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It's estimated that between half and 90 percent of startups fail in less than five years. Nevertheless, the Boston region has a long history of banking its economic future on risk-taking entrepreneurs to create innovative companies, new services and high tech products. Comment?
Attorney Mitchell Garabedian is calling for a federal investigation of sexual abuse allegations at private schools in New England, such as the Fessenden School in Newton. His statement comes after a Boston Globe Spotlight report , published Sunday, found that over the past 25 years, more than 200 students have accused staffers of abuse at dozens of private schools in the region. Comment?
On Seaport Boulevard in the heart of South Boston's Innovation District, among new gleaming glass towers and construction cranes, many of the region's brightest minds are firing fast. Here, the future is sparking. Comment?
The mayor of Newton whose schools have been targeted by a recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents has announced a plan to ensure students in the district feel welcome. The office of Newton Mayor Setti Warren says the city has brought in attorney Richard W. Cole, a civil rights consultant, to work alongside Newton school administrators. Comment?
The principal of Newton North High School has planned to speak to all students Monday morning about an act of anti-Semitism that occurred during a basketball game against Catholic Memorial High School Friday night. Students from the all-boys Catholic school launched into an offensive chant that is now prompting dialogue about language in the preparatory school's location in West Roxbury, as well as in Newton and beyond. Comment?
Officials at Catholic Memorial School have apologized after some students chanted anti-Semitic taunts during a basketball game against a school with a large Jewish population. Dozens of Catholic Memorial students attending Friday's game against Newton North High School were overheard yelling, "You killed Jesus" to Newton North fans. Comment?
Authorities have released the names of the two people who were killed Tuesday night when a car crashed through a Newton restaurant . According to a statement from the Middlesex district attorney's office, Gregory Morin, 32, of Newton, and Eleanor Miele, 57, of Watertown, were killed in the Tuesday evening crash. Comment?
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