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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's office partnered with the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation to release a report Wednesday for the Mayor's Office of Recovery Services that found an 11.3 percent substance abuse prevalence in Boston. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City report evaluates substance addiction, recovery services in Boston

To assess the prevalence of drug abuse and addiction in the city, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh […]

by and · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The City Council's Special Committee on the 2024 Olympics met Monday to discuss the International Olympic Committee's agenda for 2020. PHOTO BY DANIEL SCHWEN/ WIKIPEDIA

City Council reviews 2020 Olympic agenda to plan for 2024

As part of the planning process for Boston to potentially host the 2024 Summer Olympics, the […]

by · May 19, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Commencement speakers preach diversity, experimentation

Commencement speakers preach diversity, experimentation

Thousands gathered at Nickerson Field Sunday to celebrate the commencement of Boston University’s class of 2015. […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Wednesday. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Jury sentences Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death on six counts

After more than 14 hours of jury deliberation, convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced […]

by · May 16, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
African Presidential Center director looks into reasons behind closing

African Presidential Center director looks into reasons behind closing

Charles Stith, the director of Boston University’s African Presidential Center and the former U.S. ambassador to […]

by · May 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
From left, J. Kenneth Menges,  Jean Morrison, Gloria Waters, Boston University President Robert Brown, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Robert Knox break ground on Boston University's Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering Thursday. PHOTO BY FELICIA GANS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Officials break ground on nine-story BU research facility

Boston University administrators and Boston city officials gathered Thursday to break ground at 610 Commonwealth Ave., […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Prosecutor Steve Millen makes closing remarks during the trial Wednesday, mentioning the video of Tsarnaev giving the middle finger to a camera in a holding cell. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Jury deliberation begins after closing statements in Tsarnaev case

More than two months after the start of the trial for admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar […]

by and · May 14, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Thursday, April 30. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense rests in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial, closing statements, verdict to come

Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case Monday on the eighth day of defense testimony in […]

by · May 12, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Thursday, April 30. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense explores environment, privileges Tsarnaev faces in prison

Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev explored the environment the defendant would face serving time at the United […]

by · May 8, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted in a courtroom sketch at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse Thursday, April 30. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense continues with character witnesses, family life in Tsarnaev trial

On the sixth day of testimony in the penalty phase of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, […]

by and · May 7, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News