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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.

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.

Four families want to see kindergarten capacity at Olá expanded for their kids

Typically the FRC calls families to alert them to the risk of losing a placement. With Olá, families didn’t get word of the lack of seats until late in the process.

Renewal of residential parking stickers became more expensive, still just a scam

Swing by Traffic, Parking & Transportation Department on Monday and you’ll see a line all the way up the stairs to renew expired residential parking stickers. This annual ritual should be ended.

Bank of America customer warns: Beware ‘offers’ adding unwanted services and fees

Bank of America customer warns: Beware ‘offers’ adding unwanted services and fees

After not responding to a bank offer – I wasn’t aware of it – I was opted me in and my account was charged a $12 monthly fee for at least the past six months.

In many democracies, Cheung would be mayor – and he should be mayor in ours

In many democracies, Cheung would be mayor – and he should be mayor in ours

His remarkable margin of victory in the “popular” vote, citywide support and being the only incumbent to increase in votes suggests that, in a typical democracy, Leland Cheung would be mayor.

Advice to the incoming city councillors: Let’s break some new rules this term

This may sound strange coming from the guy who pleaded with the council not to violate the Open Meeting Law last term, but I’d like for them to resolve to break some different rules this term.

Planning in poor shape as ‘K2C2′ reports come out, with good outcome in question

Public dialogue has taken a step backward toward a basic issue: How do we increase and maintain affordable housing in Cambridge? This discussion is long overdue.

Innovation Agenda votes left us unfunded promises, but those voters are still in office

As strong supporters of the radical restructuring of the Cambridge school system, Marc McGovern and David Maher have an obligation to ensure funding for its promises.

CVS should prevent its carts from leaving its parking lot, and the city can play a role

CVS should prevent its carts from leaving its parking lot, and the city can play a role

In spite of repeated official effort, CVS remains unwilling to cooperate in the removal of its abandoned and unsecured shopping carts – the only resistant merchant in Porter Square.

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