As Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni engaged in promoting much-needed climate action by the institute, we are deeply disappointed with its Climate Action Plan, which takes a narrow approach inadequate to the practical imperatives of climate change.
Thanks to all of those residents who went to the polls and voted for City Council and School Committee candidates, as well as to the candidates themselves – and more.
Craig Kelley’s continued presence as an independent voice of reason on the council is vital, and Marc McGovern has brought old and new residents together around an agenda of compassionate government.
For City Council, there is one new candidate and another we need to keep in office to help turn the tide in favor of strong bike facilities in Cambridge. If we don’t support them in a big way, we don’t get safe bikeways in the future – it’s as simple as that.
Something smells rotten in Cambridge. It’s the stench of career politicians – our city councillors – taking money from developers whose projects they vote on, then holding up an affordable housing crisis to deflect criticism or questioning of their motives.
Emily Dexter’s concern, approach to our challenges and ability to articulate issues is already moving our local education conversation in a positive direction, on the “achievement gap” and other subjects.
Three Cantabrigians respond to Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, who believes “Boston’s roads aren’t meant for bicycles.”
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.