A reported home invasion brought police to Andrew Street today, where officers conducted a protective sweep. Officers continue to search the surrounding Cambridgeport area, police said Monday afternoon.
It is not known if there is a connection between two fatal shootings took place before dawn Saturday, one in Cambridge and one in Somerville.
Progress on plans for universal preschool in Cambridge is promising, but needs to go a lot faster, officials said at a roundtable on early education.
Along with looking at a school choice glitch that had frustrated parents, last week the School Committee agreed enthusiastically to adopt sister cities in Puerto Rico and help get their schools up and running after hurricane damage.
Running for reelection may or may not have anything to do with the School Committee rearranging its remaining 2017 schedule so there will not be another regular meeting for seven weeks – until Nov. 21, when the city votes.
The Harvard Square kiosk was unanimously referred for landmark status by the Cambridge Historical Commission on Thursday, which could help protect its look and architectural details as it becomes part of a $4.6 million revamp of the square’s central plaza.
A Harvard undergrad was assaulted while running along the Charles River late Tuesday, Harvard University Police Department said.
The iconic Harvard Square kiosk goes before the Cambridge Historical Commission tonight for consideration as an official landmark. Commission executive director Charlie Sullivan answers some questions and concerns in preparation for the meeting.
With Puerto Rico in ongoing crisis from natural disasters and the federal government providing slow and grudging assistance, Cambridge – considered a gateway for migrants from the island for more than six decades – is stepping up.
Arts and culture is a $175 million industry in Cambridge, supporting the equivalent of 6,129 full-time jobs annually, according to a report released over the summer, but it’s not clear how much of this economic activity has slipped away or is at risk in a changing city.