Public meetings this week look at passing zoning more easily, and a Green New Deal; opting out of the MCAS test and a vocational education coalition; the Volpe redevelopment in Kendall Square; “missing middle” zoning; a Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream in Cambridgeport; and much more.
As the only teacher of color in the city, an ascent to principal and its attendant public scrutiny was more than Maria Baldwin felt capable of taking on. But she allowed herself eventually to be persuaded and moved from being one of its most beloved teachers to becoming its beloved leader.
Members of the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association elected its 2021 leadership Wednesday after electing its board at a Feb. 11 virtual public meeting.
Public meetings this week look at how city councillors’ intent has been thwarted by the Planning Board and Licensing Commission; new restaurants and wine sellers; hiring an interim schools superintendent; School Committee ethics; and municipal campaign finance reform proposals.