Archive for August, 2011

Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian

Warren Street – map The 85th annual feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian will be held on Warren Street on September 10th and 11th. Festivities will begin on Saturday at 2 p.m. with rides, music, games, and food. A candlelight procession will begin at 6:30 p.m. at 17 Porter Street, and there will be a […]

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As the Co-Chair of the Government Rules and Operations Committee for the Cambridge City Council, I will be holding a hearing on Monday August 29th at 5:30pm in the Ackerman Room of City hall to discuss the appropriate way the City should determine mitigation derived from large building projects in the City of Cambridge. Historically, […]

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Hurricane Preparedness

While there is still a great deal of uncertainty surrounding the precise track that Hurricane Irene will take as it nears the East Coast, now is the best time for New Englanders to begin preparing for the possibility of severe weather. With the storm still roughly four days away, there is plenty of time to […]

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In 2009, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration directed the city of Boston to conduct a risk analysis of alternative Non-Radioactive Hazardous Materials (NRHM) transport routes through the city. The City of Boston has prepared an evaluation of trucking routes and has concluded that transportation of hazardous materials through the streets of downtown poses too […]

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This is a friendly reminder that I will be hosting a community meeting along with the Cambridge Police tonight at the Healey Public Safety Building. There has been an increase in housebreaks in East Cambridge in recent weeks, and it is my hope that this meeting will serve to update residents on what is known […]

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East End House Summer Block Party this Wednesday

The East End House will be holding its annual Summer Block Party on Wednesday, August 17th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This is a fun family event with barbecue, ice cream, face painting, games, live music, and more. The Block Party is a free community event and all are welcome. Hope to see you there! […]

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In light of the recent uptick in housebreaks in the East Cambridge area, I will be hosting a community meeting along with the Cambridge Police at the Healey Public Safety Building to discuss tips for preventing break-ins and to update residents with the latest information from CPD. Please join us on Tuesday, August 16th at […]

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More than four hundred people have signed an online petition sponsored by the City of Somerville asking for a definitive plan for the Green Line Extension to be adopted. The recently-announced multi-year delay in the project, which will push back the estimated completion date as far as 2020, has increased the importance of obtaining a […]

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that the Green Line Extension, which was trending towards completion in October of 2015, is now expected to be delayed until 2018 at the earliest, and possibly until as late as 2020. In its annual State Implementation Plan (SIP) Status Report, MassDOT has declared that it will […]

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