We are building a cultivation facility and dispensary in Milford, and have proposed locating an additional dispensary in Cambridge, and we would like to ask for your help.
Cambridge can do a better job of meeting children’s needs for unstructured, outdoor play and exercise. If more money is needed to make this possible, we ask that money be allotted for this purpose in the budget.
Boston recently earned the dubious distinction of being named the U.S. city with the widest gap between its top 5 percent and bottom 20 percent of earners – a problem felt in our schools and transit systems. A proposed constitutional amendment could help.
Diminishing discarded food by just 15 percent would generate enough food to feed more than 25 million Americans every year, but to accomplish this, communities need to pressure local markets and institutions to donate.
Cambridge schools have been told they will be “held harmless” for their first set of PARCC results, but it’s not clear if the amount of testing to which our children will be subjected will be “harmless” in their education.
Waiting for the state to build the Grand Junction Path has so far proven a tragicomedy in infinite acts, and we are making the perfect the enemy of the very good.
Millions of guns will still be sold without a background check, despite President Barack Obama’s executive orders. That’s why we still need Congress and our state lawmakers to step up and close the loopholes that make it easy for dangerous people to get guns.
Please rethink the undemocratic procedure for renaming the citywide development master plan process and extend the voting deadline. The four tepid options offered do not reflect the unbounded creativity of the citizenry.
While the city is trying to do its part by paying a living wage for its own workers – now risen to $15 an hour – there are many reasons it’s difficult to ensure a living wage for all workers in Cambridge.
The School Committee met to decide which standardized test our city’s school children will take this spring: MCAS, the state test, or PARCC, a competing national exam, and I came home from the meeting feeling angry and disappointed.