Members of the Alewife Working Group and some city councillors are on one side of a key issue about the future of the neighborhood, and city planners are on the other – ironic, since the issue is bridges.
The World’s Only Curious George Store has reached an agreement with Regency Centers that will allow it to remain in Harvard Square – somewhere in the four-story retail and office project now called The Abbot Buildings.
Target will take over 28,893 square feet over two stories – around 7,900 square feet bigger than the two-level Target that opened in Central Square in early March – at the Porter Square Galleria across from the red line T stop and commuter rail in Porter Square.
Package thefts from doorsteps and lobbies were down 28 percent in the first 10 months of the year compared with the same period last year – 78 vs. 109 – but that might not mean much with the arrival of the holiday shopping season, police said.
Middle school principals were visibly frustrated by the end of a School Committee roundtable about the middle school math program when Mayor E. Denise Simmons made it clear that there was no action in sight.
The spiraling opioid drug epidemic has addiction treatments advertising on the T and local police looking at public lockboxes stocked with overdose treatments for use by passers-by – and now a more comprehensive approach proposed by a Cambridge working group.
Road races such as today’s Cambridge Half Marathon could become rarer, with City Manager Louis A. DePasquale saying the number of races is capped at 17 a year “and if we lose one of the 17, there will be a question of whether we let someone substitute in.”