State Police say 51 people were arrested in Boston late Tuesday night during protests of a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager.
Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans sent a message addressed to college students Thursday asking that any demonstrations be responsible and peaceful.
Market Basket protesters plan to hold their final rally on Friday in Tewksbury, according to group organizers.
Picketers aren’t stopping shoppers outside several local Market Basket supermarkets, but the empty shelves inside are driving many away.
Organizers of the fast-food protests for higher wages on Tuesday shifted their sights to another issue affecting workers: practices they say amount to “wage theft.”
About 500 people demonstrated at Boston City Hall on Saturday in support of pro-democracy protesters in Turkey.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee gave the public 30 minutes’ notice for this year’s tree lighting ceremony at the Statehouse, saying he wanted to avoid what happened last year when protesters crashed the event and it devolved into chaos.
As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.
After a mostly quiet few months for Occupy Boston, the movement’s local contingent has a day of protests planned for May 1, as part of a call for global demonstrations by the group.
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