Here we go again: Sunday’s winter storm is bringing with it a snow emergency parking ban meant to keep roads empty for snowplows, though officials said city offices, schools, libraries and human service programs were expected to be open regular hours Monday.
With up to a foot of snow predicted for Thursday, the city has called a snow emergency – closing services and putting a parking ban into effect as of 7 a.m. to facilitate plowing.
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.”
Neighborhood concerns about traffic patterns, noise abatement and access surrounding 2019 reconstruction the Massachusetts Turnpike will be addressed at a Jan. 19 meeting
Residents are encouraged to renew their parking permits before they expire Jan. 31.
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.
Drivers can buy or lease electric cars at significant discounts through a program offered through Feb. 28 by the nonprofit Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance, known as Mass Energy.
Ryan Callinan, 29, of Wilmington, was arraigned Thursday in Somerville District Court and charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
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.
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.