Like many candidates for City Council, Gwen Volmar has affordable housing at the top of her platform. She learned firsthand how difficult it can be to live in Cambridge when moving here 10 years ago, and now helps others struggling with the cost and paperwork.
Most people commenting on an affordable housing proposal Monday seemed unaware there was a lot more to the idea than just negotiating a price with a divinity school leaving for New York City.
Skeadas signaled her intention to run for council by filing with the Office of Campaign and Political Finance in December, but has since dropped her candidacy. She declined to comment on her reasons.
Sean Tierney, a candidate for City Council, is holding a campaign kickoff from 3 to 5 p.m. June 11.
The Episcopal Divinity School, near Harvard Square since 1867, announced Friday that it has signed an agreement that will allow it to continue as an Episcopal seminary – but not in Cambridge; starting in the fall of 2018, it will be on a campus in New York.
Bourgeois Mystics, Primal Static and Of The Sun rock; Harvard Arts First Festival; Annual Harvard Powwow; A Sunday of Early Music; and Ladies Night Adult Folktale Telling.
Harvard’s annual Arts First festival runs Thursday through April 30, including a fair with 100-plus free performances in 11 locations, Make Art stations and a Friday celebrity-studded Celebration of Harvard Artists – also free to attend.
Sean Tierney, research director and legal counsel for the Joint Committee on Housing for the Massachusetts State Legislature, announced his candidacy Thursday for City Council.
A cut in Pepfar funding would leave millions of HIV-positive people without the treatment they need to survive. It would also be a devastating setback for communities across the world who continue to be affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Makeda Best, who has master’s and doctorate degrees from Harvard University in the Department of History of Art and Architecture, joined Harvard’s art museums as their Richard L. Menschel curator of photography Jan. 17.