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2009-08-08 09:55:46

A California private equity firm headed by billionaire Tom Gores has entered the bidding for The Boston Globe, the newspaper says. The Globe reported Friday that Gores, known as a corporate turn around artist who has changed the fortunes of computer modem makers and steel distributors after purchasing them, became the third bidder for the financially strapped newspaper. Citing unnamed sources, The New York Times said Gores's firm Platinum Equity has bid $35 million for the newspaper that the...

2009-08-07 11:15:06

Two top executives at the New York Times Co. said its Boston Globe newspaper had wrung enough concessions from labor to ensure its survival. Chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr.

2009-08-03 13:41:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Joining the growing number of attorneys successfully blogging on the Internet, Attorney Richard D. Vetstein of the Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

2009-07-31 18:23:41

Two groups based in Boston have stepped forward with preliminary bids to buy the Boston Globe from The New York Times Co., the Globe reported.

2009-07-20 20:39:00

BOSTON, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Dan Totten, president of the Boston Newspaper Guild, regarding today's contract vote. The final vote tally was 366 votes yes, 179 votes no.

2009-07-20 21:00:42

Boston Globe reporters and editors voted Monday to accept a new contract that gives the financially struggling newspaper $10 million in concessions. Members of the Boston Newspaper Guild, the Globe's largest union, rejected a similar deal in June by 12 votes out of more than 500 cast.

2009-07-20 11:46:10

Boston Globe reporters and editors voted Monday on whether to accept a new contract that gives the financially struggling newspaper $10 million in concessions. Members of the Boston Newspaper Guild, the Globe's largest union, rejected a similar deal in June by 12 votes out of more than 500 cast.

2009-06-24 10:22:43

Officials of the Newspaper Guild in Boston have reached a tentative agreement with The Boston Globe that could end months of acrimonious negotiations. Union members voted down a previous contract agreement that would have saved the company $10 million in operational costs.

2009-06-22 13:16:46

Union and management officials are close to an amended agreement on contract concessions at The Boston Globe that would go to a union vote, union members said.

2009-06-18 12:02:32

Transportation officials say the use of golf carts by Boston parking regulation enforcers is a more visible and efficient means to patrol the city's streets.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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