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Mass. Department of Transportation Updates Allston Residents on Infrastructure Plan

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Fiscal and Management Control Board held a meeting on Feb. 10 to update Allston residents and address public concern surrounding its ten-year infrastructure plan for the area.


Six Cambridge City Councilors Endorse Markey in U.S. Senate Race

Six members of the Cambridge City Council endorsed incumbent United States Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) in his primary election campaign against U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass) Thursday.


Ed Markey Speaks

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) was recently endorsed by Cambridge City Councilors in his re-election campaign for U.S. Senate.


Kennedy Takes Aim at Markey’s Iraq War Vote at Cambridge Dems Event

Attempting to draw a distinction in the Massachusetts United States Senate race, U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.) criticized incumbent Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), his primary opponent, for Markey’s initial vote in favor of the Iraq War at a Cambridge Democrats event featuring both candidates Sunday night.


Joe Kennedy at Senate Forum

At a Senate candidate forum, U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.) shared his vision for Massachusetts and the nation.


Harvard Allston Land Company Solicits Proposals for Enterprise Research Campus

The Harvard Allston Land Company is soliciting proposals from developers for the initial construction phase of its Enterprise Research Campus in Allston in a formal request issued Friday, according to Harvard spokesperson Brigid O’Rourke.


Harvard Students Lobby for Immigrants at Mass. State House

Eight Harvard students traveled through snowy weather to the Massachusetts State House Monday to participate in the annual Immigrants’ Day lobbying event. Now in its 23rd year, Immigrants’ Day is the “biggest lobbying day of the year” for immigrants, refugees and allies.


Prof. Fryer Facing Two More Harvard Investigations: One Title IX, One Financial

Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. is the subject of two more Harvard-led investigations, one into allegations of sexual misconduct brought by a group of women, the other into his spending and lab’s finances, the New York Times reported Friday.


Obama Endorses Democrat Jay Gonzalez for Governor

Former President Barack Obama endorsed Mass. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez Monday, as Gonzalez prepares to face popular Republican incumbent Charlie D. Baker ’79 at the polls in November.


Gonzalez Proposes Endowment Tax that Would Cost Harvard Half a Billion Per Year

Gonzalez, the Democratic candidate for Mass. governor, wants to levy a 1.6 percent tax on private, non-profit colleges and universities in the state whose endowments total over $1 billion — a category that includes Harvard.


Star Economics Prof Fryer Facing Harvard and State-Level Investigations, Barred from Lab He Heads

Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr. is being investigated separately by Harvard and the state of Massachusetts and has been barred by University officials from setting foot in the research lab he heads.


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