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Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Talks Lighting, Urban Wildlife at Weekly Meeting

Councillors and Cantabrigians talked affordable housing, light pollution, and bunnies at the City Council's meeting Monday.

Gourmet Shoppe
Harvard Square

Properties Housing Felipe's, Crema, and Cardullo's Up for Sale

The real estate deal could fetch more than $100 million and reshape the face of Harvard Square.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Dems, Union Endorse City Council Candidates

The College Democrats voted to endorse just one candidate: incumbent Jan Devereux. Local 26 chose to endorse six candidates, including three incumbents.

Cambridge City Council
City Politics

Harvard Democrats Host Cambridge City Council Forum

More than a dozen candidates for Cambridge City Council discussed how to make housing more affordable in the city at an event hosted by the Harvard College Democrats Tuesday night.

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Crime

Bicycle Thefts Increase as Students Return to Campus

Since the first freshmen arrived on campus for pre-orientation programs on August 15, the Harvard University Police Department has recorded 17 bike thefts or attempted bike thefts.

Metro News

Youth Homeless Center Could Close After Budget Cuts

After severe state budget cuts, youth homeless center Youth on Fire is at risk of shutting down if it does not receive more money from the government this month.

CVS
Cambridge

Mass Ave. CVS Closes

With the August closure of the Mass. Ave location, local shoppers are left with just one outlet for their CVS needs.

Cambridge Police
Crime

Cambridge Police Investigating Shootings Near Central Square

The victims, two men, sustained nonfatal injuries and were provided treatment at local hospitals. One was wounded in the knee and the other sustained a gunshot to the hand.

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Harvard Square

Wagamama Closes Doors After Decade in the Square

After a decade in Harvard Square, the Japanese noodle restaurant Wagamama closed its doors at 57 JFK St. for good on Sunday, July 9.

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Cambridge City Council

Nadeem Mazen Not Seeking City Council Re-election

Mazen said that after the election, he hopes to keep working with various Cambridge organizations and his nonprofit Jetpac, which trains minority candidates to run for office.

Student Life

Popular Formalwear Store Keezer’s To Close in July

Since its opening in 1895, Harvard students have flocked to Keezer’s to buy suits and tuxedos, and Goldstein said notable alumni like John F. Kennedy ’40 and Conan C. O’Brien ’85 have been outfitted at the store.

Inman Square Bicyclist
Cambridge City Council

After Fatal Crashes, Cantabrigians Debate Bike Lanes

With many cyclists come congested streets and, some residents say, an unsafe and accident-prone environment.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Manager Unveils $600 Million Budget Proposal

​The Cambridge City Manager unveiled a roughly $600 million budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 that will expand funding for supporting undocumented Cambridge residents among other initiatives, at the City Council’s meeting Monday night.

Nadya Okamoto
Cambridge City Council

In Outside Bid, Okamoto Seeks to Overcome Odds

As Nadya Okamoto ’20 begins her unconventional bid for a spot on Cambridge’s City Council, she has had some early success.

Harvard Square

Les Sablons Brings French Cuisine to Historic Conductor’s Building

​The historic 1912 Conductor’s Building—the only surviving structure from Cambridge’s earliest subway system—is back in business, but this time without any subway cars.