After eight years of parking meter changes applied to only targeted parts of the city, prices will begin rising citywide starting Monday, bringing in as much as $900,000 in additional revenue annually.
Cambridge Health Alliance expects to come close to breaking even on its health care operations for two years in a row – unusual and welcome news for a system heavy with uninsured and Medicaid patients. In fact, the system is expanding.
The Police Department is reassessing its policy on cooperating with federal immigration officers after the Supreme Judicial Court ruled locals have no authority to hold undocumented immigrants for extra time solely because of a “detainer” request.
The court reversed two convictions of Chicagoan John Biesiot because testimony merely associating him with two particular graffiti designs wasn’t enough to prove he was the one who sprayed images on MBTA train cars in 2008. A conviction to Alewife tags remains.
Cambridge has 45 of the 496 most dangerous intersections for pedestrians in Massachusetts, or 9 percent, according to a law firm's study, and Somerville has 14 intersections on the list, for not quite 3 percent of the total. But how reliable are the study's findings?