Kendall Square could see another 1,400 dwelling units and 1.7 million square feet of office, research and development with ground-floor retail as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology redevelops the federal John A. Volpe National Transportation Center.
A free, fair, open and affordable Internet for Cambridge is within grasp. All Cambridge needs to do is build one – and ensure its infrastructure reflects its own values and the needs of its residents, not the values and needs of Comcast, Verizon and Donald Trump.
Apple isn’t just renovating its store in the CambridgeSide Galleria mall like it did eight years ago – it’s moving into a bigger space, and it won’t be open again until spring.
Adding solar panels to the Main Library, flashing lights for crosswalks and real-time bus tracking displays led the city’s third annual Participatory Budget process, in which 4,730 residents age 12 and older voted on how to spend $700,000 of the city’s budget.
It doesn’t matter how dire the emergency: Calling 911 from a mobile phone doesn’t reach Cambridge police or firefighters – it gets state police, who will transfer the call. The Haven smartphone app solves that problem, though some will have to pay for it.
Whether the city adds parking levels to its Green Street Garage in Central Square may depend on how quickly driverless cars change how Cantabrigians get around.
Our metro area has been responsible for plenty of changes that have reshaped the world – but can it retain its position as an innovation world leader? A five-person panel will examine the question Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In support of Cambridge’s buzzing entrepreneurial ecosystem and in celebration of Small Business Week, the city is hosting “Startups for Small Businesses” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 11 at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Kendall Square.
It’s no secret city councillor Leland Cheung is ambitious – he came to the council in 2009 while pursuing dual degrees at Harvard and MIT. Now former venture capitalist Cheung is running for the state Senate seat representing Massachusetts’ 2nd Middlesex District.
After spending more than a year on surveys and qualitative metrics, the Cambridge Broadband Task Force has its first look at the potential cost of a city-run, high-speed Internet service.