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Police and Fire personnel work to clear the protestors from I-93N in East Milton. (Photo: Karen Twomey/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Boston Youth Worker Fired For Role In Milton Protest

Nelli Routsalainen was fired during what Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said was “not a difficult decision.”

01/17/2015

Black Lives Matter protesters blocked the road. (WBZ-TV)

Lawmakers Propose Tougher Penalties For Blocking Highways

A Dracut state representative filed legislation to make blocking a highway a felony in the aftermath of the Interstate 93 protests.

01/16/2015

Protesters pleaded not guilty after blocking I-93. (WBZ-TV)

Protesters Plead Not Guilty After Blocking I-93

Eighteen of the protesters who were arrested Thursday appeared in Somerville District Court.

01/15/2015

Protesters hold die-in at First Night Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Die-In Held During Boston’s First Night Celebration

Activists protesting recent police killings staged a peaceful die-in during First Night, the city’s popular New Year’s Eve celebration.

12/31/2014

Protesters staged a die-in upon reaching a police barricade. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Protests Cost More Than $2M In Police Overtime

Protesters in Boston have been peaceful but have tried to shut down major highways.

12/15/2014

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Deval Patrick: Protests Should Help Bridge Fears

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says he hopes the national focus on police killings of unarmed black men leads to “a broader and deeper understanding.”

12/14/2014

A protester is arrested near the Nashua Street Jail. (Kim Tunnifcliffe/WBZ)

Police Arrest 23 During Boston Protests

State police are asking protesters to stay off of highways and other major roads.

12/13/2014

Protesters march through Cambridge (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Of Protesters March Through Somerville, Cambridge

It was a second night of protests as hundreds of demonstrators marched through the streets of Somerville and Cambridge.

12/05/2014

Boston protesters march around the city. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Boston Protesters Lack Unified Message

Jon Keller says protesters have a voice and sympathetic audience, but their message is not clear.

12/05/2014

Protesters gather outside Boston Common tree lighting ceremony. (Photo credit Jim Armstrong)

Hundreds Protest Eric Garner Decision At Boston Common Tree Lighting

Demonstrators began marching around the streets of Boston Thursday afternoon to protest the Eric Garner case.

12/04/2014

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