Nominations are sought by the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers for its 2017 Awards Gala, which will take place for the second time at the Royal Sonesta Boston in Cambridge. The event is planned for April 29.
The green line extension is moving forward with a scaled-back, less expensive plan to bring light rail through Medford and Somerville, the project’s interim management team said, likely leading to a fall request for up to $25 million in aid from Cambridge.
There will be free activities for children ages 4 to 12 at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Donnelly Field in East Cambridge, Glacken Field in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood south of Fresh Pond and Hoyt Field in the Riverside neighborhood.
A bid for $25 million in state funding for infrastructure such as roads and a dedicated sewer connection comes at a crucial time for future development in the NorthPoint neighborhood off East Cambridge.
In an attempt to garner broad input in the search for a new city manager, 19 public focus groups have been scheduled for the eight days starting Thursday.
The third annual DanceNOW; fifth annual Herbstalk; 37th Annual Cambridge Arts River Festival; Secret Gardens of Cambridge Tour; and seventh Annual East Somerville Carnaval.
If ever Cambridge’s Multicultural Center were to live up to its name, it’s Wednesday, when a band of performers from nine countries come together to perform songs inspired by jazz, R&B, flamenco, Turkish folk, Armenian folk, and Brazilian and Indian music.
The city manager had a warning Monday for city councillors: “What I was told is that if this goes down, Lechmere Station won’t happen at all,” referring to the over budget green line extension light rail project.
Cambridge is expected to contribute $25 million to construction of the green line light rail extension and Somerville is projected to put in $50 million to close a funding gap that has threatened to shut down the project entirely.
Atwood’s Tavern celebrates its 10th anniversary with a weeklong series of concerts beginning Monday. Since opening, the cozy East Cambridge venue has been a home for some of the best local bands and artists, with top-notch talent performing nightly.