Hawaiian Airlines announced late Thursday night that it will be the only carrier to offer nonstop service between Honolulu and Boston when it begins flying between the two cities in April. PHOTO BY MARCO GARCIA “There is nowhere on Earth like Hawaii, and we are bringing our islands closer than ever to Boston with nonstop service.” Peter Ingram Hawaiian Airlines CEO Hawaiian Airlines announced late Thursday night that it will be the only carrier to offer nonstop service between Honolulu and Boston when it begins flying between the two cities in April. The state’s largest carrier said it will fly five days a week starting April 4 — more than a week before Patriots’ Day on April 15. Boston is the largest U.S. city without nonstop service to Hawaii. “The Commonwealth is excited to welcome Hawaiian Airlines to Logan Airport, providing a new connection between our states,” Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Airlines to offer nonstop service to Boston starting in April
ANDOVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Some 8,000 people were driven from their homes in the Boston suburbs by a series of gas explosions, and it was unclear on Friday when they could go back. A building burns after explosions in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States in this September 13, 2018 photo from social media by Boston Sparks. Boston Sparks/Social Media/via REUTERS The blasts killed at least one person, injured 12 more and destroyed dozens of homes and other buildings in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence on Thursday. Residents who were evacuated “should expect that the restoration process will take several days or longer,” Andrew Maylor, the town manager of North Andover, said on Twitter. Firefighters raced for hours from one blaze to another and utility crews rushed to shut off gas and electricity to prevent further explosions. Fire and utility crews were going door to door to conduct safety checks, officials said. Some 70 fires, explosions or investigations … [Read more...] about Gas explosions drive thousands out of homes in Boston suburbs
U.S. One person is confirmed dead, with at least 10 others injured, after gas explosions rocked a series of neighborhoods just outside Boston, Massachusetts, destroying dozens of homes. Firefighters raced to quell blazes at nearly 40 properties after the explosions occurred on Thursday afternoon in the communities of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover, which are roughly 30 miles from Boston.Dozens of fires broke out, as well as a number of explosions, across homes and businesses as a result. The explosions are believed to have begun at around 4:30p.m. A building burns after gas explosions in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States on September 13, 2018. Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the incident that destroyed dozens of homes. Boston Sparks/REUTERS Recommended Slideshows7650 Highest Paying Jobs in the United States80In Pictures: Top 50 U.S. Cities Ranked by Quality of Life And Average Salary7675 Best-Selling Albums in U.S. … [Read more...] about Boston Deadly Gas Explosion Latest: Everything to Know About ‘Armageddon’ Blast
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Loren King Globe Correspondent September 13, 2018 Three established figures on the local film scene — James Nadeau, former executive director of Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival; Ivy Moylan, executive director of the Brattle Theatre; and Jo-Ann Graziano, who teaches media studies at MIT — joined forces to launch the inaugural Boston Women’s Film Festival. It runs Sept 27-30 at the Brattle and the Museum of Fine Arts.Graziano, the festival’s executive director, says the event was “conceived as an opportunity to champion talent that has too often been under-represented.” The festival will present nine narrative films, seven documentaries, and two revivals.It’s been 15 years since Boston had a film festival devoted to films made by women. The Boston International Festival of Women’s Cinema, founded in 1993 … [Read more...] about Inaugural Boston Women’s Film Festival arrives soon
Harold Brown After 64 years at the helm of one of Boston’s most successful real estate empires, Harold Brown is stepping down as chairman of The Hamilton Co. Brown, now 93, purchased his first property at 1292 Commonwealth Ave. for $20,000 in 1954 after departing from the U.S. Navy. He has since amassed more than $2.3 billion in residential and commercial real estate, primarily geared to working class families, students and medical professionals. The company now provides a full range of development, acquisition and construction services, property and asset management, and financial and investment management. “It’s time,” Brown, who will retain the title of chairman emeritus, said in a statement. “Our company is in great shape. We have great people in place. And I’m always around to help out.” Guilliaem Aertsen will succeed Brown as chairman. COO Jameson Brown, Harold’s son, and CFO Andy Bloch will become co-CEOs. The two bring a combined … [Read more...] about Boston Real Estate Icon Harold Brown to Step Down from Hamilton Co.