A Dorchester man has been charged with a gunfire incident after an argument at a Central Square nightclub.
The loss of artists in Cambridge has reached a crisis point, say city councillors trying to grant resident artists a one-point advantage in the formula to apply for rentals in lower-income inclusionary housing – but the conversation has been temporarily set aside.
Police were called to the Putnam Avenue Upper School on Friday for a fight between two teens, with administrators calling it related to a new playground that gets crowded after school hours.
A statewide effort for more charter schools was opposed Tuesday by the School Committee in a 5-2 vote, an item brought up after being tabled from the previous meeting – as were policies on standardized tests ending this week and sexual harassment at school.
The city is looking at a multimillion-dollar expansion, renovation and relocation of offices at City Hall and three surrounding buildings that could change life significantly for employees and elected officials with a four-year schedule of design and construction.
Several Cambridge Rindge and Latin School teachers, with backup from students, have appealed to the School Committee to improve hiring and retention of teachers of color.
A conflict that began brewing inside a Central Square nightclub boiled over early Sunday as the area’s clubs closed, leading to gunfire in a nearby parking lot as disgorged crowds went to to find their cars and head home, police said.
The city manager had a warning Monday for city councillors: “What I was told is that if this goes down, Lechmere Station won’t happen at all,” referring to the over budget green line extension light rail project.
Three firms have submitted proposals to run the executive recruitment search for a new city manager. The three come from a pool of 55 who were solicited or expressed interest before a Thursday deadline.
Cambridge is expected to contribute $25 million to construction of the green line light rail extension and Somerville is projected to put in $50 million to close a funding gap that has threatened to shut down the project entirely.