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Allston Home Damage
Allston

For Allston Homeowners, Alleged Home Damage Remains Unresolved

Allston residents demanded a response from Harvard at a recent Harvard-Allston Task Force meeting about alleged damage to their homes caused by construction on a University-owned plot of land.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Approves Transportation Pilot Program

The Cambridge City Council approved a six-month pilot program for Bridj, a transportation startup, on Monday night.

Eric Lesser
Politics

Former Kirkland Tutor To Become State Senator

On Tuesday, former Kirkland House tutor Eric P. Lesser ’07 secured the Massachusetts State Senate seat for the First Hampden and Hampshire District.

Maura Healey Elected Attorney General
Politics

Healey '92 Sweeps Mass. Attorney General Race

Maura T. Healey '92 won the race for Massachusetts Attorney General Tuesday night, becoming the first openly gay person to be elected attorney general in the United States.

Politics

Mass. Voters Reject Container, Gaming Ballot Measures

Massachusetts voters picked a new governor on Tuesday, but also voted on several new ballot measures.

Charlie Baker Elected Massachusetts Governor
Politics

Baker '79 Elected Next Governor by Thin Margin

He will be the first Republican governor of the Bay State since 2006.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Reviews Planning Board Appointees

Some attendees at the weekly meeting criticized the Planning Board for not being sufficiently representative of the greater Cambridge community.

Homelessness on the Rise
Cambridge

Amid National Decline, Mass. Homeless Population Rises

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reported last week that the homeless population in Massachusetts has experienced the third highest increase of the 50 states in the past year.

Votes Coming In
City Politics

Close Races Hard to Come by in Cambridge

Cantabrigians entering voting booths around Harvard today can expect to cast ballots that will determine a contentious gubernatorial race and some ballot measures.

Proposed HKS Campus
Harvard Kennedy School

Local Residents, Planning Board Review K School Proposal

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.

Clery Act 2014
Crime

Harvard Reports Highest Sex Offense Number in Ivy League

Harvard police reported 40 instances of forced sexual contact on or near campus in 2013, more than any other Ivy League school, last week.

Leverett Arrest
Crime

Arrest Made Outside Lev After Alleged Cell Phone Theft

The Cambridge Police Department arrested an unidentified youth after an unarmed robbery Sunday outside Leverett House, following a chase.

Food and Drink

Ramen Shop To Open in Square

The eatery will be located at 1 Bow St., the former location of Dunkin’ Donuts; its hours have not yet been determined.

Crime

Woman Arrested Following Stabbing in Old Burial Ground

Revere resident Mariel Teves, 24, was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend.

Kennedy's on the Square
Harvard Square

Kennedy’s on the Square Opens Doors

The 94-seat restaurant features a late-night menu and a bar, adding another location to the Boston area chain.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads