After more than a decade of residents clamoring for Kendall Square housing, the Cambridge City Council will vote Monday, Dec. 9, on whether to sell Boston Properties a 20-foot slice of Ames Street, enabling the developers to move forward with a 240-unit apartment building.
Prosecutors have agreed to relax certain restrictions limiting the defense counsel’s access to the suspected Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, according to court documents released Tuesday, Dec. 3.
The premise behind the Our Place daycare center for homeless children is safe, free quality day care for children while their parents, most often single mothers, work actively on solving their problems, whether it be looking for a job, a home, or going to school.
Despite fare hikes and a financial bailout last year and an influx of new taxes set into law this summer, the MBTA is on course for another multi-million-dollar deficit this fiscal year, which a top T official blamed on an arbitration award for a T employees union.
James Aulenti doesn’t have political experience, but he says he brings something more important to the race for the 5th Congressional District: An alternative.
No, not Lake Woebegon, but Harvard, where the Crimson reports the median undergraduate grade is A-, and:
The most frequently awarded mark is an A, Dean of Undergraduate Education Jay M. Harris said on Tuesday afternoon, supporting suspicions that the College employs a softer grading standard than many of its peer institutions.
More than two decades after 38-year-old Richard Gleason of Cambridge was stabbed to death inside a Dorchester apartment, the man long suspected of killing him finally admitted his guilt, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said Tuesday, Dec. 3.
For 28 years, subway passengers gazed up at “Omphalos,” the multi-colored granite sculpture in Harvard Square, but as of Tuesday, Nov. 26, the last piece of the tripodal structure was removed for good and taken to Pigeon Cove in Rockport, where it will have a new home.
The Boston Business Journal introduces us to Superpedestrian, which is about to launch a rear-wheel replacement that stores energy from breaking in a lithium battery - which then releases it to help bicyclists up hills or to just go extra fast. Based in Cambridge and founded by somebody at MIT, natch.
The acts have been announced yet, but organizers are promising a stellar lineup, and three-day passes for the May 23-25 Boston Calling Music Festival go on sale Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m.
Governor Deval Patrick announced Tuesday, Dec. 3 that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will launch late-night bus, subway and light rail service beginning next spring.
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. bought the three-story office and lab building at 150 Second St. in Cambridge’s Kendall Square from Skanska USA Commercial Development for $94.5 million, representatives said Tuesday, Dec. 3.
The city approved the 123,000 square-foot space …
Tuesday December 3rd
Frank Bidart visits the Cambridge Public Library to read from his newest collection, Metaphysical Dog: Poems, a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry. Bidart received Yale University’s prestigious Bollingen Prize in 2007 and is a professor of English at Wellesley College. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
The library presents this series in honor of Louisa Solano, former owner of the Grolier Book Shop and patron of the poetry community. Her significant donation to our Archives and Special Collections includes a substantial collection of signed first editions from members of the Cambridge poetry community.
For more information, please visit the library’s website.
Trolleys, subways and 15 key bus routes will begin running until 3 a.m. during the weekends under an MBTA pilot program set to begin next spring, according to a transportation official.