While about 60 percent of the historic East Cambridge building’s space would be dedicated for community uses, some 15,500 square feet would be used for market-rate office space, helping pay an annual $1 million in operating costs.
The East Cambridge Business Association introduces a festival Sunday – an annual event to complement its Smoke This Rib Fest held each October since 2010 – to show off local shops and restaurants.
One break-in occurred at a Leighton Street apartment Wednesday, when a woman was home in her bedroom late at night and screamed when she heard an unknown person open her bedroom door.
Cambridge Police are investigating reports of gunshots from late Tuesday around Sciarappa and and Hurley streets, after first descending on a Fresh Pond neighborhood for the same reason.
Seven men were arrested in a sting operation March 9 at a Cambridge hotel as part of a effort to fight sex trafficking – but none of the johns were from Cambridge.
State Rep. Mike Connolly, a Democrat in the 26th Middlesex District, made up of parts of Cambridge and Somerville, invites residents to bring questions, concerns and policy ideas to an office hour scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. May 5.
A block of East Cambridge is about to feel emptier, with the closing of Hub Bicycle Co. at 1036 Cambridge St. on Friday and portentous signs at the Family Dollar store just two doors down at 1030 Cambridge St.
State Rep. Mike Connolly, a Democrat in the 26th Middlesex District, made up of parts of Cambridge and Somerville, invites residents to bring questions, concerns and policy ideas to an office hour March 31.
After a failed attempt by the city to find a developer and manager for the empty Foundry building in East Cambridge, the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority is debating taking on the job itself. But board members expressed significant doubts.
First-term state Rep. Mike Connolly has been appointed to serve on the Legislature’s committee overseeing housing, crucial for the communities his densely settled communities – both pressured to grow and wondering how to maintain economic diversity.