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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks about issues surrounding the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics at a community meeting at Suffolk University Law School Thursday night. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh, Boston 2024 hold first Olympic bid community meeting

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh met with local residents at Suffolk University’s School of Law for the […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Snow accumulates near the George Sherman Union. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, along with Boston's Department of Innovation and Technology, the Public Works Department and the Office of New Urban Mechanics, announced Monday “Boston Snow Stats,” a website displaying snow operation information. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh launches Snow Stats site for public updates

Following multiple winter storms that brought over two feet of the snow to the New England […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
There was a spike in heroin overdoses and deaths in Massachusetts in December 2014. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts sees spike in heroin overdoses, deaths

Ten months after former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s declaration of a public health emergency in March […]

by and · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Former Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis speaks at a press conference in 2013. Davis is calling for stronger domestic intelligence gathering. PHOTO BY MICHAEL CUMMO/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Report pushes for increased domestic counterterrorism measures

In the wake of the January shooting at the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo […]

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Congressman Kennedy proposes funding increase for civil rights in schools

In a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama for the 2016 fiscal budget, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy […]

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Thousands line streets for Patriots Victory Parade

Thousands line streets for Patriots Victory Parade

Despite cold temperatures and slippery sidewalks, thousands of New England Patriots fans lined the streets Wednesday […]

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A 22-year-old woman fell from the Boston University Bridge onto Storrow Drive Wednesday morning. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Woman falls from Boston University Bridge, expected to survive

A 22-year-old woman fell from the Boston University Bridge onto Storrow Drive Wednesday morning, said Jake Wark, […]

by and · February 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Boston police prepare to tow cars from Bay State Road Tuesday night. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Police tow cars on Bay State Road

Cars parked on the even side of Bay State Road on Boston University’s Charles River Campus […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, City, News
Uber donated $1 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving Sunday for each ride when users entered the code THINKANDRIDE. ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Ride-share companies Uber, BeMyDD provide safety with Super Bowl promotion

In preparation for Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX festivities, several ride-share companies increased efforts to provide safe […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey speaks at a rally for clean energy. Markey and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III increased pressure on federal regulators to reevaluate energy prices across New England. PHOTO BY KAREN MURPHY/FLICKR

Markey, Kennedy push for review of energy costs

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III pressed for a reevaluation of current […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News