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There was applause for keeping some math students from learning by computer. Another policy – no buses for middle-schoolers making daily one-mile walks – stayed in place.
The Foundry is due for more public input to decide its use, but everything from CRA involvement to private fundraising is still on the table in finding ways to pay for it.
MIT’s campus around the Kendall Square T stop could sprout a lush green park and a half-dozen new buildings in the next two decades.
The Lechmere T station is due for at least its third long-term transportation disruption in a decade, but the area may yet get a public market afterward.
Neighborhood opposition to plans for East Cambridge’s former courthouse is growing again, taking form in a new group ahead of a March 4 meeting of the Planning Board.
In addition to contemplating community loans and grants as a payback to the city, Cambridge Redevelopment members are enthusiastic about contributing to renewal of the Foundry building.
Two Somerville men have been charged in connection with the death of Vincent Lalli, 66, another Somerville resident, whose body was discovered in Norwood.
The outlook for world language “appears grim,” the mayor wants a solution on class sizes and the burdens of sweeping changes proposed for math curricula are worrying school officials.
The City Manager Richard C. Rossi had a complete proposal for an Early Education Services Task Force, but councillors pressured him to reconsider membership of the 15-member body.