The Harvard Coop will soon provide members with an immediate discount on purchases in place of the annual rebate the store has offered since 1882.
China’s Hainan Airlines will offer non-stop flights between Boston and Beijing starting in June 2014, an announcement expected to benefit Cambridge’s tourism industry and Chinese students at area colleges.
After years of frustrating college students into cabs or an early return from nights out in Boston, the MBTA will run all of its subway trains and most popular bus routes until 3 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays beginning next spring, the Boston Globe reported on Monday.
Over a thousand people dressed as Santa Clauses, elves, and reindeer descended upon Harvard Square for the third annual Yulefest race on Sunday morning. The run, one of five annual 5k races in Cambridge, kicked off at the intersection of Holyoke Street and Massachusetts Avenue and was followed by a post-race block party on Brattle Street.
For the first time since the Boston-area bike-sharing company Hubway was founded two and a half years ago, Cambridge will keep its Hubway bikes on the road this winter season.
Despite finishing in eleventh place in the Nov. 5 Cambridge City Council Election, Kenneth E. Reeves ’72 outspent every other candidate, according to the Massachusetts Office of Campaign & Political Finance.
Two Harvard Students Arrested, Charged with Assault and Battery on a HUPD Officer in Unrelated Incidents
In two separate incidents over the past month, two Harvard undergraduates were arrested and charged with assault and battery on a Harvard University Police Department officer, among other charges.
The last time Cambridge conducted a recount, in 2001, the process took a month to complete and cost the city $38,509.
The Harvard-Allston Task Force voted to approve the University’s proposed community benefits package attached to Harvard’s Institutional Master Plan for development in Allston Wednesday evening. The community benefits package will be presented to the Boston Redevelopment Authority along with the IMP at a Boston Zoning Commission assessment on Nov. 20.
As Cambridge awaits the final results of last week’s City Council election, multiple rounds of vote tabulation have steadily narrowed the margin between the nine leading candidates and the rest of the field. Yet, even before the vote count is announced on Friday, some candidates are already considering a recount.
After being roped off for over two years, the weathered statue Omphalos in the pedestrian peninsula by the Harvard Square T stop will be relocated to Rockport, Mass.
Nine years after its founding, Facebook is returning to Cambridge. On Thursday, the social networking site announced plans to install a new engineering center in Kendall Square, a few T stops away from the Harvard campus where it was first founded.
Dorchester Democrat Martin J. Walsh waves to supporters after defeating John R. Connolly ’95 to become Boston’s new mayor.
The Cambridge City Council will see some fresh faces next year, as voters selected four newcomers to the city’s governing body, knocking one-term councillor Minka Y. vanBeuzekom and 23-year veteran Kenneth E. Reeves ’72 off the Council, according to preliminary election results released Tuesday night.