A recently hired Cambridge Police officer has been arrested and arraigned on a charge of disturbing the peace after a violent incident at a Revere restaurant July 10. It follows a charge filed against a longtime officer in the spring of last year.
The Cambridge Housing Authority and Boston Housing Authority are proposing to join forces in a novel move aimed at preserving low-income housing and increasing services and opportunities for families with rent subsidies in both cities.
It doesn’t matter how dire the emergency: Calling 911 from a mobile phone doesn’t reach Cambridge police or firefighters – it gets state police, who will transfer the call. The Haven smartphone app solves that problem, though some will have to pay for it.
The green line extension is moving forward with a scaled-back, less expensive plan to bring light rail through Medford and Somerville, the project’s interim management team said, likely leading to a fall request for up to $25 million in aid from Cambridge.
Fears of an attack on public schools and scary encounters with potentially violent people in city buildings have given rise to a municipal “building security enhancement project” with a starting price tag of $2.1 million.
Two 60-foot mass decontamination unit” tents with conveyor belts are being added to the city’s supply of tools stored away in case of disasters, disease outbreaks and attacks.
The death of bicyclist Amanda Phillips in Inman Square has focused political will for change and, as requested by a City Council order, resulted in the fast-tracking of changes planned for a chaotic and crowded intersection of five city streets, city officials said Monday.
Police are investigating the early Saturday shooting death of Anthony Clay, 49, of Cambridge.
Thursday’s death of a bicyclist in Inman Square came exactly a month after the most recent request by city officials for a solution to tame its convoluted and dangerous traffic patterns.
Fresh on the heels of opening the first section of the Grand Junction Path in Kendall Square for bicyclists, walkers, joggers and inline skaters, the city is putting money down in North Cambridge for land intended to be another crucial section of path.