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Gallagher Buys Boston Marks Group with Offices in N. Zealand, Australia, UK & U.S.

Gallagher Buys Boston Marks Group with Offices in N. Zealand, Australia, UK & U.S.

Sponsored by AmTrust AG Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based insurance broker, has acquired Boston Marks Insurance NZ in New Zealand, BMG Aviation in Australia and the book of business of Boston Marks Insurance Brokers in the United Kingdom, which are all part of the Boston Marks Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1985 as an independent insurance and reinsurance broker for the aviation sector, Boston Marks Group offers retail property/casualty brokerage services to a broad range of government, commercial and private aviation and aerospace clients from offices in Auckland and Papakura […]

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Boston City Council chamber redesign focuses on accessibility

Boston City Council chamber redesign focuses on accessibility

Photos courtesy of Finegold Alexander Architects The Boston City Council’s City Hall chamber has been redesigned to make it more easily accessible and inclusive, according to the city and Finegold Alexander Architects, the firm behind the redesign. That redesign, the completion of which was officially announced December 10, retained the famous — or infamous, depending on one’s architectural views —Brutalist motif of the chamber, which fits in with the larger City Hall complex. Perhaps the most noticeable change to the chamber was that the floor where City Council members sit was raised to be flush with the surrounding main […]

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Massachusetts Launching Statewide Campaign Against Stoned, Drunk Driving

Massachusetts Launching Statewide Campaign Against Stoned, Drunk Driving

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 10, 2018 (State House News Service) — State public safety officials Monday are launching a statewide public information campaign about the dangers of driving drunk or stoned and a mobilization of police officers to conduct “stringent” impaired driving enforcement operations this holiday season. The safe driving campaign is the first since retail stores began selling recreational marijuana and the danger of driving while impaired by marijuana is a feature of the campaign, which is anchored by television, public transit and internet ads in both English and Spanish. “Drivers impaired by marijuana, alcohol or any other […]

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Fallen Worcester firefighter to be transported to Medical Examiner’s Office in Boston

Fallen Worcester firefighter to be transported to Medical Examiner’s Office in Boston

Credit: Worcester Fire Department WORCESTER (WHDH) – The state police are assisting with the transport of fallen Worcester firefighter Christoper Roy to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Boston. The procession is slated to begin at 10 a.m. at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester and conclude at the medical examiner’s office on Albany Street. Roy, 36, was killed Sunday while fighting a five-alarm blaze on Lowell Street in Worcester. He leaves behind his parents, a brother, and his 8-year-old daughter, Eva. (Copyright (c) 2018 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, […]

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James ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s family set to file wrongful death suit, report says

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s family set to file wrongful death suit, report says

James “Whitey” Bulger in a 1953 booking photo. The estate of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger is preparing to file a wrongful death lawsuit, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Bulger, who was 89, was beaten to death by inmates within hours of arriving at a federal prison in West Virginia on Oct. 30. “It’s important for the family and the public to know why the prisons decided to wheel an 89-year-old man with a history of heart attacks into one of the most dangerous prisons in the country,” Hank Brennan, Bulger’s attorney of seven years, told the Journal. […]

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Driver arrested after child killed, woman and infant critically injured in Revere pedestrian crash

Driver arrested after child killed, woman and infant critically injured in Revere pedestrian crash

REVERE, MASS. (WHDH) – A Boston woman will face a judge in Chelsea District Court Monday after being arrested in connection with a deadly pedestrian crash in Revere Sunday night that left one child dead and a woman and infant critically injured, state police said. Autumn Harris, 42, has been charged with motor vehicle homicide and negligent operation of a motor vehicle for her alleged involvement in the fatal crash. State police say more charges may be filed based on the results of the ongoing investigation. Troopers responding to a reported pedestrian crash on Route 145 near the intersection […]

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Boston College Student Charged With Leaving ‘Deeply Offensive’ Racist Graffiti

Boston College Student Charged With Leaving ‘Deeply Offensive’ Racist Graffiti

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston College student has been barred from campus and faces expulsion for what administrators are calling “deeply offensive” racist graffiti in a residence hall. Joy Moore, BC’s interim vice president for student affairs, said in an email to campus the student was arrested by campus police Saturday night “for a bias-motivated incident involving explicitly racist graffiti.” The student was also charged with assaulting police and for destruction of property in another dormitory. Racist graffiti was written on a bathroom mirror at Boston College. (Image Credit: Black Eagles) No name was made public. Jack Dunn, a […]

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Boston boa constrictor slithers home

Boston boa constrictor slithers home

The 8ft 6ins (2.6m) snake was reported missing last month A eight-foot long boa constrictor which sparked a police alert when it went missing 10 days ago has been found. The snake slithered out of its owner’s house in Boston on 28 November, prompting Lincolnshire Police to warn people to keep away from the animal. However, the force said the 8ft 6ins (2.6m) snake had now returned home after its mystery absence. A force spokesman said: “It was found at the address this morning with no apparent ill effects.” The snake’s owner took the reptile into Boston police station […]

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Herald All-Scholastics: Boys golf

Herald All-Scholastics: Boys golf

Boys golf All-Scholastics, 2018 WILL CAMPBELL, NAUSET An Atlantic Coast League All-Star, the sophomore captured the Div. 2 South sectional tournament and was tied for eighth at the Div. 2 State tournament. A two-time Mass. Amateur qualifier, Campbell was the 2017 Cape Cod National Invitational Champion. AIDAN DALY, HAMILTON-WENHAM The three-time Cape Ann Player of the Year, Daly was 14-0 this season and helped his team to a 51-5 team record over four years. The senior had a career round of 3-under at Myopia Hunt Club. Daly is a member of the school’s hockey team. TIMOTHY DIAS, NORTH ANDOVER […]

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Engineering Technician, GS-0802-11 Job in Boston, Massachusetts – Department of Homeland Security

Engineering Technician, GS-0802-11 Job in Boston, Massachusetts – Department of Homeland Security

The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Homeland Security. The opening is for an Engineering Technician, GS-0802-11 in Boston, Massachusetts Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions! Engineering Technician, GS-0802-11 – Boston, Massachusetts U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security Job ID: 21921 Start Date: 12/06/2018 End Date: 12/17/2018 Qualification […]

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