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A push is on to reverse the state’s decision for who gets to redevelop the defunct Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge; the Rounder Records site has just finished construction and is already 86 percent rented; and people are wondering if Apple is taking offices in Kendall Square.
The future looks keen for a high-end knife maker in North Cambridge after exceeding an Indiegogo fundraising goal. A developer’s plans in NorthPoint doesn’t mention “micro-units.” And Soul Clap launches its electronic dance music label in Miami.
With her house on Kinnaird Street sinking around her, Shirley Graham saw the Just-A-Start Corp. as a savior, but the program’s failed attempt at repairs may cost her the home completely, since the charity itself holds the mortgage on her home.
After four decades, City Lights Antique Lighting and its antique chandeliers and wall sconces are leaving Massachusetts Avenue, heading to the Web with a strong sideline in the owner’s new love: his custom, retro-futuristic Steampunk-style fixtures.
A little over halfway through voting hours Tuesday, a full 60 percent of active voters in Cambridge had already been to their polling places, an elections official said.
The Benjamin Banneker Public Charter School, which is focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, had great MCAS results and resulting state recognition, officials said.
Customers at Porter Square’s Miso Market on Saturday could get freshly cooked Asian foods and even take part in circus-style shooting games as part of a year anniversary celebration. They could also take part in another activity at checkout: signing a petition to help block the building’s demolition.
The 17th Annual Danehy Park Family Day is set for Saturday, with shuttle buses ready to accommodate some of the thousands of attendees from around the city.
It was the death of his wife’s stepfather just a few days ago that brought North Cambridge’s John Darrah to Montana, but on Friday Darrah himself died, local media say.