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Cambridge Health Alliance has suggested those no longer able to access care after its changes can turn to Franciscan Hospital for Children or Bay Ridge Hospital, but that is not a true option.
Boston College has created its own, unnecessary media firestorm that highlights its own complicated sexual history and begs the question: Why now?
This must be hands-down the craziest thing you will come across today.
I see a bright future for East Cambridge. Persuading people to think beyond the narrow confines of profit versus resistance is the way to re-knit the city with great public open space, active streets and locally owned small-scale retail.
It’s time to invest in our education, human services and transportation systems to ensure our state can compete effectively in the global economy, and Gov. Deval Patrick plans to ask those who have the most to make the biggest contribution.
Online-rights activist Aaron Swartz, 26, killed himself Jan. 11 while facing an out-of-scale federal prosecution on so-called hacking charges. But his death wasn’t the end of a prosecution so much as it was the ramping up of his fight for online freedoms.
Forest City’s proposed development would revivify a desultory stretch of road, but the company should display the same zeal in creating housing that it has exhibited in developing commercial spaces, and produce a building that recognizes the texture of the neighborhood and enhances it distinctive character.
The Cambridge Square Advisory Committee recommendations would bring truly bold and perhaps dangerous changes in zoning that would upset the rhythm of life in our neighborhood and the unique personality of Central Square.
This is obvious, right? Second Amendment extremists are asserting their rights in ways that cause other citizens to confuse them with crazed killers.
Less than a month ago the talk about replacing our retiring city manager involved organizational meetings, search committees, official vendors, “visioning” processes, “stakeholder interviews,” citizen engagement surveys, analyses, reports and ensuring updates went on city websites, but it’s been condensed to: Promote Rich Rossi.