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The City of Boston announced Tuesday that existing bike lanes will be replaced with protected bike lanes from the Boston University Bridge to Packard’s Corner. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Safer bike lanes to come to Comm. Ave, add to redesign

Existing bike lanes on Commonwealth Avenue will be replaced with protected bike lanes known as “cycle […]

by · March 27, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced five transportation initiatives on Wednesday to improve public safety. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston transportation gets major overhaul

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced several transportation initiatives aimed at improving public safety to be implemented […]

by · March 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
FBI bomb expert Edward Knapp, depicted above in a courtroom sketch, testified Thursday in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. ILLUSTRATION BY COURTNEY DUTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Autopsy photos, mock-up bombs presented as evidence in Tsarnaev trial

As the trial for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continued, the defendant sat with his hands cupped over his […]

by and · March 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
An image presented as evidence Wednesday in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev shows Tamerlan Tsarnaev leaving a Target after purchasing the backpacks later used to carry the explosives. PHOTO FROM BOSTONDEFENDER.ORG

Items found in bedroom, tweets presented as evidence in Tsarnaev trial

After 13 days of testimony and 86 witnesses, the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev continued Wednesday. Tsarnaev, […]

by and · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains are running at full service after winter weather related service interruptions, and refurbished Green Line trains will be released for service in April. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Subway service fully restored, Green Line gets refurbished trolleys

Following a record-breaking amount of snowfall in the beginning months of 2015, the Massachusetts Department of […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh invited constituents to participate in a question-and-answer discussion with him via Twitter Chat on Wednesday. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DFP FILE PHOTO

Mayor Walsh hosts question-and-answer Twitter session

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh invited constituents to participate in a virtual Twitter question-and-answer session with him […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts is one of seven states to earn an “F” for its welfare reform policies according to the 2015 Welfare Reform Report Card published March 19 by researchers at the Heartland Institute. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts one of seven states to earn ‘F’ rating in welfare reform

Massachusetts has been deemed one of the states with the worst overall reform policies, according to […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
Voting rights advocates announced a settlement on March 19 with the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance to ensure that eligible Massachusetts citizens are provided opportunities to register to vote in compliance with the National Voter Registration. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Department of Transitional Assistance settles voter registration suit

Voting rights advocates announced a settlement with the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance on March 19 to […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
A photograph submitted as evidence shows damage left behind in Watertown, where Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was later found by police. Experts gave testimony Tuesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse about the Watertown shootout. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE FBI

Ballistic evidence, surveillance confirm Tsarnaev owned weapon

The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old accused of placing two bombs at the finish line […]

by and · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston city councilors filed an ordinance Monday for the city’s first paid parental leave policy for city employees. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DFP FILE PHOTO

City councilors file ordinance to offer paid parental leave to Boston employees

For the first time, eligible city employees could have to opportunity to receive paid parental leave, […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News