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Harvard Allston Partnership Fund Grant
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Harvard Allston Partnership Fund Grant

Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University, and Thomas M. Menino, Mayor of Boston present grants to local non-profit groups at the Winter 2009-2010 Harvard Allston Partnership Fund Grant Award Ceremony Friday night.

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BRIEF: United Research Incorporated Project Manager Arraigned For Embezzlement

George Papadopoulos—a former United Research Incorporated (URS) project manager for Harvard construction projects in Allston—was arraigned Tuesday morning for embezzling millions of dollars from Harvard and the Massachusetts Port Authority to spend on hotel rooms, home improvements, and Armani suits.

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Group Discusses Allston Plans

University administrators and members of the Harvard Allston Task Force met for the first time with leaders of the Allston Work Team—the faculty-led committee charged with establishing recommendations for Harvard’s campus development—yesterday morning to discuss Harvard’s role in the Allston-Brighton community.

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Residents ice skate with their children at the Harvard Allston Skating Rink. The rink was opened to the general public on Jan. 15.

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President Faust's #1 Fan

University President Drew G. Faust has held plenty of titles over the decades: professor, dean, bestselling author, "Chainsaw Drew." But The Drew Gilpin Faust Fan Club reminds us that she has one other, often overlooked role—celebrity. For the past two years, an anonymous critic has been making DGF sightings her mission, posting to this mock fan blog under the charged pseudonym Grimke, taken from the 19th-century intellectual Angelina Weld Grimke.

Charlesview Apartments
Harvard in the City

Charlesview Apartments

Charlesview Apartments
Harvard in the City

Charlesview Apartments

Charlesview Apartments
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Allston Residents Forge Ahead

For those North Allston residents who hoped to see their neighborhood revitalized by the expansion of Harvard’s campus, the past few weeks have not brought the desired holiday tidings.

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TOP 10 NEWS STORIES OF 2009

From a fiscal nightmare to a campus shooting, 2009 had it all. See the stories, events and people that made the top headlines this past year.

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Science Complex Construction To Halt in 2010

Harvard will halt construction of the Allston Science Complex indefinitely in early spring 2010 after the structure’s foundation is completed but before the building becomes ready for tenants.

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Harvard in the City

Charlesview Amends Plans

Hours after the University’s announcement that it will halt construction on the Allston Science Complex, tensions ran high at a community meeting on the relocation of the Charlesview Appartments.

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Central Administration

Harvard Pauses Allston Construction

Harvard will pause construction of the Allston Science Complex in early spring 2010 after the structure's foundation is completed but before the building would be ready for tenants.

City Politics

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Harvard’s ambitious and stalled development in neighboring Allston has led to conflicts with local residents, like this series of “Develop in Hell Harvard” stickers that have shown up around campus and in Allston. This one was placed on an electrical pole on Plympton Street.

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University Funds Rat-Proof Trash Bins

In response to complaints of severe rodent infestation in Allston this February, Harvard spent roughly a quarter of a million ...

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