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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.

New Target in Porter Square

New Target to Open Near Quad in Porter Square

“It’s incredibly unfortunate that I will be graduating this year, because that means that I won’t be able to reap the benefits of this new Target as much,” Tess Saperstein ’18 said.

Public space in Allston

Amid Resident Concerns, Harvard Pushes New Development in Allston

Harvard proposed developing a 14-acre plot of its now-empty land in Allston, prompting concern from some Allston residents at a community forum.

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.

The Safe Way
Metro News

Cambridge and Harvard Invest In Pedestrian Safety Initiatives

Students strolling the streets of Cambridge can exercise their pedestrian right-of-way a little more safely.

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.

Cambridge City Hall

The 2017 Cambridge City Council Election

Today is the Cambridge City Council election. The Crimson sat down with the 26 contenders for nine seats on the Cambridge City Council to break down their views on affordable housing, bike lanes, President Donald Trump, and more.


Suspect Arrested for Church Street Stabbing

Twenty-five year old Anthony Wall was taken into custody around 10 a.m. on Oct. 26 and will be charged with armed assault with intent to murder in Cambridge District Court.

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Cambridge Prepares for Flood of Regatta Visitors

Ahead of this weekend's Head of the Charles regatta, Square businesses say “nothing else really compares" to the rush of customers from the annual event.