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Allston

Harvard to Give $500,000 to Allston Non-Profits

Harvard has decided to extend the Harvard Allston Paternship Fund, an organization that gives grants to non-profits in the Brighton-Allston community, by allocating $500,000 in new funds and granting its support for another five years to supplement the existing program.

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Denise Jillson
Harvard Square

Denise Jillson

Denise Jillson, Executive Director of the Harvard Square Business Association, 18 Brattle St.

Mary-Catherine Deibel
Harvard Square

Mary-Catherine Deibel

Mary-Catherine Deibel, co-founder and co-owner of UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop St.

Allston

SLAM Brings Allston Debate into Harvard Yard

Harvard’s Student Labor Action Movement brought the Allston debate into Harvard Yard Wednesday in a community forum led by a panel of Harvard-Allston Task Force members and community development experts.

Harvard Square

HSBA Partners with Local Start-Up To Help Homeless

The Harvard Square Business Association has partnered with Cambridge-based technology start-up Leaf Holdings, Inc. to begin collecting in-store donations this month to help the homeless, the HSBA announced last Friday.

Politics

Ward 21 Endorses Markey in Senate Primary

Members of the Ward 21 Democratic Party Committee, which represents residents of the Allston, Brighton, and Fenway neighborhoods, voted unanimously Saturday morning to endorse U.S. Rep. Edward J. Markey of Malden in his primary battle against U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch of South Boston.

Cambridge

Poetasters and Poet-Masters: Slam Night at the Cantab Lounge

Last Wednesday at the Cantab Lounge’s weekly poetry slam open mic, no one snapped and hardly anyone wore black.

City Politics

Construction on Charlesview Apartment Complex Progresses

The first phase of the construction of the new Charlesview apartment complex in Allston-Brighton is 70 percent complete, according to The Community Builders, Inc., one of the projects co-developers.

Wrecked charter bus
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Wrecked charter bus

Officials stand beside a wrecked charter bus, which crashed on Saturday evening as it attempted to pass under the Western Avenue Bridge on Soldiers Field Road.

Wrecked charter bus
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Boston Bus Crash Injures More Than 30

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Cranes surround a damaged charter bus, which crashed on Saturday evening, injuring more than 30 people.

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A charter bus believed to be carrying 42 passengers is damaged after a crash Saturday evening.

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A charter bus was damaged and more than 30 people, including high school students visiting Harvard, were injured in a crash on Saturday evening.

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The roof of a charter bus was damaged following a crash on Soldiers Field Road.

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