The City Council wants a study that could mean a permanent increase in the amount of affordable housing in large residential developments – and if work on the study started now, it would come back for a vote in 2014, potentially too late for some of the flood of projects under way.
Reacting to last week’s fatal garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, a local social justice group is calling for a vigil and demonstration at the Gap store in Harvard Square on Saturday afternoon.
The $151 million schools budget – frozen in the Finance Committee May 9 despite the expectation that the full City Council would adopt the city’s full, $507 million proposed budget today – are sure to be a big part of the 5:30 p.m. meeting of the City Council.
Lesley University’s commencement was Saturday, with 2,234 degrees and certificates handed out – 468 bachelor’s degrees, 1,740 master’s degrees and 23 doctorates.
Cambridge police are asking help with finding a missing person: Richard Aylward, 62, who walked away from MIT Mayor’s Senior Picnic on Vassar Street at about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday.