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Central Square has holiday shopping opportunities you won’t find anywhere else in Cambridge. Here’s a look at what you’ll find at the Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery and six more stores.
“It’s a Wonderful Life” at The Brattle; free “Everyone Loves Latkes” Party; The Uncle Petey comedy Christmas special; Vintage Pop-Up Holiday Market; and the free Harvard Film Archive vintage holiday show.
Smokers invoked the Declaration of Independence, social justice and the specter of recent police killings of people of color to argue against restrictions on smoking in public places heard Monday before the City Council.
A driver for the Uber car service has been arraigned on several charges in connection with a sexual assault, one in a spate of such incidents just this month.
The state’s highest court has rejected an appeal for a new trial by the man who killed retired Cambridge Police Officer Myles “Tony” Lawton and tried to kill a second man.
Poet Marilyn Nelson headlines a series of free evening readings that runs Jan. 2-9 at Lesley University.
A crowdfunding campaign can help keep Cambridge a center for musical creativity by turning the entire first floor of Harvard Square’s Democracy Center into a House of Hip-Hop for one night a month.
The sixth annual “What the Dickens!” arrives Friday, Saturday and Sunday – an all-ages, untraditional “A Christmas Carol” that is old and successful enough to have traditions of its own.
Several city councillors were ready to act Monday on a plastic bag ordinance, saying nearly eight years of debate was long enough, but instead the rules will go to “one more” subcommittee hearing in February, after which it may go back to the full council for a final vote.
It’s a little less than a year until elections, but Mayor David Maher is in full campaign donations mode – surging far ahead of any other sitting councillor by amassing a bit less than $34,190 in just a month’s time.