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Boston bikers urge City to build cycle track on Comm. Ave.

Several Boston bicycle advocacy groups are pushing for the construction of a cycle track on Commonwealth […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The enterovirus has already been cited in 30 states including Massachusetts. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Rare enterovirus spreads to Boston, raises health concerns

The rare viral infection enterovirus-D68 hit Massachusetts Tuesday, affirming state health officials’ warnings that citizens need […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The MBTA Advisory Board, an independent advisory board that works toward the improvement of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority system, is developing a smartphone app that will allow riders to rate their experiences. PHOTO  ILLUSTRATION BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

MBTA Advisory Board to launch commute rating site

The MBTA Advisory Board is preparing to launch a smartphone-accessible website to allow Massachusetts Bay Transportation […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The Peace Corps has introduced an updated application that will simplify and shorten the process of applying. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Peace Corps unveils shortened, digital application process

Volunteers who hope to join the Peace Corps will find it easier to enlist as a […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A Boston City Council proposal would increase councilors’ salaries by approximately 29 percent. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston City Council proposes $25,000 raise for representatives

The Boston City Council introduced legislation Wednesday proposing to increase the salaries of city councilors by […]

by and · September 23, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Charlie Klee speaks at a meeting at City Hall Wednesday, where the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved construction of the Boston University Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering. PHOTO BY ADRIAN BAKER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston City Council approves construction of 9-story BU life sciences building

Following several testimonies from supporters of Boston University’s Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering, the […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston City Council approved health and safety measures Wednesday for NCAA athletes who play in the city, making Boston the first city with safety laws for college athletes. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

New ordinance imposes safety measures on college athletics

Boston City Council approved a citywide ordinance Wednesday that will impose stricter regulations on college athletes, […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Attendees pay tribute to homicide victims at the Garden of Peace memorial Thursday. PHOTO BY JAIME BENNIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Garden of Peace memorializes homicide victims

More than 100 people gathered to memorialize the lives of homicide victims Thursday at the Garden […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to vote on four ballot questions this November. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Environmental, labor, gas, gambling initiatives fill Nov. 4 ballot

With the general election fast approaching on Nov. 4, Massachusetts residents will vote for a new […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News

Mayor Walsh introduces composting pilot program to reduce greenhouse emissions

As a facet of the City of Boston’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News