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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh mourns the loss of former Mayor Thomas Menino Sunday at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Thousands gather to mourn the loss of former Mayor Menino

The cold and rainy weather seemed almost symbolic of Sunday’s scene in Boston, as Massachusetts residents […]

by and · November 3, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that it is increasing security at government buildings in major cities, such as Logan International Airport. PHOTO VIA CREATIVE COMMONS

Massachusetts enhancing security in wake of increased threat of terrorism

Government buildings in major cities throughout the country, including Boston, will see enhanced security presence and […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
A four-alarm fire on Beacon Street temporarily displaced 40 residents from their homes early Sunday morning. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Four-alarm fire on Beacon Street injures 4, temporarily displaces more than 40 residents

A four-alarm fire broke out at 877 Beacon St. at about 1:25 a.m. Sunday morning, injuring […]

by and · November 2, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Oct. 21, 2013 - Boston Mayor Thomas Menino speaks at a Red Sox press conference prior to the 2013 World Series. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Tom Menino: A Retrospective

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
March 16, 2004 - Mayor Menino announces the site of DNC parties at Sam Adams Monday. PHOTO BY CHRISTINE HOCHKEPPEL/DFP FILE PHOTO

People of Boston, public officials mourn the loss of former Mayor Menino

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who was also co-director of Boston University’s Initiative on Cities, left […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
April 19, 1997 - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (right) takes a walking tour of Fenway Park with the stadium superintendant of grounds, Joe Mooney. DFP FILE PHOTO

Massachusetts sports teams remember former Mayor Thomas Menino

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who died Thursday morning, left a lasting legacy on numerous facets […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News, Sports
Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died Thursday at age 71 due to advanced cancer. He was also the co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Thomas Menino, former Boston mayor, has died at age 71

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot in Massachusetts. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley remembers time at BU, shares plans for higher education

This is the fifth part in a five-part series of interviews with the Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts ballot Question 1 proposes that the gas tax should be indexed based on changes in inflation.

Massachusetts advocacy networks weigh in on four upcoming ballot questions

On Tuesday, registered voters in Massachusetts will hit the polls to not only vote for new […]

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On the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announces a regional effort to prepare for the effects of climate change at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Wednesday. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

On two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Walsh announces new climate change efforts

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced major climate change preparedness efforts Wednesday afternoon, on the two-year anniversary […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News