Harvard Land Deal Slammed

Does Harvard's acquisition of the 91 acres on either side of the turnpike gives the university too much power?

June 3, 2003, 11:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


"Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Secretary of State William F. Galvin demanded that Gov. Mitt Romney void a $75 million land deal between the Turnpike Authority and Harvard University, arguing that the university's acquisition of 91 acres on either side of the turnpike gives it unprecedented power over changes to the road."

Thanks to Governing

Sunday, June 1, 2003 in The Boston Globe

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