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Kenneth Brissette

By adamg - 2/12/20 - 6:22 pm

A federal judge today tossed the conspiracy convictions of Kenneth Brissette and Timothy Sullivan in the Boston Calling case, because federal prosecutors failed to show either man received any personal benefit from convincing the music-festival's organizers to hire member of a local union to work the event. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/19 - 8:03 pm

A federal court today reinstated extortion charges against two City Hall officials who allegedly leaned on the company that runs the Boston Calling festival to hire members of a particular union. Read more.

By adamg - 5/28/16 - 8:29 am

The Globe reports on a Friday e-mail dump by City Hall; doesn't link the two aides to the sort of pressure a third aide is alleged to have put on Boston Calling organizers.

By adamg - 5/19/16 - 8:45 am

The US Attorney's office in Boston reports Kenneth Brissette, Boston's director of tourism, has been indicted and arrested for "union-related extortion" involving the Boston Calling music festival on City Hall Plaza and the filming of "Top Chef" episodes in Boston.

According to the US attorney's office: Read more.

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