By WEBN Staff — 10/25/09 Boston Police are trying to identify a body pulled out of the harbor this afternoon behind the Institute of Contemporary Art near Anthony’s Pier 4 restaurant.Continue reading
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International Day of Climate Action
By Brett Connolly — 10/24/09
It seems as if the entire world has its eyes on the environment. And it all has to do with the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference. To get ready for the conference, environmental activists from 350.org organized a world-wide “Under Water Festival.”
President Obama Calls For America’s Clean Energy Leadership at MIT
By Kailani Koenig-Muenster — 10/23/09 President Barack Obama has called on the United States to lead the global clean energy movement. Today he spoke to scientific innovators and local politicians at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.Continue reading
President Obama Comes to Boston
By Julianne McDonald –10/23/09 President Barack Obama flew into Boston on Air Force One this morning. Massachusetts Senator John Kerry traveled on the plane with him from Washington, DC. President Barack Obama was in town to give a speech about smart energy at MIT and to campaign for Governor Deval Patrick.Continue reading
MA Governor Patrick is Committed to Serving
By Mumbi-Michelle Kimani — 10/22/09
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is still committed to public service no matter what he has faced in office.
That is what the Governor told an audience Thursday night at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. His speech was titled “Inspiring Public Service” and that is what he tried to do.
Anti-War Protest Takes Over Copley Square
By Paloma Richards — 10/17/09 There was music, costumes, and colorful signs. This may sound like a Halloween party, but this event had much more meaning to all its guests. This is an antiwar rally. Protesters gathered in Copley Square to voice their opposition to the war in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.Continue reading
Boston Mayoral Candidates Debate
October 19, 2009 — On Monday, Boston’s mayoral candidates Thomas Menino and Michael Flaherty held their last televised debate at the John F. Kennedy Library.Continue reading
Justin Kredible Is More than Magical
By Colette Patnaude –10/18/09
Justin Kredible is much cooler than a magician. His shows are chock full of fun that can incite wonder and laughter from his audience. The crowd consistently reacts with “ooooohs” and “aaaaahs” after seeing his astonishing tricks. And that was true today when he performed at the Sakowich Student Center on the Merrimack College campus in North Andover, Massachusetts.
Jersey Boy’s Joe Bwarie hits Boston
By Kayla Harrity — 10/15/09 Playing a rockstar every night is not as easy at it seems. However, Joseph Leo Bwarie makes it look effortless. Bwarie plays living legend Frankie Valli in the broadway tour of “Jersey Boys.” It was a long road to fame for Bwarie.Continue reading
The Long and Winding Road comes to Boston
By Tiffany Touma — 10/15/09 The 1960s and 1970s introduced the world to the legendary influences of Bob Dylan and The Beatles, exposed the peaceful heart of the American Hippie, and set our pop culture and our political culture on fire. Maureen McGovern is now 60 years old. The 1960s and 1970s got her out of Ohio and in the direction of a long and winding road.Continue reading