Cambridge Energy Alliance is offering standard A19 and BR30 LED lightbulbs, which will fit most lamps/fixtures and can be used for recessed lighting. Exchanges are limited to 3 per household, until supplies run out.
A general sense of frustration and impatience persisted, but no one argued that these changes were bad, just not far-reaching enough.
The City officials took us through the revised changes, which can be seen in the above presentation, taking a few questions throughout, but most afterwards.
The room, 2-150, was pretty full, and seemed to be mostly Cambridge residents, and bike folks. Based on comments, only a couple of Somerville residents present.
Following nearly a decade of controversy, St. James’s Place project is moving forward with the construction of a four-story, 48 unit mixed-use condominium project, and they will be at our May 17th meeting. We will welcome the general contractor, architect, and their environmental engineering firm.
Homelessness in Porter Square
Our list of roundtable participants:
Mardi Moran, x-Tags owner & member St. James Church
Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern
Ellen Semonoff, Asst. Mngr., Human Services, Cambridge
Mark McGovern, Exec. Dir., CHA Healthcare for the Homeless,
Mark Alston-Follansbee, Exec. Dir., Somerville Homeless Coalition
Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard, Jr.
Officers Eric Helberg and Matt Price, CPD Homeless Outreach Officers
Thursday, April 19th 7-9 pm
at Lesley University Hall, 1815 Mass Avenue, Room (new) 2-048.
Porter Square Neighbors Association will look at the issue of “Homelessness in the Porter Square Area”.
We will hear from folks with daily hands-on experience to learn: who are the homeless, the programs and resources in Cambridge and Somerville to address their issues, and perhaps to achieve an education for the rest of us.
Our roundtable participants are:
Envision Cambridge with Melissa Peterson
These note were submitted by Jeff Byrnes.
Melissa Peters from the City of Cambridge presented on the Envision Cambridge process, current status, and future results. She took us through a presentation, showing that the Alewife area is already benefitting from study done as part of Envision Cambridge, and showed areas that will receive intensive, cursory, or no study as part of the process.