Bridge between Cambridge, Boston to be rebuilt for $20m
- State officials approved a nearly $20 million contract yesterday to rebuild a Charles River bridge connecting Harvard Square and Harvard’s Allston campus, the latest project in the $3 billion Accelerated Bridge Program to repair or replace scores of long-neglected spans.
- Harvard’s heavyweight crew may have collected enough shiny keepsakes over the past century and a half to fill Shreve’s from ceiling to floor. But the Crimson had won the Rivah’s biggest prize only twice.
Fulfilling a promise made to graduating seniors earlier this year, Boston University Dean of Students Kenneth Ellmore, sporting a tuxedo, a bright-red BU swim cap and goggles, yelled “Go Terriers” before throwing himself off a small boat into the Charles River after Friday’s senior breakfast.