Combined, proposals by councillors David Maher and Tim Toomey would scrap two of the remaining 13 council meetings and turn four into roundtables. That makes it more important to pay attention to what happens in the meeting time that remains.
An application for a 436-student regional charter school has been filed with the state; Cambridge is one of the five communities from which the school would draw students.
Vice Mayor Dennis Benzan’s 76-square foot campaign sign in the window of 565 Massachusetts Avenue is nearly four times the allowable size, and Benzan says “at some point in time, the sign will be replaced.”
Two Unity Slate candidates for reelection to the City Council have campaign events Thursday in two city squares.
There’s a car service Cambridge riders can summon with an app that has no surge pricing and even offers a 25 percent discount off the cost of every ride. It’s called the taxi, and the app is called Origa.
Three Cantabrigians respond to Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, who believes “Boston’s roads aren’t meant for bicycles.”
Mike Connolly launches his campaign for the City Council at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square.
The death of bicyclists or pedestrians are no “accidents” when they are struck at intersections known to be lethal. It is only a matter of time before another preventable tragedy happens at one of several dangerous intersections in Cambridge, unless we take steps now.
It’s very difficult to understand the City Council’s leadership on regulating taxis and on-demand car services such as Uber and Lyft.
City Council action on the war between taxis and their car-service competition goes on, with a meeting about city regulations penciled in for mid-September as one member may want to undo votes from mid-August.