The City of Cambridge will require everyone over the age of two to wear face masks in indoor common areas and all outdoor spaces starting Oct. 2.
The City of Cambridge issued a temporary emergency order last week requiring additional safety standards for local restaurants beginning September 28.
COVID-19, Policing Alternatives, and Housing Top Cambridge City Councillors’ Agendas in the Upcoming Year
As Cambridge moves into the fall and winter seasons, supporting local businesses, expanding affordable housing, and confronting racism and police violence remain top of mind for city leaders, two members of the Cambridge City Council say.
The City of Cambridge announced Monday that it will extend its partnership program with local restaurants to provide meals to homeless residents until December 31.
As Massachusetts’s eviction moratorium is set to end in less than one month, state lawmakers are continuing to push for an extension.
The Cambridge City Council approved an 18-month extension of City Manager Louis A. DePasquale’s contract in a 6-3 vote at a meeting Monday evening.
Commonwealth Wine School — which offers wine classes ranging from tastings to multi-year certification programs — opened for in-person classes this month at the Garage in Harvard Square.
Bicycle safety activists held a memorial service for Darryl Willis, the victim of a fatal August cycling accident in Harvard Square, on Saturday.
Rodney’s Bookstore in Central Square will close this fall and reopen at a new location yet to be determined, according to its owner, Shaw Taylor.
Harvard Affiliates Protest Appeals Court Decision Eliminating Humanitarian Protections for Some Immigrants
Close to 75 people, including multiple Harvard affiliates, gathered in front of Government Center in Boston on Tuesday to protest a court ruling that allowed the Trump administration to end protections for approximately 300,000 immigrants shielded from deportation under the Temporary Protected Status program.
The City of Cambridge plans to keep its temporary emergency homeless shelter in operation for the next 20 months, though housing advocates say the city’s inability to expand the shelter’s capacity will leave more people sleeping outside this winter.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Thursday four new human cases of West Nile virus in the state this year, bringing the state’s total case count in 2020 to seven.
The Cambridge Police Department is investigating “deeply disturbing” social media activity allegedly linked to a lieutenant in the police force that appears to make light of police brutality.
As the country adapts to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic and the response deadline for the decennial U.S. census closes in, the self-response rate for Massachusetts sits just under 70 percent.
The family of the victim of a fatal August crash in Harvard Square is raising funds to cover funeral expenses, with help from two local government officials.