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Printing the Mueller Report
Books

Harvard Book Store Prints Copies of the Mueller Report

In a bid to satisfy Cambridge political junkies, the Harvard Book Store began printing copies of Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller’s report on links between the Trump campaign and Russia Thursday, shortly after Attorney General William P. Barr released a redacted copy to the public.

Soldiers Field Road
Allston

Allston Workshop Designs Surrounding Open Spaces for I-90 Project

The Boston Society of Architects hosted an Allston Esplanade Design Workshop Thursday evening, encouraging public participation in designing open spaces around upcoming construction projects in the Allston area.

Bike Lanes
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Introduces First-of-Its-Kind Cycling Safety Ordinance

The Cambridge City Council passed a law last week to establish a 20-mile network of protected bicycle lanes across the city and implement a five-year sidewalk and street construction plan.

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Boston

Marathon Monday in Photos

Thousands of runners from every background crossed the finish line of the 123rd Boston Marathon which is held annually on Patriots Day, the third Monday of April. The sprinkle of rain towards the end of the day greeted each runner with a cooling finish to the 26.2 miles they had just conquered.

LF Closing
Harvard Square

LF Has Left Harvard Square

LF, a fashion retailer based in Los Angeles, Calif., closed its Harvard Square store March 30 after operating at its Church Street location for seven years. The store’s closure comes as other businesses on Church Street have seen decreased foot traffic and shuttered as well.

Housing Overlay
City Politics

City Council Backs 100 Percent-Affordable Housing Zoning Overlay

After years of discussions about how to combat Cambridge’s enduring challenges with a lack of affordable housing, City Councillors plan to push for legislation enacting a “100%-Affordable Housing Zoning Overlay” plan in the coming weeks.

Housing Overlay
Metro

Housing Overlay

Immigration protest
City Politics

Cambridge and Somerville Announce Joint Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants

The initiative is a partnership between the two cities and the Cambridge Community Foundation aimed at raising and distributing funds to cover legal costs for immigrants. Funds, in the form of grants, will be distributed to local non-profit organizations.

Cheryl Tucker
Metro

Cheryl Tucker

Cheryl Tucker entered the Cambridge Homeless Court system in December 2018 charged with drinking in public. She stays at Cambridge and Somerville Programs for Addiction Recovery, a substance-abuse treatment center and shelter for people experiencing homelessness.

John Chute
Metro

John Chute

John Chute is in the Cambridge Homeless Court system for charges of breaking and entering a motor vehicle.

MBTA Fare Hikes Event
City Politics

MBTA Proposes Fare Hikes To Start in Summer 2019

Cambridge residents discussed a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority proposal to raise fares for a range of public transportation options, including rail and bus services, by an average of 6.3 percent starting on July 1, 2019 at a public comment session Tuesday.

Bartley's Lawsuit
Harvard Square

Bartley’s, Harvard Sued for Alleged Disability Discrimination

A local man filed a lawsuit against Mr. Bartley’s Burger Cottage and Harvard, which owns the restaurant’s building, earlier this month, alleging that the restaurant violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Boston

In Photos: Lunar New Year 2019

The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England hosted Boston’s 2019 Lion Dance Parade Jan. 27 to celebrate the Year of the Pig. The parade featured ten local lion dance troupes, including the Wah Lum Kung Fu Athletic Association, the Boston Chinese Free Masons Athletic Club, and the Calvin Chin Martial Arts Academy.

Darwin's Ltd
Harvard Square

Darwin's Ltd

A new outpost of coffee chain Darwin's Ltd. replaced Petsi Pies at the beginning of the month.

Robinson Hall
College

Harvard Finishes Eight-Month Renovation of Robinson Hall

The University has finished an eight-month renovation of Robinson Hall, one of the last buildings in Harvard Yard that was not wheelchair accessible. The construction project added an elevator, modernized offices and classrooms in the building, and relocated the bathrooms.

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