The first public meeting on a Cambridge Street separated bike lane project drew some 150 residents, who greeted the design – shifting the bike lane between parked cars and the curb – and summer timeline with overwhelming support.
Police are investigating gunshots last night on the 300 block of Elm Street between Cambridge Street and Webster Avenue, near Inman Square.
More than a dozen residents and bike advocates called for speedy safety improvements to transportation infrastructure Monday, and six city councillors had their own calls for urgency, starting with Craig Kelley’s gentle prompt: “Things still seem to be moving slowly.”
The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers’ Cambridge Senior Center has moved – but only temporarily, and just across the street.
Business owners hope the merger will increase their visibility and strengthen advocacy efforts as they face challenges including distance from T stops, limited parking, decreased foot traffic and empty storefronts.
A lot happens in the course of a year in a densely packed city of 110,402 people with high-profile industries, clashing interests and significant class disparities. From the first promises of newly reelected officials to the extinguishing of a massive fire, here’s a run-down.
The City of Cambridge made good on a City Council order from October implementing two experimental, separated bike lanes along short swaths of Massachusetts Avenue – one in Central Square, the other just north of Harvard Square.
“To Boldly Go: Symphony Meets Space”; Coach Fest; International Games Day; the “Voices Against Injustice” poetry reading; a ton of art in Somerville; your choice of free classical or jazz concerts; and much more.
“Out of the Woods: Fairy Tales Re-imagined” exhibit and opening reception; Opera Bites; The Channels, TRIM and Jroy Divorbison; “What Now?: A Response Event”; and Brew Haha comedy.
The third and final debate of the presidential season – though with Donald Trump involved, it’s less presidential than some – is Wednesday, and a few Cambridge and Somerville institutions have stepped up to watch some federal institutions decline.