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Councillors vent anger over Vail Court, but owners get week of breathing time

Councillors vent anger over Vail Court, but owners get week of breathing time

Long-simmering anger at the owners of the decrepit Vail Court apartments boiled over Monday at a meeting where city councillors moved to shut down a commercial parking lot they called likely illegal and potentially dangerous.

Bring potluck meal, get dessert, bluegrass and say on future of Magazine Beach park

Bring potluck meal, get dessert, bluegrass and say on future of Magazine Beach park

If there’s anything that makes trudging through more snow sound worth it, it’s a free dessert buffet. But the offer of a table full of mystery desserts isn’t all that’s coming Monday.

Lesley’s $46M Lunder Arts Center opens with ‘Breaking Ground’ alumni exhibit

Lesley’s $46M Lunder Arts Center opens with ‘Breaking Ground’ alumni exhibit

Members of the public visiting the “Breaking Ground” art exhibit Feb. 19 to March 22 are bound to be a little distracted by the walls holding up the art.

Brian Murphy, assistant city manager, former councillor, dies in ‘sudden loss’

Brian Murphy, assistant city manager, former councillor, dies in ‘sudden loss’

City officials reported the death of Brian Murphy, assistant city manager for community development and a former city councillor, in a message Thursday.

Harvard Square Advisory Committee accepts applications through Feb. 6

Residents living around Harvard Square and members of the Harvard Square business community are invited to express interest in serving on the Harvard Square Advisory Committee.

Linkage fee study: Don’t scare builders, charge only up to $12 per square foot

Linkage fee study: Don’t scare builders, charge only up to $12 per square foot

A study sees 4.6 million square feet of business space being added in Cambridge over the next 10 years and suggests that its builders contribute $10 to $12 for each square foot to help grow the city’s stock of affordable housing.

Housing Authority executive director pay rises to $189,000, will jump again in 2017

Housing Authority executive director pay rises to $189,000, will jump again in 2017

After leading a long battle to preserve – and transform – public housing in Cambridge with private financing, Gregory Russ is getting a sizable raise, and will land just below $200,000 in 2017.

Development skeptics can feel like there’s few trustworthy allies among city leaders

Development skeptics can feel like there’s few trustworthy allies among city leaders

The city is experiencing runaway development and explosive growth that critically endangers its character, diversity and quality of life, but its leaders and planners

Planning Pearl Street for the future means immediate redesign for buses, bicyclists

Planning Pearl Street for the future means immediate redesign for buses, bicyclists

Pearl Street needs to be redesigned as a livable corridor that includes raised intersections, wider sidewalks, a one-way protected bike lane and safe, welcome bus stops with bumped-out curbs.

Cambridge advances to semifinal round, becomes one of 50 pursuing Energy Prize

Cambridge advances to semifinal round, becomes one of 50 pursuing Energy Prize

Cambridge was named as one of 50 semifinalists in the Georgetown University Energy Prize, and has two years to argue to become a finalist.