Public meetings this week look at the future of public safety, a vision for Harvard Square, how Neighborhood Conservation Districts are created and run, and climate change-friendly buildings; check in with the DPW, city water utility and Eversource; and wade back into Middle East politics.
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.
Public meetings this week look at closing Massachusetts Avenue to cars on weekends through September, quick-build bike lanes, millions in infrastructure borrowing, departmental budgeting, “missing middle” zoning, and a tiki bar in Harvard Square, patisserie, Mexican food and more.
Cambridge’s recycling contamination rate dropped to 4 percent last year from 11 percent in 2018, saving the city more than $100,000 for the year,
The City of Cambridge has signed a 36-month electricity supply contract with Direct Energy for its Cambridge Community Electricity Program, begun in July 2017 to use group buying power to negotiate lower prices and increase the amount of renewable energy.