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A petition turning the City Council into a review board for the biggest development proposals was sent onward Monday for further hearings.
Bringing in performers and pushcarts might not overcome the blight of their backdrop in Central Square, officials said Monday.
A plea for a slow transition away from a dedicated psychiatric emergency room was “taken under advisement,” then shown to be happening this week.
A lawsuit is all but inevitable in the redevelopment of a former courthouse, public officials said, but talks between neighbors and builder Leggat McCall are ongoing.
Councillors added to discussion about the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams, while the School Committee remained silent.
A citizen facing police fines for putting fliers on cars heard support from city councillors, possibly helping cut short a First Amendment lawsuit against the city.
A parade of speakers, and then city councillors, denounced the Cambridge Health Alliance’s plan to eliminate a psychiatric emergency room.
More Sunday library hours, the start of a citywide Wi-Fi strategic plan and the start of an experiment in “participatory budgeting” are in the city’s upcoming budget.
A freestanding permanent public toilet should be in place by the end of this year in either of two locations in Harvard Square.