Cambridge City Council members discussed the findings of a recent residential survey on the city’s pandemic response and police department during a “roundtable” Zoom meeting on Monday.
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and longstanding issues such as an affordable housing shortage, Cambridge residents remain confident in the city government’s leadership, according to a recent survey.
The Harvard Square Business Association collaborated with the mutual aid initiative Cambridge Community Fridge to bring a community fridge to Harvard Square in early January.
Roughly 100 Cambridge residents fled their homes last week, forced out by a fire originating on the third floor of a condominium in Harvard Square that spread throughout the building.
Boston City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu ’07 and a group of Cambridge city councilors urged Harvard to extend its paid leave policy to contracted workers in letters addressed to University President Lawrence S. Bacow on Dec. 11 and Jan. 9, respectively.
The Harvard Cooperative Society announced in late December that its flagship Harvard Square store, located at 1400 Massachusetts Ave., will temporarily close for renovations, with plans to reopen in April.
The City of Cambridge and local shelters have tailored their services to try to support the City’s homeless population during the global health crisis, which is extending into the frosty months of winter.
Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu ’07 rolled out twelve endorsements from local government officials in early December, including two from Cambridge city councilors, to bolster her 2021 mayoral campaign.
Harvard Prof. Danielle Allen Says She Would Apply Experience in Academia to Potential Gubernatorial Run
University Professor and potential 2022 gubernatorial candidate Danielle S. Allen said she would apply decades of experience in academia to her foray into politics in an interview with The Crimson on Tuesday.
Developers presented plans for a mixed-use building in Allston at a Monday meeting with the Harvard-Allston Task Force and Impact Advisory Group.
Boston City Councilor and mayoral candidate Michelle Wu ’07 spoke about her background and public service work at a webinar hosted by several Harvard student organizations Thursday evening.
With businesses across the country suffering during the pandemic, those in Cambridge are especially struggling with the loss of their typical student customer base and uncertainty about when they will ever return in full force.
Cambridge Should Encourage Women and Minority-Led Bids for Government Contracts, City Committee Says
Cambridge’s Economic Development and University Relationship Committee passed a motion calling on the city to explore a "sheltered market" program.
As COVID-19 cases increase across the state, the Cambridge Public Health Department announced a partnership with Biobot Analytics, Inc. Thursday to test local wastewater for viral RNA particles.
Post-Election Audit Finds No Discrepancies Between Election Night Tallies and Recount in Cambridge Precinct
A post-election check conducted by the Cambridge Election Commission on Nov. 9 found no discrepancies between the audit and the election night tallies in one precinct in Cambridge, according to the commission’s report.
The Cambridge City Council unanimously passed a resolution in its meeting Monday supporting Harvard janitors and custodians currently seeking a contract extension.
The City of Cambridge installed a student-designed augmented reality exhibit exploring systemic racism in front of the Cambridge Public Library at Joan Lorentz Park earlier this month.
Cookies, a cannabis store, was given the green light to come to Cambridge in September, but some residents are unhappy about the visibility of the real estate the dispensary will occupy in Harvard Square.
Following five days of uncertainty and anticipation, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was declared the winner of the presidential race Saturday morning, bringing an end to a unique and divisive campaign that brought anxiety to Harvard students — and Americans — around the country.
The City of Cambridge has installed nine public showers in a Harvard Square parking lot in association with First Church Shelter.
Gov. Baker Announces Stay-At-Home Advisory, Mask Mandate, and Restaurant Curfew as COVID Cases Mount
Governor Charlie D. Baker ‘79 announced a number of initiatives to respond to rising coronavirus cases in Massachusetts, including a stay-at-home advisory, a mandate on mask-wearing in public spaces, and a curfew on restaurant service.
Few things at Harvard have felt more salient than the 2020 election. With countless John F. Kennedy Jr. Forums, dining hall debates, and organizing pushes, it’s dominated discussions on campus — and Zoom — for over a year.
During a meeting on Monday night, the City Council discussed motions to reduce or limit campaign donations from donors seeking money from the city and to ban the use of tear gas in Cambridge.