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City Politics

City Council Discusses Discretionary Fund, Development at Meeting

The Cambridge City Council discussed the creation of a discretionary fund, issues related to municipal water billing, and a proposed requirement for developers to hold community sessions at their regular Monday meeting.

Election Night Watch
City Politics

Election Night Watch

Leland Cheung urges his supporters to support the Democratic gubernatorial nominees during his concession speech on Tuesday night at Workbar.

Gone But Not Done
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Gone But Not Done

Leland Cheung, one of three Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, thanks his supporters after his concession speech Tuesday night at Workbar.

Meet and Greet
City Politics

Harvard Candidates Fare Well on Mass. Primary Day

Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charles Baker '79 won their respective primaries in the Massachusetts gubernatorial race.

One Year Later
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One Year Later

Public Safety Secretary Andrea J. Cabral discusses the importance of balancing the levels of security and comfort of the patrons at the annual marathon.

City Politics

Allston Community Calls for Neighborhood Improvements through Mass. Turnpike Realignment

Approximately 200 community members, transportation officials, and elected representatives gathered to voice their opinions and goals for the $260 million Allston interchange project Thursday evening. The project will impact Harvard-owned land.

Anderson Memorial Bridge
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Charles Conservancy Advocates for Bridge Underpasses

The Charles River Conservancy has initiated a movement to petition the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to build underpasses under the Anderson Memorial, Western Ave., and River St. bridges along the Charles.

Chua and Rubenfeld discuss The Triple Package
On Campus

Today in Photos (04/07/2014)

City Politics

Now Working in the Mayor’s Office, Former Lecturer Reflects on Time at Harvard

Nearly two months after he left his position as a History and Literature lecturer to write speeches for newly elected Boston Mayor Marty J. Walsh, Eoin F. Cannon ’95 said he misses his time at Harvard but plans to stay at his post for the duration of Walsh’s term.

Meet and Greet
City Politics

Meet and Greet

Maura T. Healey '92, Massachusetts Attorney General candidate, converses with supporters at a meet and greet event held in John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House in April.

Tom Menino at Boston Calling
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Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Diagnosed With Cancer

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, who has worked closely with Harvard on its projects in Allston and the Longwood Medical Area, has been diagnosed with an advanced form of cancer that has spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

City Politics

With Construction Underway, Allston Residents Take a Second Look at Task Force

Allston residents have voiced concerns about the makeup of the Harvard-Allston Task Force, particularly concerning the age, gender, and race of its members.

Breaking the ground
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Construction Begins on $65 Million Development in Square

Politicians, developers, and a University official gathered together last Wednesday to break ground for Harvard Square’s newest development project at 114 Mt. Auburn St. and the renovation of the historic Conductor’s Building next door.

City Politics

Cambridge City Council Passes Labor Resolutions

The Cambridge City Council passed two resolutions Monday night that backed local labor unions struggling to negotiate with employers.

Cambridge City Hall
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Cambridge Considers Early Education Task Force

The Cambridge City Council debated a proposal to appoint a task force to investigate early childhood education services in the city during its weekly meeting Monday evening.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School