The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Green Line will be expanded by 4.5 miles from Cambridge to Medford and will cost nearly $2 billion. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Green Line extension to cost almost $2 billion

The cost of a 4.5-mile green line train extension from Cambridge to Medford has increased from […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Attendees of The Boston Freedom Rally, better known as Hempfest, traditionally smoke marijuana at Boston Common at 4:20PM. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

“Hempfest” freedom rally draws large crowd, little enforcement

Thousands attended the Boston Freedom Rally at Boston Common Saturday and Sunday, a music festival and […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News

Tech site offers free Internet domains to college students

Students on Boston campuses are eligible to claim free Internet domains, offered to showcase students’ accomplishments […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 2 comments · City, News

Whole Foods offers delivery, pick up groceries

Whole Foods Market announced Monday that they partnered with online grocery shopping company Instacart to provide […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Jerome Smith, previously the director of the Office of Neighborhood Services, will now serve as Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s Chief of Civic Engagement. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MAYOR’S OFFICE

Mayor Walsh appoints new Chief of Civic Engagement

  Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Wednesday the appointment of Jerome Smith, former director of the […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Office buildings near Faneuil Hall will be redeveloped into a modern commercial complex. PHOTO COURTESY OF RELATED BEAL

New plans for Fanueil Hall development to reach BRA

Boston real estate firm Related Beal is seeking approval from the City of Boston to develop […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick plans to take a $150,000 trip to Europe; it will be his third trip this calendar year. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gov. Patrick to take $150,000 trip to Europe

At an estimated cost of $150,000, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is traveling to Europe next week […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts State Police, the Boston Police Department and the Boston Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation all work together to handle any terrorist attack in Massachusetts, such as with the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. KENSHIN OKUBO/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU, City, State detail counter-terrorism measure

In the weeks after Islamic militant group ISIS killed two American journalists and made several threats […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Facial recognition software was used at Boston Calling Music Festival in May 2013, but not at the Sept. 2014 event. PHOTO BY ALLIE WIMLEY AND GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City discontinues high-tech surveillance of Boston Calling attendees

After tens-of-thousands of fans at Boston Calling’s 2013 fall and summer music festivals were video monitored […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley will face off Charlie Baker in the November gubernatorial race. PHOTOS BY FALON MORAN AND FELICIA GANS, GRAPHIC BY CLINTON NGUYEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Charlie Baker, Martha Coakley to face off in November gubernatorial election

After a tight Democratic race that kept Massachusetts voters on their toes, the Associated Press declared […]