Recreational marijuana will be legal in Massachusetts starting Dec. 15, although the future of the drug on Harvard’s campus is uncertain as the University remains mum on changes to its drug and alcohol policy.
Officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation detailed updates to the agency’s plans for straightening a portion of Interstate 90 that will cross Harvard-owned land in Allston during a public meeting Thursday.
Massachusetts voters opted to legalize marijuana and denied a proposed lift in the state's charter school cap that was contentious among state Democrats, along with handing Hillary Clinton an overwhelming majority in the state.
Democrats maintained their majority in the Massachusetts State Legislature on Election Day Tuesday.
Voters in Cambridge Tuesday have the opportunity to both determine policy with four Massachusetts ballot questions and also reinstate a number of incumbent Democrats running in uncontested races.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation switched to all-electronic tolling on the Mass. Turnpike last week, paving the way for the realignment of the I-90 interchange in Allston and opening up land for potential Harvard development.
More than one million Massachusetts residents cast ballots between Oct. 24 and Nov. 4, marking the Bay State’s first time allowing early voting in a presidential election.
Executive orders from the Massachusetts and Boston city governments allowing and regulating autonomous vehicle testing in state could ultimately improve road safety, experts say.
Amanda N. Nguyen ’13, founder and president of advocacy group Rise, criticized the lack of support the legal system affords sexual assault victims and emphasized young people’s ability to change that system during an address in Currier House Monday.
At the Graduate School of Education Tuesday, experts clashed over ballot measure Question 2, which would "approve up to 12 new charter schools or enrollment expansions in existing charter schools each year."
Incumbents were overwhelmingly victorious in Thursday’s state primaries, including in a hotly contested local race between Cambridge City Councillor Leland Cheung and the incumbent of 11 years, State Senator Patricia D. Jehlen.