Plans for the Lechmere station are as up in the air as the rest of the green line extension, despite its unique status in the project – it’s an existing station that will be moved, rather than one that is to be built and added to the MBTA system.
The East Cambridge Planning Team has thoughts for consideration when new zoning is under discussion, including some on traffic, homeownership and family-friendly buildings, as well as on utilities, stormwater and sewage.
A free information session on “Making Your Business More Accessible” is scheduled to be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Loyal Nine Café, 660 Cambridge St., East Cambridge.
Walk/Ride Day Evening; the OpenAir Circus; a Roller derby doubleheader; the Your Friends Fest of music, comedy and art; and art shows “Stay Clear of the Closing Doors” and “Space, Object & Artifact.”
The variety shows “Thought Bomb” and Ginny Nightshade and Will Smalley’s “The Getaway”; second annual Salsa Squared celebration; sixth Run & Ride at CambridgeSide; and second Cambridge Jazz Festival.
A 14-acre development in Kendall Square will almost certainly get more affordable housing than its currently drafted 10 percent. Many officials pushed Monday for 20 percent, 25 percent or more; the current citywide requirement is, in practice, 11.5 percent.
The city, state, real estate developers Leggat McCall Partners and five local residents and neighbors have agreed to settle the outstanding claims in a lawsuit about redevelopment of the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge.
Police arrested Michael Flaherty, 28, of South Boston, in Braintree on Saturday because they believe him to be the robber of the East Cambridge Citizens Bank shortly before 1 p.m., just a few hours earlier.
A singer-songwriter from Portland, Ore., and country duo from Providence perform Wednesday for lumbersexual groupies and fans of good old country duets.
The City Council fretted about affordable housing percentages and contemplated a sky-high tower Monday beginning initial discussions for the zoning of the John A. Volpe National Transportation Center land parcel in Kendall Square.