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The Planning Board of the City of Cambridge will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. held remotely (see below for instructions to participate) on special permit application case PB-402 for the property located at 815 Somerville Avenue for which the Applicant is Johanna Schneider seeking special permits pursuant to Section 19.51.2 Building and Site Plan Requirements for a proposal to Alter an existing building in excess of 25,000 square feet to accommodate a new use

TO VIEW PLANS AND DOCUMENTS:  Visit online. Printed copies are on file in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts and at the Community Development Department, 344 Broadway.

TO SEND WRITTEN COMMENTS:  E-mailing [email protected] is preferred. Please include the case number or address. You can also mail comments to Cambridge Planning Board, 344 Broadway, Third Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139. Written comments received by 5:00 P.M. the day before the meeting will be considered by Board Members in advance of the meeting. Comments received later will be entered into the record.

TO COMMENT IN REAL-TIME: Pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023 adopted by Massachusetts General Court and approved by the Governor, the City is authorized to use remote participation at meetings of the Cambridge Planning Board. You can view the meeting remotely and make comments by computer or telephone using Zoom Webinar. Visit online to view the full meeting agenda, register for the Zoom Webinar, and get up-to-date information about the meeting. 

TO VIEW MEETING ONLY:  The meeting will be streamed online through the Open Meeting Portal at and broadcast on cable TV – Channel 22 within Cambridge. 

FOR QUESTIONS OR ASSISTANCE:  Contact Swaathi Joseph at 617/349-4668 (TTY 617/349-4621), email [email protected].

Legal Notice for February 12, 2024 

Half Crown-Marsh Public Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, February 12, 2024 at 6:00 PM to consider the following matters under Ch. 2.78, Article III of the City Code and the Order establishing the Commission. The meeting will be held online with remote participation only. The public may participate online via the Zoom platform ( from a phone, tablet, or computer. Register at or call (301)715-8592. Webinar ID: 849 8366 3472

1. Alterations to Designated Properties

HCM-623: 5 Foster Place: Replace wood guard railing at second-story rear deck. Continued from January hearing.

2. Minutes

3. Other Business

The Week, 01/30/24 & 02/06/24 




Project File No. 610776

A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present an overview of the proposed Alewife Brook Parkway (~Rt 3/Rt 16/Rt 2) over MBTA Redline Tunnel Bridge Superstructure Replacement Project in Cambridge.

WHEN: 6:30 PM, Tuesday, February 27th, 2024.

PURPOSE: The Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on Zoom. The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed bridge superstructure replacement project. All views and comments submitted in response to the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

PROPOSAL: This Project will include replacing the bridge superstructure which carries Alewife Brook Parkway, US Route 3, Route 16, and Route 2 over the MBTA Redline tunnel. MassDOT invites you to attend the Design Public Hearing to learn more about the need for the Project, the work to be performed, the schedule, potential impacts to the public (including vehicular and pedestrian/bicyclists), and the next steps.

A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is responsible for acquiring all needed rights in private or public lands. MassDOT’s policy concerning land acquisitions will be presented at the hearing.

Project inquiries, written statements and other exhibits regarding the proposed undertaking may be submitted to Carrie Lavallee, P.E., Chief Engineer, via e-mail to [email protected] via US Mail to Suite 7550, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Project Management, Project File No. 610776. Statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be emailed or postmarked no later than ten (10) business days after the hearing is posted to the MassDOT website listed below.  

This hearing is accessible to people with disabilities. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (e.g., interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, live captioning, videos, assistive listening devices, and alternate material formats), as available. For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer by phone (857-368-8580),  TTD/TTY at (857) 266-0603, fax (857) 368-0602 or by email ([email protected]). Requests should be made as soon as possible and prior to the hearing, and for more difficult to arrange services including sign-language, CART or language translation or interpretation, requests should be made at least ten business days before the hearing.  

This hearing will be hosted, or a cancellation announcement posted on the internet at