Tag: development

Community Meetings in Somerville Tonight

In addition to tonight’s meeting regarding ethanol transporation, residents of East Somerville may wish to attend a community discussion regarding a possible new residential development. The proposed development would create a five-storey, 120-unit apartment complex on the site of the current Stop ‘n Shop at intersection of Cross St. East and Mystic Ave. The meeting…

Kendall Square is a Model for Smart Urban Renewal

An opinion piece from Paul McMorrow in today’s Boston Globe speaks of Kendall Square in glowing terms. You should read the whole article, but here’s the key paragraph: As mega-developments in Boston’s Seaport, Somerville’s Assembly Square, and Quincy Center speed ahead, Kendall Square’s revitalization effort, which is dominated by funky independent retailers, stands out as…