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Menino worked alongside four Harvard presidents and countless University employees assigned to massage Harvard’s relationship with the city. On Thursday, many of those Harvard officials remembered Menino as a unique politician.
Local government officials criticized the University for failing to fulfill the whole request, referring to what can feel like a “one-sided” sense of appreciation.
Several streets in an around the Square were temporarily shut down Wednesday evening, as a caravan of vehicles and limousines carrying Vice President Joseph R. Biden to and from a nearby fundraiser passed through Cambridge.
A 66-year-old homeless woman was found dead in Harvard Square early Tuesday morning, the Cambridge Police Department reported later in the day.
The participants—including a Harvard contingent of around a dozen students and affiliates—marched the perimeter of the Common before listening to several speakers.
Peter Harris, 47, was arrested on Oct. 18 for assault and battery on a police officer and disorderly conduct after he allegedly hit a HUPD officer outside 1300 Mass. Ave.
With Election Day just ten days away, polls show Republican Charles D. Baker ’79 with a narrow lead over the veteran Massachusetts Democrat and Attorney General Martha M. Coakley in a heated race for governor.
Residents came out to a Cambridge City Council meeting Monday evening to support a resolution to protect the Silver Maple Forest.
Last weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta brought with it throngs of visitors and the usual bump in sales for Harvard Square businesses.
Since its founding in 2008, the Portal has drawn widespread praise from Allstonians, who University records show have taken advantage of its ongoing mentoring programming and faculty lecture series.
Though Gerald Chan’s record-breaking $350 million donation to Harvard’s School of Public Health grabbed headlines, he’s also been quietly developing his large portfolio of properties in Harvard Square.
At the meeting, which drew more than 20 residents, some members of the Cambridge community raised concerns about the impact of the school’s proposed renovations on the surrounding area and nearby construction.
Founded by Middlebury College alumnus Matthew George, Bridj is a smart transit system that uses data to produce flexible bus routes.
Harvard police reported 40 instances of forced sexual contact on or near campus in 2013, more than any other Ivy League school, last week.