The revived Black Student Union at Cambridge Rindge and Latin high school released “Cambridge’s Minority Reports: Volume 1” last week, bringing debate over the video’s distribution and approach to discussing incidents that took place at school.
Musical instruments for the high school, resource kits for the homeless and the planting of 100 trees were among the winning projects in the city’s fourth Participatory Budget process, announced Tuesday.
Lacking how to measure academic successes almost kept the School Committee from voting approval of Superintendent Kenneth Salim’s District Plan Framework in June, after a yearlong germination period. Half a year later, those measures have been voted in.
A unit specially designed for young adult offenders will open in February at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction, with existing space repurposed for people 18 to 24.
The Cambridge Housing Authority is planning a campaign to raise $3 million from private donors to support the services it provides to residents to to help bring the people who live in its apartments out of poverty.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has granted a stay of removal from the country to Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology custodian, for the duration of his case, which will run “at least into the summer.”
A 16-year-old Cambridge resident has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that took place Wednesday at Flagg and Banks streets, in the Riverside neighborhood.
Voting ends at midnight in the city’s Participatory Budget process, in which residents age 12 and older get to decide how to spend $800,000 of the city’s budget.
The city’s public housing agency is moving 51 families out of their basement apartments in a North Cambridge development because of worries over constant moisture, mildew and other poor living conditions.
A quarter-million-dollar grant will pay for the creation of The Loop Lab, a sound-production studio and podcast station in The Port neighborhood that will launch next year, teaching skills that can lead to well-paying employment, organizers said.