A revised schedule for selecting a new school superintendent has been sketched out by the School Committee and a firm hired to run the search, with several days identified as key opportunities for community stakeholders to give input and meet with finalists.
A high-stakes process to remake 14 underused acres in Kendall Square and potentially give Cambridge a landmark skyscraper heads for a milestone meeting Monday.
The final School Committee meeting before summer looked at topics including the replacement of a resigning principal and drug policies. But members were especially stirred by an initiative of third-graders seeking broader narratives on the Revolutionary War.
A committee that advises the city Health Department has voted to recommend reducing the “target level” for the cavity-fighting chemical fluoride to a single standard of 0.7 parts per million from a range of 0.7 parts per million to 1.2 parts per million.
The state’s Ethics Commission has imposed a $37,500 civil penalty on Joseph Tulimieri, the former executive director of the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority, and has required him to pay $21,245 in restitution to the authority.
Police arrested Michael Flaherty, 28, of South Boston, in Braintree on Saturday because they believe him to be the robber of the East Cambridge Citizens Bank shortly before 1 p.m., just a few hours earlier.
Officials have assured that the damages are covered by insurance and shouldn’t add to the $95.5 million cost of construction. In addition, the opening date for the campus seems to be in flux.
It’s expected that city planners may reveal static snapshots of its models before a June 29 joint meeting of the City Council’s Ordinance Committee and the Planning Board, but it is looking unlikely they will release the 3-D models themselves.
More than 100 tenants from a single apartment building have been plunged into the tight Cambridge housing market on short notice, bringing outrage from city councillors and new awareness of the vulnerability of residents who aren’t able to buy their homes.
Changes to two of Harvard Square’s most prominent landmarks get hearings tonight and Wednesday, including Forbes Plaza and its flagship Au Bon Pain and the iconic Out of Town News kiosk.