The Foundry finally opens Saturday – but just for a four-hour arts open house that organizers hope is just long enough to make the argument that the city-owned building should be open regularly and permanently as a community arts space.
There’s a lot of us in this field. As challenging as that can make things on our end, voters have a strong pool to choose from, which is a beautiful thing.
It’s official: Nomination papers for City Council and School Committee candidates become available July 1, according to the city’s Election Commission.
The City Council violated state law in its vote to appoint Richard C. Rossi city manager, according to a June 4 finding by the attorney general’s Division of Open Government.
Razing a beautiful and rare space such as the Silver Maple Forest and uprooting a rich wildlife corridor that runs through Cambridge, Belmont and Arlington is simply unacceptable.
Massachusetts is one of a distinct minority of states that tries 17-year-olds as adults automatically, but the House of Representatives has voted 154-0 to reverse that. Next up, the legislation will need to pass the Senate.
The candidate, who made a strong run for Tim Toomey’s 26th Middlesex District seat last year, opted out of a campaign Friday in a blog post, saying “in looking at the very large field of likely contenders, I think it’s clear that voters will have no shortage of promising choices on Nov. 5.”
On Tuesday I attended the ethanol train safety briefing at the King Open School. I hoped that the presentation would allay my initial concerns surrounding the ethanol trains. I left the meeting believing we need to fight even harder than we have against this proposal.
Here’s a look at some council actions of the past year and a half that could inspire challengers to step in or serve as flashpoints in upcoming candidate debates:
Cambridge Health Alliance’s board of trustees did not vote on a controversial plan to cut psychiatric services for children under 8 and discussed the proposal only in private session, a hospital spokesman acknowledged.