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People from ages 12 to 25 participate in a voting project in Ruggles Station through Youth Lead the Change. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced today the continuation of the Youth Participatory Budgeting Process and the allocation of $1 million to Youth Lead the Change. PHOTO COURTESY OF FRANCESCO TENO/THE CITY OF BOSTON

Mayor Walsh allocates $1 million to youth engagement

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced the allocation of $1 million Wednesday to Youth Lead the Change, […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that names of jurors are public record. PHOTO COURTESY OF WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Massachusetts Supreme Court rules jurors’ names public record

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that all jurors’ names are to be included in […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Dean of Students office spoke with students on Jan. 21 about the plans of Boston officials to inspect off-campus student housing for violations. PHOTO BY JACQUI BUSICK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City to begin inspection of off-campus housing residences

After receiving addresses for local college students living off-campus, the City of Boston will send inspection […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, City, News
The Human Rights Campaign released its first national report Jan. 23 on the status of legislation affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts ranks high in equality, still lacks non-discrimination laws

In 2004, Massachusetts became the first U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage, but despite its marriage […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Bytemark released a pilot of BusPlus, a mobile ticketing app, Monday. PHOTO COURTESY OF BLOG.MASS.GOV

MassDOT, private bus companies launch mobile ticketing app

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation  and several private bus companies launched the pilot version of the […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Hospitals are reviewing security measures after a surgeon was fatally shot at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Jan. 20. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Hospital security questioned after shooting at Brigham and Women’s

Brigham and Women’s Hospital found itself at the center of a tragedy on Jan. 20 when […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Walsh hosts send-off rally for Patriots

Walsh hosts send-off rally for Patriots

Approximately 1,000 fans braved the 16-degree chill at City Hall Plaza Monday to attend Boston Mayor […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority may suspend its late-night service, which launched as a pilot program in March, due to a lack of corporate sponsors. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA late-night service threatened by lack of sponsorship

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s late-night service program may be in jeopardy due to a lack […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks at a press conference in City Hall Monday afternoon after Massachusetts declared a state of emergency due to winter storm Juno. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts, BU prepare for Winter Storm Juno

With Winter Storm Juno bringing snow to states across the East Coast, state, city and Boston […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh signed an agreement with the United States Olympic Committee, which was made public Wednesday, banning city workers from speaking against the bid for the 2026 Olympics. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA

Walsh signs agreement to prohibit city employees from speaking negatively about Olympics

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh signed a Joinder Agreement Wednesday with the United States Olympic Committee that prohibits […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News