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  1. Crime victims - have a right to speak,' high court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley speaks at a press conference regarding the murder of two doctors in South Boston, Monday, May 8, 2017. Staff Photo by Nancy Lane Justice David A. Lowy speaks during a special sitting of the Supreme Judicial Court in Lawrence District Court on Tuesday, December 06, 2016.

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  2. For judge, these immigrants in US are like Jews fleeing NazisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    A federal judge on Wednesday likened a group of Indonesian Christians facing possible deportation by the Trump administration to Jewish refugees trying to escape the Nazis. Judge Patti B. Saris compared the plight of the Indonesians, who are in the country illegally, to Jews fleeing the Third Reich in a boat - an apparent reference to the infamous case of the St. Louis, an ocean liner that left Germany with 937 passengers, most of them Jews, and was turned away by the US government in 1939.

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  3. Adrian WalkerState's - Valor Act' is a good intention gone wrong and must be fixedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Boston.com

    I have little doubt that the lawmakers who decided that some veterans should get lenient treatment in the court system had nothing but good intentions. Unfortunately, good intentions can lead to really terrible laws.

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  4. He said he didn't steal from a Jamaica Plain building. Then the loot fell out of his jacketRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Boston.com

    A 33-year-old Boston man was arrested Monday afternoon shortly after he was seen stealing a package from a Jamaica Plain residence, police said. A witness spotted Sadiel Tapia at a Rossmore Road residence around 2:20 p.m. as he opened a package from the building, took the contents out, and left the box, Boston police said in a statement.

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  5. Financial Survey: First BancsharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    First Bancshares and Blue Hills Bancorp are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability. 47.4% of First Bancshares shares are held by institutional investors.

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  6. Blue Hills Bancorp (BHBK) & Astoria Financial (AF) Head to Head SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Breeze

    Blue Hills Bancorp and Astoria Financial are both financials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability. Blue Hills Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than Astoria Financial.

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  7. More Tourism eventsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | City of Boston

    On the first day of the Mayor's Enchanted Trolley Tour, Boston continues the festive tradition of lighting holiday trees in Mattapan, Readville, and West Roxbury. Boston continues the festive tradition of lighting holiday trees in Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, Roxbury, the South End, and Brighton.

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  8. New school committee chair says aim is to close achievement, opportunity gapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Jennifer Smith, News Editor Michael Loconto, joined by his daughters, signed a city register as part of a ceremony marking his swearing-in as the new chairman of the Boston School Committee.

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  9. Blue Hills Bancorp (BHBK) & Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (FMAO) Head-To-Head SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Breeze

    Blue Hills Bancorp and Farmers & Merchants Bancorp are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership. Blue Hills Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%.

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  10. Blue Hills Bancorp (BHBK) vs. Astoria Financial (AF) Head-To-Head ComparisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Blue Hills Bancorp and Astoria Financial are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership. 51.9% of Blue Hills Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors.

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  11. Demolition Delay Application: 90 Cass Street, West RoxburyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | City of Boston

    Boston Landmarks Commission received a complete application from Robert Reissfelder to demolish the one story garage located at 90 Cass Street in West Roxbury, MA 02132. We will post each Demo Delay application to provide the public with information about proposed demolitions as early as possible in the Article 85 process .

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  12. Get your space savers ready: Boston's parking ban being lifted at 5 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Boston.com

    Boston will lift its snow emergency and parking ban at 5 p.m. Friday, and city workers "will continue to dig out from yesterday's storm, pushing snow to the curb to open up travel lanes for cars, buses and bikes," Mayor Martin J. Walsh's office said in an early morning statement. Boston Public Works said in a separate tweet that its mounted truck snowblowers removed over 100 trailer loads of snow from city streets overnights.

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  13. Renasant (RNST) vs. Blue Hills Bancorp (BHBK) Head-To-Head SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Renasant and Blue Hills Bancorp are both financials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings. Renasant has higher revenue and earnings than Blue Hills Bancorp.

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  14. School Committee taps Michael Loconto to take helmRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Boston Herald

    Michael Loconto, a West Roxbury attorney who has been the lead for Boston Public Schools in labor negotiations with teachers and bus drivers, has been elected to serve as this year's School Committee chairman. The 39-year-old attorney for Curry College was named to take on the leadership role, replacing Michael O'Neill who decided not to seek another term after five years.

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  15. West Roxbury attorney elected school committee chairRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Boston.com

    The Boston School Committee on Wednesday unanimously elected a 39-year-old attorney from West Roxbury as its new chairman, representing the first change in its leadership post in five years. Michael Loconto, the in-house legal counsel for Curry College, is taking over for Michael O'Neill, who decided against running for chairman again.

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  16. School Committee to put 'strong leader' at helmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Boston Herald

    Minority leaders and City Hall watchers are backing School Committee member Michael Loconto to lead the appointed board, citing "strong" and "thoughtful" leadership and a background in labor negotiations. The Boston School Committee is selecting a new chairman and vice chairman of the seven-member mayoral-appointed board today at 4 p.m. at its annual organization meeting after current chairman Michael O'Neill announced he is stepping down from the post after five years.

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  17. Critical Review: Blue Hills BancorpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Blue Hills Bancorp and Farmers & Merchants Bancorp are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Blue Hills Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%.

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  18. Dogs play in a snowy Boston park. Staff photo by Mark GarfinkelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | Boston Herald

    Some come just like that, with a look in the pooch's eyes or a quick measure of its waggle. Others adhere to carefully prescribed rules about certain number of syllables or a historical or pop-culture theme.

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  19. Boston School Committee chairman to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Boston.com

    Michael O'Neill said Thursday that he plans to step down as chairman of the Boston School Committee, ending a five-year tenure in the post. O'Neill said he intends to hand over leadership duties to another member next Wednesday when the committee holds its annual organization meeting.

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  20. Start time drama presents BPS with an opportunityRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Last Friday, amid the last-minute bustle before the holiday weekend, Boston Public School parents and educators received the one gift they really wanted this Christmas: a reprieve from an ill-conceived, though well-intentioned, plan to re-set school start and end times across the system.

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