The Cambridge Housing Authority has approved a new way of setting rent levels for more than 4,000 low-income tenants despite objections that as many as 28 percent of them – many elderly and disabled – will face rent increases. The average rent will fall, however, according to CHA estimates.
Cambridge Health Alliance will reduce hours at its urgent care clinic in Somerville when it reopens after a water main break that forced the closing of the entire CHA Somerville Campus on Sept. 28. The clinic at the former hospital will lop one hour off weekdays and more on weekends.
After deciding not to oust a struggling arts business in The Port, a recreational cannabis entrepreneur thought she had a good fallback location – a storefront in North Cambridge being vacated by a small grocer. The grocer, however, has no plans to leave, and in fact had just this year expanded.