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Tom’s BaoBao Bows Out of Harvard Square

Tom’s BaoBao — the fast-casual restaurant serving baozi, or Chinese steamed buns, on Winthrop Street — has closed its doors after more than three years of business on Harvard Square.


Cambridge Mayor McGovern Will Not Seek Re-election, Endorses City Councilor Sumbul Siddiqui

Cambridge Mayor Marc C. McGovern announced in a letter posted Thursday that he will not seek re-election as mayor, instead endorsing City Councilor Sumbul Siddiqui for mayor.


City Council Calls on Harvard to Strip Sackler Name From Art Museum

The Cambridge City Council passed a resolution Monday calling on Harvard to remove Arthur M. Sackler’s name from its museum. Cambridge Mayor Marc C. McGovern proposed the resolution, which was passed unanimously by the council.


Harvard Allston Land Company Names 'Preferred Developer' for Enterprise Research Campus

Tishman Speyer will serve as the “preferred developer” for the initial phase of Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus in Allston, according to a Thursday morning press release from the Harvard Allston Land Company.


Border Fire 2

At least 40 firefighters were deployed to respond to a fire in the exhaust duct of the shared Border Cafe and Harvard Global Health Institute building at 32 Church St. Sunday afternoon.


Three Finalists Announced for Allston Enterprise Research Campus Development

Harvard has selected three development teams — Alexandria Real Estate Equities and National Development, the HYM Investment Group, and Breakthrough Properties — as finalists for a bid to develop the University’s new Enterprise Research Campus in Allston.


Federal Highway Administrators Present at MassPike Project Meeting

In the meeting, officials went over a draft of an environmental impact scoping report for the $1.1 billion project, which will lower the Mass. Turnpike to ground level in Allston and elevate Soldiers Field Road along the Charles River onto a new viaduct.


Harvard Grad Student Union Creates Voter Guide Ahead of Local Elections

Harvard’s graduate student union released a voting guide Thursday that includes information about candidates running in the upcoming municipal elections in Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston, which take place Nov. 5.


With Less Than a Month to Election, Incumbents Hold Fundraising Advantage

Since the race officially began Aug. 1, incumbents have raised on average roughly $18,900, while the challengers have received average contributions of around $5,700, as of an Oct. 15 financial reporting deadline.


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