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Rev. María Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa gives a gesture of hope and inclusion to the detainees at the Suffolk County House of Corrections Sunday. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Activists advocate for the rights of detained immigrants

More than 40 people gathered outside the Suffolk County Correctional Facility Sunday in solidarity for immigrants […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Panelists compared facts and myths surrounding Ebola Friday at Boston University's National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories. PHOTO BY STEPHANIE PAGONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Medical experts address myths, facts surrounding the Ebola virus

A conference was held at Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Friday to address myths […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
In the wake of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino's death, an online petition was launched to rename Christopher Columbus Park in the city's historic North End to Tom Menino Park. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston residents petition for park in honor of Menino

In honor of the late former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, a Boston resident launched a petition […]

by · November 7, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, began servicing its first fleet of 60 hybrid buses Wednesday at Haymarket Square. PHOTO COURTESY OF MASSDOT

MBTA expands environmental efforts with hybrid buses

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, serviced the first […]

by · November 7, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Richard Davey, Secretary of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, resigned Saturday to take time to be with family and explore new career options. PHOTO COURTESY OF MASSDOT

Richard Davey resigns, current highway administer steps in as acting secretary

After years of service to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Richard Davey left his post as secretary […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced a five-year, $41.4 billion health care deal with the federal government Friday. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MassHealth announces updated five-year health care plan

Massachusetts Health and Human Services spokesman John Polanowicz announced Friday an extension to a five-year health […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Baker thanks his supporters for helping him win the gubernatorial election Tuesday night. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

AP declares Baker winner, Coakley waits to concede

In a widely contested race that was neck-and-neck for most of the night, the Associated Press […]

Bostonians vote at the Fenway High School polling precinct for the Massachusetts general election Tuesday. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM /DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Lower voter turnout in 2014 midterm election than previous races

Statewide, voter turnout on Tuesday for the 2014 general election in Massachusetts was slightly lower than […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Mass. activists groups respond to results of ballot questions

Mass. activists groups respond to results of ballot questions

Massachusetts voters had a chance Tuesday to weigh in on the election’s four ballot questions addressing […]

by and · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News

Democrats sweep other Mass. states offices in general election

While Charlie Baker was pulling ahead in the Massachusetts gubernatorial race Tuesday night, becoming the first […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News