Set Your DVRs

Set your DVRs

Tonight at 7 on WGBH TV channel 2, Tom Trainor and Joe Schmidt will be guests on Greater Boston with Jim Braude.

After covering the story extensively during the events of last summer, Jim is circling back to see where things stand a year later. There’s no doubt that Tom and Joe will do a fantastic job covering all the bases.

One Year Later

One Year Later As we approach the one year mark of so many of last summer’s events we will be putting some posts up in a sort of retrospective fashion. There was so much emotion as we worked together to save the company that it will be good to take a look back at some […]

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Food Fight!

We received this email from Jay Childs earlier today: “Good morning we are contacting you to announce the First Official Trailer for the coming documentary film, “Food Fight – Inside the Battle for Market”. The trailer can be viewed at www.FoodFightFilm.com. If you’d be willing to post this to the SMB Page and wearemarketbasket.com site […]

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Food Fight

Jay Childs, the film maker working on a documentary about the Market Basket story, was on New Hampshire Public Radio this morning to discuss the project. He answered many questions including why he is looking for funding via Kick Starter. You can read the transcript of the interview here: http://nhpr.org/post/portsmouth-filmmakers-documentary-chronicle-market-basket-saga His fundraising ends this Saturday […]

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2014

Well that was a heck of a year, wouldn’t you say? When we look back at 2014 it seems safe to say that most of us will see it as one of the most gratifying years of our lives. A battle which started in July of 2013 became a full blown war to save the […]

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Bostonians of the Year!

The Boston Globe Magazine has named the associates of Market Basket their Bostonians of the year. We could not think of a more worthy bunch for this honor and we thank the Globe for recognizing that these men and women are the epitome of integrity and desire. They were brave enough to stand together and […]

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Today’s Boston Globe

Today’s Boston Globe There is an article in today’s Boston Globe regarding the documentary about our story that Jay Childs is working on. See the article here: http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/12/18/filmmaker-crowd-funding-produce-market-basket-documentary/8hDSPlbRQj5o8jpjoYDX1O/story.html Read about the documentary and contribute here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/323618710/food-fight-inside-the-battle-for-market-basket

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Signed, Sealed and Delivered

We have gotten word that the sale of DeMoulas Supermarkets has been finalized! Arthur T. Demoulas and his sisters now have sole ownership of this great company and we take tremendous pride in saying in our loudest, proudest voice WE ARE MARKET BASKET!    

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Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest We received an email from John Lauretani which referenced a poetry contest being run by a website dedicated to the 17th century poet Anne Bradstreet, who lived in North Andover. The contest states that “Anyone is welcome to submit a poem or short essay, one page maximum for both, for entry on why […]

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Kickstarter Campaign for Documentary Film

This morning we received an email from Jay Childs and Melissa Paly informing us of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the documentary they are producing. Jay has been a familiar face to many of us for more than a year as he has covered this story since the rally in Waltham back in […]

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