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Crime

Cambridge Crime Continues Downward Trend

Serious crime in Cambridge decreased significantly during the first half of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Cambridge Police Department.

Cambridge

Cambridge License Commission Discusses Crackdown on Ridesharing Services

The drafted regulations would require services like Uber to obtain city-sanctioned licenses and limit which devices may be used to calculate fares, among other rules.

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Religion

Even after Harvard Group Drops Sponsorship, Black Mass Takes Place at Hong Kong

The Harvard Extension School Cultural Studies Club has dropped its sponsorship of a re-enactment of a satanic “black mass” ritual, which was scheduled to occur Monday evening at Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub.

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Cambridge City Council

Support

Employees of the DoubleTree Hotel in Cambridge and supporters stand in solidarity during the Cambridge City Council Meeting on April 28. The Council announced its endorsement of the DoubleTree workers' boycott for better wages, healthcare, and general respect from the hotel.

Demand For Better Healthcare
On Campus

Today in Photos (04/28/2014)

Better Working Conditions
Cambridge City Council

Better Working Conditions

Celia Gee, an employee of the DoubleTree Hotel in Allston, speaks to the Cambridge City Council during a meeting on April 28. As an employee of thirty years, Gee expressed her disappointment in the way that the hotel treats its staff.

Demand For Better Healthcare
Cambridge City Council

Demand For Better Healthcare

Sandra Herandez, an employee of the Doubletree Hotel in Allston, waits to give a statement at the Cambridge City Council meeting on April 28. A housekeeper at the hotel for twenty two years, Hernandez exclaimed "I'm here for a fair process".

Crime

Undergraduate Assaulted Early Monday Morning North of Campus

A female undergraduate was assaulted by an unidentified man early Monday morning as she walked on Beacon St. in Somerville, several blocks north of campus.

Remembrance and Anniversary
Cambridge

As Boston Looks Back, Harvard Pauses for Day of Remembrance

As hundreds came together across Boston on Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon, members of the Harvard community had a quieter day of reflection and remembrance in and around Harvard Yard.

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Western Avenue Bridge

River Street Bridge
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River Street Bridge

Anderson Memorial Bridge
Harvard in the City

Anderson Memorial Bridge

A rendering of the proposed Anderson Bridge underpass.

Anderson Memorial Bridge
City Politics

Charles Conservancy Advocates for Bridge Underpasses

The Charles River Conservancy has initiated a movement to petition the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to build underpasses under the Anderson Memorial, Western Ave., and River St. bridges along the Charles.

Cambridge City Council

Council Considers Different Approaches to Cambridge Development

The City Council considered two policy orders Monday night that offered competing visions for how Cambridge should approach future development of housing, public spaces, and transportation.

Winthrop Square Developments
Harvard Square

Cambridge Votes Down Proposed Winthrop Square Development

Cambridge developer Raj Dhanda will be allowed to submit a new plan for three stories of residential microunits on top of the existing Galeria building.

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression