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A committee has referred a three-part zoning petition to the City Council with recommendations of yes, maybe and no.
What might be called the catastrophic success of development in the Alewife area makes it the place to start a citywide planning process, city managers told the City Council.
The Mystic River Watershed Association got $30,000 for environmental restoration on Oct. 7 from the Oaktree Appellants, a group of local activists.
This is not merely a few folks kvetching about an unpopular decision. People are irate.
A better website and broadcasts of meetings were among reforms talked about, along with requiring developers to meet with residents before coming before the board.
The city manager announced appointments to the Planning Board today. The appointments are effective Dec. 1.
Cambridge’s Oaktree Development was honored for its development of 30 Haven, a 53-unit, mixed-income urban infill project in Reading.
Residents got credit from the city manager for raising the need for Planning Board renewal “in a powerful way that opened a lot of eyes” and caused city staff to work without rest since summer.
A new bus stop stretches across more than 60 percent of the sidewalk, is an eyesore and seems little used. Here’s why it’s here to stay.