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The Foundry is due for more public input to decide its use, but everything from CRA involvement to private fundraising is still on the table in finding ways to pay for it.
Residents of the 2 Mount Auburn senior apartments have been taking extreme measures to survive the bitter cold permeating their building, and officials are calling on the city to help.
The Boston Marathon bombing was invoked last month by Cambridge police to get nearly a half-million dollars for a full-time bomb squad, but not at the urging of Boston Police.
His remarkable margin of victory in the “popular” vote, citywide support and being the only incumbent to increase in votes suggests that, in a typical democracy, Leland Cheung would be mayor.
Just hours after a false bomb threat forced the evacuation of Harvard buildings and locked down two public schools, the City Council shifted nearly a half-million dollars to create a full-time city bomb squad.
The Hubway bike-rental system is shutting down for the winter throughout Boston, Brookline and Somerville – but not in Cambridge, which gets a pilot program to test year-round Hubway service.
It was a moderately good night for council challengers, as Tuesday’s unofficial election results saw four elected to Cambridge’s nine-seat City Council and two to the six-seat School Committee. But longtime councillor Ken Reeves may have lost a 24-year seat.
I respect all of the current Cambridge city councillors as individuals, but the current City Council session has been a failure. Luckily, voters have excellent alternatives.
Committee members praised Mirza’s many years of service to the party and to the Massachusetts political community and emphasized that this experience would be a great benefit to Cambridge.