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Bread and Jams, a drop-in shelter that serves the daytime needs of Harvard Square’s homeless population, will be forced to shut its doors on March 25 after decades in operation after recent changes in federal funding for homelessness services.
Local residents and business owners voiced concerns Thursday night about how three new stories of residential units would affect lighting and parking.
President Barack Obama attended a roundtable discussion with Democratic Party supporters Wednesday afternoon at the Charles Hotel, where he was met by demonstrators from the Harvard Ukrainian Students Association and the Harvard Global Health and AIDS Coalition.
The workers will be compensated with payback totaling over $4,000 and will have their terminations rescinded from their records.
Billionaire Hong Kong investor and Harvard School of Public Health alumnus, Gerald L. Chan, has made news in recent months with his purchases of Harvard Square real estate totalling over $100 million.
Samuel G. Greenberg ’14 and Sarah A. Rosenkrantz ’14, co-directors of the the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter’s Youth Initiative, appealed to the Harvard community Monday night for support in their campaign to open a youth homeless shelter in Harvard Square within the year.
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.
The candidates, who include Joseph Avellone, Donald M. Berwick ’68, Juliette N. Kayyem ’91, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha M. Coakley, and State Treasurer Steven Grossman, fielded questions from students and discussed campaign details at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics Tuesday night.
The Cambridge City Council passed two resolutions Monday night that backed local labor unions struggling to negotiate with employers.
Serious crime in Cambridge reached a 50-year low during 2013, according to the Cambridge Police Department’s annual crime review, which was released last week. In each of the past three years, serious crime in the city has dropped—2013 saw an 8 percent decline from 2012.
This week, as the Hong Kong Restaurant prepares to celebrate its 60th anniversary, founder Buory Lee and her family reflected on the growth of the business and its landmark status in Harvard Square.
Kennedy’s, which is owned by the same company as Tommy Doyle’s, will reintroduce Irish cuisine to the Square
Eric P. Lesser ’07, Kirkland House tutor and third year student at Harvard Law School, said that his Harvard education, both as an undergraduate and law student, has shaped his campaign in several ways and helped him appreciate “the power of a good idea.”
Following setbacks due to the recession, a $65 million development project is slated to begin at 114 Mt. Auburn St. The project includes the construction office building and renovation of the historic Conductor's Building.
On Wednesday, University representatives addressed the concerns of Allston residents regarding Harvard's upcoming construction projects in the area slated to begin in 2014.