Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

City Council Talks Republican Tax Plan, Affordable Housing

The Cambridge City Council discussed possible changes to city funding as a result of the proposed Republican tax plan at its Monday meeting.

Harvard Square

Property Owners Say Dhanda Misrepresented Opinions on Marijuana Dispensary

Several property owners contend that a letter falsely touted their support for Dhanda’s attempt to prevent the opening of a local medical marijuana dispensary.

Pepper Spray on the MBTA

Pepper Spray Causes Irritation in Harvard T Stop

A release of pepper spray in the Harvard MBTA station briefly closed the Red Line stop Sunday, burning the eyes of some passerby and hospitalizing one person.

Student Life

Into the Weeds

Pot shops may come to Harvard Square, but Harvard students may be limited in their ability to frequent them.

Thankful Turkey

Thankful Turkey

A thankful turkey roams the streets of Cambridge after surviving Thanksgiving.

Sunset over the Charles

Sunset over the Charles

After Daylight Savings Time in early November, the sun has begun to set around 4 p.m. each evening over the Charles River.

First Parish Church

Cambridge District 'Homeless Court' to Move to Harvard Square

The Homeless Outreach Program of the Cambridge Police Department coordinated the move with the Cambridge District Court, the Harvard Square Business Association, and First Parish Church.

Curiosley Still Open
Harvard Square

Curious George Store to Remain in Harvard Square

"We are not closed,” said store owner Adam S. Hirsch. “We are not going anywhere anytime soon.”

Holden Green

Harvard Expands Graduate Housing Amid High Demand

Harvard says it has continued to expand graduate student housing amid pressure to increase capacity due to high Cambridge housing prices.

Nadya Okamoto
Cambridge City Council

Sophomores Come Up Short in Municipal Elections

By the time the Cambridge City Council preliminary election results came out early Wednesday morning, Nadya T. Okamoto ’20 said, she hadn’t slept for four days.

Vote Here
Cambridge City Council

Preliminary Vote Count Shows Six Incumbents Re-Elected to City Council

A preliminary vote count shows Cambridge electing six incumbents and three new officials to City Council.


'Okay to be White' Stickers Crop Up at Harvard, Around Country

​More than a dozen handmade stickers reading “It’s okay to be white” surfaced around Harvard Square Wednesday, prompting a Harvard Law School Dean to denounce them.

Harvard Square
Harvard Square

Square Property Values Nearly Doubled in Last Five Years

The rise in appraised property values provides a window into the economic forces reshaping Harvard Square.

The Market in the Square
Harvard Square

Middlesex County Sheriff Seizes Market in the Square

Police from the Middlesex Sheriff’s Department presented a court order to seize the property this morning.

Gender Neutral Bathroom
City Politics

Commission Pushing Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in Square Businesses

The Cambridge Human Rights Commission is training square businesses to understand gender discrimination laws—particularly when it comes to gender-neutral restrooms.