Three teams competing for Cambridge’s Citywide Planning contract presented and took public questions Monday, with Utile, the third team to present, the clear crowd-pleaser. A decision is expected in August.
Small bottles of liquor must soon be kept on or behind a liquor store counter in a case to “reduce the possibility of underage sales,” but neither neighbors, liquor store owners nor some public officials can identify such a problem where alcohol is sold.
Developers bidding to build a new John A. Volpe National Transportation Center facility in Kendall Square will have to show they have at least $500 million available and can spend $15 million within five days of the final selection date.
The closing is part of a sweep of about 200 underperforming stores announced by the company in April. Most employees will be moved to other stores, and prescriptions will be transferred to nearby sites automatically, a spokesman said.
Cambridge developers planning an unpopular project in the neighboring town of Arlington nearly had a project meeting held without them – but now will be part of an Aug. 12 hearing about the Mugar site.
The Taste of Cambridge has been moved to its Thursday rain date – the third straight year unpredictable summer weather has poured cold water (or threatened to) on the 13-year food sampling tradition. The event was scheduled originally for today.
As legendary Central Square nightclub T.T. the Bear’s Place enters its final month, its landlords say they hope the space will carry on as a rock club without a gap in performances. A high rent and licensing questions could complicate that plan.
The city, state, real estate developers Leggat McCall Partners and five local residents and neighbors have agreed to settle the outstanding claims in a lawsuit about redevelopment of the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge.
An alert about a rise in ATM scams was approved unanimously Monday by the City Council, but one councillor might have wanted to vote it in twice.
Cambridge Health Alliance expects to just about break even in its next fiscal year and invest at least $26 million in construction and other capital projects, drawing sharp questions from the head of its board’s finance committee.