• Purple Heart awarded to Navy officer 47 years after death

    BROOKLINE, Mass. — The family of a U.S. Navy commander killed in action has accepted a long-overdue Purple Heart award on his behalf after nearly 50 years of fighting to correct his military record.The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/25dxfjV ) reports that the family of Cmdr. Melvin Lederman accepted the military honor at a ceremony Monday at Brooklin...

    May 23, 2016 11:09 PM EDT
  • 2 men plead guilty to interstate burglary spree

    HARTFORD, Conn. — Two men prosecutors say stole nearly $2 million worth of merchandise from stores across the U.S. have pleaded guilty.Federal prosecutors in Connecticut say 40-year-old Alionis Perez, a Cuban citizen who most recently lived in New Jersey, and 30-year-old Yoandrys Cue, a Cuban citizen who most recently lived in Florida, pleaded guil...

    May 23, 2016 11:09 PM EDT
  • Pittsfield man pleads guilty to assault on pregnant woman

    PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A Pittsfield man with an extensive criminal history has been sentenced to up to six years in prison for assaulting his pregnant girlfriend and cocaine possession.The Berkshire Eagle reports that Timothy Lewis pleaded guilty to six charges Monday in Superior Court.Prosecutors say the 39-year-old Lewis punched the mother of his un...

    May 23, 2016 11:09 PM EDT
  • Mother of slain officer wishes police got more respect

    BOSTON — The mother of a Massachusetts police officer who was shot dead during a weekend traffic stop says she wishes police got more respect. Sharon Tarentino's comments come as she prepares to bury her son later this week."I just wish people had a little bit more respect for what they do — nobody has respect for them anymore," Tarentino told the ...

    May 23, 2016 11:09 PM EDT
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  • Boston mayor pledges $7.5M for affordable housing - Metro.us

    Metro.usBoston mayor pledges $7.5M for affordable housingMetro.usBoston has earmarked $7.5 million toward creating and preserving affordable housing and protecting tenants, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Tuesday. The pilot program targets developers, providing loans to help them purchase occupied multifamily rental ...Boston ups $60K city hall audit t...

    May 24, 2016 12:42 PM EDT
  • Boston Mayor Puts $7M Toward Fighting Displacement - Next City

    Next CityBoston Mayor Puts $7M Toward Fighting DisplacementNext City“Boston is committed to making our city a home for everyone, no matter their age, background or financial status. This $7 million investment is another leap towards creating affordable housing for all our residents,” Mayor Marty Walsh said in a statement.Boston Earmarks Cash to Kee...

    May 24, 2016 3:18 PM EDT
  • Mayor Walsh trying to keep focus amid scandal - The Boston Globe

    The Boston GlobeMayor Walsh trying to keep focus amid scandalThe Boston GlobeCoverage of the indictment has dominated Boston media, and remained on the mayor's mind Friday when he dedicated new playground equipment: “When we see the news and read the news we read all the bad stuff going on,” Walsh said. “What we are ...Boston Mayor Marty Walsh lear...

    May 21, 2016 9:37 AM EDT
  • Walsh applauds community college grads for their grit - The Boston Globe

    The Boston GlobeWalsh applauds community college grads for their gritThe Boston Globe... said he was among “my people.” Speaking at Bunker Hill Community College's commencement Saturday, Walsh told graduates he was one of them: a dreamer who forged an unconventional path to earn a college degree and later become mayor of Boston.Boston Mayor Martin ...

    May 21, 2016 4:53 PM EDT
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  • Ken Brissette's arrest puts Marty Walsh on the defensive - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldKen Brissette's arrest puts Marty Walsh on the defensiveBoston HeraldThe arrest of the city's tourism czar on union-related extortion charges is again thrusting Martin J. Walsh into a harsh spotlight, prompting the mayor to declare he's “done nothing wrong” as federal indictments move from the union hall to City Hall ...Boston Mayor Ma...

    May 20, 2016 12:05 AM EDT
  • Here's What Marty Walsh Said About Guns Today in Washington, D.C. - Patch.com

    Patch.comHere's What Marty Walsh Said About Guns Today in Washington, D.C.Patch.comBoston's mayor went to Washington, D.C., Tuesday to talk gun violence, and talk up President Barack Obama's leadership on the issue. Marty Walsh was one of several leaders who spoke during the anti-gun violence summit, including Vice President Joe ...Boston's Walsh E...

    May 24, 2016 5:44 PM EDT
  • Top adviser to Marty Walsh had Grand Prix stake - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldTop adviser to Marty Walsh had Grand Prix stakeBoston HeraldA top campaign adviser for Mayor Martin J. Walsh — who lobbied him to support the Boston Grand Prix — confirmed to the Herald he was a part owner of the race, while new questions are emerging about what happened to the proceeds from ticket sales of ...and more »

    May 19, 2016 12:50 AM EDT
  • Mayor Marty Walsh and Councilor Tito Jackson spar on school walkout - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldMayor Marty Walsh and Councilor Tito Jackson spar on school walkoutBoston HeraldA planned walkout by Boston Public Schools students tomorrow over Mayor Martin J. Walsh's school budget cuts has prompted the latest salvo between Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson, who plans to welcome the protesting pupils into a committee ...and more...

    May 16, 2016 12:06 AM EDT
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  • Boston Properties expanding California footprint with $511M investment

    Boston Properties is expanding outside of its four core markets with a large-scale investment in Santa Monica, California, which gives the Boston-based real estate giant a presence in what it calls"one of the most attractive real estate markets in the country." Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) will invest $511.1 million to acquire a 49.8 percent inte...

    May 24, 2016 7:08 PM EDT
  • Boston Beer rolls out its own spiked seltzer brand across U.S.

    Boston Beer Co.'s newest venture is about to go national. The beer maker's (NYSE: SAM) line of spiked seltzers, called Truly Spiked & Sparkling, will be available around the country this month. The drink was first made available to over a dozen states in major cities in April, and demand has been enough to bring the product nationwide, the compan...

    May 24, 2016 3:52 PM EDT
  • John Hancock seeks to escape snow with new office out west

    John Hancock’s investment arm is opening an office in Arizona, its first outside of New England, to serve as a sales and service hub. The new location will open in Tempe, Arizona, in the final three months of 2016. It will initially house nearly 60 employees. In addition to its Boston headquarters, John Hancock Investments has call-center and oper...

    May 24, 2016 3:45 PM EDT
  • Why Eaton Vance is sinking its money into one robot adviser

    Eaton Vance is the lead investor in a $40 million financing round in the robo-adviser firm SigFig, a deal that CEO Tom Faust hopes will provide a boost to NextShares, its new hybrid of actively managed and exchange-traded funds. San Francisco-based SigFig provides automated investment-advice technology to wealth management firms, just last week an...

    May 24, 2016 2:45 PM EDT
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  • Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB): Focus Stock Earnings and Rating Review

    Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB): Focus Stock Earnings and Rating Review Franklin Independent - 4 hours ago Analysts and investors will be intently looking to see if the company meets or beats earnings projections after the next report. Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) is slated to next report quarterly earnings results on or around 201...

    May 24, 2016 6:52 PM EDT
  • Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Sets All-Time High; Strong Momentum for Holders

    Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Sets All-Time High; Strong Momentum for Holders Franklin Independent - May 23, 2016 The stock of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) reached all time high today, May, 23 and still has $22.57 target or 51.00% above today's $14.95 share price. Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) Quarterly EPS From Continuing Operations .....

    May 23, 2016 3:52 PM EDT
  • Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Can't Be Less Risky. The Stock Formed a Multiple Top ...

    Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Can't Be Less Risky. The Stock Formed a Multiple Top ... Franklin Independent - May 18, 2016 The stock of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB) shows a multiple tops pattern with $24.54 target or 69.00% above today's $14.52 share price.

    May 18, 2016 10:27 AM EDT
  • Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Net Income for the First Quarter Ended March 31 ...

    Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Reports Net Income for the First Quarter Ended March 31 ... GlobeNewswire (press release) - Apr 26, 2016 BOSTON, April 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company” or “Meridian”) (NASDAQ:EBSB), the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank (the “Bank”) announced net income of $7.5 million, or $0.1...

    April 26, 2016 4:03 PM EDT
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