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Tom Menino: A Retrospective

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
March 16, 2004 - Mayor Menino announces the site of DNC parties at Sam Adams Monday. PHOTO BY CHRISTINE HOCHKEPPEL/DFP FILE PHOTO

People of Boston, public officials mourn the loss of former Mayor Menino

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who was also co-director of Boston University’s Initiative on Cities, left […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Apr 19, 1997 - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (right) takes a walking tour of Fenway Park with the stadium superintendant of grounds, Joe Mooney. DFP FILE PHOTO

Massachusetts sports teams remember former Mayor Thomas Menino

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who died Thursday morning, left a lasting legacy on numerous facets […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Sports
Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died Thursday at age 71 due to advanced cancer. He was also the co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Thomas Menino, former Boston mayor, has died at age 71

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot in Massachusetts. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley remembers time at BU, shares plans for higher education

This is the fifth part in a five-part series of interviews with the Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts ballot Question 1 proposes that the gas tax should be indexed based on changes in inflation.

Massachusetts advocacy networks weigh in on four upcoming ballot questions

On Tuesday, registered voters in Massachusetts will hit the polls to not only vote for new […]

by and · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
On the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announces a regional effort to prepare for the effects of climate change at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Wednesday. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

On two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Walsh announces new climate change efforts

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced major climate change preparedness efforts Wednesday afternoon, on the two-year anniversary […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker and Democratic candidate Martha Coakley participated in a debate at WCVB-TV Studios in Needham Tuesday where they had the opportunity to ask each questions about controversial political issues. PHOTOS BY MIKE DESOCIO AND ESTHER RO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Baker, Coakley talk immigration, Ebola in final debate

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates, Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Massachusetts Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley, went head to […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh signed an executive order Thursday seeking to prevent wage theft by establishing payment certification requirements for vendors with city contracts. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY JACQUI BUSICK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh issues order protecting against wage theft in Commonwealth

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh issued an executive order Thursday requiring city-contracted vendors to certify their compliance […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker and Democratic candidate Martha Coakley participated in a debate in Worcester Monday. PHOTOS BY MIKE DESOCIO AND ESTHER RO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates debate taxes, gender equality

With less than a week before the Nov. 4 election, four of the five Massachusetts’ gubernatorial […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News