The council passed three items relating to Cambridge’s designation as a “Trust Act City,” including an appeal to the city manager to fund “any and all programs that may be in jeopardy should the federal government stop funding sanctuary cities.”
City officials are grappling with questions of what President-Elect Donald Trump’s promise to withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities such as Cambridge might mean for the community. And some are worried.
A fundraiser in honor of the slain MIT Police officer and Somerville resident is back Friday through Sunday at Lyndell’s Bakery in Somerville’s Ball Square.
More than 200 cyclists, co-workers and friends gathered in Porter Square to hold a candlelight vigil for Dr. Bernard “Joe” Lavins, who was struck and killed Oct. 5 by an 18-wheeler while bicycling through the tangled intersection in front of Christopher’s restaurant.
A low-key car chase after a stolen ambulance ended Tuesday evening with minor damage to a police cruiser, but no injuries.
An 8:08 a.m. crash with an 18-wheel truck killed a bicyclist crash today at 1 White St., across from the Porter Square Mall.
Police are investigating an early morning attack near Central Square that ended with a Dorchester resident being stabbed in his upper arm.
Four Black Lives Matter Cambridge protesters chained themselves to the front door of City Hall at 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, kicking off a nine-hour demonstration to protest the lack of affordable housing that ended with their arrests.
Jonathan Vicente, 25, a Cambridge police officer, must answer charges of assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and malicious destruction of property as well as a previous charge of disturbing the peace at a Revere restaurant and bar.
Black Lives Matter Cambridge members addressed the jarring presence of an armored vehicle at a Central Square rally and traveled into Somerville to match a police rally of opposition to a movement banner, and expect to speak out Monday on a new issue.