Whether – and if so, how – the charter school cap needs to be lifted should be decided via the legislative process, not a referendum. A no vote on Question 2 will send this question back to the State House.
In terms of bicycle and transportation safety, Cambridge has regressed, even while spending hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to build a better cycle system. Maybe we ought to ask the people who have already done it.
Moving freight operations to Worcester from Allston’s Beacon Park was expected to increase the use of 18-wheelers within Interstate 495, but the focus was on air quality and damage to roads and bridges from ever-heavier trucks, not cyclists’ deaths.
I would like to briefly share some of my personal observations and experiences with Robert “Jay” Ash Jr., an effective, personable and caring leader who transformed Chelsea from a city somewhat rough around the edges to one that is a desirable place to work and live.
On Sept. 21, 1991, the doors to a shuttered, bankrupt health club chain were flung open again and the New Dance Complex was born. Twenty-five years later, it’s still the living rhythm of Central Square.
The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra and music director Cynthia Woods sincerely thank our recent financial supporters as we enter our 42nd season serving Cambridge, Somerville and Greater Boston.
I am writing to thank the voters of Cambridge who nominated me as the Democratic candidate for state Senate in the Second Middlesex District last week.
Hearing gigantic developer Equity One talk of the glories that will be its 113th property – the “it’s not a mall” Harvard Collection, featuring national and international brands – we thought of a better collection to be housed in its “restoration.”
In this race for the 26th Middlesex District of Cambridge and Somerville, the progressive choice is clear on issues such as a clean, safe environment, quality public schools and an economic system that gives working families a fair shot: Mike Connolly.
Like many other incumbents, Toomey has rarely taken on the slow-moving, conservative leadership of the House. It’s time to elect a state representative who will be a strong, reliable advocate for progressive causes.