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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 · 0 comments · 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
Boston Police Department is continuing to investigate three unarmed robberies that occurred in the “GAP” section of Allston over the past month. “GAP,” short for Gardner, Ashford and Pratt Streets, is located on the edge of Boston University’s West Campus and houses many off-campus students. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Unarmed Allston robberies prompt BU Emergency Alert

The Boston University Police Department notified students Friday of a string of unarmed robberies in the […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh spoke at Suffolk University Saturday morning about Troops for Fitness, a new program that he spearheaded with Coca-Cola that will help fortify Boston’s health and fitness initiatives by using the expertise of local military veterans. PHOTO BY STANISLAVA LABETSKAYA/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Walsh, Coca-Cola announce fitness program

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and the Coca-Cola Company announced Saturday a three-year program to encourage exercise […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Luis Navarro, a 16-year-old Worchester resident, protested outside the Boston Police Department Thursday with other supporters of the Boston Coalition for Police Accountability to highlight the injustices of racial profiling. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston residents, activists rally against stop-and-frisk

Residents, activists and students gathered outside the Boston Police Headquarters Thursday night to rally against police […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced that the City of Boston secured $3.8 million in resources to aid homeless or at-risk veterans. PHOTO BY GRACE BOWDEN/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Walsh announces initiative to aid homeless, at-risk veterans

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Monday that the city secured funding for an initiative to end […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Massachusetts was the first state to legalize same-sex marriage, a topic the U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed appeals of bans for in five states. PHOTO BY KENSHIN OKUBO/DFP FILE PHOTO

Supreme Court dismisses appeals on same-sex marriage bans

The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the appeals of five states seeking same-sex marriage bans Monday, a […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News