At a contentious 3.5-hour hearing Thursday, the Board of Zoning Appeal unanimously approved a comprehensive permit for Frost Terrace, an all-affordable 40-unit residential development near Porter Square.
The Star Market at 20 Sidney St., University Park, will close permanently on Feb. 3, with a company representative calling it “underperforming.” Over the years, competition has grown to include five markets within a mile.
In a major victory, MIT janitor Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado is being released from jail this week, his immigration attorneys said Wednesday afternoon.
The historic Brattle Building at 1-8 Brattle St. and its near-neighbor the 17-41A ensemble of single-story buildings in Harvard Square will sell for $108 million to Charlotte, N.C.-based Asana Partners.
Lawyers for Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado filed an emergency motion Monday morning in federal appeals court in Boston seeking his immediate release from jail because immigration authorities can no longer “reasonably foresee” his deportation.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has granted a stay of removal from the country to Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology custodian, for the duration of his case, which will run “at least into the summer.”
Appeals courts have ordered that Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology custodian, cannot be deported from the country until at least Dec. 7, blocking attempts by immigration authorities to send him to El Salvador this week.
Does Harvard Square need more pizza? After nearly a year of permitting process and a dozen public meetings, the Board of Zoning Appeal said that it did, granting approval for an &pizza and attached bakery and drink shop.
It seemed a proposal was dealt a potentially fatal blow over the summer by councillor Leland Cheung, but the city’s Law Department says it has another chance. Longtime city councillor Tim Toomey proposes a voluntary pledge program for candidates instead.
The city has been blocked – at least temporarily – from tearing down Vail Court, two boarded-up, rat-infested buildings empty for more than a decade near Central Square. Work was to have begun Monday.