Four Black Lives Matter Cambridge protesters chained themselves to the front door of City Hall at 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, kicking off a nine-hour demonstration to protest the lack of affordable housing that ended with their arrests.
Police are preparing residents for a steam pipe venting process – known as a “steam blow” – that in the past has brought emergency phone calls from worried members of the public.
People interested in serving on the Planning Board – the authority granting special permits and responsible for review of special permit requests, review and development of zoning proposals and the study of land use in the city – should submit an application.
Developers are scared. The proposed doubling of required lower-priced apartments to 20 percent of a building would ultimately result in fewer affordable units, not more, a coalition of developers told the City Council.
City officials assured citizens that plans to remake the Out of Town News kiosk in Harvard Square were not proceeding without public input and process, stressing that a design was not set and rejecting charges of a conflict of interest in selecting an architect.
The green line extension is moving forward with a scaled-back, less expensive plan to bring light rail through Medford and Somerville, the project’s interim management team said, likely leading to a fall request for up to $25 million in aid from Cambridge.
The stained glass windows at the Quest Diagnostics buildings in Central Square will be gone when the buildings are torn down to become the Mass+Main apartments. But where did they come from in the first place?
Updated designs and information about the Mass+Main project coming to the east end of Central Square will be shown at community open houses planned for July 13 and July 26.
Looking to relocate near a T stop in Cambridge or Somerville? These resources might help – or just make you scrap the idea entirely.
A peek at long-awaited recommendations to improve Central Square arrived Monday before the City Council, only to be sent back to city planners with the complaint that a […]