Democratic-dominated Cambridge has a Republican party that was divided by the presidency of Donald Trump. Chair Ethridge King plans a reorganization for after this election that will rebuild to run local candidates while avoiding “hot-button national issues.”
The Armory Arts Building in Somerville and its tenants, awaiting judgment since an eminent domain seizure in May 2021, could get clarity at a public hearing set for Oct. 19 before a City Council committee.
After months of MBTA closings and safety concerns, Cambridge is looking at adding its own bus lines and supplement service with university shuttles. Officials also seek to test an e-bike delivery service for restaurants and businesses.
The Armory building in Somerville has lacked an elevator for two months, which tenants say violates disabilities access requirements and is another example of the city’s inability to manage the building acquired last year through eminent domain.
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