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A Cambridge parent and entrepreneur is planning a regional private, tuition-supported language-immersion school for Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.
In its final meeting, the previous City Council showed it didn’t really understand public access and government transparency. Maybe this council will be better.
This may sound strange coming from the guy who pleaded with the council not to violate the Open Meeting Law last term, but I’d like for them to resolve to break some different rules this term.
In spite of repeated official effort, CVS remains unwilling to cooperate in the removal of its abandoned and unsecured shopping carts – the only resistant merchant in Porter Square.
Sure, you want your City Council to act swiftly, but with this council it’s worrisome when it does. Resident Heather Hoffman has a pretty good explanation of why.
People seemed pretty exasperated Monday when councillor Minka vanBeuzekom forced reconsideration of a zoning vote for Kendall Square.
The city’s 12 Community School Programs welcomed the announcement by Clean Slate candidates Nadeem Mazen, Janneke House and Dennis Carlone that, once elected, they will initiate action in City Council to add full-time positions.
From the first time I met with Dennis Benzan, I knew he was the candidate I had to support. His vision for community-based decision making is inclusive, visionary and innovative.
The purpose of the review was to determine whether any Cambridge Redevelopment Authority transactions made during 32 months without a board needed to be reconsidered and re-voted – not to determine why the previous board was unable to meet.
Cambridge doesn’t write checks it can’t cash, but its officials and institutions aren’t shy about putting a pin in a calendar square and moving it when a date has come and gone without action.