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The city’s next free walk-in informational sessions on affordable rental and homeownership programs is from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8 in Central Square.
A partnership between the Cambridge Housing Authority and The Possible Project will bring a key component of an innovation economy to Washington Elms.
In place of the traditional black limousine-style hearse, the sendoff for Robert Nelson Wilson used an elegant horse-drawn carriage.
A man was reportedly shot in the head Thursday at Windsor and Washington streets after Fourth of July fireworks.
Harvard Book Store warehouse sale; Games Forum’s play test party; improv painting and music Experience; Calamity #6 variety show; and Cambridge Symphony Pops on the Lawn.
Officials are embracing the idea of residents-only job fairs, and of holding hirers more accountable when they outsource employment.
Harvard Square may not have needed another burger joint, but it’s hard to complain when that Shake Shack opens with a fireplace on one of the season’s coldest, snowiest days. Here’s where to find the flames all around town.
Get in free to the Harvard Art Museums. Get photographed on the red carpet. See the art of the East/Central Cambridge Open Studios. Tune in to Porchfest. Experience “Love on the Run” via Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev and Verdi. And have a literary weekend.
As a zoning vote nears, Massachusetts Institute of Technology officials have offers to the city: among other things, doubling the amount of proposed “innovation space” for startup firms, hiking affordable housing to a proposed 18 percent of units from 15 percent and turning over a decaying parking lot in Area IV to someone who will use it.
Jay Livingstone follows Nils Tracy into the special election for state Rep. Marty Walz’s seat in the 8th Suffolk District, which includes Cambridgeport and parts of Area IV and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.