A peek at long-awaited recommendations to improve Central Square arrived Monday before the City Council, only to be sent back to
A bid for $25 million in state funding for infrastructure such as roads and a dedicated sewer connection comes at a crucial time for future development in the NorthPoint neighborhood off East Cambridge.
A winter farmers market is planned for Harvard Square as a long-term replacement for where the Charles Hotel set up a seasonal outdoor ice-skating rink, and an independent restaurant will replace Rialto after its closing this week ends a 22-year run.
The death of bicyclist Amanda Phillips in Inman Square has focused political will for change and, as requested by a City Council order, resulted in the fast-tracking of changes planned for a chaotic and crowded intersection of five city streets, city officials said Monday.
Police are investigating the early Saturday shooting death of Anthony Clay, 49, of Cambridge.
Thursday’s death of a bicyclist in Inman Square came exactly a month after the most recent request by city officials for a solution to tame its convoluted and dangerous traffic patterns.
Fresh on the heels of opening the first section of the Grand Junction Path in Kendall Square for bicyclists, walkers, joggers and inline skaters, the city is putting money down in North Cambridge for land intended to be another crucial section of path.