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.
In our local bubble of liberalism it may seem shocking, but there’s an initiative on the 2018 state ballot to undo protections passed last year for transgender people using public accommodations.
Except for the Head of the Charles weekend Oct. 21- 22 and the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the red line T will be replaced by buses every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 17.
The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation will honor eight heroes killed in the line of duty, including late Cambridge resident Charles E. Bradley, at a memorial ceremony held noon Friday at Ashburton Park, next to the Massachusetts State House.
The suspect wanted in connection with two assaults in Harvard Square on Saturday has been positively identified, arrested and will be charged with two counts of armed assault to murder, police said late Tuesday.
Morningbird looks like any other twentysomething indie band. It’s the infusion of classic rock in its sound that makes it stand out.
Parents fearful of the violence that broke out at a Charlottesville, Va., white supremacy march struggled with whether to bring their children to a protest Saturday on Boston Common. One family came up with the perfect way to help the cause while avoiding danger.
Concerns about restrictions on free speech and the First Amendment are driving Cambridge’s Alexander Sender to help organize a “Free Speech Rally” for Saturday on Boston Common. But during an interview at his home, he did not want to give examples.
The rhetoric was sharper and the bitterness and anger palpable at a rally held Monday after racist violence in Virginia – the third such rally held in Cambridge in response to the still young presidency of Donald Trump and, officials made clear, certainly not the last.
City officials, reacting to the violence at a white supremacist rally held over the weekend in Virginia, plan a unity rally for Monday at City Hall; meanwhile, with white supremacists coming to Boston, Black Lives Matter Cambridge plans an action on Saturday.