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2009-09-27 12:25:27

Civil rights advocates and artists say a six-month jail sentence given to a Boston graffiti tagger is a draconian punishment. Danielle Bremner, 24, of New York, drew the sentence in Suffolk County Superior Court last week after pleading guilty to 13 counts of vandalism and defacing property for spray painting her moniker, Utah, around East Boston and the city's Back Bay, The Boston Globe reported Sunday. I think it is really high time that our society rethink whether it's humane to put a...

2009-09-26 13:01:45

Boston police say a man is posing as a movie producer in an attempt to gain sexual favors from women in exchange for non-existent roles. Boston police said at least three women have complained about the fake producer and a suspect has been identified but not charged in connection with the man's misleading postings on legitimate casting Web sites, The Boston Globe said Saturday. Boston Police Lt.

2009-08-08 09:55:46

A California private equity firm headed by billionaire Tom Gores has entered the bidding for The Boston Globe, the newspaper says. The Globe reported Friday that Gores, known as a corporate turn around artist who has changed the fortunes of computer modem makers and steel distributors after purchasing them, became the third bidder for the financially strapped newspaper. Citing unnamed sources, The New York Times said Gores's firm Platinum Equity has bid $35 million for the newspaper that the...

2009-08-07 11:15:06

Two top executives at the New York Times Co. said its Boston Globe newspaper had wrung enough concessions from labor to ensure its survival. Chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr.

2009-08-03 13:41:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Joining the growing number of attorneys successfully blogging on the Internet, Attorney Richard D. Vetstein of the Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

2009-07-31 18:23:41

Two groups based in Boston have stepped forward with preliminary bids to buy the Boston Globe from The New York Times Co., the Globe reported.

2009-07-20 20:39:00

BOSTON, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Dan Totten, president of the Boston Newspaper Guild, regarding today's contract vote. The final vote tally was 366 votes yes, 179 votes no.

2009-07-20 21:00:42

Boston Globe reporters and editors voted Monday to accept a new contract that gives the financially struggling newspaper $10 million in concessions. Members of the Boston Newspaper Guild, the Globe's largest union, rejected a similar deal in June by 12 votes out of more than 500 cast.

2009-07-20 11:46:10

Boston Globe reporters and editors voted Monday on whether to accept a new contract that gives the financially struggling newspaper $10 million in concessions. Members of the Boston Newspaper Guild, the Globe's largest union, rejected a similar deal in June by 12 votes out of more than 500 cast.

2009-06-24 10:22:43

Officials of the Newspaper Guild in Boston have reached a tentative agreement with The Boston Globe that could end months of acrimonious negotiations. Union members voted down a previous contract agreement that would have saved the company $10 million in operational costs.


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