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The weather and MBTA chief Beverly Scott’s honesty have revealed the agency’s corruption and dysfunction.
An analysis by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council says the region needs more than 400,000 new housing units – including 8,500 in Cambridge – to meet expected demand in the coming 15 years.
Antibiotics fed to food animals to accelerate growth and prevent disease are helping create antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and McDonald’s serves lots of it – but doesn’t have to.
A vocational educational collaborative is adding questionable members and limiting choices, but students enter high school totally unaware of it, anyway, School Committee Fred Fantini says.
The MBTA is going through a rough time, but solutions to delays and breakdowns seem elusive. One obvious (albeit small) opportunity for improvement is redesigning Pearl Street. So far, the conversation about the reconstruction has erroneously been framed as a showdown between bikes and parking. In reality, the redesign is an opportunity to exemplify the […]
The district has failed to make any move toward fulfilling a world-language promise, but asks students to design posters extolling the wonders of learning foreign languages.
Another first of February rolls around this week, and likely hundreds of residents will find Cambridge’s official greeting card issued bright and early on meter maids’ annual feeding-frenzy day.
Pearl Street needs to be redesigned as a livable corridor that includes raised intersections, wider sidewalks, a one-way protected bike lane and safe, welcome bus stops with bumped-out curbs.
We are grateful Cambridge has largely been spared the deep fractures between police and the people they serve. And yet, Cambridge is no stranger to social dysfunction at the intersection of class, race and law enforcement practices.
The NAEC regrets the necessity of filing lawsuits, but strongly supports the need for determinations on the underlying issues by an independent court of law.