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.


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

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.

Wagamama Closing
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.

Nadeem Mazen at danger!awesome
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.

Harvard Ed Portal Opening

In Tenth Year, Ed Portal Celebrates Growth

Nearly ten years after its inception, the Harvard Ed Portal has grown to provide academic support to about 250 Allstonian students each year.

Cambridge Police

City of Cambridge Awarded State Grant to Combat Gang Recruitment

The City of Cambridge has been awarded over $32,000 as a part of the state government’s annual Shannon Grant awards to fight gang activity across the state.

Harvard Square

Former Harvard Square Theater Still Without Plans

​The owner of the former Harvard Square Theater property has not made public his plans for the property more than a month after the City Council gave him 30 days to do so.

Nadya Okamoto
Cambridge City Council

Freshman Announces City Council Candidacy

​Nadya Okamoto ’20 announced her candidacy for this year’s Cambridge City Council election Wednesday morning with a press release and campaign video.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Cambridge Holds to Sanctuary City Ideals as DOJ Pushes to Hold Funds

“Cambridge won't be bullied into changing our commitment to protecting the human and civil rights of all our residents regardless of their immigration status."