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A bronze life-size statue of Edgar Allen Poe created by Stephanie Rocknack was unveiled during a ceremony Sunday at the corner of Boylston Street and Charles Street South. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Edgar Allan Poe statue unveiled in Boston

In commemoration of the 165th anniversary of Boston native Edgar Allan Poe’s death, the Edgar Allan […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
LittleFoot Energy is a company based in Somerville that helps support energy projects free of charge. PHOTO COURTESY OF KEVIN POULSEN

Business Education Jam connects students with industry leaders

Almost 6,000 people ranging from students to CEOs participated in a free, online crowd-sourcing workshop hosted […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Citizens Bank is donating a total of $400 thousand to The Greater Boston Food Bank and six other food banks in the area. PHOTO BY AMELIA WELLS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Citizens Bank grants $400,000 to nonprofits, provides meals

Seven Massachusetts nonprofit organizations received grants to better serve the community as a result of a […]

by and · October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A vehicle was caught on fire on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston University's western portion of campus Friday morning. PHOTO BY TARYN OTTAUNICK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BREAKING: Truck catches fire on Comm. Ave.

A truck was on fire in the area of 872 Commonwealth Ave. at about 10:30 a.m. […]

by and · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Thousands of protestors attended the People’s Climate March in New York City in September to highlight the ongoing issue of climate change faced by today’s society. PHOTO BY SARAH FISHER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston climate experts plan for rising sea level

The effects of climate change are soon to hit home in Boston, prompting the local division […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 5 comments · City, News
PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Hundreds support global push for free elections in Hong Kong

More than 400 students and residents rallied in the Boston Common Wednesday night to support a […]

by and · October 2, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Independent candidate for the Massachusetts gubernatorial election Scott Lively will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot. PHOTO COURTESY OF SCOTT LIVELY

Independent candidate Scott Lively inspired by religion to run for governor

This is the second part in a five-part series of profiles about the gubernatorial candidates facing off […]

by · October 2, 2014 · 6 comments · City, News
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State slow to enact medical marijuana legislation, patients say

Students and residents are criticizing Massachusetts legislators for failing to open medical marijuana dispensaries in the […]

by and · October 2, 2014 · 3 comments · City, News
Mass. Gov. reveals plans for $25 million Allston commuter rail stop

Mass. Gov. reveals plans for $25 million Allston commuter rail stop

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled plans Tuesday to build a $25 million commuter rail stop in […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
A ceremony will be held Oct. 4th to open the time capsule found in the head of the lion statue that resides at the top of the Old State House. PHOTO BY KIERA BLESSING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Historic society to unveil contents of 1901 time capsule

A century-old time capsule found inside the golden lion statue at Boston’s Old State House building […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 3 comments · City, News