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Let Clover stay open 24 hours in Central, but let it be only city’s first all-day eatery

Let Clover stay open 24 hours in Central, but let it be only city’s first all-day eatery

Yes, yes, a thousand times yes to a 24-hour Clover – and hopefully to the all-day businesses that may follow in certain pockets of the city.

Economic value from Silver Maple Forest outweighs condos, Lesley professors say

Economic value from Silver Maple Forest outweighs condos, Lesley professors say

Though the multimillion-dollar price tag for this property is high, the forest pays for itself over the long term in many ways.

Enough testing and tech! We don’t need the PARCC, we need our schools back

Enough testing and tech! We don’t need the PARCC, we need our schools back

This city, known for being progressive, innovative, smart and diverse, can do better than turn my child’s education into a series of exercises preparing her for standardized tests.

State takes step to hike voter participation, but same-day registration still not the law

State takes step to hike voter participation, but same-day registration still not the law

Early voting in state elections and preregistration at age 16 are two ways state legislators are working on raising voter participation.

Harvard treads tragically compromised ground in response to Spivakov protest

Harvard treads tragically compromised ground in response to Spivakov protest

Russian violinist and conductor Vladimir Spivakov takes to the stage in New York’s Lincoln Center amid protests, as he did in Harvard.

What I have learned from Superman, Sandra Bullock and Friends education

What I have learned from Superman, Sandra Bullock and Friends education

We cannot simply tell children to be calm and focused; we need to teach them how to do so.

A revenue-neutral tax on carbon dioxide could help in fight against climate change

The cheap, safe and sustainable way to prevent global warming is reduce carbon dioxide emissions today, and a revenue-neutral tax can do it.

Beware small neighborhood associations! Palin-esque panic can sure enliven debate

Beware small neighborhood associations! Palin-esque panic can sure enliven debate

Will small neighborhood associations soon be running Cambridge? Maybe. Also possible: They will not be.

Let’s actually answer the question: Does Cambridge have a required master plan?

Let’s actually answer the question: Does Cambridge have a required master plan?

Which dueling City Council policy order is worthy of support? The answer is actually very simple.

Keeping Cambridge peaceful, safe doesn’t require police force to be more militarized

Keeping Cambridge peaceful, safe doesn’t require police force to be more militarized

There is a nationwide trend toward militarizing police forces, and Cambridge shouldn’t be part of it. City councillors such as Nadeem Mazen and Craig Kelley are right to push back.

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