Alissa Musto, 21, of Rehoboth, won Saturday at the 77th annual Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant in Worcester, beating out 23 contestants and winning the right to compete at the Miss America Pageant in September in Atlantic City, N.J.
Scholarships and awards totaling $33,100 was presented to 24 members of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Class of 2016 at the high school on the May 19 Scholarship and Award Night by Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
Maria Taesil Hudson McCauley is to start as director of libraries Aug. 23, although some longtime customers might recognize her – she began her career right here in Cambridge some 17 years ago.
The Community Charter School of Cambridge has been selected as one of just two finalists in the running for The Pozen Prize for Charter Schools.
City officials presented the year’s Fresh Pond Stewardship Awards to former mayor and city councillor Henrietta Davis and the late Chip Norton, who served as Watershed Manager from 1991-2014.
Meg Kribble, research librarian and outreach coordinator at Harvard Law School, will serve as an American Association of Law Libraries executive board member from July of this year to July 2019.
Almost 40 community members, staff, volunteers and friends attended the World AIDS Day commemoration event put together by the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers on Dec. 4.
Zoe Masters, a second-year teacher at the Community Charter School of Cambridge, was chosen by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation as one of 34 members of its 2015 cohort of Teaching Fellow.
The Cambridge Street Upper School Cultural Proficiency Team has been invited by the National Center for Race Amity to participate in its National Race Amity Conference, to be held Nov. 19-21 at the Boston Marriott in Quincy.
Local Whole Foods Markets will donate $14,244 to Cambridge School Volunteers at a 3 p.m. Tuesday check presentation ceremony at the Whole Foods Market in Mid-Cambridge.