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The Head of the Charles Regatta is one of the largest in the world, attracting 400,000 spectators, 11,000 competitors and 2,252 boats. PHOTO BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Head of the Charles Regatta celebrates 50th anniversary

The Head of the Charles Regatta celebrated its 50th anniversary on Boston’s Charles River this weekend, […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
In an effort to address poverty and unemployment, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh introduced the Office of Financial Empowerment Wednesday. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh’s initiative aids in long-term search for employment

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh initiated the Office of Financial Empowerment Wednesday in an effort to address […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates have received endorsements from a variety of politicians, prominent leaders and activist groups from across the United States. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates talk endorsements, road to election

While the hype of receiving an endorsement from prominent figures may aid in funding and visibility […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University Professor Joe Bergantino was detained by Russian authorities Thursday for lacking a proper visa. PHOTO COURTESY OF BU PHOTOGRAPHY

BU journalism professor detained in Russia to return early

A Boston University journalism professor currently in Russia to teach was detained and released by Russian […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
The City of Boston’s Office of Jobs and Community Services awarded more than $1 million to 19 community-based employment and workforce development programs. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City of Boston grants over $1 million to job training organizations

Boston’s Office of Jobs and Community Services awarded a grant of more than $1 million to […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
An increase in bike ridership in Boston has led to an increase in theft and vandalism of bicycles, which may be influenced by improper use of bike locks and poorly made locks. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Rise in bike ridership leads to bike theft, crime

Bike crimes, including thefts and vandalism, have increased on Boston University’s campus and in the city, […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, City, News
Independent gubernatorial candidate Jeff McCormick will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot in Massachusetts. PHOTO COURTESY OF JEFF MCCORMICK

Gubernatorial candidate Jeff McCormick pushes for job creation, opportunities

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

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Politics
As part of his new housing initiative, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh plans to reduce the number of college students living off campus by 50 percent by 2030. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston housing initiative to lower off-campus student housing

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Thursday a new housing initiative to decrease off-campus student housing and […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
The Boston Police Department investigates a case of two park rangers who were stabbed Tuesday by a homeless man at Boston Common. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston park ranger in critical condition after Boston Common stabbing

A homeless man allegedly stabbed two park rangers repeatedly Tuesday by the Soldiers and Sailors monument […]

by and · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick held a press conference at Logan International Airport Tuesday, where he said that Boston and Massachusetts are at low risk of an Ebola outbreak but the city will continue to take precautions. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH IMAGE LIBRARY

Patrick speaks at press conference in wake of Ebola outbreak

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick hosted a press conference at Logan International Airport Tuesday to address the […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News