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Boston

MBTA To Extend Late-Night Weekend Service Hours

After years of frustrating college students into cabs or an early return from nights out in Boston, the MBTA will run all of its subway trains and most popular bus routes until 3 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays beginning next spring, the Boston Globe reported on Monday.

Harvard Square

Community Members Dash Around Cambridge in Yulefest 5K

Over a thousand people dressed as Santa Clauses, elves, and reindeer descended upon Harvard Square for the third annual Yulefest race on Sunday morning. The run, one of five annual 5k races in Cambridge, kicked off at the intersection of Holyoke Street and Massachusetts Avenue and was followed by a post-race block party on Brattle Street.

Cambridge

New Pilot Program To Keep Hubway’s Cambridge Stations Open Throughout the Winter

For the first time since the Boston-area bike-sharing company Hubway was founded two and a half years ago, Cambridge will keep its Hubway bikes on the road this winter season.

Crime

Two Harvard Students Arrested, Charged with Assault and Battery on a HUPD Officer in Unrelated Incidents

In two separate incidents over the past month, two Harvard undergraduates were arrested and charged with assault and battery on a Harvard University Police Department officer, among other charges.

City Politics

Cambridge Election Commission Finalizes Vote Count, But Recount Still a Possibility

The last time Cambridge conducted a recount, in 2001, the process took a month to complete and cost the city $38,509.

Allston

Allston Task Force Approves Benefits Package

The Harvard-Allston Task Force voted to approve the University’s proposed community benefits package attached to Harvard’s Institutional Master Plan for development in Allston Wednesday evening. The community benefits package will be presented to the Boston Redevelopment Authority along with the IMP at a Boston Zoning Commission assessment on Nov. 20.

City Politics

City Council Hopefuls Consider Recount Prior to Final Vote Tally

As Cambridge awaits the final results of last week’s City Council election, multiple rounds of vote tabulation have steadily narrowed the margin between the nine leading candidates and the rest of the field. Yet, even before the vote count is announced on Friday, some candidates are already considering a recount.

Facebook

Facebook Moves to Cambridge

Nine years after its founding, Facebook is returning to Cambridge. On Thursday, the social networking site announced plans to install a new engineering center in Kendall Square, a few T stops away from the Harvard campus where it was first founded.

Walsh Wins Mayoral Election
City Politics

Walsh Wins Mayoral Election

Dorchester Democrat Martin J. Walsh waves to supporters after defeating John R. Connolly ’95 to become Boston’s new mayor.

Picking the Councillors
Cambridge City Council

Picking the Councillors

Picking the Councillors
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Picks Nine City Councillors

The Cambridge City Council will see some fresh faces next year, as voters selected four newcomers to the city’s governing body, knocking one-term councillor Minka Y. vanBeuzekom and 23-year veteran Kenneth E. Reeves ’72 off the Council, according to preliminary election results released Tuesday night.

Calling for Trust
Cambridge City Council

Trust Issues Raised on Eve of City Council Election

Several current Councillors expressed concern that a recent complaint lodged by Cambridge resident Charles D. Teague ’74 regarding governmental transparency will damage their reputations.

City Politics

Cambridge Residents Set To Vote Tuesday

Residents of Cambridge will head to the polls Tuesday for the city’s biennial municipal elections, which will place nine delegates on Cambridge’s City Council and six delegates on the School Committee.

Walsh Wins Mayoral Election
Boston

Walsh Edges Connolly in Boston Mayoral Race

State Representative Martin J. Walsh, a Dorchester Democrat, won a hotly contested race to replace outgoing Mayor Thomas M. Menino Tuesday night, edging out fellow progressive Democrat and Boston City Councillor at-large John R. Connolly ’95.

Harvard Residents Registered
Democrats

Harvard Residents Registered

Voter registration numbers are according to the City of Cambridge. Residence numbers are according to the Harvard College Facebook. Residence registration rates were calculated as the number of individuals registered at a location relative to the number of current residents of that location

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