• Medical errors at Massachusetts hospital on the rise

    BOSTON — State public health officials say preventable medical errors reported by full-service Massachusetts hospitals jumped 60 percent last year, but attributed the rise in large part to a problem at a single hospital.

    August 24, 2016 5:36 AM EDT
  • Argument between Worcester neighbors ends with 1 dead

    WORCESTER  — A Worcester man charged with fatally shooting his neighbor during an argument has been ordered held without bail.Jacinto Maldonado pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder in connection with the shooting Monday night of 24-year-old Carlos Maldonado.Police say the suspect and victim are not related but lived in different units of the same b...

    August 24, 2016 5:36 AM EDT
  • Boston Housing Authority requests $4M allocation from city

    BOSTON — The Boston Housing Authority has requested a one-time allocation of $4 million to bridge a federal funding gap and keep public safety officers posted at buildings housing the elderly and disabled.The Boston Globe reports Mayor Martin Walsh supports the request and city council is expected to approve the allocation from Boston's surplus pro...

    August 24, 2016 5:36 AM EDT
  • Complaint filed against MBTA over alleged racial profiling

    BOSTON — An advocacy group has filed a civil rights complaint on behalf of a black teenager who claims he was racially profiled by a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority inspector.The Boston Globe reports the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice filed the complaint with the state Department of Transportation.

    August 24, 2016 5:36 AM EDT
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  • Mayor Walsh releases suggested reading list for city planning process - Boston.com

    Boston.comMayor Walsh releases suggested reading list for city planning processBoston.comIf you're looking for book recommendations, Boston's Mayor Marty Walsh has you covered. On Wednesday, Walsh released a suggested reading list as part of the community engagement for Imagine Boston 2030, the citywide planning process that began in ...Are you a l...

    August 24, 2016 12:18 PM EDT
  • Eyes on Tito Jackson: Decision time nears for would-be Mayor Walsh challenger - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldEyes on Tito Jackson: Decision time nears for would-be Mayor Walsh challengerBoston HeraldUrban League President Darnell Williams notes Jackson had been ratcheting up his public profile, and said Walsh could be vulnerable on issues that Jackson has spoken out on, like the schools budget and racial tensions in Boston, particularly at Bo...

    August 22, 2016 12:05 AM EDT
  • Death toll from Italy quake rises to 120 - The Boston Globe - The Boston Globe

    The Boston GlobeDeath toll from Italy quake rises to 120 - The Boston GlobeThe Boston GlobeAMATRICE, Italy — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian ...Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 247Boston.comItaly earthquake kills at leas...

    August 24, 2016 8:56 PM EDT
  • Somerville mayor defends failed casino fight - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldSomerville mayor defends failed casino fightBoston Herald“Our goal was to address these issues,” Curtatone said during an appearance this morning on Boston Herald Radio while discussing the numerous environmental challenges he raised. “We fought the fight in the process we are allowed ... and I think we have ...Somerville calls it quit...

    August 23, 2016 9:55 AM EDT
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  • Bill Maher on Marty Walsh, Elizabeth Warren, and Legal Weed in Massachusetts - Boston magazine (blog)

    Boston magazine (blog)Bill Maher on Marty Walsh, Elizabeth Warren, and Legal Weed in MassachusettsBoston magazine (blog)Case in point, the talk show host—who's performing in Boston and around New England this election season—recently poked fun at Mayor Marty Walsh for his speech at the Democratic National Convention. Suffice to say it wasn't flatte...

    August 24, 2016 4:09 PM EDT
  • A Peek Inside Marty Walsh and Tito Jackson's War Chests - Boston magazine (blog)

    Boston magazine (blog)A Peek Inside Marty Walsh and Tito Jackson's War ChestsBoston magazine (blog)With a three-story spread in Monday's paper, the Herald brought long simmering, will-he-won't-he speculation over the Roxbury pol's mayoral ambitions to a roaring boil, as Mayor Marty Walsh awaits a challenger in his first bid for reelection. The city...

    August 24, 2016 12:00 PM EDT
  • Black leaders: Rival to Marty Walsh must 'step up' - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldBlack leaders: Rival to Marty Walsh must 'step up'Boston HeraldA minority candidate needs to step up and challenge Mayor Martin J. Walsh for failing to live up to his promises in next year's election, black community leaders say amid an outreach program now in the works that could bring more black voters to the ...

    August 24, 2016 12:15 AM EDT
  • Buzz of clash as Tito Jackson critiques Marty Walsh's reign - Boston Herald

    Boston HeraldBuzz of clash as Tito Jackson critiques Marty Walsh's reignBoston HeraldCity Councilor Tito Jackson's critical words for Mayor Martin J. Walsh in recent months have started a buzz that the outspoken Roxbury pol is angling to challenge the problem-plagued first-term mayor next year. “I watch City Council hearings, I watch ...and more »

    August 22, 2016 12:05 AM EDT
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  • Taking Stock: New OvaScience CEO lays out the fertility biotech's path in coming years

    As the new CEO of Waltham-based OvaScience, Harald Stock is immediately faced with a number of questions surrounding the 5-year-old biotech. What areas around the globe is the company planning to focus on for its fertility treatment? When will the treatment be available in the U.S.? And how will the company respond to skeptics who have doubts as to...

    August 24, 2016 2:56 PM EDT
  • No Acela to NYC? Amtrak suggests MBTA dispute threatens Boston rail service

    The MBTA’s legal battle with Amtrak is getting so ugly that it could potentially put your ability to grab an Acela train from Boston to New York or Washington, D.C., in danger. In a court filing this week, Amtrak signaled that it may not be able to offer rail service to riders in the Bay State unless the MBTA begins meeting its obligations under w...

    August 24, 2016 2:49 PM EDT
  • Harvard identifies target for ALS treatments

    Researchers from Harvard Medical School have identified the trigger to ALS, a discovery that has already been licensed to a biotech company for clinical trials. According to the study, published this month in the journal Science, researchers pinpointed the enzyme that triggers the rapid demise of nerve cells in people with amyotrophic lateral scle...

    August 24, 2016 1:50 PM EDT
  • Cambridge-born VC firm has some harsh words for Donald Trump

    Cambridge-born venture capital firm CRV has taken a harsh stance against Donald Trump, with its website's homepage being directed to a blog post on Medium entitled "F*CK TRUMP." The 300-word diatribe against the Republican presidential nominee was written by CRV, formerly known as Charles River Ventures, and posted to Medium on Wednesday. Boston-a...

    August 24, 2016 1:24 PM EDT
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  • Meridian Bancorp, Inc. announces new board of directors

    Meridian Bancorp, Inc. announces new board of directors Sampan - Aug 2, 2016 East Boston, MA - Richard J. Gavegnano, Chairman, CEO and President of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. and East Boston Savings Bank (EBSB) announces the appointment of three new members to the Boards of Directors.

    August 2, 2016 12:35 PM EDT
  • Meridian Bancorp Inc. (EBSB) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for August 18

    Meridian Bancorp Inc. (EBSB) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for August 18 Equities.com - Aug 19, 2016 Meridian Bancorp Inc. (EBSB) experienced unusually high volume on Aug. 18, as the stock gained 1.92% to a closing price of $15.41.

    August 19, 2016 5:30 PM EDT
  • What's Wall Street Saying About Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB)?

    What's Wall Street Saying About Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB)? Markets Daily - Aug 21, 2016 As for the case of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB), a look at Zacks ABR scale shows that the majority of the sell-side analysts covering the stock have a positive outlook on its prospects.

    August 21, 2016 3:07 PM EDT
  • Alpha One Impact Score Of 0 On Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB)

    Alpha One Impact Score Of 0 On Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) Markets Daily - Aug 20, 2016 Based on the analysis of daily online articles regarding Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB), you find that the company's daily sentiment score is 0. It is important to note that the score is based on the analysis of articles published today.

    August 20, 2016 11:22 AM EDT
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