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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.

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.

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.

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.

Boston

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

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Boston

Boston Bus Crash Injures More Than 30

Boston

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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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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.

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Cleanup occurs following Saturday night's bus crash on Soldiers Field Road.

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Politics

Patrick Expected To Appoint Interim Senator Wednesday

Governor Deval L. Patrick ’78 is expected to appoint an interim Senator to replace John F. Kerry, who resigned from his post Tuesday after easily winning Senate confirmation to become the next Secretary of State.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Discusses Soda Ban, Domestic Violence Campaign

The Cambridge City Council continued to debate a ban on large sugar-sweetened beverages sold in the city at their meeting on Monday night.

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Food and Drink

Tasty Burger Opens With Student Deals and Late Nights

A menu featuring reasonably priced burgers, hot dogs, and shakes—along with a $10 Starvin’ Student deal that includes a hamburger, beer, and fries—drew a constant stream of customers to the official opening of Tasty Burger, Harvard Square’s newest restaurant, on Sunday.

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