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Ty Allen, 20, of Boston, holds up a sign at a peaceful protest against the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston residents, U.S. officials react to Ferguson grand jury decision

Following the Monday evening release of the St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not indict Ferguson […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, National, News
Six Boston companies were selected at PitchBoston to have their 20-second videos highlight their company debuted at District Hall in Boston’s Innovation District for the next six months. PHOTO BY ANN SINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston startups to display videos on billboard in District Hall

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh hosted representatives from Greater Boston area startups at City Hall on Thursday […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
An estimated 1,200 jobs were added in the month of October, however, the unemployment rate remains at 6 percent, according to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mass. adds approximately 1,200 jobs in October

Although the Massachusetts unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6 percent in October, the Commonwealth saw an […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Brian LeMay, president of the Bostonian Society, speaks after the restored statues are revealed at the Old State House. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Old State House statues reinstalled, time capsule unveiled

Approximately 50 people crowded in front of the Old State House Sunday morning to observe the […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A Monday report by the National Center on Family Homelessness determined that 1 in 30 children nationwide are experiencing homelessness, an epidemic that has reached a historic high. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mass. ranks third best in addressing child homelessness

The National Center on Family Homelessness reported Monday that Massachusetts ranks third best in the nation […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University students have options of where to go and what to do during Thanksgiving break. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU Students have options on, off campus on Thanksgiving Day

With Thanksgiving break right around the corner, Boston University students are returning home to celebrate with […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Hearth Shares, a program designed in an effort to combat homelessness in Boston, provides diners with the opportunity to donate to homelessness prevention in the city by recommending donations on bills at participating restaurants. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY AMELIA WELLS.DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Hearth Shares lets diners contribute to homelessness prevention

Hearth Shares, a program initiated by Hearth, Inc., an organization focused on eliminating elder homelessness in […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Dine Out Boston, formally known as Restaurant Week Boston, provides more opportunities for participating restaurants to structure their own menus, and allows for less expensive options for diners, including restaurants on Newbury Street. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Dine Out Boston gives restaurants, diners more options

Restaurant Week Boston was discontinued in 2013 and rebranded by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors […]

by and · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Lt. Gov.-elect Karyn Polito will chair the five-person team that will oversee government operations within the Commonwealth during the transition between gubernatorial terms, as announced by Gov.-elect Charlie Baker Thursday. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DFP FILE PHOTO

Charlie Baker announces transition team leaders

Massachusetts Gov.-elect Charlie Baker announced Monday his appointment of Matt Beaton as secretary of the Massachusetts […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday the reconstitution of the City of Boston Compensation Advisory Board to ensure that salaries and expenses of the City will be properly handled. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh reconstitutes Compensation Advisory Board

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Monday his reconstitution of the Compensation Advisory Board, a five-person committee […]

by and · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News