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Cambridge

Cambridge Strengthens Emergency Mask Order in Response to Infection Rate Increase

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.

City Council Meeting
City Politics

City Council Approves 18-Month Extension of City Manager’s Contract

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.

City Council Meeting
Race

City Council Evaluates Disaster Relief Fund, Seeks Additional Support for Minority-Owned Businesses

The Cambridge City Council unanimously approved a measure Monday evening requesting city personnel to support Black and minority business owners applying for financial assistance from the Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund.

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Harvard Square

Cookies Cannabis Shop Rolling Into Harvard Square Amid Concerns from Residents

Cookies — a California-based, minority-operated marijuana dispensary chain – is set to open its doors in Cambridge and occupy the former Staples Inc. space within the Crimson Galleria.

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Health

Health Department Confirms More Than 1,000 COVID-19 Cases in Cambridge

The Cambridge Public Health Department reported Tuesday that the number of coronavirus cases in Cambridge had surpassed 1,000.

Bike Lanes
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Announces Shared Street Pilot to Support Social Distancing

Cambridge will implement a pilot program allowing residents to walk, bike, and drive in both directions on select roadways, the City announced Thursday.

Sumbul Siddiqui
City Politics

A 'Level-Headed' Leader: A Look at Mayor Siddiqui’s First Term as Cambridge’s Mayor Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

There was no way for Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui to expect that combatting the novel coronavirus pandemic would become her top priority as a first-term mayor.

IOP JFK Jr. Forum
IOP

Cambridge Mayor Siddiqui Talks COVID-19 Response at Fast Forum

Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui spoke about the challenges of leading through a crisis — as well as the “supportive” response of the City of Cambridge — in a virtual forum at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Thursday.

Cambridge City Hall
Cambridge City Council

City Manager Requires Cambridge Residents to Wear Masks, Per Emergency Order

Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale issued an emergency order Monday requiring all people in the city to wear face masks in public places, businesses, and common areas of residential buildings during the coronavirus crisis.

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Cambridge City Council

City Council Members Say Pandemic Has Shifted Priorities, Timeline for Reopening Remains Unclear

Cambridge City Council members Alanna M. Mallon, Marc C. McGovern, and Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler say shifting the Council’s priorities toward the coronavirus pandemic has been frustrating, but necessary.

Harvard Square Restaurant Order
Cambridge City Council

City Councilor Nolan Submits Order to Aid Local Restaurants by Restricting Delivery App Commission Fees

Cambridge City Councilor Patricia M. Nolan ’80 submitted a policy order Saturday to aid local restaurants relying on food delivery apps to support their operations.

Cambridge City Hall
Health

Cambridge City Council Requests New Public Health Protections for Grocery Store Workers

Cambridge City Council unanimously approved a measure requesting stricter public health regulations to protect grocery store workers during the pandemic.

Cambridge Crime
Health

Nursing Home Testing in Cambridge Reveals More Than 200 Cases of COVID-19

A total of 212 people who live and work in Cambridge nursing and assisted living facilities have tested positive for COIVD-19, the city announced Monday morning.

The Broad Institute
Health

Mayor and City Manager Announce Pilot Project for COVID-19 Testing in Nursing Homes

The Cambridge Health Department will partner with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard on a pilot project to test for COVID-19 in nursing homes, the City announced Friday.

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Cambridge City Council

City Manager Talks Cambridge Emergency Shelter, Discourages Street Closures in Council Meeting

Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale discussed developments regarding the City’s emergency COVID-19 shelter and discouraged city councilors from closing several streets to vehicular traffic during Monday’s city council meeting.

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