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Following the death of cyclist Anita Kurmann, 38, on Aug. 7, 2015, there will be increased safety measures implemented at the intersection of Beacon Street and Massachusetts Avenue. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mass. Ave., Beacon Street intersection to improve biker safety

  In the wake of the fatal bike crash that killed Boston University research fellow Anita […]

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Several changes are coming to the MBTA, including extending the green line to Somerville and developing a winter resiliency plan. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA rolling out management, service changes after harsh winter

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is rolling out changes to operations and management implemented during the […]

by and · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
In a report from Massachusetts General Hospital, a survey found that many physicians overestimate their ability to assess the risk of Ebola. PHOTO COURTESY CDC GLOBAL

Many physicians overestimate ability to assess risk of Ebola, study finds

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have found that the physicians least likely to encounter the infectious […]

by · September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley plans to file a petition with the Massachusetts legislature to grant Boston control of its own liquor licensing. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DFP FILE PHOTO

Boston City councilor seeks petition for Boston to control own liquor permitting

Following recent changes to Boston’s liquor licensing process, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley is continuing to […]

by · September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker met with Massachusetts’ medical school deans to address opioids Wednesday. PHOTO BY MINA CORPUZ/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts Medical Society, medical school deans work together against opioids

  Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker met with leadership from the Massachusetts Medical Society and deans from […]

by · September 3, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
UMass Amherst is leading the way in the partnership with the United States Department of Defense and Massachusetts’ universities in the creation of flexible hybrid electronics. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Mass. universities assist Department of Defense in flexible hybrid electronics development

Several Boston-area universities will assist the U.S. Department of Defense in developing flexible hybrid electronics, such […]

by · September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s Office of Public Safety and Boston Police met with communities affected by the multiple shootings in Boston and surrounding cities through neighborhood walks in late August. PHOTO COURTESTY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Community, city differ on efforts to address neighborhood violence

Nichole Bell, 40, of Dorchester, has noticed that there are more and more families having experiences […]

by · September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
James "Whitey" Bulger's mugshot at Alcatraz in 1959. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

James “Whitey” Bulger attorneys claim violation of constitutional rights in appeal

  Attorneys for James “Whitey” Bulger argued Monday before a panel of judges at the John […]

by · July 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston drops bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

Boston drops bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

Following conversations between the United States Olympic Committee and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Boston will no […]

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Leaders, experts face off in Olympics debate

Leaders, experts face off in Olympics debate

Several city leaders and experts went head-to-head Thursday in a televised debate about the logistics and […]

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News