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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday authorizing $200 million in transportation funds. PHOTO BY STUX/PIXABAY

$200 million in extra funding approved for infrastructure repairs

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker approved an additional $200 million in funding for infrastructure contributing to a […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced changes to the state’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary program Wednesday, which will license Registered Marijuana Dispensaries similar to the licensing of other healthcare facilities. PHOTO BY O’DEA/WIKIMEDIA

Massachusetts Department of Public Health to revamp medical marijuana dispensary process

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced changes to the Commonwealth’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary program in […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released a report Wednesday outlining a plan for improving the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA report finds financial, leadership issues

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released a report Wednesday of the findings from a Massachusetts Bay Transportation […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts said Monday it will continue to defend limits on re-detaining immigrants. PHOTO COURTESY OF LUIGI CATERINO VIA FLICKR

ACLU battles laws re-detain, imprison immigrants

The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts will continue to defend limits on re-detaining immigrants already […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Tufts University announced Tuesday that it will accept and provide need-based financial aid to undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applicants. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Tufts to accept undocumented immigrant, DACA students

Tufts University agreed Tuesday to accept and provide need-based financial aid to undocumented and Deferred Action […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh filed a request April 2 for a rehearing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about the West Roxbury Lateral Gas Pipeline, which will run along Washington Street and Grove Street. GRAPHIC BY MICHAEL DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

West Roxbury pipeline opposed for public safety, environment

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced a request for a rehearing to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The After Action Report for the Response to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings was released Friday and details the safety, health and medical response to the April 15, 2013 bombing. PHOTO BY KENSHIN OKUBO/DFP FILE PHOTO

Report praises marathon response, reveals friendly fire

A joint report examining the public safety, public health and medical response by local and state […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced Friday that the state will add an additional $2 million to the Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program. PHOTO BY MARY SCHLICHTE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Electric vehicle rebate program receives more funding

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker agreed to provide an additional $2 million to the Massachusetts Offers Rebates […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Jury finds Tsarnaev guilty of Boston Marathon bombings, 30 federal counts total

Jury finds Tsarnaev guilty of Boston Marathon bombings, 30 federal counts total

On Wednesday, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, was found guilty of 30 federal counts related to the April […]

by · April 8, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority announced a pilot program Friday for the Youth Pass, which will be eligible to Boston-area residents between the ages of 12 and 21. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Pilot program to offer Boston area youth MBTA passes

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority announced a one-year Youth Pass pilot program to offer reduced fares […]

by · April 8, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News