A affordable-housing development called Port Landing has been announced for a vacant parcel in Area IV near Kendall Square. It is expected to open in August 2016.
Plans for the Lechmere station are as up in the air as the rest of the green line extension, despite its unique status in the project – it’s an existing station that will be moved, rather than one that is to be built and added to the MBTA system.
A team led by Utile Architecture + Planning has been selected for the Cambridge citywide planning project, city officials said Friday.
Metropolitan Moving & Storage, the massive, fortresslike Massachusetts Avenue structure by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is closing after some 120 years in business.
Tuesday was the final License Commission meeting for Andrea Spears Jackson, and Wednesday was to be her final day in office after taking on the role of its chairwoman a year and eight months ago.
Taxi drivers desperate to fend off the threat of competing car services such as Uber and Lyft got action of a sort Monday from the City Council, including the remote possibility that their entire industry would be deregulated in Cambridge.
The city has added two hours of metered parking between Harvard and Porter squares to aid turnover for businesses – but with potential to affect residents also – in a move telegraphed by similar steps in Kendall, Central and Harvard Squares.
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.