Holden Green

Harvard Expands Graduate Housing Amid High Demand

Harvard says it has continued to expand graduate student housing amid pressure to increase capacity due to high Cambridge housing prices.

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Cambridge City Council

Preliminary Vote Count Shows Six Incumbents Re-Elected to City Council

A preliminary vote count shows Cambridge electing six incumbents and three new officials to City Council.

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Harvard Square

Middlesex County Sheriff Seizes Market in the Square

Police from the Middlesex Sheriff’s Department presented a court order to seize the property this morning.

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Men's Crew

Cambridge Prepares for Flood of Regatta Visitors

Ahead of this weekend's Head of the Charles regatta, Square businesses say “nothing else really compares" to the rush of customers from the annual event.

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Harvard Square

Historical Commission Recommends Preserving Harvard Square Kiosk

Landmarking the kiosk building could help maintain its architecture in the $4.6 million revamp of the plaza headed its way.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Manager Proposes 2018 Property Tax Rate

For the thirteenth year in a row, most Cambridge residents will see little to no increase in their property tax rates, according to a report presented to the city Council Monday night.

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Food and Drink

&pizza Set to Move Forward in Harvard Square

The Washington, D.C.-based restaurant chain &pizza has finally gained approval to bring its make-your-own pizza pies to Harvard Square.

Kaju Tofu House

Kaju Tofu House Closes Shop at Crimson Galeria​​

Kaju Tofu House, a Harvard Square favorite serving spicy Korean fare and plentiful side dishes, closed its doors to student dismay Wednesday evening.

Winthrop Park
Harvard Square

Local Businesses Look to Court to Block Potential Marijuana Dispensary

The lawsuit argues that because marijuana is still illegal under federal law, the proposed Winthrop St. dispensary should not be allowed to open.


Downtown Boston Rotary Holds Sock Drive For Local Homeless Shelters

“We cannot raise $50,000 to build new classrooms, but what we can do is get socks,” said an organizer of the drive.

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Cambridge City Council

Councillor Mazen Teases Congressional Run

Mazen recently filed a statement of candidacy that would have him running a campaign to fill the seat of retiring House Rep. Niki Tsongas.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

City Council Announces Plan to Use Building for Cambridge Benefits

​After Cambridge City Council agreed to redevelop the Foundry Building outside of Kendall Square, the city manager appropriated $30 million to complete the project at the body’s meeting Monday night.

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Student Life

Trader Joe's Transfers Liquor License

The Trader Joe’s on 748 Memorial Drive—frequented by Harvard undergraduates—will cease alcohol sales on Oct. 1.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Talks Lighting, Urban Wildlife at Weekly Meeting

Councillors and Cantabrigians talked affordable housing, light pollution, and bunnies at the City Council's meeting Monday.

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Harvard Square

Properties Housing Felipe's, Crema, and Cardullo's Up for Sale

The real estate deal could fetch more than $100 million and reshape the face of Harvard Square.