Somerville zoning overhaul establishes housing, environmental standards for new development

The Somerville City Council approved an overhaul of the city’s zoning code which seeks to promote affordable housing, reduce congestion and improve sustainability standards. The City Council approved the 552-page Somerville Zoning Ordinance (SZO), as the new code is formally known, at its Dec. 12, 2019 meeting after nearly eight years of committee meetings, public […]

Men’s, women’s track and field see strong early season performances in 2nd week

On Saturday, the men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Wheaton College in Norton, Mass., to compete in the Wheaton Invitational, the second full meet of the season for both teams.  The men’s team performed well across the board, ending the day with 24 top five finishes in nearly every event. While the […]

Editorial: Tufts must value transparency, pursue LEED certification for Cummings Center

Last September, the Daily reported on the Joyce Cummings Center, which is currently under construction at the corner of Boston and College Avenues. According to Director of Strategic Capital Programs Ruth Bennett, the new building will not be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rated. This outcome is surprising given this certification’s clear value […]