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.
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.
Officials at the Arthur J. Santoro Cambridge Taxi School say they “believe that every driver – regardless of their business – picking up passengers within our city limits should be held to the same high standards that we currently hold our licensed taxi drivers to.”
If he really wants to improve his public servant skill set, Kelley should move a few blocks north and run for Somerville alderman. For $28,000, no benefits and no career possibility, he’ll learn how to run a city about our size for half the money.
The Friends of Alewife Reservation thank the City of Cambridge for funding an extensive vegetative management plan in the Alewife Stormwater Wetlands that will be put in effect in October.
Overall, Murray Turnbull seemed to believe – as many do – that Harvard should be able to have its new Campus Center and adjoining Welcome Center without having to muck up the rest of the outdoor plaza. (In other words: Improve it, don’t wreck it.)
By bringing together customers from Cambridge and surrounding communities, Green Cambridge and a local solar group-buy program are able to offer participating residents and businesses a 20 percent discount until July 31.
Cambridge residents have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to preserve a public park as the city rezones a 14-acre site in Kendall LetterSquare. Such a park will likely be included in the plan only if residents write to the city to demand it.