Russell Apartments residents know the value of affordable housing; it is a lifesaver for our community members who could not otherwise afford to live in Cambridge. But the residential building proposed for next door would sacrifice our affordable housing community for its own.
Residents 12 or older can vote on Participatory Budgeting projects from Jan 4-9 to help decide how to spend $500,000 on projects to improve the city.
Riverbend Park – created by closing parts of Memorial Drive to cars for use by people on foot and bicycle – will be open from 10 a.m. Thursday through 7 a.m. Monday, weather permitting.
People interested in serving on the Cambridge Commission on the Status of Women should show interest by Jan. 15.
Draper, a Kendall Square engineering innovation company, teamed up with the Cambridge Fire Department for an annual Toys for Tots drive, continuing a 15-year tradition.
Municipal offices will close Thursday and Friday for the Christmas holiday, as well as on Jan. 1 for New Year’s, city officials said. Payments are not required at parking meters and pay stations on Friday and Jan. 1. There are other changes as well.