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Segway Tour Company, Boston Gliders, Has Lawsuit Dismissed Against City of Boston by Federal Judge

After the Boston City Council passed an ordinance in June 2011 regulating the use of Segways, the North End-based tour company, Boston Gliders sued the city in U.S. District Court arguing the ordinance was unlawfully damaging its business. Specifically, the ordinance restricted Segway use on public ways, sidewalks, parks and bicycle paths. Tour operators can Read More…

Government People Police & Fire

Sal DiMasi, Former House Speaker and North End Resident, Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison

Former Massachusetts House Speaker and North End resident, Sal DiMasi, was sentenced to eight years in prison today by a federal court judge after being convicted on corruption charges last June. In his decision, US District Court Judge Mark Wolf said DiMasi’s life had been “a great American story to a point.”  The ruling also Read More…