The taxi industry, under attack from ride-hailing firms such as Uber and Lyft, is getting some regulatory relief in Cambridge, where the License Commission has come to owners and drivers with ideas to help level the playing field and is asking to hear their ideas as well.
The Episcopal Divinity School, near Harvard Square since 1867, announced Friday that it has signed an agreement that will allow it to continue as an Episcopal seminary – but not in Cambridge; starting in the fall of 2018, it will be on a campus in New York.
While about 60 percent of the historic East Cambridge building’s space would be dedicated for community uses, some 15,500 square feet would be used for market-rate office space, helping pay an annual $1 million in operating costs.
The School Committee unanimously ratified an agreement Tuesday with units of the teachers’ union that includes the creation of several working groups responding to important issues raised repeatedly over the past two years:
Christopher Carney has pleaded guilty to rape charges and has been sentenced to 12 to 15 years in State Prison, with five years of probation to run from and after the committed sentence. He must abide by Sex Offender Registry Board registration requirements.