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Hub's Running Concierges; Net-Zero for Cambridge; More!

BOSTON/CAMBRIDGE—The partial closure of the Longfellow hasn't resulted in cats and dogs living together: "The new rules of the road mark the beginning of the 3½-year, $255 million project to rehabilitate the famous span, which was built more than 100 years ago. The project aims to upgrade the bridge's structure and make repairs to the MBTA tracks that run down its middle. But with such a significant traffic change on a major thoroughfare, the project will not be able to avoid creating headaches for motorists." [Globe]
HUB-WIDE—We will never, ever use it, but we think it looks like a neat service: "To help guests get out of the hotel gym and hit the streets, some Boston-area hotels are offering 'running concierges' to guide guests on their jogging jaunts." [Daily]
CAMBRIDGE—Mike Connolly lays out an argument for net-zero development: "As city officials consider whether it makes sense to adopt the nation's first comprehensive scheme for net zero development, it might help to reflect upon the fascinating story of how Cambridge became the first city in the world to implement a Recombinant DNA permitting ordinance in the 1970s." [Day]

[Yoon S. Byun via The Globe]