Backed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the BRA is seeking a facelift after reforming its management structure, neighborhood planning, and community outreach.
One thing is certain: Nadeem A. Mazen is not a traditional politician.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority, the city's urban planning body, unanimously voted to approve Harvard’s proposed $1 billion science and engineering complex on Thursday, nearly a decade after the agency gave its approval to the University’s first iteration of the building in 2007.
At its Monday meeting, the Cambridge City Council tackled issues ranging from the affordable housing crisis, to a potential medical marijuana dispensary, and prescription drugs disposal.
Michelle Rhee, former Chancellor of the Washington D.C. Public Schools and founder of the StudentsFirst advocacy organization, reflected on the challenges she faced and the criticisms she received for her education policies while in office.
From now until 2023, Allston residents will have a difficult decision to make—how to best spend $5.35 million of Harvard’s money.
Although the Harvard name is sometimes accompanied by negative stereotypes off campus, Michelle Wu ’07, President of Boston’s City Council, said these potential stereotypes have not negatively affected her time in office.
Fifty years ago this week, Harvard students were among 11 demonstrators arrested for attempting to stage a sit-in at the now-closed South Boston Army Base.
A diverse group of panelists discussed the faults of America’s current justice system in light of the growing number of fatal conflicts between police officers and individuals in minority communities Tuesday at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.