The Evergood Super Market closed permanently weeks ago without any notice, not even a note on the door. All that greets customers is a simple, standard “Closed” sign. What surprises customers more isn’t so much the closing, but its suddenness.
Developers are scared. The proposed doubling of required lower-priced apartments to 20 percent of a building would ultimately result in fewer affordable units, not more, a coalition of developers told the City Council.
Small businesses could see the city handling their trash and recycling pickup, a service already extended to residences, in a plan proposed by city councillors. A similar proposal four years ago was knocked down by the city manager’s office.
The nightclub Monroe faces a seven-day suspension and the loss of two crucial nightlife hours – from midnight to 2 a.m. – as a result of License Commission sanctions for recent incidents that have drawn police. Owner Solmon Chowdhury has five days to appeal.
The ink was barely dry on Cambridge Health Alliance’s break-even budget for the coming year when $2.3 million in expected revenue for the financially challenged health care system was placed in doubt because of a gubernatorial veto.
The rowdy Monroe nightclub in Central Square could be forced to close earlier and let in fewer people after a series of recent violent incidents landed its managers before the License Commission on Tuesday. The ruling could come as soon as next week.
Vinyl continues its resurgence and Cambridge and Somerville keep their claim as home to music snobs as Blue Bag Records prepares to open at noon Saturday – at least the area’s seventh spot where aficionados can spend hours flipping through old 33s, 45s and 78s.
The Cambridge Health Alliance’s proposed budget for the next 12 months forecasts little or no growth in visits to its hospitals and doctors and anticipates ending the year barely in the black: a gain of $500,000. It’s a major departure from budgets in recent years.
The Cambridge Taxi Drivers and Owners Association sued the License Commission in federal court June 30, demanding that the commission enforce its taxi regulations on Uber and Lyft, rather than allowing them to keep operating with less regulatory burden.
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