Short-Term Rentals and their impacts in Cambridge

As the access economy (also called, in something like a misnomer, the ‘sharing’ economy) expands, new ways to access old things present a stream of new challenges for regulatory authorities. In a high value real estate market like Cambridge, short-term rentals such as Airbnb and Flipkey offer opportunities for property owners […] Read more »

Folks: I thought you would be interested in the minutes from last October’s City Council Roundtable on Opioid abuse and addiction, which I have attached. This is really scary and wide-ranging stuff with a very distinct impact in Cambridge, especially in Central Square. Along those lines, I had a fascinating […] Read more »

Central Square non-zoning discussion. Benches and more

The City Council’s Neighborhood & Long Term Planning Committee will discuss the C2 Committee’s non-zoning recommendations and potential options to make the neighborhood safer and more family-friendly at 5 PM on Tuesday, July 30 at City Hall.  If you can’t make this meeting, you can still email the City Clerk […] Read more »