From the Many Helping Hands MLK Day of Service to a film festival and “King & I” panel discussion, here’s are six ways to reflect privately and publicly on the legacy of the civil rights giant in the coming days.
The city survived with little damage from the “bomb cyclone” winter storm that struck Thursday, but the effects will be felt for days. The biggest danger? Being out among potentially dangerous gusts of wind worsening expected lows of -2 tonight and -6 on Saturday.
Up to 15 inches of snow are being talked about from the winter storm due to hit early Thursday, the results of the “bomb cyclone” that will last at least from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with intense “ice, rain, strong winds and tidal flooding” also expected.
Trash and recycling collection, Recycling Drop-Off Center and Cambridge Cemetery hours, curbside collection of bare holiday trees, street cleaning operations and parking meter payments are all affected by holiday hours and possible bad weather.
Cambridge Rindge and Latin School’s recent production of “West Side Story” not only wowed packed audiences for its five performances, it also helped to raise more than $7,000 to help support Puerto Rico.
A “Drive 2 Support Puerto Rico” is planned for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday to gather critically needed items for Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria relief at the Cambridge Police Department, 125 Sixth St., near Kendall Square.
With Puerto Rico in ongoing crisis from natural disasters and the federal government providing slow and grudging assistance, Cambridge – considered a gateway for migrants from the island for more than six decades – is stepping up.
The Cambridge Housing Authority is making it temporarily easier for families and individuals displaced by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria to qualify for Cambridge public housing.
A veritable monsoon took down wires, tree limbs and even entire trees as tall as a triple-decker Tuesday in Cambridge, Somerville and Medford, soaking fleeing people within seconds and even bringing hail.
Opponents of an apartment project planned for the site of Cambridge’s Route 2 Lanes & Games bowling alley and Gateway Inn motel went away disappointed Monday when the Arlington Redevelopment Board decided against weighing in against the proposal.