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Council preview: Big Dig options, new lobbyist, scooters

With unease over the price tag for the Big Dig, the question is how can the Village cut costs and still meet the challenge of sea level rise?

On Tuesday, a hugely consequential vote is on the agenda: to embrace a less ambitious set of targets to remove flood waters from island streets. In turn, that will give engineers  a green light to come up with 13 “variants” aimed at  trimming the estimated $310 million cost.