PARKing Day; Danehy Park Family Day; EMFest, Your Friends Fest 2017 and the Black Market; Cambridge Discovery Day; and the 14th Annual Revels RiverSing.
It was just a rocky rollout for bike lanes on Brattle Street in Harvard Square, but it delivered fears of a moratorium on future safe-bicycling infrastructure and complaints from city officials to Monday’s meeting of the City Council, its only meeting of the summer.
After eight years of parking meter changes applied to only targeted parts of the city, prices will begin rising citywide starting Monday, bringing in as much as $900,000 in additional revenue annually.
The court reversed two convictions of Chicagoan John Biesiot because testimony merely associating him with two particular graffiti designs wasn’t enough to prove he was the one who sprayed images on MBTA train cars in 2008. A conviction to Alewife tags remains.
Cambridge has 45 of the 496 most dangerous intersections for pedestrians in Massachusetts, or 9 percent, according to a law firm’s study, and Somerville has 14 intersections on the list, for not quite 3 percent of the total. But how reliable are the study’s findings?
Protecting small businesses in Harvard Square and elsewhere, biking and transportation improvements, and looking out for Cambridge’s trees – they’ve been priorities Jan Devereux plans to keep if reelected to the City Council in November.
With an expectation that Cambridge will grow to a population of around 140,000 within the next 30 years, City Councillor Dennis Carlone said that if reelected he hopes to spend the next two-year term focused on housing and the development master plan.
Political radio talk-show host Jeffrey Santos says he has the connections and experience to collaborate with the state and neighboring city governments to improve public infrastructure and services – and will prove it as a city councillor.
The final Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association meeting until September is planned for 7 to 9 p.m. June 8.
A soil remediation project began Friday and is expected to run through September at the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s NorthPoint Park in Cambridge, the result of construction operations from the Central Artery/Tunnel Project.