School Committee member Mervan Osborne has opted not to run for reelection in November, citing job and family priorities: a second child and promotion to head of school at Boston’s Beacon Academy.
The Harvard Art Museums collections have been online for more than a decade on their own website, but this week 1,061 high-resolution images got added to the Google Cultural Institute, bringing a bunch of cool new features.
A revised schedule for selecting a new school superintendent has been sketched out by the School Committee and a firm hired to run the search, with several days identified as key opportunities for community stakeholders to give input and meet with finalists.
The final School Committee meeting before summer looked at topics including the replacement of a resigning principal and drug policies. But members were especially stirred by an initiative of third-graders seeking broader narratives on the Revolutionary War.
At its annual meeting June 3, the Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School board marked the service of Donna Spiegelman on the occasion of her stepping down from the board.
Officials have assured that the damages are covered by insurance and shouldn’t add to the $95.5 million cost of construction. In addition, the opening date for the campus seems to be in flux.
The city is looking for a resident interested in serving on the Kids’ Council to develop policy and program recommendations aimed at making sure Cambridge is a place where children and youth are healthy, safe, educated and civically engaged.
A fire last month at a school construction project will take longer to repair than first thought, delaying its opening – as well as setting off a cascade effect for other construction projects affecting hundreds of students, teachers and residents.
Jenna Zwanger, a Cambridge native and graduate of Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, was named to the Hiram College Dean’s List for the spring semester.
Vice mayor Dennis A. Benzan invited people to “come enjoy a wonderful evening of good food and great company” as he started work for reelection for goals including Steam education and housing solutions for low- and middle-income families.