireside Tavern in Hopkinton this fall

Sunday, July 13, 2014

A new restaurant is coming to Hopkinton. Resident Amy Lanman plans to open up Number 5 Tavern this fall in the Main Street building previously occupied by Blaser’s Fireside Tavern. She bought the property, which has an assessed value of $301,100, in earlier this month. And last week, … 2

Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce announcements

Sunday, July 13, 2014

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Merrimack County Savings Bank is the corporate sponsor for the 2014 Funds for Education Golf Tournament on Aug. 6 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord. The chairmen of … 0

10 business books for summer reading

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Planning on doing some summer reading? Throw one of these books into your beach tote at the suggestion of the experts at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. These reads are meant to help … 0

Should Concord host a business incubator? Wait, what’s a business incubator?

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Did you know the best-selling software program for property appraisers and assessors is made by a company in Plymouth? The company, which has grown from seven to 12 employees in the past eight months, is an anchor member of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, or ECP, a business … 0