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A better website and broadcasts of meetings were among reforms talked about, along with requiring developers to meet with residents before coming before the board.
The city manager announced appointments to the Planning Board today. The appointments are effective Dec. 1.
A plan keeping low-income, frail seniors out of nursing home is due for expansion, even though the struggling health care system doesn’t know if the program makes money.
Residents got credit from the city manager for raising the need for Planning Board renewal “in a powerful way that opened a lot of eyes” and caused city staff to work without rest since summer.
Protective equipment for nurses and doctors has been upgraded, but patients with symptoms and a suspect travel history won’t be admitted for treatment at CHA clinics.
A temporary restraining order against tree-clearing in the Silver Maple Forest went into place late Monday morning, after a weekend in which developers went on cutting as a judge mulled the issues.
With the removal of trees from the Silver Maple Forest continuing while a judge considers an injunction against the destruction, four people were arrested Friday crossing onto developer land in a protest.
Opponents of development in the Silver Maple Forest, spotting newly cleared land, continued protests Tuesday and won a Wednesday court hearing.
The sale price for the East Cambridge courthouse is $33 million dollars, according to documents released by the state to city councillor and state Rep. Tim Toomey.
The Cambridge Health Alliance is prepared to handle Ebola patients, and safely, with training, rules and specialists in place, a spokesman says. No one in Massachusetts has a confirmed case.