The typically two-hour gatherings at which councillors go in-depth on issues have been barred from broadcast, although the rule has been debated by the council over at least the past three terms, with occasionally silly results.
RentHop, an apartment search website with three former Massachusetts Institute of Technology students among its key staff, has done a deep dive into Cambridge’s OpenData platform and come out with an fascinating look at ticketing last year.
Of 27 parents speaking at a School Committee budget hearing, most asked for more help in supporting diverse classrooms in terms of ability, race, income and needs, including classes that have been shaken by social-emotional behavior issues.
The education budget “gap” for next year has dropped to $3 million from $5 million, but a Tuesday discussion raised many more questions about guidelines for immediate concerns and goals for the future.
A new, emailed bomb threat was made Thursday against Cambridge Public Schools, warning of violence Friday, city officials said, but the risk doesn’t appear to be legitimate.
For the second time in less than three months, city officials have saved a housing redevelopment project – this time from a financing gap that could have scuttled the underway $109 million revamp of nearly 200 units at the Manning Apartments in Central Square.
A man returned to Massachusetts to face charges in a violent Davis Square rape came straight from a seven-year prison term for public indecency with a child and “improper photography.”
Neighbors of the apartment rented by Jeremiah Asimov-Beckingham on Third Street won’t get a chance to see the wounded veteran and British Airways executive if he returns to Massachusetts from New York. He’ll be in police custody, waiting to be charged.
Administration members signaled cautious optimism that although the gap is relatively high, they will be able to bring the numbers closer.
The Cambridge Health Alliance is contending with a familiar problem: Fewer patients than expected are seeing its doctors and using its hospitals. Because of the stubborn trend, the Alliance expects to change its financial expectations for this fiscal year.