Boston Common

33,000 8-by-12-inch American flags on the Common to honor Massachusetts' war dead from the Civil War to the present. (Photo by Karen Twomey)

33,000 Flags On Boston Common Honor State’s Fallen Heroes

An American flag for every fallen hero in the state of Massachusetts – 33,000 since the Civil War – now sits on Boston Common.

05/23/2013

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Boston Area’s Best Memorial Day Celebrations

Boston is giving residents and visitors plenty of ways to remember the fallen on Memorial Day, 2013.

CBS Boston–05/13/2013

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Hundreds Of Children Attend Annual Ducklings Day Parade in Boston

The annual Ducklings Day Parade was held Sunday at the Boston Public Garden.

05/12/2013

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/William Thomas Cain)

Gun Rights Advocates Rally At Boston Common

Gun owners called on legislators Wednesday to simplify the state’s strict but “convoluted” gun control laws, saying they had failed to stem violence in Massachusetts.

04/03/2013

(Photo Credit: Out Back Kayak)

Boston’s Best Ways to Take Advantage Of The Last Of Winter

Before you lose your chance to get outdoors and enjoy what is left of the season, try these five easy activities to revel in colder temperatures.

03/02/2013

An off-leash park in neighboring Brookline. (CBS)

Rotating Dog Parks Coming To Boston Common

Parts of Boston Common are about to become a “rotating” off leash dog park in the mornings and evenings.

02/27/2013

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Boston’s Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History

American history, infused with some presidential history, is everywhere in Boston, for those who know how to look.

CBS Boston–02/18/2013

A civil rights group held a protest on Saturday to fight against the MBTA's bag search policy.

Civil Rights Group Protests MBTA’s Bag Search Policy

A civil rights group held a protest on Saturday as part of their fight against the MBTA’s bag search policy.

02/02/2013

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8 People Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Leak Across From Boston Common

A carbon monoxide leak sent eight people to the hospital Saturday at a business across the street from Boston Common.

12/08/2012

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Sandwich Shop Opens In Old Boston Common Bathroom

A new restaurant opened Monday on the Boston Common at the site of what used to be a boarded-up bathroom.

11/12/2012

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