It's morning in Tewksbury — and Somerville, and Chelsea, and 68 other Market Basket locations, to which trucks full of food are headed even as you read this.
WGBH News has you covered with the current status of your foodstuffs, the arcane financing mechanisms that put them on the shelves, and the implications the whole deal has for the future of organized labor.
Arthur T. Demoulas, the once and future CEO of the Market Basket chain, addressed hundreds of employees protesting on his behalf Thursday in Tewksbury, thanking them for their loyalty after striking a $1.5 billion deal to purchase the half of the company controlled by his cousin, Arthur S. Demoulas.
The short work week was long on news, from Whitey Bulger's former FBI handler John Connolly having his sentence overturned, to our own Emily Rooney announcing she would step down from hosting Greater Boston. Here's what it looked like from the WGBH Newsroom.
This week, every news outlet in town, including us, reported with straight faces the stink over a satanic ritual planned for Harvard Yard. Other things happened, too — this is the week as it looked from the WGBH Newsroom:
The Callahan Tunnel, closed since December 27 for a $35 million rehabilitation project, will re-open for traffic March 12, according to Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Administrator Frank DePaola.
Just hours after Harvard University evacuated four buildings because of an emailed bomb threat, the University of Massachusetts Boston has evacuated its McCormack Building, telling students via Twitter to avoid the area because of a "possible person with a firearm."
UMass Boston Alert: Evacuate McCormack Building. Possible person with a firearm. Avoid area. Officials are on scene.
South Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger, convicted of 31 charges including racketeering, extortion and money laundering in August, was sentenced to two life sentences and an additional five years in federal prison Thursday.
Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley has agreed to a $100 bet with St. Louis Archbiship Robert J. Carlson — in the form of a charitable donation — that the Red Sox will win the World Series agains the St. Louis Cardinals.