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2 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Friday he is forming a task force to consider whether bars and restaurants should stay open until 3:30 a.m. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF With the fast-approaching launch date of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's late-night hours, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced a plan to revamp ... (more)
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2 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press
A coalition of recycling groups presented the zero waste master plan at City Hall Tuesday, which calls for increasing ways to reclaim organic waste, a move that will create more jobs and generate millions of dollars in revenue.
2 hrs ago | Boston Herald
St. Patrick's Day festivities were in full swing Sunday with the usual merriment of bagpipes and beer, but political tensions lingered in the northeastern U.S., where city leaders will be conspicuously absent from parades over gay rights issues.
3 hrs ago | Boston.com
The float with the rainbow cannon fire finally took the turn onto Broadway and lumbered slowly as it joined the St. Patrick's Day parade in South Boston.
7 hrs ago | Boston.com
Host Linda Dorcena Forry kicked off the annual St. Patrick's Day breakfast by poking fun at the controversy that led up to the breakfast, while paying tribute to former Mayor Thomas M. Menino who has been diagnosed with cancer.
11 hrs ago | The Northwestern in Oshkosh
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15 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo
Investigators are hoping to learn the cause of the deadly explosion that leveled two New York City apartment buildings now that most of the rubble has been cleared away.
The Boston Globe reports that doctors found "an advanced cancer of unknown origin" that had metastasized.
Former mayor Thomas M. Menino has been diagnosed months after leaving office with an advanced form of cancer that has spread to his liver and lymph nodes, a jolting discovery that he described as the most profound challenge of his life.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the slaying of his 66-year-old father whose body was found in his West Roxbury home yesterday, law enforcement officials said.
In much of the country, low-cost beers in the early evening are a mainstay of office bonding - perhaps even the unsung lubricant of a schmoozy new economy.
According to Zillow's home value index, median sale prices - values that fall in the middle of a range of numbers rather than taken as an average of all prices - were $418,300 for February 2014.
Boston is full of medical professionals, and many are multitalented folks. The doctors, medical students, research scientists, nurses, and therapists in the Longwood Symphony Orchestra are a case in point.
Four suspects have been arrested in connection with a violent beating on a Red Line train at Broadway station Sunday night, Transit police said.
The Coast Guard says there are no injuries or damage after an MBTA ferry ran aground on a sandbar in the Boston Harbor area near Hingham.