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The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved 10 development proposals on April 16, including a plan for 48 rental units on Malvern Street in Allston. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Redevelopment Authority approves $215 million in new projects

The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved upwards of $215 million in new building projects largely for student […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
A study published Wednesday by the Center for Health Information and Analysis found that 10 percent of Massachusetts residents are addicted to drugs or alcohol. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

10 percent of Mass. struggle with Substance Use Disorder, government report says

Roughly 10 percent of Massachusetts’ population suffers from Substance Use Disorder, according to a report released […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday that the city will host GIFT Box, an exhibit to raise awareness and educate visitors about human trafficking. PHOTO FROM GIFT BOX

Walk-in exhibit to raise awareness for human trafficking

The City of Boston and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh will be hosting GIFT Box, a walk-in […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced new legislation to change aspects of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Wednesday. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gov. Baker introduces legislation for MBTA reforms

Following the release of a report on April 8 in which Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker made […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
David King, an acute care surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, testified Thursday in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. ILLUSTRATION BY REBECCA NESS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev walked through the door of Courtroom 9 in the John Joseph Moakley United […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Family members of Lu Lingzi, who died in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, spoke Wednesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in the sentencing phase of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. PHOTO COURTESY OF MENGHAN HU

Testimony turns to Collier, Lingzi

The prosecution continued to call witnesses Wednesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in […]

by and · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Bay State Repeal announced Friday that it filed the first ballot initiative to allow the lawful sale, possession and use of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts. PHOTO BY PRENSA/FLICKR

Advocacy group submits draft petition legalizing marijuana sales

Bay State Repeal, a local advocacy group working for the repeal of cannabis prohibition in Massachusetts, […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Tuesday that unemployment rates were down in all labor market areas for March. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Seasonal unemployment rates down in Boston, report says

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported Tuesday that seasonally adjusted unemployment rates […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The sentencing phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began Tuesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

New testimony, photos revealed in sentencing phase of Tsarnaev trial

The penalty phase of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the admitted Boston Marathon bomber who, along […]

by and · April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts was ranked the fifth most eco-friendly state in a report released by WalletHub Monday. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts ranked fifth most eco-friendly state

Personal finance website WalletHub released a report Monday detailing the most and least eco-friendly states, with […]

by · April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News