Tent City

Tents set up in Dewey Square for Occupy Boston.

Should ‘Occupy Boston’ Protestors Qualify For Homeless Services?

Should ‘Occupy Boston’ tent dwellers qualify for homeless services in the city?


A woman hands out wool hats to protesters in Dewey Square.

Menino Urges Protesters To Use “Common Sense” And Go Inside For Storm

Mayor Menino has urged the protesters to seek sturdier shelter, but most are respectfully declining.


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Occupy Boston: A Town Within A City

Occupy Boston is rapidly becoming self-contained. At least that’s the goal of the occupiers of the tent city. WBZ’s Carl Stevens spent the night there Monday, and reports on the many services in place.

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A demonstrator wrapped in a blanket sits at the edge of the Occupy Boston tent village in Boston early Tuesday Oct. 11, 2011. Police arrested people sleeping in an expansion of the campsite on an adjacent parcel of the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)

Reporter Spends Night In ‘Occupy Boston’ For Inside Look

The ‘Occupy Boston’ protest is nearly three weeks old and residents of the tent city in Dewey Square are still trying to define their message.