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Boston Hedge Fund Manager Sentenced for $38M Ponzi Scheme

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Boston, MA– Raymond Montoya, a 70-year-old man from Allston, was sentenced in federal court on Thursday afternoon for running a Ponzi scheme. Patch reports that the…

Jennifer Pacheco

Uber and Lyft Could Cost More at Logan

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Boston, MA– Ridesharing trips to and from Logan Airport could cost riders more, for what some might see as less convenience. Last week, the Massachusetts Port…

Adrien Lynch

Boston SWAT Team Busted In On Wrong Apartment; ACLU Files Lawsuit

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Boston, MA– Last November, Boston police officers burst through the door of a Brighton apartment in a public housing complex in search of a suspect. Holding…

Adrien Lynch

TD Bank Apologizes for 'Racist' Advertisement

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Boston, MA– TD Bank recently displayed an advertisement inside their Back Bay branch which said, “When you’re Downtown, but your debit card’s somewhere in…

Jennifer Pacheco

Freetown Man Arrested for Keeping a Flat Screen Television Delivered By Mistake to His House

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Freetown, MA– Nick Memmo, a 35-year-old Freetown resident, was arrested for larceny and misleading a police officer on Monday night at his house. According to Boston…

Jennifer Pacheco

Boston Teachers Union Holds Rally for New Contract

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Boston, MA– Yesterday afternoon the Boston Teachers Union organized a rally outside the school district headquarters in Roxbury in support of a new contract, using the…

Adrien Lynch

Boston's Tuition-Free Community College Program Expands to First Ever Private College

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Boston, MA– Mayor Martin J. Walsh yesterday announced the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology (BFIT) will be the first private college to participate in Boston's Tuition-Free…

Aiden Dobens

Federal Prosecutors Allege Ticket Quotas Were Standard Practice for State Police Troop E

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Boston, MA– The overtime pay scandal keeps revealing more details about the illegal actions of troopers in State Police Troop E. Troop E was the State…

Adrien Lynch

Chinese Policy Change Leads to Recycling Challenges in Massachusetts

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Boston, MA– Recycling. Some people won't shut up about their zero-waste lifestyle; others are just ambivalent and will recycle when it's convenient. On the spectrum of…

Aiden Dobens