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Public paychecks: These are the 20 highest-paid employees with the city of Boston
A Boston police captain based in Mattapan was the highest-earning city worker last year, according to payroll data released on Friday.
The captain, Haseeb Hosein, earned a total of $366,232 in 2017. A significant amount of that pay — $106,980 in total — came from detail work, while another $62,696.50 came from overtime pay.
Hosein wasn't the only city employee who earned more than $300,000. Ten other city workers, all employed by the police department, earned $300,000 or more.
Herald’s sale to Digital First approved, but questions remain
A Delaware bankruptcy court on Friday approved the sale of the Boston Herald to Digital First Media for just under $12 million, after the Colorado-based company won an auction for the news outlet earlier in the week.
Digital First’s acquisition of the Herald from owner Pat Purcell is all but official. The two sides must still complete paperwork related to the transfer, said a spokeswoman for Brown Rudnick LLP, a law firm for the Herald. The court has mandated that the sale process wrap up by March…