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After seeing a building permit issued for part of the Silver Maple Forest in Belmont, people worried about flooding and the loss of open space aren’t going to be happy to hear the news from Arlington.
The Planning Board is poised to approve a 280-unit Kendall Square residential project Tuesday, after years of delay and uncertainty. But affordable housing advocates have questions, if not demands.
The state has decided to let the city’s License Commission take care of a 10-year failure to enforce a state law, despite previously saying it shared jurisdiction on the case and was “definitely looking into” irregularities surrounding the case.
In crafting its first Arts Challenge, the Cambridge Arts Council has its own challenge: getting tech workers to shut off their computers in favor of attending theater, dance, concerts, art exhibits or comedy.
A business granted an improper license by city and state officials a decade ago has been approved for renewals of the illegal license every year since, even while those city officials rejected similar applications.
A property owner’s long-in-the-making meeting with the city manager and council order has resulted in action on an abandoned apartment complex considered a blight for more than a decade.
After voting to form a union for adjunct professors almost exactly a year ago, Lesley University educators are back with a next step: getting “core faculty” organized and fighting alongside the adjuncts for better pay, benefits and security.
Financially struggling Cambridge Health Alliance is performing far better than expected so far when it comes to the bottom line, although that hasn’t translated into hard cash.
The business community is talking about ways to rally after a winter that’s been brutal on bottom lines.
The Book Shop in Ball Square is closing at the end of February, with an everything-must-go sale underway since Monday.