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Lesley Faculty Pass Third No Confidence Vote Against President

Lesley University’s faculty assembly passed a vote of no confidence against the university’s president Janet Steinmayer at a Tuesday meeting, according to multiple professors in attendance. It was the third no-confidence vote against Steinmayer since she took office in 2019.

City Council Unlikely to Prohibit Foreign Policy Discussions Following Ceasefire Resolution

A Cambridge City Council committee opposed a proposal to limit the body from considering foreign policy issues at a Monday committee meeting, following months of pressure from local activists to call for a ceasefire in Gaza.

Harvard Grad Council to Co-Author Bill Subsidizing Grad Student MBTA Fares

The Harvard Graduate Council passed a resolution to co-author a bill reducing MBTA fares for graduate students in Massachusetts in partnership with State Representative Mike L. Connolly and the Boston Graduate Federation at a meeting Monday night.


Rachael Solem, Longtime Irving House Proprietor, Remembered for Her Impact on Local Businesses

Rachael Solem, a founding member of the Cambridge Local First business organization, was remembered by Cambridge residents and leaders for her commitment to the city’s small businesses and nonprofits.


Steward-Operated Boston Hospitals Closing Would Be ‘Catastrophe,’ Officials, Experts Say

Experts and local leaders called the threat of two Boston hospitals’ closures a potential “catastrophe” at a city council hearing Thursday as Massachusetts officials respond to an ongoing financial crisis at one of the state’s largest hospital chains.


As Cambridge Emergency Shelter Struggles to Meet Needs, Chelsea Nonprofit Provides Resources to Families

La Colaborativa, an immigrant social service organization in Chelsea, opened a walk-in day services center on Tuesday for families staying in the state-run emergency homeless shelter in Cambridge, which has struggled to transition its residents into permanent housing.


‘Please Add Them’: Students Report Issues With Using HUIDs as CharlieCards

Harvard University undergraduate IDs are supposed to work as CharlieCards for the MBTA. But some Harvard students have reported issues with the system.


Healey Under Pressure to Address Steward Health Care Crisis, Brighton Hospital At Risk

Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 is under increasing pressure to address the financial crisis facing Steward Health Care, which operates nine hospitals statewide including the Brighton-based St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

Rachael Solem, Longtime Irving House Proprietor, Remembered for Her Impact on Local Businesses

Rachael Solem, a founding member of the Cambridge Local First business organization, was remembered by Cambridge residents and leaders for her commitment to the city’s small businesses and nonprofits.

Steward-Operated Boston Hospitals Closing Would Be ‘Catastrophe,’ Officials, Experts Say

Experts and local leaders called the threat of two Boston hospitals’ closures a potential “catastrophe” at a city council hearing Thursday as Massachusetts officials respond to an ongoing financial crisis at one of the state’s largest hospital chains.

Cambridge Residents’ Division over Bike Lane Expansion Continues

The debate over bike lane expansion continued to swirl in Cambridge following the release of a long-awaited economic impact report conducted by the City Manager’s Office.

As Cambridge Emergency Shelter Struggles to Meet Needs, Chelsea Nonprofit Provides Resources to Families

La Colaborativa, an immigrant social service organization in Chelsea, opened a walk-in day services center on Tuesday for families staying in the state-run emergency homeless shelter in Cambridge, which has struggled to transition its residents into permanent housing.

‘Please Add Them’: Students Report Issues With Using HUIDs as CharlieCards

Harvard University undergraduate IDs are supposed to work as CharlieCards for the MBTA. But some Harvard students have reported issues with the system.

Healey Under Pressure to Address Steward Health Care Crisis, Brighton Hospital At Risk

Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey ’92 is under increasing pressure to address the financial crisis facing Steward Health Care, which operates nine hospitals statewide including the Brighton-based St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

Harvard Updates Cambridge on Construction and Climate Initiatives in 27th ‘Town Gown’ Report

Harvard discussed its developments in Cambridge and Allston and sustainability efforts during its 27th annual Town Gown report to the Cambridge Planning Board Tuesday evening.