There’s a cancer eating away at the integrity of our civic governance. And it begins, as it often does, with money – money channeled from developers to our city councillors.
At the same meeting where he calls out his peers for hypocrisy, the city councillor stumbles over his words about ‘reconsideration.’
When you think about what Cambridge needs for its next superintendent of schools, what words come to mind? Leader? Role model? Visionary?
Customers pay to enter a T station to take a train based on MBTA train estimates, and the state has had more than a year to make those estimates accurate.
A Cambridge assistant superintendent crossed a line recently and acknowledged it, although an attempted correction of the situation leaves something to be desired.
In less than a month the MBTA will make a recommendation to the state for keeping or ending late-night T service, which is just wrapping up a year’s test (and, delightfully, got an extension to June 19).
For all that we have contended with – the loss of power, the lack of transportation, the bitter biting cold – we need to ring the bell, we need to reach the top. One hundred and 10 inches of snow sounds like a nice number to notch.
An analysis by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council says the region needs more than 400,000 new housing units – including 8,500 in Cambridge – to meet expected demand in the coming 15 years.
Antibiotics fed to food animals to accelerate growth and prevent disease are helping create antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and McDonald’s serves lots of it – but doesn’t have to.
A vocational educational collaborative is adding questionable members and limiting choices, but students enter high school totally unaware of it, anyway, School Committee Fred Fantini says.