Advertisement

Boston

Construction in Allston
Allston

Harvard Kicks Off Public Engagement Process For 10-Year Allston Master Plan

Harvard submitted their Institutional Master Plan Notification Form to the city of Boston Thursday, formally kicking off a yearlong process of public engagement over its 10-year plan for the University’s quickly-growing Allston campus.

204-206 N. Harvard St.
Allston

Empty Windows: Harvard’s Vacant Commercial Properties in Allston

Harvard owns nearly 40 commercial properties scattered across Lower Allston and Brighton, nearly a quarter of which lie empty. As the University slowly moves to fill those properties with new housing and retail, residents and the businesses they used to sustain are left looking into empty windows.

Boston City Hall
Boston

Steward-Operated Boston Hospitals Closing Would Be ‘Catastrophe,’ Officials, Experts Say

Experts and local leaders called the threat of two Boston hospitals’ closures a potential “catastrophe” at a city council hearing Thursday as Massachusetts officials respond to an ongoing financial crisis at one of the state’s largest hospital chains.

Massachusetts State House
City Politics

Healey Under Pressure to Address Steward Health Care Crisis, Brighton Hospital At Risk

Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 is under increasing pressure to address the financial crisis facing Steward Health Care, which operates nine hospitals statewide including the Brighton-based St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

Interior of CRLS
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Public Schools Closed Tuesday for Snowstorm

Cambridge Public Schools will be closed tomorrow in anticipation of Tuesday’s snow storm, according to Cambridge Public Schools spokesperson Sujata Wycoff.

Massachusetts Turnpike
Allston

Allston Residents React to Mass. Turnpike Realignment

As local and state officials await federal funds for the I-90 Multimodal Project, a long-running conversation is growing about just how the project should transform the neighborhood.

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Health

Brigham and Women’s Hospital President Robert Higgins to Step Down

Brigham and Women’s Hospital President Robert S.D. Higgins is stepping down, Mass General Brigham President Anne Klibanski announced in an email last week.

Harvard Station MBTA Red Line
Cambridge

Red Line Closures to Begin Next Week

The MBTA Red Line will be closed for maintenance from Feb. 5 to Feb. 14, as part of a project to reduce slowdowns and increase safety by upgrading track infrastructure.

Massachusetts Turnpike
Allston

Boston Begins Planning New Neighborhood on Harvard-Owned Land in Allston

The city of Boston is undergoing a planning process for Beacon Park Yard – a large tract of Harvard-owned land in Allston — which is set to be the site of a large highway and transit project.

Allston and Charles River
Allston

Allston Residents Voice Frustration Over Harvard-Funded BPDA Needs Assessment

The Boston Planning and Development Agency last Thursday approved the final version of the Allston-Brighton Needs Assessment, an analysis of the Allston-Brighton area for use by residents, developers, and service organizations.

Construction in Allston
Allston

Harvard Presents New 10-Year Plan for Allston Campus at City Meeting

Harvard began the yearlong process of filing a new Institutional Master Plan for its Allston holdings last Tuesday, sketching out major renovation and construction plans for the next decade.

Construction in Allston
Allston

With Harvard Allston Campus Construction Underway, Residents Complain of Traffic, Lack of Communication

With construction on the first phase of Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus entering its sixth month, Allston residents voiced criticisms of the development and the impact it will have on the neighborhood.

BPDA Halloween Allston SEC Event
Allston

At BPDA Halloween Event, Fun, Frights, and Feedback on Municipal Planning

The Boston Planning and Development Agency hosted a Halloween celebration on Saturday to provide information and seek feedback from residents on the construction of Harvard’s campus expansion in the neighborhood.

Little Amal Greets Hundreds in Harvard Yard
Boston

Little Amal Greets Hundreds in Harvard Yard

Puppet Amal by John Harvard Statue
Boston

Little Amal, 12-Foot Tall Puppet of 10-Year-Old Syrian Refugee, Greets Hundreds in Harvard Yard

Hundreds of Harvard faculty, students, and Cambridge and Boston residents gathered in Harvard Yard Thursday evening to greet Little Amal, a 12-foot-tall puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, on the first day of her two-month journey across the United States.

Advertisement