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Woman Arrested Following Stabbing in Old Burial Ground

Revere resident Mariel Teves, 24, was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Discusses Assaults and Playground Renovation

In a short meeting Monday night, the Cambridge City Council discussed resolutions regarding an information system for incidents of assault in the area, a decrepit playground, and traffic safety regulations.

City Politics

City Council Discusses Discretionary Fund, Development at Meeting

The Cambridge City Council discussed the creation of a discretionary fund, issues related to municipal water billing, and a proposed requirement for developers to hold community sessions at their regular Monday meeting.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Devotes Funds to Housing

The policy order, which was proposed by City Manager Richard C. Rossi, stipulates that 80 percent of community preservation funds be spent on housing, 10 percent on open spaces, and 10 percent on historic preservation.

Dudes with Babies

Dudes with Babies

Dominic DeJesus, left, saw Harvard Sustainability employee Colin Durrant before crossing Hampshire Street in Inman Square in July. DeJesus explains, "you see a dude with a baby and you're a dude with a baby and you're like hey!"

Winter in the Summer

Summer in Boston 2014


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 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.

Hong Kong

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.

Cambridge City Council


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".


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

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.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art


ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload

Unloading the Ad Board