As Cambridge and other communities cope with increasing addiction to painkillers and heroin, along with rising hospitalizations and overdose deaths, doctors are turning to a medication called Suboxone to treat addicts in primary care offices rather than clinics.
Microchondria III short fiction anthology launch party; Maple Syrup Boil Down Festival; Third Annual Empty Bowls Project charity meal; Family Opera’s “The Weaver’s Wedding”; and Accordion Fundraiser for the Nave Galleries.
Sculpture racing is back with two events this year – an April 23 event as part of the Cambridge Science Festival and a June 4 race as part of the Cambridge Arts River Festival – and organizers are looking for racers with creative ideas.
State Rep. Dave Rogers will meet constituents from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Fiorella’s Express, 2401 Mass Ave., North Cambridge.
State Rep. Dave Rogers will meet constituents from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at Verna’s Coffee & Donut Shop in North Cambridge.
State Rep. Jon Hecht, a Democrat in the 29th Middlesex District made up of parts of Cambridge and Watertown, plans two open office hours in Cambridge in October.
Police are looking for a man who entered the St. Sava Serbian Church early Sept. 29, dressed up as a priest and then “de-clothed” and “committed a lewd act on the altar of the church.”
The mass of initiatives and programs fighting an epidemic of hard-drug addiction, abuse and overdose is failing, officials said Monday, leading some to consider giving Central Square relief from the social services that seem to concentrate the problem there.
The Trouble with Jellyfish science and art exhibit; Strip Zeppelin with Niki Luparelli; Danehy Park Family Day; The Ig Improbable Lectures at MIT; and the 12th annual Revels RiverSing.
Manikka Bowman launches her campaign for School Committee from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Rev. Thomas J. Williams Park in North Cambridge.