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Boston restaurants will offer discounts through “Dig Out Dine Out,” a program to compensate for loss of business due to winter storms. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Social media campaign promotes discounts for Boston restaurants

#DigOutDineOut, a social media campaign to promote discounts and promotions for Boston restaurants to make up […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced their commitment to reduce gaps in high-speed internet access in Western Massachusetts. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Baker and Polito announce broadband expansion initiative

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced a broadband expansion initiative to provide […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
University of Massachusetts Amherst removed its ban on Iranian students Wednesday. PHOTO BY RHOBITE/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

UMass Amherst lifts ban on Iranian students in science programs

The University of Massachusetts Amherst announced a policy change Wednesday regarding the acceptance of Iranian students […]

by and · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh launched the Mayor’s Mentoring Movement Tuesday, which will recruit over 1,000 new mentors over the next two years. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh launches Mayor’s Mentoring Movement

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, along with President and CEO of Mass Mentoring Program Marty Martinez and […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
MassChallenge announced their partnership with Women’s iLab Feb. 13 and the Startup Institute Feb. 17, which will encourage startups created by women. PHOTO COURTESY OF MASSCHALLENGE.ORG

MassChallenge announces partnerships with Women’s iLab, Startup Institute

MassChallenge, a business acceleration firm, announced separate partnerships with Women’s iLab and the Startup Institute, which […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Veterans for Peace local chapter march in the St. Patrick's Day Peace Parade last year. PHOTO COURTESY OF PAT WESTWATER-JUNG

Veterans for Peace, ACLU file complaint, seek approval for St. Patrick’s Day parade

Just over a month before the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, the local chapter of […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Feb. 11 that the city will receive a $30,000 “Love Your Block” Award, which will support revitalization projects in Roxbury, Mattapan and Dorchester. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston awarded Cities of Service grant for community revitalization

Boston was chosen as one of seven cities nationwide to be awarded the Love Your Block […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Friday that the city will partner with Waze, a traffic app, to enable drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to check traffic conditions in real-time. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh announces partnership with traffic app, Waze

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced a new data-sharing affiliation on Friday with Waze, an app owned […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is now targeting New England universities to label seafood that is harvested locally and sustainably with a stamp it launched in 2011. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Maine institute wants sustainable seafood in university dining halls

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is pushing for New England universities to put more regional […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority held a conference call Tuesday afternoon with members of the media to speak about the weather's impact on transportation. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA holds conference call to address impact of weather on transportation

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority held a conference call Tuesday afternoon with members of the media […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News