Gardner Heist Tips Roll In To FBI, Museum

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Tips Roll In About Gardner Museum Heist. But the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the FBI won’t elaborate on the number or nature of the tips received since Monday, when officials for both organizations announced that they identified the two thieves and launched a public awareness campaign to find the missing artworks. “We really have reached a point in the investigation where the whodunit part is over, and now, ‘Where’s the art?’ ” Damon Katz, of Boston’s FBI division, tells the Globe. “That’s the only thing we’re ­focused on in this point of this investigation; it’s finding the art with the public’s assistance.”  [Globe]

Think Tank Calls Out the Secretary of State. The Pioneer Institute calls out William Galvin, who called out U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, for not practicing what he preached.  [Pioneer Institute]

Harvard Biz School Student Has An Idea to Prevent Brain Drain. One way is to focus on the students, writes Harvard MBA candidate Jon Lai, so Boston can prevent its loss of students to places like NYC and the Bay area. How to best do that? “Treat students like tourists—wine and dine them, show them the best that Boston can offer, and they will partake willingly.” Yep, a pitch to be wined and dined, from a grad student who numbers his list of rationale 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3.  [CNN Money]

Herald Checks the Attendance Record of School Committee Members. Dave Wedge finds that three committee members have missed 25 percent of the board’s meetings since the beginning of 2011. [Herald]

Coolidge Corner Theatre May Add Another Screening Room. The new screening room would seat 180, but the Theatre needs approval from the Town Meeting before it can proceed.  [Wicked Local Brookline h/t Universal Hub]

 

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