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Taking stand against city

December 24, 2010

This ran in the Times………… comments invited below Cambridge resident Thomas Vann should be congratulated for taking a stand against the city. As an unsuccessful candidate in November’s municipal election, he is someone trying to make a difference. Now he is taking it to the next level. Vann filed an application in the Superior Court […]

Council justified in not letting Vann speak

December 14, 2010

This ran in the Cambridge Times ………. comments invited below Re: How about helping instead of criticizing? Thomas Vann I think letter writer Thomas Vann missed the point of Mike Cahill’s guest column. It was an opinion piece, a work of fiction and only loosely based on facts. But perhaps I can help Mr. Vann. […]

Another one of Ben Tucci’s pet projects.. Royal Hotel to be turned into condos

October 3, 2010

This ran in the KW record in 2007…..why do we always accommodate the investors interested in downtown Galt? is my question… your comments invited below  September 18, 2007 KEVIN SWAYZE RECORD STAFF CAMBRIDGE The rotting, city-owned Royal Hotel will be transformed into upscale condominiums and retail space if a city developer’s plans unfold as promised. But taxpayers […]

Did The Mayor of Cambridge Doug Craig and City Clerk Alex Mitchell amend a by-law without the approval of Council?

September 6, 2010

******** With Respect to the City of Cambridge’s supposition that they could supersede the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and invoke some bogus Political /Protest Sign Bylaw. This is the sequence of events: 1. At last fall’s Candidate School, put on by the City Clerk, Alex Mitchell; a booklet was given out that included this […]

Main Street Cambridge facelift slimmed down

July 14, 2010

This ran in the KW record.. comments invited below July 13, 2010 By Kevin Swayze, Record staff   CAMBRIDGE — Main Street will get a facelift between Ainslie and Water streets this year, but it won’t be as big as first planned. In January, city council endorsed a $750,000 streetscaping project, on the condition the […]