A Year in Review: Local Cont'd

1/2/2013, 10:12 a.m.




      Charles Street pastor Gregory G. Groover Sr. told a crowd that he appreciated their support. (Sandy Middlebrooke photo)

      Protesters march on Washington Street near the Ferdinand construction site to demand more hiring of local residents. About 800 to 1000 workers are expected to put in some 400,000 work hours into the project, which will create a new BPS headquarters and ground-floor retail space. The protests were organized by Priscilla Flint (in background at far right) of the Leadership Forum. (Sandra Larson photo)

      “An Elevated View: The Orange Line” is a Boston Public Library exhibit that features 65 photographs from a 1985 project that documented Boston’s elevated rail system prior to its 1987 dismantling. It is open through Jan. 19, 2013. (Photo courtesy of the Boston Public Library) 

      The fury of Hurricane Sandy was seen here at Nahant Beach, but Boston was generally unscathed by the storm that still managed to leave as many as 400,000 people across the state without power. (Lolita Parker Jr. photo)