Sonali Y. Salgado
Though homeless youths in Cambridge have the best chance of avoiding chronic homelessness, they also are among the most vulnerable.
Though many store owners and others affiliated with Harvard Square business positively characterize their relationship with the homeless, some cite concerns about the impact of the visible homeless population on the shopping experience.
Bread and Jams, a drop-in shelter that serves the daytime needs of Harvard Square’s homeless population, will be forced to shut its doors on March 25 after decades in operation after recent changes in federal funding for homelessness services.
Samuel G. Greenberg ’14 and Sarah A. Rosenkrantz ’14, co-directors of the the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter’s Youth Initiative, appealed to the Harvard community Monday night for support in their campaign to open a youth homeless shelter in Harvard Square within the year.
With limited space and funds at area homeless shelters, winter proves a trying time for some area homeless. Others prefer to stay outside, risking their health in the process.
The last time Cambridge conducted a recount, in 2001, the process took a month to complete and cost the city $38,509.
As Cambridge awaits the final results of last week’s City Council election, multiple rounds of vote tabulation have steadily narrowed the margin between the nine leading candidates and the rest of the field. Yet, even before the vote count is announced on Friday, some candidates are already considering a recount.
Turnout for the presidential and congressional elections spiked in 2012 during the Obama-Romney, Brown-Scott, and Ed Markey races.
In the last decade, Harvard students have turned out for elections of national importance but have neglected those at the city level. In Tuesday's Cambridge City Council election, 'Get Out the Vote' efforts push for student voice.
While all the City Council candidates interviewed by The Crimson agreed that rental rates in Cambridge are exceedingly high and that the housing stock needs to increase, they clashed over where and how to implement changes.
Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino will not be accepting offers of employment from Harvard University after he leaves office, Menino spokesperson Dot Joyce told The Crimson on Tuesday.
Cambridge and Harvard have been partners for nearly four centuries.
Each of the Cambridge City Council candidates is looking to negotiate town and gown relations in a city that is said to be best-known for its universities.
Two researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed a new technique to construct biological structures the size of a grain of sand with unprecedented precision, a discovery that could herald better construction of artificial tissues.
Cambridge mayor Henrietta J. Davis announced Monday that she will not seek reelection to the City Council in November, a decision that likely brings to an end her 26-year career as a Cambridge elected official.
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