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Climate change activists send Healey a message at the Vatican

May 16, 2024Sam Drysdale, State House News ServiceState officials walk past protestors every day to get into the State House, as Extinction Rebellion Boston has held a vigil on Beacon Hill every day for almost a year calling for...

Communities of color host greater share of damaging energy infrastructure – The Bay State Banner

A new database aims to shine more light on how energy infrastructure impacts public health, including the disproportionate impact on communities of color. The database, launched last week by Boston University’s Institute for Global Sustainability, gathers, for the first time,...

Boston’s Transit, Bicycle Riders Likely to Get More Space On Back Bay : CEG

Rendering courtesy of the City of Boston Boston transportation planners hosted a meeting May 2 to discuss their plans to add more bike lanes and bus lanes to various streets in the city's Back Bay neighborhood, which is currently a...

Photos show northern lights illuminating the sky around New England

BOSTON - The northern lights were very active late Friday into Saturday morning in parts of New England.The Northern Lights is one of nature's most spectacular displays, captivating observers with their vibrant and dynamic light shows. Friday night's show did...

Boston leaders push for pothole repairs on private roads

Boston City Council is looking to help homeowners along private roadways afford repairs. Many of the city's streets have fallen into disrepair as locals grapple with the costs associated with repaving. District 5 City Councilor Enrique Pepen called for a hearing...

Climate activists block traffic on Moakley Bridge during Earth Day demonstration – The Boston Globe

Boston police issued a traffic advisory shortly after 6 p.m., warning drivers heading for the bridge to seek an alternate route into South Boston. About a half-hour later, police said the protesters had gone and the bridge was fully...

Calls for action, preservation headline Boston-area Earth Day events

Environmental activists will call on Gov. Maura Healey to halt the building of fossil fuel infrastructure in Massachusetts on Monday, as organizations celebrate Earth Day and promote conservation across the globe. Members of Extinction Rebellion, a movement focused on creating...

Markey supports aid for Israel while calling for deescalation in war with Hamas

Sen. Ed Markey said he still supports President Biden's call for a deescalation in the Israel-Hamas war before it spirals into a wider conflict.His comments, made on WBUR's Radio Boston, come days after a drone and missile strike on Israel...

Boston Marathon starting line moved from Ashland to Hopkinton 100 years ago

HOPKINTON -  There have been some changes in the infrastructure of the Boston Marathon over the past 100 years, but the feeling remains the same at the start line."I grew up here in Hopkinton, and the Marathon really was...

Boston targets $21M to combat youth mental health ‘crisis’

“The kids are not okay.” That was the eye-opening message delivered by Mayor Wu and a group of city and state education leaders on Wednesday during an announcement at Dorchester’s Joseph Lee K-8 School on Talbot Avenue. The mayor...

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