Demoulas family resume talks on control of supermarket chain

Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe

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The combative board that runs the Market Basket supermarket chain was back in session Thursday in a meeting expected to clarify the future of top executives at the family-owned company.

The board adjourned a meeting July 18 without acting on a motion to remove president Arthur T. Demoulas, who came under fire amid allegations from relatives who accused him of spending money recklessly and ignoring the oversight of the company’s board.

The agenda Thursday did not indicate that Demoulas’s job was still in jeopardy, but it contained a reference to an executive search firm as well as items to discuss the company’s profit-sharing plan and legal representation.

As of late Thursday, the company’s board was still in session in Boston and it was unclear what actions it had taken.

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