The death of bicyclists or pedestrians are no “accidents” when they are struck at intersections known to be lethal. It is only a matter of time before another preventable tragedy happens at one of several dangerous intersections in Cambridge, unless we take steps now.
Forbes Plaza, an iconic university-owned public space in the heart of Harvard Square, is slated for a well-meaning but harmful renovation by Harvard.
Tension was noticeable as School Committee members evaluated the performance of Superintendent Jeffrey Young, and questions remain regarding whether correct procedure was followed – on the evaluation and on a charge of plagiarism against an administrator.
Now that Neighborhood Solar II has drawn to a close, thanks to all who made this program a success, starting with local nonprofit Green Cambridge; solar group-buy program Neighborhood Solar; and Arlington-based installer SunBug Solar.
It’s very difficult to understand the City Council’s leadership on regulating taxis and on-demand car services such as Uber and Lyft.
Don’t let anyone tell you not to vote in the upcoming presidential election, or any election. And if you think Internet phenomenon and millennial comedy and podcast guru Dan Harmon did, take it from me: He did not.
I am in touch with Cambridge youth. I have seen kids who were smart and qualified to go to college unable to go because they could not get the necessary funding. A mind is a terrible thing to waste, yet in Cambridge, with all its resources, it happens too often.
Another act of violence has taken the life of a human being in our city in Area IV – where I grew up and call home, an area with one of the highest poverty rates in the city, and where there have been nearly a half-dozen murders dating back to 1990.
The East Cambridge Planning Team has thoughts for consideration when new zoning is under discussion, including some on traffic, homeownership and family-friendly buildings, as well as on utilities, stormwater and sewage.
Many taxi medallion owners have spent more than $500,000 on them and could lose everything if their value plummets. The city not only has an ethical obligation to find a solution, but must operate within the system it created until it finds a solution.