4 days ago

Attend meetings on developments citywide; vacant storefronts, bridge work get looks too

The meeting will be held in the auditorium of the Morse School, 40 Granite St., Cambridgeport.

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The agency meets at the Cambridge Police Department, 125 Sixth St., East Cambridge, near Kendall Square.

The meeting will take place in the ballroom of the Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

    Attend meetings on developments citywide; vacant storefronts, bridge work get looks too
    Planning Board , from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday Two big projects get a look from the board, including design review approval for a building with up to 500 units of housing, two retail pavilions and open space in Cambridge Crossing, the growing neighborhood formerly known as NorthPoint.
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5 days ago

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project

40 Granite Street, Cambridge, MA

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871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

    Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project
    Please visit the website at www.mass.gov/MassDOT/CommAveBridge to sign up for email alerts and learn more. For more information or to request reasonable accommodation and /or language services, please contact MassDOT's Director of Civil Rights by phone at 857-368-0603, fax 857-368-0602 or by email to MASSDOT.CivilRights@dot.state.ma.us.
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6 days ago

COMMONWEALTH AVE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT -...

COMMONWEALTH AVE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT - SUMMER 2018 Please join the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for a presentation on the upcoming major construction activities for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project. MassDOT and the project team staff will describe the Summer 2018 Construction Shutdown (July 26-August 11) in detail, review detour routes, and respond to questions. During the shutdown, there will be significant service impacts to all modes of transportation along Commonwealth Avenue and the BU Bridge in the BU/Saint Paul Street/Cambridgeport neighborhoods and on I-90 (Mass Pike). Please visit the website at: www.mass.gov/MassDOT/CommAveBridge to sign up for email alerts and learn more. For more information or to request reasonable accommodation and /or language services, please contact MassDOT's Director of Civil Rights by phone at 857-368-0603, fax 857-368-0602 or by email to MASSDOT.CivilRights@dot.state.ma.us. MEETING INFORMATION: The same presentation will be delivered at both meetings, so participants may choose the most convenient date or location. Tuesday, July 17, 6:30PM Boston University, College of General Studies Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (Room 129) 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA Wednesday, July 18, 6:30PM Morse School, Auditorium 40 Granite Street, Cambridge, MA

    Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project - Highway - MassDOT
    Replace the existing superstructure (the concrete deck and steel beams) that carries Commonwealth Avenue and the MBTA Green "B" Line over I-90, the Massachusetts Turnpike
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6 days ago

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement

40 Granite Street, Cambridge, MA

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871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

    Brookline, MA
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6 days ago

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project

...Room 129) 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA Wednesday, July 18, 6:30PM Morse School, Auditorium 40 Granite Street, Cambridge, MA

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...July 17, 6:30PM Boston University, College of General Studies Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (Room 129) 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA Wednesday, July 18, 6:30PM Morse School, Auditorium 40 Granite Street, Cambridge, MA

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Jul 08

Affordable Housing Information Sessions will ...

Affordable Housing Information Sessions will be held Tuesday, July 10th at 812 Memorial Dr. 2nd Fl Community Room. Identical sessions covering the City's rental and homeownership programs will begin at 11:00a.m. and 12:00p.m. https://camb.ma/2IZoGmA

    City of Cambridge Community Development Department (Official)
    Affordable Housing Information Sessions will be held Tuesday, July 10th at 812 Memorial Dr. 2nd Fl Community Room. Identical sessions covering the City's rental and homeownership programs will begin...
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Jul 05

Cool Off with a Dip in a City Pool

719 Memorial Drive

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355 Chestnut Hill Ave.

359 Rindge Ave.

475 Commercial St.

    Cool Off with a Dip in a City Pool | BU Today | Boston University
    They're (mostly) free and easy to get to by T Many would argue that the ocean is by far the best way to escape from summer's heat and humidity, but it isn't always possible to make the trek. Consider heading to one of the local community swimming pools maintained by the commonwealth's Department of Conservation and Recreation.
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Jun 21

Closely watched ruling on affordable housing goes against investors fighting return of units

The return of affordable housing at 808-812 Memorial Drive to ownership by Homeowner’s Rehab Inc. was eased by a Friday ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court. (Photo: Google)

The 808-812 Memorial Drive project at the corner of River Street and Memorial Drive includes 211 apartments for low-income tenants and 89 market-rate units, as well as...

    Closely watched ruling on affordable housing goes against investors fighting return of units
    A decision by the state's highest court allows a major affordable housing developer in Cambridge to buy back its Memorial Drive project at a below-market price from private investors that had helped finance the development in return for tax breaks. The Friday ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court upheld the right of Homeowner's Rehab Inc.
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Jun 20

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Jun 04

Chicopee police nab BJ’s purse-snatching suspects

Officers responding around 5:30 p.m. to the wholesale club at 650 Memorial Drive learned that two men had robbed a customer and fled in a grey BMW.

    Chicopee police nab BJ's purse-snatching suspects
    CHICOPEE, MASS. (WHDH) - Police in Chicopee nabbed two men who they say stole a purse from a woman at a BJ's on Sunday. Officers responding around 5:30 p.m. to the wholesale club at 650 Memorial Drive learned that two men had robbed a customer and fled in a grey BMW.
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May 28

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: River Fest, Grolier Fest, Big Gay Dance Party

Spring Foraged Banquet from 6 to 10 p.m. at Gallery 263, 263 Pearl St., Cambridgeport. Tickets are $70.

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Singer-Songwriter Showcase from 10 p.m. to midnight at The Plough & Stars, 912 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

Comedy open mic from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The Middle East Corner, 480 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

Musicians’ open mic from 8 to 9 p.m. at The Burren, 247 Elm St., Davis Square, Somerville. Free.

East Cambridge & The Facts History Café from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Atwood’s Tavern, 877 Cambridge St., East Cambridge. Free.

“Miss Julie,” a Bare-Bones staged reading from 8 to 10 p.m. at Unity Somerville, 6 William St., just off College Avenue near Davis Square, Somerville. There is a suggested donation of $5.

“Book of Shadows,” an original play about The Port from 7 to 9:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) at the Dante Alighieri Society Center, 41 Hampshire St., Kendall Square. There is a suggested donation of $10.

Grolier Poetry Festival: Open House & Street Fair from noon to 8 p.m. at the Grolier Poetry Bookstore on 6 Plympton St., Harvard Square. Free.

“‘Sweeney Todd’ in Concert,” a pop-up musical benefit from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St., Harvard Square. General admission is $30.

    A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: River Fest, Grolier Fest, Big Gay Dance Party
    Campfire. Festival from noon to 11 p.m. at Passim, 47 Palmer St., Harvard Square. Daily passes are $10. Passim's twice-a-year homegrown festival of Americana, bluegrass, blues, Celtic, country, folk and related musical styles winds down Memorial Day weekend with a full 23 musical acts (including Isa Burke, in a photo by Louise Bichan).
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May 22

Marquez’s ‘Re-Pop’ shows reclaimed America in art made out of the remains of mass culture

Liliana Marquez’s “Re-Pop” solo exhibition is up Wednesday through June 25 at Gallery 263, 263 Pearl St., Cambridgeport. Gallery hours are noon to 7 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays. 12 Information is at gallery263.com/re-pop/.

    Marquez's 'Re-Pop' shows reclaimed America in art made out of the remains of mass culture
    The pop art of the 1950s captured a time of mass consumption, advertising and Elvis, producing garish pop culture full of melodrama, violence and primary colors; artist Liliana Marquez offers "re pop art" made from the remains of that mass consumption, where colors are muted but the message is optimistic.
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