For the second year in a row, Cambridge Health Alliance earned the top grade in patient safety from a national employer-sponsored group that rates hospitals, although even hospital officials acknowledged that the grade isn’t unusual in Massachusetts.
The City Council wants a study that could mean a permanent increase in the amount of affordable housing in large residential developments – and if work on the study started now, it would come back for a vote in 2014, potentially too late for some of the flood of projects under way.
Reacting to last week’s fatal garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, a local social justice group is calling for a vigil and demonstration at the Gap store in Harvard Square on Saturday afternoon.
Cambridge Health Alliance and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center announced an agreement Thursday that, as of Jan. 1 will make Beth Israel the “primary physician contracting organization” for the Alliance – meaning its doctors will leave the Partners HealthCare network and join that of Beth Israel.
The H Mart grocery store and food court projected to open in Central Square as soon after renovations as February might not open until the winter, and one of the reasons points to concerns about power needs in rezoned and redeveloped Kendall and Central squares.
A piece of Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe history was literally uncovered by surprise Tuesday as the 64-year-old Harvard Square shop prepared to replace its 50-year-old sign: an even older sign.
No need to look into the future to see how those trendy micro-units will work once they’re built in Cambridge. The micro-unit is already here – and in a basement.
East Cambridge hates that tower – but feels a bit better in general about plans for the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse.
The plan to take millions of gallons of ethanol through Cambridge, Somerville and other cities by train is getting a hearing Tuesday hosted by Cambridge’s legislative delegation.
Leggat McCall intends to reveal this week its first renderings of what it expects to do with East Cambridge’s 22-story former courthouse, and reports say its officials have reason to feel confident doing it: The state won’t reconsider its decision.