• Sturbridge Wal-Mart employee denies setting fires at store

    STURBRIDGE  — A Massachusetts Wal-Mart employee accused of setting three fires in the Sturbridge location of the retail chain has denied charges stemming from the crime.Twenty-year-old Maiya Cruz pleaded not guilty Thursday in Dudley District Court to charges of destruction of property, burning a building's contents, disorderly conduct and breach o...

    September 30, 2016 5:56 PM EDT
  • Chesterfield, N.H. residents mystified over John Chakalos murder

    CHESTERFIELD, N.H. — The lights at 140 Pond Brook Road, once the site of an elaborate Christmas display featuring hundreds of holiday-themed decorations, were extinguished a few years ago. The property’s owners, John and Rita Chakalos, died within a month of each other in late 2013.But recent developments have pulled the couple back into the media ...

    September 30, 2016 5:56 PM EDT
  • Man resucued at sea: Grandfather was 'like a father to me'

    Nathan Carman said Wednesday that his grandfather was "like a father to me" and he criticized The Courant for reporting that he was a suspect in the man's 2013 shooting death."He loved me very dearly," Nathan Carman said of John Chakalos. "I was like a son to him; he was like a father to me."

    September 30, 2016 5:56 PM EDT
  • Plan would rename Boston bridge for Sox slugger David Ortiz

    BOSTON — Massachusetts officials are moving to name a bridge in honor of retiring Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz.The House of Representatives has approved a supplemental budget that includes language that would rename the Brookline Avenue Bridge the David Ortiz (Big Papi) Bridge.The bridge spans the Massachusetts Turnpike between Landsdowne Str...

    September 30, 2016 5:56 PM EDT
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  • Mayor Walsh defends T union bosses sending letters over ... - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldMayor Walsh defends T union bosses sending letters over ...Boston Herald'NOT HAPPY': Mayor Marty J. Walsh is calling on parents to protest the state education board's grades. 0 comments. Tweet. inShare. submit to reddit.and more »

    September 29, 2016 12:55 PM EDT
  • Bike, pedestrian advocates to press mayor on road safety - The Boston Globe

    The Boston GlobeBike, pedestrian advocates to press mayor on road safetyThe Boston GlobeHundreds of advocates and survivors of traffic crashes will converge on Boston City Hall Thursday to press Mayor Martin J. Walsh on his plan to improve traffic safety. Advocates from the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition, which is holding the rally ...

    September 28, 2016 4:24 PM EDT
  • Gloucester mayor hires firm to audit police department - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldGloucester mayor hires firm to audit police departmentBoston HeraldGloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken has hired a public consulting firm to perform an audit on the city's police department, as two additional audits look at the police chief and a sergeant on the force. "All firms are operating independent of the ...Outside firm to au...

    September 30, 2016 2:25 PM EDT
  • Introducing the new BRA: Walsh to re-name powerful Boston agency - The Boston Globe

    The Boston GlobeIntroducing the new BRA: Walsh to re-name powerful Boston agencyThe Boston GlobeMayor Martin J. Walsh continued his push to boost the credibility of the powerful agency that governs construction in Boston Tuesday by retiring the name of the Boston Redevelopment Authority and promising to give residents more say over what gets ...May...

    September 27, 2016 5:19 PM EDT
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  • Mayor Marty Walsh: David Ortiz 'A Bostonian, He Is This City' - CBS Local

    CBS LocalMayor Marty Walsh: David Ortiz 'A Bostonian, He Is This City'CBS LocalBOSTON (CBS) – David Ortiz's performance on the field has brought cheers to Fenway Park for 14 seasons. But it's the retiring slugger's contributions off the diamond that have meant most to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.and more »

    September 30, 2016 2:47 PM EDT
  • Battenfeld: Case could be the pits for Marty Walsh - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldBattenfeld: Case could be the pits for Marty WalshBoston HeraldMayor Martin J. Walsh and several high-ranking aides and former campaign advisers could be called as witnesses in a lawsuit against former Grand Prix of Boston CEO John Casey, dredging up potentially damaging details about one of the biggest busts of ...Walsh, at business m...

    September 28, 2016 12:35 AM EDT
  • Internal Poll Shows Marty Walsh with Sky-High Favorability - Boston magazine (blog)

    Boston magazine (blog)Internal Poll Shows Marty Walsh with Sky-High FavorabilityBoston magazine (blog)Despite a rocky few months, Mayor Marty Walsh is still enjoying exceptionally high favorables among likely voters, according to an internal poll leaked this week. The poll places Walsh's favorability at 74 percent, higher than two recent measuremen...

    September 23, 2016 11:39 AM EDT
  • Marty Walsh willing to lend a hand in janitor talks - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldMarty Walsh willing to lend a hand in janitor talksBoston HeraldMayor Martin J. Walsh said he would not cross the picket line into some of Boston's most iconic buildings if Boston janitors decide to strike after the union voted yesterday to walk out if a deal isn't reached by Friday. “Certainly, the janitors in ...and more »

    September 25, 2016 3:35 AM EDT
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  • ​Boston Globe move downtown delayed by several months

    Boston Globe CEO Mike Sheehan says he’s not planning for the company’s news and business operations at Morrissey Boulevard to move to its new home downtown until the middle of next year — months later than his earlier plans to target the move for Jan. 1, 2017. In an interview this week, Sheehan said the date of Jan. 1 — which was reported by both ...

    September 30, 2016 3:04 PM EDT
  • TD Bank beats out the Bay State's biggest banks in deposit growth

    TD Bank grew its deposits in Massachusetts at a faster clip over a 12-month period than three other large banks operating in the state, Bank of America, Citizens Bank and Santander, according to FDIC data released Friday. The Canadian mega-bank (NYSE: TD) had $13.1 billion in deposits in the Bay State as of June 30, a 7.1 percent increase over the...

    September 30, 2016 3:02 PM EDT
  • GE Ventures CEO makes first-ever public remarks on gender diversity

    BOSTON — In the early days of Sue Siegel’s climb up the corporate ladder, she made a point not to mention her gender. She was never one to talk about women’s issues or point to how her own ethnicity shaped her worldview. “I have been very careful never to use my diversity as a way for anyone to point to me as if I’ve used it to achieve my success...

    September 30, 2016 12:30 PM EDT
  • 10 Boston-area startup VC deals you should know about in September

    Our monthly roundup of local venture capital deals includes $153 million in new financing for daily fantasy sports startup DraftKings, as well as $31 million for Somerville pharmacy startup PillPack. Click the photo gallery below to see 10 Boston-area venture capital deals for tech-related startups this month.

    September 30, 2016 11:54 AM EDT
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  • Dime Community Bancshares Inc versus Meridian Bancorp Inc Head to Head Compare

    Dime Community Bancshares Inc versus Meridian Bancorp Inc Head to Head Compare CML News - Sep 28, 2016 Meridian Bancorp Inc has a higher fundamental rating then Dime Community Bancshares Inc which has an impact on the head-to-head comparison.

    September 28, 2016 10:48 AM EDT
  • Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Revenue Is Trending Higher

    Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Revenue Is Trending Higher CML News - Sep 23, 2016 Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) has shown a 8.65% year-over-year revenue change and 18.37% two-year change. When a company grows revenue in consecutive years, shows positive two-year revenue growth, and it's trending consecutively ... Broker Buy/Sell/Hold Updates For...

    September 23, 2016 1:03 PM EDT
  • Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

    Meridian Bancorp, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend GlobeNewswire (press release) - Sep 1, 2016 BOSTON, Sept. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:EBSB), the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank, today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per common share, ...

    September 1, 2016 4:03 PM EDT
  • Meridian Bancorp Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.03 (EBSB)

    Meridian Bancorp Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.03 (EBSB) The Cerbat Gem - Sep 5, 2016 Meridian Bancorp logo Meridian Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 2nd. Investors of record on Monday, September 19th will be given a dividend of 0.03 per share on Monday, October 3rd. New Broker Ratings For M...

    September 5, 2016 2:22 AM EDT
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