The Middle East nightclub drew a warning from the interim police commissioner Wednesday despite being found not responsible last week for three recent incidents involving unruly patrons, apparent substance abuse and violence on the streets outside.
Kendall Square could see another 1,400 dwelling units and 1.7 million square feet of office, research and development with ground-floor retail as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology redevelops the federal John A. Volpe National Transportation Center.
While the city advances to nearly doubling developers’ obligations to include affordable housing in their buildings, the 42-acre NorthPoint is stuck in time, possibly for the duration of a 27-year agreement. Some city councillors believe there’s another way.
Despite concern over oncoming recreational marijuana dispensary rules clouding their vote, city councillors passed revised zoning for medical marijuana dispensaries Monday that could make room for a half-dozen dispensaries citywide.
The community is invited to meetings at noon or 6 p.m. Thursday to discuss the redevelopment of the Volpe site in Kendall Square, as well as to hear about other projects and issues concerning the developer, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The bfresh grocery store that’s leasing space in a long-empty building in the heart of Davis Square is tentatively scheduled to open Feb. 24, and its success could mean an expansion of the concept throughout the region, company officials said.
Cambridge officials are gearing up to issue the first-ever round of municipal minibonds, available only to residents. The bonds are “mini” because they can be bought in denominations as low as $1,000 and will be capped at $20,000, and paid off within five years.
Developer Equity One is inviting the public to a community meeting where it will share its latest proposal for the Abbot Building in Harvard Square. Company representatives called it an “open house style opportunity to engage with the developer.”
School Committee member Richard Harding and former city councillor and mayor Kenneth E. Reeves have filed a downzoning petition intended to block Twining Properties’ Mass+Main development, but it would take seven council votes to pass and seems lacking.
Once budget director and deputy finance director, Kale becomes assistant city manager for finance as of March 13.