Cambridge

Oktoberfest
Cambridge

Oktoberfest

Visitors crowd Harvard Square for Sunday's Oktoberfest celebration.

Cambridge for Puerto Rico
Cambridge City Council

After Hurricanes, Cambridge Police Department Runs Puerto Rico Drive

Eighteen days after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the Cambridge Police Department hosted a drive for relief supplies to send to Cambridge’s four Puerto Rican sister cities.

Out of Town News Stand
Harvard Square

Historical Commission Recommends Preserving Harvard Square Kiosk

Landmarking the kiosk building could help maintain its architecture in the $4.6 million revamp of the plaza headed its way.

Oktoberfest
Music

Harvard Square Businesses and Performers Celebrate Oktoberfest

One group performing at Oktoberfest sported signs and instruments emblazoned with slogans like “Black Lives Matter” and “End White Supremacy.”

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Adopts Four Puerto Rican Sister Cities

The unanimously-passed resolution will designate Coamo, Orocovis, Salinas, and Jayuya— four Puerto Rican cities well-represented in Cambridge’s population—as sister cities.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Manager Proposes 2018 Property Tax Rate

For the thirteenth year in a row, most Cambridge residents will see little to no increase in their property tax rates, according to a report presented to the city Council Monday night.

New IT Building
Cambridge

University IT Upgrades to New Office

The larger space "will allow HUIT to host events such as hackathons, guest lectures, and other IT-related programming,” according to a HUIT spokesperson.

Incidents Reported to HUPD in 2016
Crime

Incidents Reported to HUPD in 2016

Kaju Tofu House
Cambridge

Kaju Tofu House Closes Shop at Crimson Galeria​​

Kaju Tofu House, a Harvard Square favorite serving spicy Korean fare and plentiful side dishes, closed its doors to student dismay Wednesday evening.

Winthrop Park
Harvard Square

Local Businesses Look to Court to Block Potential Marijuana Dispensary

The lawsuit argues that because marijuana is still illegal under federal law, the proposed Winthrop St. dispensary should not be allowed to open.

University Wine Store
Cambridge

University Wine Store

The University Wine Store, located on Massachusetts Avenue, will soon move to new premises.

Nadeem Mazen at danger!awesome
Cambridge City Council

Councillor Mazen Teases Congressional Run

Mazen recently filed a statement of candidacy that would have him running a campaign to fill the seat of retiring House Rep. Niki Tsongas.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

City Council Announces Plan to Use Building for Cambridge Benefits

​After Cambridge City Council agreed to redevelop the Foundry Building outside of Kendall Square, the city manager appropriated $30 million to complete the project at the body’s meeting Monday night.

Trader No's
Cambridge

Trader No's

Trader Joe’s in Cambridge on a Wednesday afternoon. Trader Joe’s in Cambridge is transferring their liquor license to their new location in Allston.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Dems, Union Endorse City Council Candidates

The College Democrats voted to endorse just one candidate: incumbent Jan Devereux. Local 26 chose to endorse six candidates, including three incumbents.