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Speak up by February to enroll your child in a startup language-immersion school

A Cambridge parent and entrepreneur is planning a regional private, tuition-supported language-immersion school for Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.

Council was wrong to reject transcripts (but at least we have our five-hour videos)

Council was wrong to reject transcripts (but at least we have our five-hour videos)

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.

Advice to the incoming city councillors: Let’s break some new rules this term

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.

CVS should prevent its carts from leaving its parking lot, and the city can play a role

CVS should prevent its carts from leaving its parking lot, and the city can play a role

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.

Here’s your five-minute primer on how big developers manage our City Council

Here’s your five-minute primer on how big developers manage our City Council

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.

Everyone relax. Thanks to council, zoning is inevitable, and we can wait seven days

People seemed pretty exasperated Monday when councillor Minka vanBeuzekom forced reconsideration of a zoning vote for Kendall Square.

Community School Programs welcome announcement of support by Clean Slate

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.

Dennis Benzan will work to include all residents in the city’s decision-making

Dennis Benzan will work to include all residents in the city’s decision-making

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.

CRA chairwoman replies to article, noting board’s intent for legal review in question

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.

Three new missed deadlines in Cambridge issues

Three new missed deadlines in Cambridge issues

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.