After 29 years – and long after its competitors gave up and moved on – Hollywood Express is closing, ending the era of independent video renters in Cambridge.
Councillors voted Monday to approve zoning allowing a 195-foot tower overlooking Jill Brown-Rhone Park in Central Square, citing the need for more housing and affordable housing, with only councillors Dennis Carlone and Nadeem Mazen voting in opposition.
A man with a gun was taken in by law enforcement including Cambridge police, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Worcester Tactical Diversion Squad and the Boston office of the Department of Homeland Security Investigations.
A move to “pause” implementation of the standardized test called PARCC won support Tuesday from the School Committee and will be sent to the city’s legislative delegation and other state-level education leaders.
Jamel Adkins-Sharif, appointed to lead Vassal Lane in March 2012 upon the creation of it and three other upper schools, plans to depart at the end of the academic year “to pursue other professional opportunities.”