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Planning Board approval of plans for the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse site in East Cambridge came with various conditions, starting with mixed-income housing.
As the state files to take its own former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse by eminent domain, the Planning Board readies a vote on development there.
And suddenly, out of the blue, the Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar’s patio appeared and the Out of the Blue sign became a little less effective.
Property values are up, but thanks to the city again using free cash and other money for relief, only 15 percent of homeowners will see an increase of $250 or more in their tax bills.
Our messy, wide-ranging clash over development didn’t end with a Sept. 8 vote by the City Council over the Carlone petition. But maybe we’ve left this sort of thing behind?
It seems highly irresponsible for the city to not resolve legal matters around this proposal, or to work with the developer to explore a smaller project.
A plan to give more power to the City Council over large projects in two city neighborhoods died Monday in a 5-3 vote.
There was only mild opposition to a plan to bring a 150-room hotel to Route 2, but lots of interest in seeing developers move the hotel away from the road.