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Progressive Democrats urge primary, general election votes for Rep. Decker

Progressive Democrats urge primary, general election votes for Rep. Decker

Decker is an unabashed progressive who works tirelessly for Cambridge families, children and seniors. She deserves another term representing the 25th Middlesex District.

Get illuminated on new LED streetlights: Decisions we make now will last decades

Get illuminated on new LED streetlights: Decisions we make now will last decades

Almost 5,000 streetlights in Cambridge will be replaced with LED versions by the end of this month, but there’s some bad news coming with them.

Five reasons to worry city’s development master plan process is already in trouble

Five reasons to worry city’s development master plan process is already in trouble

While it’s too early to panic, it’s hardly good news that the expert consultant building the foundation for a citywide development plan doesn’t know why she’s doing it.

Let Clover stay open 24 hours in Central, but let it be only city’s first all-day eatery

Let Clover stay open 24 hours in Central, but let it be only city’s first all-day eatery

Yes, yes, a thousand times yes to a 24-hour Clover – and hopefully to the all-day businesses that may follow in certain pockets of the city.

Enough testing and tech! We don’t need the PARCC, we need our schools back

Enough testing and tech! We don’t need the PARCC, we need our schools back

This city, known for being progressive, innovative, smart and diverse, can do better than turn my child’s education into a series of exercises preparing her for standardized tests.

State takes step to hike voter participation, but same-day registration still not the law

State takes step to hike voter participation, but same-day registration still not the law

Early voting in state elections and preregistration at age 16 are two ways state legislators are working on raising voter participation.

Harvard treads tragically compromised ground in response to Spivakov protest

Harvard treads tragically compromised ground in response to Spivakov protest

Russian violinist and conductor Vladimir Spivakov takes to the stage in New York’s Lincoln Center amid protests, as he did in Harvard.

A revenue-neutral tax on carbon dioxide could help in fight against climate change

The cheap, safe and sustainable way to prevent global warming is reduce carbon dioxide emissions today, and a revenue-neutral tax can do it.

Four families want to see kindergarten capacity at Olá expanded for their kids

Typically the FRC calls families to alert them to the risk of losing a placement. With Olá, families didn’t get word of the lack of seats until late in the process.

Council’s latest Foundry conversation came with medal-worthy frustrations

Council’s latest Foundry conversation came with medal-worthy frustrations

In honor of the Olympics, here are the gold, silver and bronze medal award winners in the competition for City Council frustrations for talk about the Foundry building in East Cambridge.