When Manikka Bowman, candidate for School Committee, thinks about Cambridge public schools, she thinks about potential – the potential brimming out of each student and the potential of the school system itself. And she thinks about how to turn into reality.
It’s good that Cambridge has finally updated and raised developer “linkage” fees, but it has to be taken in context with actions from years past and with what else is being done on affordable housing. The council hasn’t been effective in addressing a housing crisis.
The Boston indie rock scene is overwhelmingly white. If you’re reading this and this is the first time the aforementioned sentiment has ever crossed your mind, you’re probably white.
If you “would have helped the Jews” in the Holocaust yet are indifferent to the Syrian crisis, you might want to rethink your stance on the Holocaust. More than likely, however, you are simply unaware of the scope of the problem in Syria, or what it really means.
Three Cantabrigians respond to Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, who believes “Boston’s roads aren’t meant for bicycles.”
Tension was noticeable as School Committee members evaluated the performance of Superintendent Jeffrey Young, and questions remain regarding whether correct procedure was followed – on the evaluation and on a charge of plagiarism against an administrator.
Don’t let anyone tell you not to vote in the upcoming presidential election, or any election. And if you think Internet phenomenon and millennial comedy and podcast guru Dan Harmon did, take it from me: He did not.
Officials at the Arthur J. Santoro Cambridge Taxi School say they “believe that every driver – regardless of their business – picking up passengers within our city limits should be held to the same high standards that we currently hold our licensed taxi drivers to.”
If he really wants to improve his public servant skill set, Kelley should move a few blocks north and run for Somerville alderman. For $28,000, no benefits and no career possibility, he’ll learn how to run a city about our size for half the money.
Overall, Murray Turnbull seemed to believe – as many do – that Harvard should be able to have its new Campus Center and adjoining Welcome Center without having to muck up the rest of the outdoor plaza. (In other words: Improve it, don’t wreck it.)