Posted in June 2011

Lechmere Station Design Workshop Tonight

Kennedy Longfellow School, Cambridge – map As a part of the Green Line Extension, Lechmere Station will be moved to the opposite side of Monsignor O’Brien Highway. Tonight at the Kennedy-Longfellow school, MassDOT officials will be on hand to discuss issues surrounding the design of the new Lechmere station. Its placement on the opposite side … Continue reading »

Overnight Memorial Drive Lane Closures Starting June 26th

Please be advised that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will be beginning overnight work on the Magazine Beach pedestrian bridge replacement project starting June 26th. This work will require Memorial Drive to be closed to both eastbound and westbound traffic between Magazine Street and the rotary at the Reid Overpass between the hours of 9 … Continue reading »

Bottle Bill Hearing to be Held July 20th

State House, Boston – map There is good news for the many of you that have called, emailed, and wrote to me in support of the updated Bottle Bill. The bill (H.890/S.1650) will be heard by the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy on Wednesday, July 20th at 10:00 a.m. in the Gardner Auditorium … Continue reading »

MassDevelopment Loans Boost Economic Development in Cambridge and Somerville

MassDevelopment, a quasi-public agency tasked with stimulating development and eliminating barriers to economic growth within Massachusetts, has recently provided businesses in Cambridge and Somerville with multi-million dollar loans and a multi-million dollar lease in attempts to spur development and job growth. In Cambridge, MassDevelopment has issued $343,485,000 in bonds on behalf of the Broad Institute … Continue reading »

City Seeking East Cambridge Transportation Study Participants

Please take a moment to read the following information about the transportation study, and if possible, consider participating: Dear Neighbor, The City of Cambridge is conducting a research study to better understand thetransportation needs of its residents. We are currently surveying your neighborhood –EAST CAMBRIDGE. Your participation is completely voluntary, but we are hoping you … Continue reading »

MassDOT to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Grand Junction Feasibility Study

Morse School, Cambridge – map Please see the invitation below for information about an upcoming meeting to discuss MassDOT’s Grand Junction Commuter Rail feasibility study: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is pleased to invite all interested stakeholders to a community meeting to discuss progress on the Grand Junction Commuter Rail Feasibility Study. This meeting … Continue reading »