Out of patience with family squabbling over desirable but neglected real estate near Central Square, city officials are likely to approve Monday an eminent domain land taking of Vail Court.
Drivers and bicyclists fighting a ticket for a moving violation are guaranteed to lose, thanks to a 2009 state law that instituted a $25 non-refundable fee to file an appeal. But the mayor of Cambridge and one fed-up resident are trying to make the system more fair.
Jonathan Vicente, 25, a Cambridge police officer, must answer charges of assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property as well as a previous charge of disturbing the peace at a Revere restaurant and bar.
A recently hired Cambridge Police officer has been arrested and arraigned on a charge of disturbing the peace after a violent incident at a Revere restaurant July 10. It follows a charge filed against a longtime officer in the spring of last year.
The Cambridge Taxi Drivers and Owners Association sued the License Commission in federal court June 30, demanding that the commission enforce its taxi regulations on Uber and Lyft, rather than allowing them to keep operating with less regulatory burden.
City Council meetings increasingly have limits on the way the public can express itself, and some may be unconstitutional – including ejecting a citizen holding a sign and ending public comment that conflicts with councillors’ rules.
The court battle over the redevelopment of the Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge proceeded Monday with the filing of Appeals Court briefs by Leggat McCall Properties, the state and city.
Meg Kribble, research librarian and outreach coordinator at Harvard Law School, will serve as an American Association of Law Libraries executive board member from July of this year to July 2019.
A fugitive facing charges in a flurry of ATM card scams has been returned to the state for trial, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan and Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian said this week.
A neighbors’ attorney makes much the same argument as in Land Court, arguing simply that the court made the wrong decision in looking at a 1986 case called Durkin instead of a 1990 case called Mendes.