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Hakvoort’s 40m Superyacht Hilarium in Boston

Hakvoort’s 40m superyacht Hilarium in Boston

Hilarium is a 40.7-metre motor yacht built by Hakvoort in Monnickendam, the Netherlands in 1986 and launched under the name Lady Alice for her original owner. The vessel underwent several ownership changes over the years, taking on names such as Excalibur and Mayan Queen II before her current owner rechristened her as Hilarium . Diana Yacht design from Holland is the studio behind her naval architecture and design while Sue Wade is the designer of the yacht’s interior. In 2014, Halirium received her navy blue hull finish that today sets her apart from other Hakvoort yachts during a refit […]

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Boston ‘Is Ready To Handle Anything Winter Throws At Us,’ Walsh Says

Boston ‘Is Ready To Handle Anything Winter Throws At Us,’ Walsh Says

closemore In March, a man shovels his car out of the snow on Park Vale Avenue in Allston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) With bitter cold in the forecast , Boston’s city government is getting ready for the winter. Preparations include the purchase of a new truck-mounted snow blower and coordinating responses to winter weather with both state agencies and local civic groups. Mayor Marty Walsh and other city officials described their plan for the oncoming season at a press conference Wednesday. “Climate change brings a lot of unpredictability to our weather, and in fact [Thursday] we’re anticipating the coldest Thanksgiving on […]

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Middleton Retirement Ceremony Details Released

Middleton retirement ceremony details released

The Boston Bruins released details on Wednesday afternoon relating to the number retirement of former Boston forward Rick Middleton. The ceremony will take place before the Bruins’ November 29th tilt with the New York Islanders. Former Bruin and current NESN analyst Andy Brickley will host the ceremony, which is set to get underway at 6:30 p.m., according to a press release from the organization. Also in attendance will be Chief Executive Officer Charlie Jacobs, Middleton’s former Bruins coach Don Cherry, as well as a number of unannounced former players. Frank Miller – a former youth hockey coach of Middleton […]

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Boston Marathon Bomber Offered to Help Prosecutors For His Life: Report

Boston Marathon bomber offered to help prosecutors for his life: report

FILE : Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of 30 federal charges in the 2013 bombing at the marathon finish line that killed three people and injured more than 260. (The Associated Press) Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wanted to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors in exchange for life in prison but prosecutors turned down the idea, court documents unsealed Wednesday reportedly said. The government “consistently rejected Tsarnaev’s conditional offers” and a deal never materialized, according to the court documents obtained by NBC News . Tsarnaev had “offered to provide certain kinds of cooperation and assistance, in the course of […]

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Boston Credit Union to Expand With Two Mergers

Boston Credit Union to Expand With Two Mergers

The Boston skyline The City of Boston Credit Union announced plans to acquire two small federal credit unions in the area in January, increasing its assets by 12% and its members by 16%. Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership. Your access to unlimited CUTimes.com content isn’t changing. Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive: Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters. […]

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Boston Police Welcome New Female Captain, The Seventh in Department History

Boston police welcome new female captain, the seventh in department history

Therese Kozmiski stood as she was promoted to the rank of captain. The daughter of a former Boston police officer became Wednesday the seventh female captain in the history of the force during a promotion ceremony at department headquarters, as several beaming relatives who are also on the job looked on. “There’s three generations in my family that have served the city,” said the newly minted Captain Therese Kozmiski, a 22-year BPD veteran, during Wednesday’s event. “I’m a Brighton girl, a city girl, I love this city.” Kozmiski, 57, will run the West Roxbury district as the department’s only […]

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For a Fraction of a ‘Hamilton’ Ticket, You Could Open The Door to Theater Excellence in Boston

For a fraction of a ‘Hamilton’ ticket, you could open the door to theater excellence in Boston

A scene from “The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood’’ at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. After Bostonians waited more than three years to see “Hamilton,’’ the blockbuster musical spent a whirlwind 8 1/2 weeks here before departing the city last Sunday. “Hamilton,’’ we hardly knew ye. Now, I’m sure the touring production of the Broadway megahit gave audiences at the Boston Opera House plenty of fond memories, and maybe even nourished their souls. But given the big bucks patrons had to cough up for a ticket, I’ll bet there was also a lot of grumbling about their depleted wallets and purses. So […]

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Boston Police Face Lawsuit Over Listing Hats and Selfies as Gang Symbols

Boston police face lawsuit over listing hats and selfies as gang symbols

For Boston police department, the Chicago Bulls hat was a sign. When high school student Juan Perez – not his real name – was pulled over by police in late 2016, his cap became an unlikely link in a chain of events that landed him on a police database of suspected gang members, and has left him in fear of being deported. How 20 years of stop and search has widened America’s racial divide Read more For two years, Boston police have used a system – nicknamed the “gang packet” – which awards points for choice of clothes and […]

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Trouble Brewing at Craft Beer Darling Trillium

Trouble brewing at craft beer darling Trillium

In this 2016 file photo, customers lined up at the Trillium Brewery and Taproom in Canton. Trillium Brewing, the darling of Boston’s booming craft beer scene, is facing an intense backlash online over labor practices that some current and former employees say are beyond the pale. In online forums and on social media, current and former employees said the wildly successful brewery forced many retail workers to reapply for their jobs and then offered several employees identical positions billed as promotions but paying significantly reduced hourly rates — from $8 to $5 — even as their tips plummeted. “People […]

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Woman Shot to Death in Jamaica Plain Identified as Lodimira Dos-Santos, Boston Police Say

Woman shot to death in Jamaica Plain identified as Lodimira Dos-Santos, Boston police say

Boston police on Wednesday identified 23-year-old Lodimira Dos-Santos as one of two people killed during a shooting in Jamaica Plain on Monday. Police responded to a report of gunshots in the area of 60 Bickford St. around 5:45 p.m. Monday and found an injured man and woman. Police said Dos-Santos was taken to the hospital, where she died of her injuries. Dos-Santos’ death marks the city’s 49th homicide of the year, police said. A man in his 30s, who police did not name, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the […]

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