The taxi industry, under attack from ride-hailing firms such as Uber and Lyft, is getting some regulatory relief in Cambridge, where the License Commission has come to owners and drivers with ideas to help level the playing field and is asking to hear their ideas as well.
Sumbul Siddiqui, a native of Cambridge, human services commissioner and public interest attorney, has announced her candidacy for City Council.
The Rally for Public Education is about coming together and building a movement in our state to invest in and work for the future or education that all children, regardless of ZIP code, deserve.
With recent ballot questions about charter schools and recreational marijuana in mind, state Rep. Jonathan Hecht is proposing legislation that might counter “deep pocketed” special interest groups with too much sway over how referenda appear before voters.
Seven men were arrested in a sting operation March 9 at a Cambridge hotel as part of a effort to fight sex trafficking – but none of the johns were from Cambridge.
Chicken & Rice Guys’ four restaurants have reopened after the Middle Eastern-themed lunch and dinner business was linked to an outbreak of E. coli infections, but the company’s four food trucks – three serve Cambridge – and one pop-up eatery remain shuttered.
Harvard Square lost an Eastern Mountain Sports, but Central Square is getting a Hilton’s Tent City.
Teen poets from Cambridge’s Buckingham Browne & Nichols private school and Somerville’s Books of Hope have earned two of 16 semifinals slots at the sixth annual Louder Than A Bomb Massachusetts Youth Poetry Slam Festival.
A Cambridge resident is one of 14 people who became ill with an E. coli infection in an outbreak linked to Chicken & Rice Guys food trucks or restaurants. The city’s Inspectional Services Department ordered the company’s two Cambridge food trucks off the road.
Vatsady Sivongxay, a former refugee and now an attorney, community advocate and mother, has announced a run for City Council.