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The lede reads: “Daniel hoped he hadn’t made a big mistake. It was a birth day present coming fr om Europe. Shipping was a big part of the price.” I’m copying from the page above, so it’s all [sic]. The package arrived from the U.K. weeks before my Virgo birthday. ” ‘What if you don’t like it?’ I got nervous, but he said he could send it back.” Sure, I could retype the whole first page I wrote on my gift on my MacBook, or scan and copy a doc that would come close. But any accuracy would be c...
Tags: Art, Macbook, Harry, Sunday Times, Voice, Dad, Ajblogs, Judy, Daniel, East Village, Lolita, Keats, Cornwall England, Europe Shipping, Waltham Mass, Adlai

Celebrity attorney F. Lee Bailey, who defended O.J. Simpson, dies at 87

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — F. Lee Bailey, the celebrity attorney who defended O.J. Simpson, Patricia Hearst and the alleged Boston Strangler,...
Tags: Ap, O J Simpson, Lee Bailey, Waltham Mass, O J Simpson Patricia Hearst

Raytheon hiring more than 300 workers in El Segundo

Raytheon Intelligence & Space is looking to hire more than 300 people at its El Segundo facility for roles that address cybersecurity, hardware and systems design and engineering. Wallis Laughrey, vice president of Raytheon’s Space & C2 Systems, said the jobs require a high level of expertise. “We have seen continued demand from our customers throughout 2020,” Laughrey said via email. “Because of this, we’re looking for qualified and driven professionals with a proven track record of working on ...
Tags: Google, Asia, Business, Technology, News, Sport, Soccer, Airplanes, Pwc, Aerospace, United Technologies Corp, Raytheon, El Segundo, International Air Transport Association, Purdue University, Waltham Mass

Database security startup jSonar raises $50M from Goldman Sachs

Database security startup jSonar has secured $50 million in new funding from Goldman Sachs . The company, with offices in Waltham, Mass. and Vancouver, B.C., will use the new funding to grow its database security offering. In return, Goldman Sachs executive David Campbell will join jSonar’s board. jSonar’s database security platform can monitor every one of its customers’ databases at a glance, regardless of whether they’re stored on-premise or in the cloud, and supports every popular database...
Tags: Security, Banks, Massachusetts, Tech, Goldman Sachs, Vancouver, Financial Services, Executive, Database, David Campbell, Waltham Mass, Ron Bennatan

Twenty-Three Athletes Nominated to 2020-21 Davis U.S. Cross Country Ski Team (Press Release)

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Press Release U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced the Davis U.S. Cross Country Ski Team nominations for the 2020-21 season. Nominations include those active athletes who qualified based on published selection criteria in the prior season.   “The 2021 U.S. Cross Country Team has more depth than any team in modern American cross country ski racing history,” said Davis U.S. Cross Country Team Program Director Chris Grover. “From our seasoned veterans who will be fo...
Tags: News, Sport, Skiing, Davis, Fis, Chris, Park City Utah, Scott Patterson, U S ski, Anchorage Alaska, Jessie Diggins, Truckee Calif, Sophie Caldwell, U S Ski Team, Simi Hamilton, Rosie Brennan

Boston Dynamics appoints its first-ever new CEO

After more than a quarter-century spent developing some of the industry’s most iconic and advanced machines, Boston Dynamics is a company in the midst of a profound transformation. This week, the Waltham, Mass.-based organization issued a number of key announcements, all focused on the same fundamental shift, as it readies the release of two commercial robots: Spot and Handle. The top of the company has recently seen its first major shakeup since its founding in the early 1990s. Founder Marc ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Hardware, Softbank, Aclu, Ncaa, Robotics, Adam Savage, Hiring, Boston Dynamics, TechCrunch, Sdk, Savage, Bay Area, Spot, Perry

These 9 startups are betting that your gut is healthcare's next frontier, with millions in backing from investors like Marc Benioff and Vinod Khosla

Investors including Marc Benioff and Vinod Khosla still see the microbiome as a lucrative opportunity, despite several recent high-profile failures. The microbiome refers to the community of bacteria living in and on us, most prominently in our gut. One of the failures involved a $600-million company called uBiome, which shut down after months of challenges and setbacks. Several other microbiome companies could find a way to capitalize on insights from our gut. Click here for more BI Prime sto...
Tags: New York, Trends, Ibd, Bill, North Carolina, Novo Nordisk, GE Ventures, Vinod Khosla, Illumina, Marc Benioff, Peter Diamandis, Bristol Myers Squibb, Johnson Johnson, Craig Venter, Nash, San Diego California

Interview: Chuck Israels

Bassist Chuck Israels is probably best known for his work in the Bill Evans Trio between 1961 and 1966—a golden, delicate period for Evans. But Chuck also played with Stan Getz, Herbie Hancock, Gary Burton, Hampton, Hawes, Dave Pike, Gerry Mulligan and many other jazz greats. Chuck also has had a vast playing and recording career as a leader of his own groups. On March 6, Chuck will be in New York for a rare performance at Dizzy's Coca-Cola (go here). The Chuck Israels Sextet features Chuck on...
Tags: Europe, Chuck, John Lewis, New York, Hollywood, Sweden, Boston, Billie, Bbc, Mit, Harvard, Atlantic, Bob Dylan, Bud, Paris, Broadway

Vantage Builders completes 1,775 s/f build-out

Shrewsbury, MA Vantage Builders, Inc., a general contracting and construction firm based in Waltham, Mass., has completed the build-out of a new Club Pilates studio, located at 193 Boston Tpke., in the Lakeway Commons shopping center. The 1,775 s/f studio features ...
Tags: Radio, Lakeway, Waltham Mass, Shrewsbury MA Vantage Builders Inc, Boston Tpke

Driver, man clinging to hood in road rage case, arraigned

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts men involved in an apparent case of road rage in which one drove at speeds of up to 70 mph with the other clinging to the hood of his vehicle, some of which was caught on video , were released after their arraignments Monday. Mark Fitzgerald, 37, of Ashland, […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Ap, Nation, Ashland, Waltham Mass, Mark Fitzgerald

Insurance startup Bright Health raises $200M at ~$950M valuation

A flurry of digital-first insurers are betting they can surpass industry incumbents with a little help from technology and a lot of help from venture capitalists. The latest to land a massive check is Bright Health, a Minneapolis-headquartered provider of affordable individual, family and Medicare Advantage healthcare plans in Alabama,  Arizona ,  Colorado ,  New York City ,  Ohio  and  Tennessee. The company, founded by the former chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare Bob Sheehy; Kyle Rol...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Florida, Minneapolis, Softbank, Tech, Tennessee, Oscar, Venture Capital, Health Insurance, Medicare, Tiger Global Management, Nea, Felicis Ventures, Castlight Health

With $300M in new funding, Devoted Health launches its Medicare Advantage plan in Florida

Devoted Health, a Waltham, Mass.-based insurance startup, has raised a $300 million Series B and is enrolling to its Medicare Advantage plan members in eight Florida counties. The company, which helps Medicare beneficiaries access care through its network of physicians and tech-enabled healthcare platform, has raised the funds from lead investor Andreessen Horowitz, Premji Invest and Uprising. The company declined to disclose its valuation. Devoted’s founders are brothers Todd and Ed Park — t...
Tags: Health, Startups, Florida, Obama, Senate, White House, Funding, Tech, Healthcare, Venture Capital, Medicare, Ed, Andreessen Horowitz, Obvious Ventures, Cto, Castlight Health

Vantage Builders completes 15,000 s/f build-out for pet resort

Saugus, MA Tails are wagging across the North Shore, with the opening of Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa, a premier, full-service pet care company. Vantage Builders, Inc., a general contracting and construction firm based in Waltham, Mass., completed the build-out of the t...
Tags: Radio, North Shore, Waltham Mass, Vantage Builders Inc

‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star pleads guilty to in touching case

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — A former star of “The Dukes of Hazzard” television show has pleaded guilty to inappropriately touching two women in the cast of a musical in Massachusetts in which he starred. Prosecutors say 66-year-old Tom Wopat was sentenced Friday to a year of probation after pleading guilty to two counts of annoying […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Ap, Waltham Mass, Tom Wopat, Nation & World

Celtics’ Ainge: Prepared to stand pat this summer (maybe)

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Danny Ainge tore apart the team that made the Eastern Conference finals last year, and then put together a new roster that came one victory from playing for an NBA title. This summer may present him with an even bigger challenge: standing pat. With Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving coming back […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Nba, Gordon Hayward, Kyrie Irving, Danny Ainge, Ainge, Waltham Mass

Ex-governor Deval Patrick addressing Bentley graduates

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is delivering the commencement address at Bentley University. The state’s first, and so far only, black chief executive is scheduled to speak to undergraduate students and faculty in Waltham on Saturday. Patrick, a Democrat, has kept a low profile since leaving office in 2015. He accepted […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Ap, Bentley, Waltham, Bentley University, Deval Patrick, Waltham Mass, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics

Celtics hope to put road woes aside vs. Cavs in Cleveland

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Home-court advantage has proven to be a valuable commodity for the Celtics so far this postseason. Boston is 9-0 at TD Garden during these playoffs and has blistered opponents early in games, shooting 47 percent from the field and 39 percent from the 3-point line. It’s often led to cushions that […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Ap, Cleveland, Celtics, Cavs, TD Garden, Waltham Mass

Celtics’ Stevens remains humble as team continues to thrive

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — When Brad Stevens accepted the Celtics head coaching job five years ago, he didn’t allow himself to get caught up in thinking about how he could add his name to the franchise’s rich history. He was too busy trying to figure out how to avoid being buried under it. “You realize […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Brad Stevens, Celtics, Stevens, Waltham Mass

Celtics, Sixers renew rivalry with new casts in East semis

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid are about to find out what the NBA playoffs are really about. After dispatching the Miami Heat in five games in the first round in their first career postseason appearance, the Philadelphia 76ers’ youngsters will open the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night in Boston against […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Ap, Nba, Philadelphia, Miami Heat, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Waltham Mass, Celtics Sixers

Officials: Human remains were those of missing woman

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say human remains found in Waltham are believed to be those of a 73-year-old woman who went missing last year. The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that a preliminary investigation identified the woman as Sara LaRoche, who was reported missing in May. Officials say there were no signs of […]
Tags: News, Ap, Waltham, Waltham Mass, Nation & World, Middlesex District Attorney s Office, Sara LaRoche

Man Who Thought He Won $10,000 in the Lottery Discovers He Actually Won $1 Million

A lottery winner was in for the treat of his life when he discovered that he was much luckier than he originally thought. When Waltham, Mass., school bus driver Edward Boudreau turned in his “$2,000,000 50X Cashword” ticket on Friday, he thought he was about to claim a $10,000 prize. According to the rules of…
Tags: Games, News, Uncategorized, Lottery, Waltham Mass, Onetime, Edward Boudreau

No Hayward, no Thomas, plenty for Celtics, Cavs to play for

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — When Brad Stevens studied the video of Boston’s last game against Cleveland, he skipped over a handful of plays and put the sound on mute. “I didn’t want to watch the injury or what happened after it,” the Celtics coach said on Tuesday, a day before his team was to play […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Ap, Cleveland, Thomas, Brad Stevens, Celtics, Waltham Mass, Celtics Cavs

Vantage completes 11,000 s/f build-out at 60 Jefferson Park Road

Warwick, RI Vantage Builders, Inc., a general contracting and construction firm based in Waltham, Mass., completed the build-out of a new location for The Learning Experience at 60 Jefferson Park Rd. The new 11,000 s/f location is The Learning Experience’s fi...
Tags: Radio, Waltham Mass, Jefferson Park, Jefferson Park Road, Warwick RI Vantage Builders Inc

Physician group no longer opposed to medical aid in dying

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Medical Society is no longer opposed to medical aid in dying as an end-of-life option for the terminally ill. The society said Saturday its governing body voted to adopt a neutral position, which allows the organization to serve as a medical and scientific resource as part of legislative efforts […]
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‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star to face indecent assault charges

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — A former star of “The Dukes of Hazzard” accused of indecently assaulting two female members of a musical is facing a judge in Massachusetts. Tom Wopat will be arraigned Friday at Waltham District Court on charges he assaulted a girl and a woman in July while rehearsing for the musical “42nd […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Ap, Waltham Mass, Tom Wopat, Nation & World, Waltham District Court

Thoma Bravo-backed Dynatrace buys Qumram

Dynatrace, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, has acquired Qumram, a provider of advanced session replay technology for mobile and web applications. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE Waltham, Mass. – November 9, 2017 – Dynatrace, the leader in digital performance management, today announced the acquisition of Qumram, a privately held company offering advanced session replay technology for mobile and web applications, for an undisclosed amount. With the addition of Qumram’s techno...
Tags: Trends, Barcelona, M&a, Las Vegas, Dynatrace, Cto, Waltham Mass, Thoma Bravo, Qumram, John Van Siclen, Bernd Greifeneder Dynatrace, Patrick Barnert

Vantage Builders completes 8,000 s/f renovation for Boston Beer Company

Jamaica Plain, MA Vantage Builders, Inc., a general contracting and construction firm based in Waltham, Mass., completed a renovation project for Boston Beer Company. The work included a new tasting room, training rooms, barrel storage space, new offices and a mixe...
Tags: Radio, Waltham Mass, Boston Beer Company, Jamaica Plain MA Vantage Builders Inc

'Dukes of Hazzard' star Tom Wopat charged with assaulting 16-year-old girl

Tom Wopat is charged with assaulting the girl while rehearsing for a stage production in Waltham, Mass.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Dukes, Waltham Mass, Tom Wopat

Vantage Builders, Inc. completes 5,000 s/f build-out; design by Walsh/Cochis Associates, Inc.

Westborough, MA Vantage Builders, Inc., a general contracting and construction firm based in Waltham, Mass., has completed the build-out of Café 9, a new, 50-seat eatery located in the Westboro Executive Park at 112 Turnpike Rd.  Park ownership, Albany ...
Tags: Radio, Waltham Mass, Vantage Builders Inc, Walsh Cochis Associates Inc, Westborough MA Vantage Builders Inc, Westboro Executive Park, Turnpike Rd Park

‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star faces indecent assault, drug charges

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The actor who played Luke Duke in the 1980s television show “The Dukes of Hazzard” is facing indecent assault and battery and drug charges in Massachusetts. The Middlesex district attorney’s office says 65-year-old Tom Wopat is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Waltham District Court. Waltham police said they could not […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Middlesex, Dukes, Waltham Mass, Tom Wopat, Luke Duke, Nation & World, Waltham District Court Waltham