Boston In 2009: The Year’s Big Stories


A black president is inaugurated. A newspaper is threatened. A deadly flu virus infects thousands of people. A police officer and a professor make amends over beer. A four-term mayor wins a fifth. And the Senate’s last lion dies. Explore the biggest WBUR stories of 2009 in this interactive timeline. Click the gray bubbles to navigate.

Flash 9+ must be installed and JavaScript enabled to view the timeline.
Please follow our community rules when engaging in comment discussion on wbur.org.
Most Popular