A move to get professional lobbyists to register and disclose their work in Cambridge was complicated by lingering anger from the past election, with the Cambridge Residents Alliance citizens group getting compared to the NRA by city councillor Craig Kelley.
Pocket parks, a farmers market, free Wi-Fi and more public art, as well as sidewalk improvements, real-time T and bus arrival information and a Business Improvement District for Central Square could all be before the City Council as a package soon.
We need to make sure we’ve learned the lesson of lighting at the Zinc luxury apartment building by ensuring that its display stay off and that whatever ordinance is passed prevents such lighting anywhere in the city.
Remaking the school and community complex on Cambridge Street is likely to cost the city some $26 million more than expected – but for a good reason: It could house school district administrators, long relegated to a crumbling leased building in East Cambridge.
City Manager Richard C. Rossi is seeking a resident to fill a vacancy on the Cambridge Conservation Commission.
A minor “cave-in” atop workers Thursday shouldn’t slow construction at the Port Landing affordable housing development going up for a summer opening near Kendall Square.
There will be a free, informational Question & Answer session on renovations and construction requirements for residents from 6 to 8 p.m. April 11 at the Inspectional Services Department, 831 Massachusetts Ave., Mid-Cambridge.
The city has once again earned AAA ratings from each of the nation’s three major credit rating agencies – the best possible rating, and for the 17th straight year. But City Manager Richard C. Rossi sounded an alarm over increasingly complex and expensive projects.
Another step has been added to deciding what happens to Harvard Square’s Out of Town News kiosk, as city councillors voted Monday to discuss the project in a committee before a “working group” begins on the city-owned kiosk and surrounding plaza.
Suspicion over how much involvement the public would have over a revamp of the iconic Out of Town News kiosk and surrounding plaza has briefly derailed a vote to create a working group and partnership to oversee the public space.