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EPA awards Charles River highest all-time water quality rating

EPA awards Charles River highest all-time water quality rating

The Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Charles River a water quality rating of “A-” on Wednesday, […]

by · September 4, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston ranks only second to Silicon Valley in number of jobs in the technology sector this year. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston home to second-largest tech industry, new study finds

As terms like “kickstarter,” “hackathon” and “startup” are entering the city’s common vocabulary, Greater Boston was […]

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Phase 2A of the Commonwealth Avenue reconstruction project focuses on widening Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority tracks and narrowing sidewalks between the Boston University Bridge and Packard’s Corner, which could be dangerous for both cyclists and pedestrians. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Comm. Ave. construction project to widen MBTA tracks, trim sidewalks

The City of Boston is currently rolling out a $16 million plan to reconstruct a portion […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks in front of a student apartment in Allston-Brighton on Monday. The mayor stated in the speech that the city is committed to fixing safety violations in student housing. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mayor Walsh plans to protect students, facilitate move-in during Allston Christmas

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced a series of housing reforms in Allston-Brighton Monday as hundreds of […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Several hundred gather for vigil to honor Michael Brown

Several hundred gather for vigil to honor Michael Brown

About 200 people gathered outside Boston Police Headquarters Friday evening at a candlelight vigil to honor […]

by · August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Orientation 2014

Orientation 2014

Welcome to Boston University, Class of 2018! The editors here at The Daily Free Press have […]

Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s friend found guilty of obstruction of investigation

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was convicted Monday of obstructing investigation into […]

by · July 22, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News

Walsh names new commissioner and chief for Boston Fire Department

Boston Fire Department Deputy Chief Joseph E. Finn, a member of the department for almost 30 […]

by · July 7, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News

Harvard buildings investigated after report of three bombs on campus

Several Harvard University buildings were evacuated Saturday following a phone call from a man who claimed […]

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

Increases on federal loan interest rates take effect Tuesday

Effective Tuesday, college students taking out loans for the 2014-2015 school year will see an interest […]