Cambridge

City Politics

City Council Delays Vote on New Marijuana Regulations

​The Cambridge City Council moved to delay voting on a petition Monday that could increase Cambridge’s number of medical marijuana dispensaries.

Crime

Police Arrest Suspect in Attempted Bank Robbery

Law enforcement officials arrested an escaped federal prisoner suspected of attempting to rob a bank in Central Square Thursday, according to the Massachusetts State Police.

Harvard Square

In Tense Meeting, City Council Debates Square’s Future

A roundtable discussion at Cambridge City Hall turned tense at times as attendees discussed recent developments in Harvard Square with representatives from Harvard and other major property owners like Equity One and Gerald L. Chan.

Cambridge City Council

City Raises 600K in Fundraising for Fire Victims

The City of Cambridge has raised more than $600,000 to help victims of last week’s devastating 10-alarm fire which displaced dozens of individuals and families..

Food Markets in Harvard Square
Cambridge

Food Markets in Harvard Square

Food Markets in Harvard Square
Features

The Cambridge Food Conundrum

Despite the variety of stores in Harvard Square, the surrounding area is largely devoid of grocery stores and supermarkets.

November Project
Allston

November Project

Cambridge resident Sheree Watson climbs up the steps of Harvard Stadium early on Wednesday morning. Watson has been participating in the November Project since September.

Nadya Okamoto
College

Students Work to Raise Awareness of Feminine Hygiene

A number of students are working on campus and locally as part of larger movement around the nation to address women’s health and hygiene issues.

Harvard in the City

MassDOT Updates Plan to Straighten Highway on Harvard-Owned Land

Officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation detailed updates to the agency’s plans for straightening a portion of Interstate 90 that will cross Harvard-owned land in Allston during a public meeting Thursday.

Fire in Cambridge
Harvard in the City

Fire in Cambridge

Cambridge Fire Chief Gerald Reardon monitors the active fire in Cambridge Saturday night. The blaze affected eight buildings, completely destroying some properties.

Fire in Cambridge Saturday Night
College

Fire in Cambridge Saturday Night

Several local fire departments respond to the 10-alarm fire in downtown Cambridge Saturday night.

Fire in Cambridge Saturday Night
Cambridge

10-Alarm Fire Sets Buildings Ablaze in Cambridge

A 10-alarm fire broke out in Cambridge Saturday afternoon, and was contained to one building as of around 9 p.m.

November Project Medal
Allston

November Project Medal

Conor Hayden wears one of twelve “NP High Five” medals. According to Hayden, November Project participants pass the medals to other members “as a way of recognizing someone who embodies what NP stands for.

November Project
Allston

November Project

Conor Hayden, a Cambridge resident, has been participating in the November Project for three and a half years.

November Project
Allston

November Project

Chris R. Payne and Emily Saul lead in the November Project pose for a group photo at the end of Wednesday's run.