For at least six months this year, hundreds of primary care doctors, including those at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates’ Cambridge offices, refused to accept new patients covered by conventional Medicare.
There’s a lot on the table as city councillors gather for a final review of MIT’s proposed remake of the federal Volpe center in Kendall Square, with a sweetened list of community benefits that lists 950 new grad student beds – depending who’s doing the math.
The Out of the Blue Art Gallery, home of all-ages rock shows, literary events, women’s wrestling and of course plenty of local artists and craftspeople, must move Dec. 1. To help it make the transition, the venue is hosting a party, feast and silent auction.
Does Harvard Square need more pizza? After nearly a year of permitting process and a dozen public meetings, the Board of Zoning Appeal said that it did, granting approval for an &pizza and attached bakery and drink shop.
A renewed plan for East Cambridge’s empty Foundry building could see it open in 2020 and complete in 2021, filled with community arts, nonprofits, maker spaces and job training focused on science, technology, engineering and math.
Some details are coming into focus that make it clear the advantages Michael Scelfo will have by taking over the space of the ousted Cafe Algiers, rather than filling already empty restaurant space in the surrounding Harvard Square.
Frustration is so high over the city’s sluggish pace on putting in place outdoor-lighting laws that a city councillor suggested returning to the version written by a citizen long ago, undoing an extensive official process that took place in the years since.
North Cambridge was the social media platform Nextdoor’s first neighborhood in Massachusetts – now there are as many as 1,700 in Greater Boston – and the company said thanks by throwing a party.
Inattention of city inspectors allowed a developer and a contractor to omit safety precautions during the demolition of a condemned home and garage, causing it to collapse onto the sidewalk and street Aug. 11, say leaders of a North Cambridge neighborhood group.
The city has been blocked – at least temporarily – from tearing down Vail Court, two boarded-up, rat-infested buildings empty for more than a decade near Central Square. Work was to have begun Monday.