The elimination of free bags at Cambridge stores three months ago came with some complications and concerns, but officials say retailers and customers are getting used to the change, and at least one city nonprofit is seeing a big benefit.
Two 60-foot mass decontamination unit” tents with conveyor belts are being added to the city’s supply of tools stored away in case of disasters, disease outbreaks and attacks.
A peek at long-awaited recommendations to improve Central Square arrived Monday before the City Council, only to be sent back to city planners with the complaint that a […]
The death of bicyclist Amanda Phillips in Inman Square has focused political will for change and, as requested by a City Council order, resulted in the fast-tracking of changes planned for a chaotic and crowded intersection of five city streets, city officials said Monday.
A bid for $25 million in state funding for infrastructure such as roads and a dedicated sewer connection comes at a crucial time for future development in the NorthPoint neighborhood off East Cambridge.
Thursday’s death of a bicyclist in Inman Square came exactly a month after the most recent request by city officials for a solution to tame its convoluted and dangerous traffic patterns.
City councillors agreed to explore publicly funded “clean elections” in a Monday vote, a potential step toward ending the ugliness of recent municipal election seasons and a cause for division and suspicion among residents and officials.
The federal government issued a Request for Proposals to select the developer of the 14-acre John W. Volpe Transportation Center land in Kendall Square on Wednesday, setting a mid-September deadline for responses.
Public housing officials are encountering unpleasant, expensive surprises as they modernize and rebuild hundreds of apartments with a goal of preserving low-income housing for decades. In some cases, the unexpected discoveries have exhausted contingency funds.
Work to break free of the state’s hourly minimum wage of $10 and raise rates for workers in Cambridge began Monday, as the City Council voted unanimously to form a task force to determine what the rate should be and how to implement it.