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Boston City Council addresses issues of community stability, neighborhood preservation

Boston City Council gathered Monday for a hearing to address the issues of displacement, community stability […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Boston City Council’s Committee on Health, Women, Families and Communities held a public hearing Wednesday to discuss the apparent lack of healthy food at Boston Public Schools and lack of food banks for low-income families. PHOTO BY GABI ARRIAGA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston City Council deliberate food insecurity and its impact

Boston City Council gathered Monday at City Hall to address unavailability of healthy food options for […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
More than 8,000 monkeys are being used for research in Massachusetts. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

PETA sues Massachusetts for withholding public information

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc., more commonly known as PETA, filed a lawsuit against […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
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