Pfizer booster shots quietly included in flu clinics as city looks at changes to its Covid testing sites
The city will reconsider its decision to end free Covid-19 testing for people on foot or bicycle at the CambridgeSide mall after councillors pushed to reinstate the option, and residents may be able to get vaccines and booster shots at large public flu vaccination clinics scheduled for next month.
Past debates over setting “linkage” fees for commercial development have divided the City Council into factions who want to push the limits and those who fear scaring off the builders who pay those fees. These was no hint of division as councillors talked about a 66 percent increase.
No recreational cannabis shops have managed to open in Cambridge since 69 percent of city voters approved recreational marijuana as part of a November 2016 statewide ballot question, but now smaller and minority or women entrepreneurs have more time to sell ahead of big dispensaries.