A team led by Utile Architecture + Planning has been selected for the Cambridge citywide planning project, city officials said Friday.
With Meryl Streep onstage, a script by Diablo Cody and direction by Jonathan Demme of “Stop Making Sense,” this is a film with a little bit of everything that somehow comes out sounding and feeling just right.
Three teams competing for Cambridge’s Citywide Planning contract presented and took public questions Monday, with Utile, the third team to present, the clear crowd-pleaser. A decision is expected in August.
After capturing a second city raccoon testing positive for rabies, the Animal Commission is reminding residents how to protect themselves against the disease, which is usually spread through the bite of a rabid animal.
The Friends of Alewife Reservation thank the City of Cambridge for funding an extensive vegetative management plan in the Alewife Stormwater Wetlands that will be put in effect in October.
Cambridge developers planning an unpopular project in the neighboring town of Arlington nearly had a project meeting held without them – but now will be part of an Aug. 12 hearing about the Mugar site.
“I’m old, but not obsolete,” is the new Arnold Schwarzenegger zinger in this “Terminator” franchise reboot. “I’ll be back” gets recycled too, but don’t expect this return to be better than the originals. (Although it’s better than than the last two efforts.)
The Jurassic World amusement park and “Jurassic World“ film face the same problem: They’re saddled with the burden of outdoing what came before. In the film’s world, though, that problem becomes predictably fatal.
It was Hugh Russell, a 26-year member of the Planning Board, who discussed the $2 million cost of a master plan in terms of the dollars put into development each year in Cambridge, saying it “seems like a reasonable investment to get things right.”
The good news is that the whole cast is of “Entourage” is back and under the direction of series creator Doug Ellin, but this looks to be more like a swan song than a rebirth.