An off-duty Cambridge Police officer was arrested Monday morning for driving while intoxicated following a crash with three motorcyclists.
A 32-year-old woman’s body was recovered from the Charles River on Wednesday after a three-hour search, according to the Massachusetts State Police.
At BPDA Meeting, Harvard Affordability and Green Space Commitments Draw Skepticism from Some Allston Residents
An agreement announced Tuesday that will allow Harvard to move forward with the first stage of its developments in Allston is similar to a proposal the University unveiled at a public meeting on June 30, which some residents said wasn’t enough to address their concerns.
Harvard University has agreed to increase its commitment to affordable housing construction in the first phase of its proposed campus expansion in Allston, earning the support of key Boston officials and clearing the way for the city to approve the opening stage of the school’s vast expansion plans in the neighborhood.
‘These Are Our Stories’: New Allston Mural Honors Rita Hester, Whose Life and Murder Inspired Transgender Day of Remembrance
Last week, the City of Boston unveiled a mural depicting Rita Hester, a transgender woman whose murder in Allston in November 1998 sparked the creation of Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Harvard Square’s Pit — the slightly submerged area located behind the T station entrance — is set to be demolished in July, but for one last time on Saturday, it was transformed into a circle pit.
43rd Annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival Draws Thousands to Charles River For First Time in Two Years
Thousands of Cambridge residents, tourists, and volunteers convened at Boston’s 43rd annual Dragon Boat Festival Sunday to celebrate the traditional Chinese holiday through vibrant festivities and boat racing on the Charles River.
With the upcoming departure of Louis A. DePasquale in July, the search for the next Cambridge city manager — the most influential government post in the city — is well underway. The Initial Screening Committee, composed of four City Councilors and 15 Cambridge residents, has narrowed down its list of potential candidates to four finalists. The City Council will publicly interview each of the candidates on June 1 and will vote on the next city manager during its meeting on June 6.
City Manager Finalist Iram Farooq — the only candidate currently working in the city government — describes Cambridge in her candidate questionnaire as “a mecca of learning, an engine of innovation, of commerce, and economic opportunity.” All of this, she writes, makes Cambridge “uniquely positioned to lead.”