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An Emerging Hub: How Biotech Spread to Allston

Allston, an area which has long been known as a hub for college students, immigrant families, and mixed industrial uses is now emerging as a new hub for one of Boston’s most lucrative industries: biotech.

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Harvard Square Homeless Shelter Debuts Renovations To Adapt To 6-Month Stays

The Harvard Square Homeless Shelter unveiled the renovation of their space on Friday — and with it, a dramatic shift in their model to allow shelter guests to stay for the entirety of the 6-month operational season.

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City Politics

Council Endorses Bill Allowing Cities to Require Payments From Large Nonprofits, Including Harvard

The Cambridge City Council voted on Tuesday to endorse a state bill that would allow the city to require large institutions like Harvard to pay 25 percent of their assessed property value through Payment in Lieu of Taxes payments.

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College

Amid Encampment, Cambridge City Council Discusses Resolution Supporting Student Right to Protest

The Cambridge City Council discussed a resolution urging University administration and city leadership to respect students’ rights to peacefully protest.

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Kevin L'Herrou

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Crime

Boston Man Re-Enters Guilty Plea for Fentanyl, Heroin, Cocaine Delivery to Harvard Lab

A Boston man pled guilty to conspiring to distribute cocaine, fentanyl, and heroin — some of which was delivered to a Harvard biology lab in 2019 – on Sunday.

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Harvard in the City

Harvard Updates Cambridge on Construction and Climate Initiatives in 27th ‘Town Gown’ Report

Harvard discussed its developments in Cambridge and Allston and sustainability efforts during its 27th annual Town Gown report to the Cambridge Planning Board Tuesday evening.

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Harvard Increases Funding Pledge for Allston I-90 Multimodal Project to $90M as Part of State’s New Financing Plan

Harvard has added $32 million to its pledged cash contribution for the Allston I-90 Multimodal Project — the infrastructure plan poised to transform Allston over at least the coming decade — as part of a new, detailed plan for financing the project unveiled last week.

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Construction on Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus in Allston is Set to Begin

Construction for the first phase of Harvard’s Enterprise Research Campus in Allston is set to begin this week, after developer Tishman Speyer announced that it secured financing for the project last Friday.

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Harvard Awards $200,000 in Grants to Allston Nonprofits in 15th Year of Partnership Fund

Harvard announced grants totaling $200,000 to 20 different organizations and programs in Allston as part of the Harvard-Allston Partnership Fund at a ceremony last Thursday.

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City Politics

Advocates Call for Greater Accountability for Harvard, Other Nonprofits at PILOT Hearing

The Boston City Council held a hearing to review its payment in lieu of taxes program Friday, hearing testimony from residents and advocates on drawbacks and potential updates to the program that Boston has run since 2011.

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Harvard in the City

Environmental Group Calls on Harvard to Increase Public Access to Boathouse Docks Amid Renovations

Ongoing renovations of Harvard’s Weld and Newell Boathouses along the Charles River have recently drawn scrutiny from an environmental group advocating for increased public access to the riverside docks.

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Protest Against Police Brutality Sign

Protesters hold a sign at an event against police brutality.

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Harvard in the City

Students, Residents, Artists Laud the Harvard Ceramics Program

Amid the many prominent attractions on Harvard’s Allston campus, including the $1 billion Science and Engineering Complex and the Harvard Business School, a small creative haven took root at Barry’s Corner decades ago: the Harvard Ceramics Studio.

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