It doesn’t matter how dire the emergency: Calling 911 from a mobile phone doesn’t reach Cambridge police or firefighters – it gets state police, who will transfer the call. The Haven smartphone app solves that problem, though some will have to pay for it.
Whether the city adds parking levels to its Green Street Garage in Central Square may depend on how quickly driverless cars change how Cantabrigians get around.
Our metro area has been responsible for plenty of changes that have reshaped the world – but can it retain its position as an innovation world leader? A five-person panel will examine the question Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In support of Cambridge’s buzzing entrepreneurial ecosystem and in celebration of Small Business Week, the city is hosting “Startups for Small Businesses” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 11 at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Kendall Square.
It’s no secret city councillor Leland Cheung is ambitious – he came to the council in 2009 while pursuing dual degrees at Harvard and MIT. Now former venture capitalist Cheung is running for the state Senate seat representing Massachusetts’ 2nd Middlesex District.
After spending more than a year on surveys and qualitative metrics, the Cambridge Broadband Task Force has its first look at the potential cost of a city-run, high-speed Internet service.
The Resistance meets Tuesday in Somerville’s Davis Square in the form of a party for The Technoskeptic, an online magazine of screeds and analyses urging better, more conscientious decision-making about adopting innovations.
The city launched a Snow Center website today to provide residents with timely updates on the city’s response to winter storms and provide useful storm information that can be viewed quickly and easily in one location.
The Cambridge Police Department will announce on Monday a collaboration with Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhoods, to improve citywide and neighbor-to-neighbor communications.
Voting on the city’s second participatory budgeting process runs from Dec. 5-12, with residents age 12 and older invited to help decide how to spend $600,000 of the city’s capital budget.