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  1. Old Glory under attackRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Air Force veteran Richard Spalding, who is the Senior Vice Commander at the Sons of the American Legion Post 440 Newton, Mass., shows a piece of a flag that was vandalized along the St. James Street overpass on November 11, 2018 in Newton, Massachusetts. Every day is a good day to honor our veterans, but never more so than today as the American flag - a steadfast symbol of freedom our heroes have lost life and limb defending - is under fire.

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  2. Veterans on guard in Newton after American flags vandalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    NOVEMBER 11: Air Force veteran Richard Spalding, who is the Senior Vice Commander at the Sons of the American Legion Post 440 Newton, Mass., stands by replacement flags along the St. James Street overpass on November 11, 2018 in Newton, Massachusetts. Newton veterans are now standing guard over a display of American flags draped on a highway overpass after the display to honor service members was ripped down three times by vandals last week.

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  3. Drug experts push for - safe injection sites'Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2018 | Boston Herald

    The opening of "safe injection sites" in Massachusetts could happen in the near future, providing a place for people to take illegal drugs, experts testified yesterday. In a panel called "America is Watching" hosted by William James College in Newton, community leaders, politicians and substance abuse experts joined at Back Bay Events Center to tackle the opioid crisis in New England.

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  4. MGM pulls in $9.5 million from gambling in first week openRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Boston Herald

    MGM's Massachusetts casino generated $9.5 million from gambling operations in its first week open, state regulators reported Monday. The state Gaming Commission said in its monthly casino revenue report that MGM Springfield earned $2.1 million in gross revenues from table games like blackjack and roulette and $7.3 million from slot machines during the eight-day span from its Aug. 24 opening to Aug. 31. The haul translated to about $2.4 million in tax revenues for the state.

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  5. Newton parents suing for clash omission from meeting minutesRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2018 | Boston Herald

    A group of parents is suing the Newton School Committee for allegedly violating the state's Open Meeting Law after comments about anti-Semitic lessons were reportedly omitted from meeting records. "This is whitewashing going on.

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  6. UMass-Amherst police question public safety at Mount IdaRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | Boston Herald

    Add police officers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to the list of people unhappy with the school's $75 million purchase of the former Mount Ida College campus. Unions representing both patrol officers and supervisors at UMass tell The Daily Hampshire Gazette they're concerned about student safety because security at Mount Ida will be provided by private, unarmed security guards rather than trained police.

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  7. Thunderstorms, flash floods cross regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Boston Herald

    Motorist splash through a flooded section of Harvard Street in Newton during a heavy downpour on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Staff photo by Christopher Evans Motorist splash through a flooded section of Harvard Street in Newton during a heavy downpour on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

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  8. Female cops teach girls the ropes at Summer With the Women in Blue campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Boston Herald

    Boston Police Deputy Superintendent Nora Baston coaches Rayla Willis, 12, of Stoughton and Jahnaya Newton, 12, of Dorchester during a self defense class as part of a week long Women in Law Enforcement Camp. The Boston Police Department along with Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement, and the Boston Center for Youth and Families hold a week long camp about Women in Law Enforcement.

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  9. Even in death, ex-state Auditor Joe DeNucci's still fighting for all boxersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Boston Herald

    State auditor Joe DeNucci announces his retirement at his state house office on Monday, November 16, 2009. Staff file photo by Ted Fitzgerald THE FIGHTER: Joseph A. DeNucci, shown in a 1961 bout with Ralph "Tiger" Jones, was a middleweight boxer before becoming Massachusetts' longest-serving state auditor.

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  10. Prep for closures, rules for Fourth of July festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Boston Herald

    Maeve Byrne,8, whose father Brendan is a firefighter waves a flag as she and her mother Mary ride in the back of Engine 3 at Braintree's 45th Stars and Stripes 4th of July parade along Hancock Street on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Staff Photo by Matt West Jack Gately, 6, Maeve Murphy, 4 and Noah Gately, 4, got front row seats for Braintree's 45th Stars and Stripes 4th of July parade along Hancock Street on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

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  11. Newton man charged with grabbing child by throatRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | Boston Herald

    A Newton man who witnesses said grabbed a child by the throat Monday at a playground in Brookline is being held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing, authorities said. Christian Amaral, 23, appeared in Brookline District Court yesterday and was charged with strangulation or suffocation and assault and battery on a child with injury, authorities said.

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  12. 48 at UMass cash in with pay topping $322G in '17Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Boston Herald

    Student athletes prepare to play a softball game on the campus of Mount Ida College on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Staff Photo by Matt West Last year, 48 people made over $322,000 - with UMass President Martin T. Meehan coming in fifth at $614,000-plus.

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  13. University of Massachusetts Boston faculty blamed for chancellor finalists' dropoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Boston Herald

    University of Massachusetts Boston faculty were unrepentant yesterday after UMass President Martin T. Meehan spiked the search for a new chancellor, blaming the staff and their union for public criticism that drove the three finalists to drop out. Meehan, in an open letter yesterday, said he was "mortified" and called an "unceremonious" end to the seven-month search process after the candidates over the weekend withdrew their names from consideration.

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  14. A sad end for Newton bearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Boston Herald

    BRUIN ON BOARD: Police load the sedated bear onto a truck for the trip to Tufts Wildlife Clinic in Grafton. A young black bear sought by Newton police since it climbed a tree Tuesday on Centre Street and then vanished was found between some trees and a fence near Route 9 Wednesday night - but reportedly was injured and had to be euthanized.

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  15. Cops don't know if bear sits in woodsRead the original story

    May 17, 2018 | Boston Herald

    A curious black bear that made its way to Newton and climbed a tree Tuesday - prompting police to warn residents to keep their distance - then disappeared, leaving no clue of whether it's headed back into the woods or might reappear in Boston's suburban sprawl. Newton police Lt.

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  16. Campus center at Mount Ida College on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Staff Photo by Matt WestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Boston Herald

    The head of a legislative committee says subpoenas could be issued to top officials of Massachusetts' Mount Ida College after they declined to appear at an oversight hearing on the school's closing. Democratic Sen. Kathleen O'Connor Ives said it was "very, very disappointing" that the college's president, Barry Brown, and chief financial officer Jason Potts were not present for Wednesday's hearing.

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  17. Maura Healey vows to investigate Mount Ida dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Boston Herald

    Attorney General Maura Healey is investigating whether Mount Ida College officials shirked their duty to the Newton school in quietly leading the college into an $86.5 million takeover deal with the University of Massachusetts Amherst that left students, faculty and staff scrambling. In a letter to Mount Ida yesterday, Healey's office gave her stamp of approval on the deal despite what it called a "disorderly and harmful closure" on the sole basis that the transaction with UMass Amherst represented "fair value" for the struggling college and complied with charities laws.

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  18. College's final class of graduates hold own commencementRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | Boston Herald

    The senior class of Newton-based Mount Ida College graduated Saturday in a commencement ceremony that did not include college president Barry Brown and the school's board of trustees. The Boston Globe reports students asked they not attend following the officials' sudden announcement in April that the school would close following the spring semester.

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  19. Senators to hold oversight hearing on UMass-Mount Ida dealRead the original story

    May 12, 2018 | Boston Herald

    Plans by the University of Massachusetts-Amherst to purchase the assets of Mount Ida College are coming under scrutiny in Massachusetts. The deal has generated controversy and the Senate Post Audit and Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing at the Statehouse for Wednesday at noon.

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  20. Bus jumper worried by tinted windowsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Boston Herald

    A driver of a Toyota stopped in the middle of the Mass Pike forcing Joe Rizoli, a Weston school bus driver, to stop in the middle lane to question him about his bus. The driver of the Toyota then climbed on the hood of the bus as Rozoli hestured at the dashcam.

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