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UMass Lowell

UMass Lowell Professors Protest Outgoing President’s Salary

Adjunct professors, who are in contract negotiations are protesting the $425,000 salary for outgoing UMass President Jack Wilson’s sabbatical.



Wikipedia To Be Blacked Out Wednesday In Protest

Wikipedia will black out the English language version of its website Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress.


(Photo credit: Occupy Harvard Petition/

Occupy Harvard Protestor Plan To Remove, Tents, Continue Demonstration

The protestors at “Occupy Harvard” are planning to take down most of their tents after this weekend.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/17/2011

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Lack Of Focus Hinders “Occupy Boston.”

Will Occupy Boston’s all inclusive nature in terms of agenda be it’s downfall? Many hesitate to embrace the group due to it’s lack of focus.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/10/2011

Occupy Boston protestors in the financial district Monday morning (Photo by Karen Twomey)

“Occupy” Group Setting Up Camp In Providence, Rhode Island

The group Occupy Providence is set to begin its occupation of a city park on Saturday in an effort to “give voice” to Rhode Islanders.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/15/2011

Occupy Boston protestors in the financial district Monday morning (Photo by Karen Twomey)

Protesters Occupy Boston’s Financial District

There’s a city within a city in downtown Boston. About 100 people have set up tents in the financial district for a protest called “Occupy Boston.”


A crowd of protesters marches through Boston.

Arrests At Bank Of America Protest In Boston

Police have arrested two dozen protesters for trespassing during a demonstration against Bank of America’s foreclosure practices at the banking giant’s headquarters in downtown Boston.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/01/2011

State Street

State Street Bank To Receive $885 Million Tax Refund

A Boston-based bank that needed a bailout a couple of years ago is now getting a significant tax refund.


Massachusetts is experiencing a downward trend in foreclosures linked to the  improving job market and recovery of the housing market. (credit: AP)

Facing Foreclosure: Candlelight Protest

On a cold February night in Mattapan Square, several dozen activists held candles and protested outside three homes where eviction notices had been served.


Stroller protest

‘Stroller-In’ Protests Cuts To Early Intervention Program

More than a hundred parents and their babies lobbied at the state house on Tuesday trying to save a program they say is imperative to helping children with developmental delays and disabilities.