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Testimony begins in case of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Testimony begins in case of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

In a trial that could cost him his life, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sat in Courtroom 9 of […]

by and · March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Immaculate Heart of Mary School announced Feb. 26 that they will be opting out of participating in the Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade due to the participation of OUTVETS, a LGBT Veterans group. PHOTO FROM MASSACHUSETTS OFFICE OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM/FLICKR

Catholic school withdraws from parade, opposes OUTVETS

Immaculate Heart of Mary School in the city of Harvard renounced its participation Thursday in the […]

by and · March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Monday that 137 organizations and institutions supporting arts and culture in Boston, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, were awarded $303,476 by the Boston Cultural Council. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mayor Walsh announces funding for Boston Cultural Council grant winners

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Monday that the Boston Cultural Council awarded $303,476 to 137 local […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Boston Bar Association said Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Justice should not seek the death penalty in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BBA requests Department of Justice remove death penalty for Tsarnaev

The Boston Bar Association requested the U.S. Department of Justice seek a life sentence without parole […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Facebook announced a new tool Wednesday that allows users to flag posts by friends that indicate the potential for self-harm. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Facebook introduces feature to report and help possible suicidal users

Facebook introduced Wednesday a new update to provide advice, resources and support to users identified as […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston resident Joe Kebartas speaks at the Civil Academy class on the Age-Friendly Boston Initiative at Faneuil Hall Saturday. PHOTO BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Civil Academy discusses city issues concerning Boston’s elderly

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and the city’s Elderly Affairs Commission hosted a Civil Academy class Saturday […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Boston Redevelopment Authority will test a pilot program to award funds to large development projects by releasing a portion of community benefits from the D Street Hotel project. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BRA to allocate funds to large community projects

The Boston Redevelopment Authority announced Wednesday a pilot program for allocating discretionary funds to large development […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday a revision to the Joinder Agreement between the City of Boston and the United States Olympic Committee removing language discouraging city employees from speaking about Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympics. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh revises Olympic agreement keeping city workers from speaking out

Following the Jan. 8 release of a Joinder Agreement negotiated between the City of Boston and […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III discussed access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education for minorities with the Latino STEM Alliance on Monday. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Rep. Kennedy and Latino STEM Alliance push for equal access to job training education 

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III joined the Latino STEM Alliance on Monday for a roundtable regarding expanding […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced Feb. 19 the first stages of an opioid addiction crisis initiative to curb Massachusetts’ rate of opiate addiction. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Baker announces strategy to combat opioid addiction in Mass.

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker  announced Feb. 19 the establishment of a 16-member Opioid Addiction Working Group […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News