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Allston residents express frustration over the lack of transparency in the state's discussion with Boston University over its potential funding of a new commuter rail station in the neighborhood.
Harvard University Construction Mitigation Director Edward G. LeFlore estimated compliance with the University’s new construction worker parking program at around 97 to 99 percent out of 220 workers.
In response to multiple shutdowns of services this winter, the MBTA will offer a free fare day on April 24 and a 15 percent discount on monthly passes in May.
A one-year pilot phase of late-night T service, which keeps the T open Friday and Saturday nights up until 3 a.m., is set to expire in June unless the Massachusetts Department of Transportation decides to continue the service.
Harvard University Dining Services staff member Mayra C. Urquiza labels food donation bags on Monday evening in Quincy House.
HUDS initiated the program with Food For Free, an organization started in 1981 dedicated to collecting food that would otherwise be left to waste and distributing it to shelters and pantries.
Cambridge is one of only 34 municipalities across the country to earn the AAA rating from all three major U.S. credit rating agencies this year.
Working toward the goal of creating “the best bagels in Boston and the world, [making] everything from scratch, [and taking] no short-cuts,” Bagelsaurus’s owner, Mary Ting Hyatt, is an artisan of the highest order. And her breakfast sandwiches, made from as many locally-sourced and all-natural ingredients as possible, are equal parts creative and simple.
More than 200 people joined on Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston’s new location at 224 Western Avenue.
Language offices in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations are housed in a re-purposed residential home at 5 Bryant Street. Department administrators said the space does not have the capacity to accommodate approximately 40 instructors and administrators.
Around 40 instructors and administrators share office space in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations offices at 5 Bryant Street, often four or five to one bedroom-size room. The department previously requested space upgrades.
Following Boston’s 2024 bid, University President Drew G. Faust says Harvard will not divert fundraising to the Olympics.
In November, seven students argued in an 11-page complaint that Harvard’s continued investment of its endowment represents “a breach of [Harvard’s] fiduciary and charitable duties as a public charity and nonprofit corporation.”