Public meetings this week look at a digital equity timeline, outdoor dining and Alewife traffic congestion; the next fiscal year’s budget, department by department; Covid vaccinations for kids and an Eversource brochure backlash; and affordable apartments proposed for 2072 Massachusetts Ave.
The nonprofit developer Just-A-Start and Cambridge Savings Bank are supporting families with emergency rental assistance and affordable housing in Chelsea, Revere, Everett and Malden.
Public meetings this week look at the city’ credit ratings, zoning plans and whether to add affordable housing to a city parking lot in West Cambridge; services for students; neighborhood group representation and the goals of Envision Cambridge; and a possible condo conversion fee.
For decades, we have entrusted too much of our money to a handful of really big banks that hold power over our communities without giving back, regularly practicing unethical and biased lending practices and catering disproportionately to big, not small, businesses. We have to move our money.