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Hillary Rodham Clinton, Massachusetts public officials gather to support Martha Coakley

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Massachusetts public officials gather to support Martha Coakley

Boston’s Park Plaza Hotel welcomed former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday morning to speak […]

by and · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Taiba Zahir and Marwa Sayed (CAS ‘17) march down Newbury Street in protest of police brutality Saturday. PHOTO BY ALLIE WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Hundreds overtake Newbury Street in protest of police brutality in Ferguson

Black Lives Matter: Boston, a social justice organization, led a group of 600 to 700 peaceful […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
BU among Boston universities with lowest numbers of Hispanic and black professors

BU among Boston universities with lowest numbers of Hispanic and black professors

Boston’s City Council convened at City Hall Friday morning to deal with plans to increase diversity […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
More than 100 people gathered at Boston Common Sunday to protest against poor health care for Massachusetts residents. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston residents rally for national, global health care reform

Armed with signs and chants, upwards of 200 people gathered at the Boston Common Sunday morning […]

by and · October 27, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Independent gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk will be on the Nov. 4 gubernatorial ballot, representing the United Independent Party, which he launched in January 2013. PHOTO COURTESY OF EVAN FALCHUK

Gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk sues for ability to participate in debate

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the sponsors of Monday night’s debate […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and current co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University, announced Thursday that he is suspending his cancer treatment and canceling the remainder of his book tour.

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to suspend cancer treatment, book tour

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who has served as the co-director of Boston University’s Initiative on […]

by and · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Curt Nikitas, Project Manager of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, describes a map of proposed changes to the Green Line of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA proposes changes to Green Line stops on BU campus

Approximately 60 city and state officials and community members convened Thursday evening in the Commonwealth Salon […]

by and · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Charles River Conservancy President Renata von Tscharner speaks to professional skateboarders Tony Alva and Christian Hosoi during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Lynch Family Skate Park. PHOTO BY DREW SCHWARTZ/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Long-awaited skate park to come to Boston area

After fighting for more than a decade for a place Boston’s skateboarders could call their own, […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Charlie Baker, Republican candidate for the Massachusetts gubernatorial election, speaks at his primary election party in September. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DFP FILE PHOTO

Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker addresses issues facing children, MA Health Connector

This is the fourth part in a five-part series of interviews with the Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates. […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Professor Harvey Cox of the Harvard Divinity School speaks at a prayer rally at The Memorial Church at Harvard University Wednesday night advocating for people to vote “yes” for Questions 3 and 4 on the Nov. 4 Massachusetts general election ballot. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Harvard-based prayer vigil rallies for civil rights in Massachusetts ballot questions

Stand for Democracy, an Harvard University-based group dedicated to maintaining the public’s right to vote, sponsored […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News