It seemed a proposal was dealt a potentially fatal blow over the summer by councillor Leland Cheung, but the city’s Law Department says it has another chance. Longtime city councillor Tim Toomey proposes a voluntary pledge program for candidates instead.
The city has been blocked – at least temporarily – from tearing down Vail Court, two boarded-up, rat-infested buildings empty for more than a decade near Central Square. Work was to have begun Monday.
The rooftop uplighting at the Zinc luxury apartment building that brought neighbor complaints in 2016 must stay off, a judge said in a decision dated Monday.
Will the combined &pizza and Milk Bar eatery get the four out of five votes it needs to open at the center of Harvard Square? We’re unlikely to find out Thursday, when the beleaguered project has asked a delay before returning to the Board of Zoning Appeal.
A group called Cambridge Residents for Responsible Elections has petitioned the City Council for a nonbinding citywide ballot question in November, seeking to determine if voters would support adoption of a public financing program for elections.
Continuing its inexorable trek through Cambridge’s administrative processes after initial rejection, milk &pizza’s attempt to occupy the Crimson Corner and Tory Row storefronts in Harvard Square is before the Planning Board on Tuesday.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court upheld a 2015 Land Court decision on Wednesday allowing developer Leggat McCall Properties to redevelop East Cambridge’s former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse into 20 stories of office with a side serving of 24 units of housing.
The Dow and Stearns families are breaking up after a century, with the Dows looking to cash out and sell their two prominent buildings in Harvard Square for a total of $95 million.
The Planning Board consented Tuesday to allowing &pizza to return to Board of Zoning Appeal on Aug. 10, when the chain will try once again to get a fast food permit to occupy the former Tory Row and Crimson Corner spaces in the heart of Harvard Square.
The city has hastily scheduled hearings for &pizza’s “milk &pizza” concept in Harvard Square: Monday at 6 p.m. the Harvard Square Advisory Committee will meet, and Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. the Planning Board will meet.