Cafe Algiers is at risk again, being pushed out by the building’s owner and another of his tenants: Michael Scelfo, the restaurateur behind the basement-space Alden & Harlow and the nearby Waypoint.
In the wake of a disastrous high-rise fire in London in which aluminum building cladding may be implicated, Cambridge officials are looking into similar material used in renovation of a Housing Authority development with elderly and disabled tenants.
City councillors grappled Monday with the city’s role in duping hundreds of restaurateurs into spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on alcohol licenses that are now worthless, as well as how to compensate the buyers for their empty investments.
The Harvard Square Defense Fund is back – rebranded – with 1979 founder Gladys “Pebble” Gifford joining forces with younger generations active as the group Our Harvard Square.
The high school’s athletic director acknowledged a “systems breakdown” leading to unequal experiences for some male and female student athletes, but said the school was taking steps to correct the unintentional – and unknown – legal violations.
The discovery came Saturday after “an exhaustive search” by Arlington, Cambridge and state police search and rescue teams, Ryan said. The search began Friday with concerns the man was depressed and could harm himself.
With several thousand new housing units due in the Alewife, NorthPoint and Kendall Square neighborhoods, School Committee members noted that if even 10 percent of those units have one child, that’s easily two schools’ worth of students.
“I’m looking for more of a plan. I don’t have enough to adopt for right now,” the mayor said, asking for a roundtable meeting in July at which the School Committee could get deeper into the details. “I want to vote when it’s finished.”