Boston


Metro Boston Dike Barrier

Architect Peter P. Papesch ’60 proposed a $50 to $80 billion dike barrier megaproject to defend against sea level rise that would encircle the Boston area from Lynn to Hingham, Mass.


As Momentum Builds For PILOT Reform, Local Advocates Host Town Hall

Massachusetts Action for PILOT, a coalition of local advocacy groups focused on reforming PILOT, invited elected officials and residents to discuss H. 3080 and H.D. 2068, the two bills intended to reform PILOT.


HMS To Launch Office Supporting ‘Community-Centered’ Student Outreach

To support Harvard Medical School students’ efforts to provide medical resources and knowledge to the greater public, Harvard Medical School will launch an office for “community-centered medical education” in fall 2021.


High Street

Construction continues on High Street in downtown Boston. High Street was the site of a deadly construction accident in late February, prompting outrage over the lack of safety measures for utility workers.


Paramount Theater

Paramount Theatre is a theater in Boston on Washington Street. Though arts landmarks in the Boston area were forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic, many quickly learned to adapt through virtual programming and live streaming.


Michelle Wu ’07 Endorsed by Elizabeth Warren, Sunrise Movement As Mayoral Race Heats Up

Following Boston Mayor Walsh’s nomination as President Biden’s Labor Secretary, Boston's 2021 mayoral race, once perceived as an uphill battle, has become a wide-open race.


City Councilors Call on Harvard to Extend Paid Leave Policy to Contracted Workers

Boston City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu ’07 and a group of Cambridge city councilors urged Harvard to extend its paid leave policy to contracted workers in letters addressed to University President Lawrence S. Bacow on Dec. 11 and Jan. 9, respectively.


1-25 of 1493
Older ›
Oldest »