Cambridge residents discussed a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority proposal to raise fares for a range of public transportation options, including rail and bus services, by an average of 6.3 percent starting on July 1, 2019 at a public comment session Tuesday.
Cambridge City Council passed an amendment that will impose a one year moratorium on cutting down trees in the city as part of an ongoing conservation effort at its weekly meeting Monday. The ordinance bans permits for removing trees except in special circumstances, such as for trees classified as “dead” or “dangerous” by the city's arborist.
The Cambridge Ordinance Committee voted to send a tree protection amendment back to the City Council at a public hearing Thursday night.
Dozens of Cambridge residents spoke out in favor of a moratorium on cutting down trees at a City Council meeting Monday, prompting an hours-long debate.
Attendees at the Boston Women's March gather in Boston Common to hear speeches from leaders of various local advocacy groups including the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts and the Boston branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
The petition proposes a number of sites between Lincoln Street, which abuts the Massachusetts Turnpike, and the Charles River. This area includes Harvard Business School and the University's athletics complexes.
Business School dean Nitin Nohria will chair a governing board that will manage the new land company.
Pressley said rhetoric surrounding Massachusetts Senator Warren’s Native American ancestry deflects attention from more important conversations.