Cambridge Hedge Fund Manager Arrested for Investment Fraud Scheme

BOSTON – The owner of two Cambridge-based investment advisory firms was arrested in Vermont on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in connection with a scheme to defraud hedge fund investors. Yasuna J. Murakami, 44, of Cambridge, was charged with wire fraud in federal court in Boston. Murakami was arrested in Vermont as he crossed back into the United States More...

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By MassCentral On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Report: Dominicans Control Boston Heroin Trafficking

The Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC), an arm of the Boston Police Department, has released its “2016 Heroin Overdose Report.” The findings regarding heroin overdose are disturbing, though probably More...

By MassCentral On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Chris Goldstein discusses the NA Poe Philly marijuana speakeasy bust

The Young Jurks Support us on Patreon! https://digboston.com/after-the-raid-do-the-philly-arrests-signal-a-new-war-on-patients/ Chris Goldstein is a writer and Philly.com columnist, as well as an advocate and educator More...

By MassCentral On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Former Massachusetts Police Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Funds From Disabled Veterans and Running Fraudulent Tax Preparation Business

A former Whitman, Massachusetts police sergeant pleaded guilty today to wire fraud, preparing false income tax returns for clients of his tax preparation business, obstructing the internal revenue laws and misappropriating More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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4 Things to Do When Applying for Financial Aid

Each year, financial aid helps millions of students across the United States achieve their dreams of attending college. There are many free resources available to guide you through the application process. The Office More...

By MassCentral On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Baker-Polito Administration Releases $2.19 Billion Fiscal Year 2017 Capital Budget Plan

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today released the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) capital plan, including a $2.19 billion bond cap on General Obligation Bonds. Significant resources in FY17 will be invested More...

By MassCentral On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Governor Baker Announces Hiring Transparency Initiative

BOSTON – Governor Baker today announced the launch of the Baker-Polito Administration’s hiring transparency initiative, providing new online search features for new hires in Executive Department offices.  More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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The Prevailing Wage Program in Massachusetts

Each year, many people help pave state highways, renovate public buildings, and take care of various public works projects across the Commonwealth. The Prevailing Wage Program in Massachusetts helps ensure More...

By MassCentral On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Boston Ranked As Fourth-Best Baseball City In North America By FOX Sports

Inhabitants of St. Louis, San Franciso and Chicago must really love their baseball teams. How else could Boston fall so far? FOX Sports’ Dieter Kurtenbach ranked the 13 best Major League Baseball cities Tuesday, More...

By MassCentral On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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NORTHEASTERN INSTITUTE OF CANNABIS , MASSCANN SPRING MEMBERS’ MEETING SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2017

SPRING MEMBERS’ MEETING SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2017 from 1pm until 5pm at the NORTHEASTERN INSTITUTE OF CANNABIS 10 Tech Circle, Natick (off Oak St.) This event is handicapped accessible Food and beverages will be provided As More...