Commercial real estate broker McCall & Almy said Wednesday that it is giving tours of the Episcopal Divinity School campus near Harvard Square and providing information to qualified buyers in anticipation of setting a deadline for initial bids.
A bill to create a transfer tax on real estate purchases will be heard Tuesday at the State House in Boston – a significant step forward for an idea that has been stymied since first proposed in the 1990s. All the resulting funds would go toward local affordable housing.
Let’s have a conversation about how to fix Cambridge’s housing crisis, rather than just acknowledging the crisis exists. We are at a crossroads. When I was growing up […]
How and why did Bernie Sanders choose to lend his support to candidates in the upcoming City Council race? In questioning Sanders’ decision, “Democratic activists” question the validity of his vision for meaningful grassroots change at the local level.
Though a long design and permitting process is ahead, MIT’s redevelopment of the 14-acre Volpe site in Kendall Square won its zoning late Monday from the City Council.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied support for progressive candidates running for City Council, the Board of Alderman and school district leadership in Somerville and Cambridge on Monday, speaking to a packed house about reclaiming U.S. government from the 1 Percent.
Because some would rather sacrifice the affordable housing and other community benefits to advance a very narrow agenda, we’ve decided reluctantly to raise our concerns in a more public way about the jeopardy we see for the fate of the current Volpe proposal.
There’s a lot on the table as city councillors gather for a final review of MIT’s proposed remake of the federal Volpe center in Kendall Square, with a sweetened list of community benefits that lists 950 new grad student beds – depending who’s doing the math.
Our Revolution Cambridge, the local chapter of a political movement springing from Bernie Sanders’ run for president, announced its endorsements for City Council: Dennis Carlone, Jan Devereux, Sumbul Siddiqui, Vatsady Sivongxay and Quinton Zondervan.
While I am thrilled MIT is committed to following the city’s the 2015 Net Zero Action Plan, it is an empty promise – construction will almost certainly start before the date the plan requires buildings to be net zero. But MIT can still set a real environmental example.