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Somerville, Mass. - Between October 10th and 12th, brass bands from all over the United States (plus one from Paris, France; one from Moscow, Russia; and one from Montreal, Canada) played on the streets of Somerville, Cambridge and Boston, as part of the 9th Annual Honk Festival.

BOSTON/Roxbury - The Boston Coalition for Police Accountability, a newly minted activist group in Boston comprised of members from over 40 local equal rights organizations including the Massachusetts chapter of

BOSTON/Boston Common - Advocates gathered on Boston Common on Wednesday evening to show support for the Occupy Central protest movement that is demanding free elections in Hong Kong.

BOSTON/Government Center - Immigration reform activists and supporters gathered in front of the JFK Federal Building near city hall on Wednesday to demand immediate action on immigration legislation from Presid

BOSTON/Roxbury – Following the shooting death of unarmed African-American teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson County, Missouri protestors took the streets of Boston on Saturday.

BOSTON – A Massachusetts man is suing the Boston Police Department (BPD), alleging that he was falsely arrested and maliciously charged by a Boston police officer in 2012.

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by Leonardo March | 17 Oct 2014 - 11:15pm

Somerville, Mass. - Between October 10th and 12th, brass bands from all over the United States (plus one from Paris, France; one from Moscow, Russia;...

by Boston Police Department | 10 Oct 2014 - 11:25pm

Editor's Note: The following statement from the Boston Police Department was sent to Open Media Boston by Sergeant Michael P. McCarthy, director of the BPD Office...

by Haley Hamilton and Leonardo March | 10 Oct 2014 - 11:12pm

BOSTON/Roxbury - The Boston Coalition for Police Accountability, a newly minted activist group in Boston comprised of members from over 40 local equal...

by Kayla Mamelak, Somerville Neighborhood News | 8 Oct 2014 - 6:03pm

Somerville, Mass. – Some Somerville residents pay attention to local news, but others think it’s too sensationalist. These were among the opinions Somerville Neighborhood News...

by Jane Regan, Somerville Neighborhood News | 8 Oct 2014 - 6:02pm

Somerville, Mass.– Teachers and counselors are helping almost 100 new students adapt to their new lives in Somerville and in the Somerville Public Schools. The...

by Leonardo March | 3 Oct 2014 - 1:19am

BOSTON/Boston Common - Advocates gathered on Boston Common on Wednesday evening to show support for the Occupy Central protest movement that is demanding free elections...

Opinion

by Bobby Wengronowitz | Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 11:31pm

I’ve long planned on attending the People's Climate March. I bought a train ticket back in May, after I read, “...

Radical Boston

by Suren Moodliar | 23 Sep 2014 - 1:52am

Or How Harvard Exercises Power

It began with...

by Doug Enaa Greene | 20 Sep 2014 - 3:52am

To revolutionaries, and I'd imagine many others too, anniversaries are when we remember past events and struggles, discuss their significance and what lessons they may hold for us in the current...

Editorial

by Jason Pramas | 18 Aug 2014 - 5:37pm

Over dinner last night, Open Media Boston associate editor Jonny Adams and I celebrated the end of an era. As of today, both of us have moved on to other jobs and will run OMB on a volunteer...

Living

by Sergio Reyes | 8 Aug 2014 - 12:08am

2014 Sacco and Vanzetti Memorial Rally and March
Saturday, August 23
Boston Common Visitor Center
Boston, MA
Rally 2:00 p.m. followed by a March to the North End for more...

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