Omari Jahi Aarons joins Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts board

Future of Public Safety task force to start work this month with 14 members led by councillors

Developers reluctantly offer eight-story version for affordable building, request delay from board (updated)

Serious crime was up overall in 2020, data shows, but from all-time lows; one killing, gunfire down

Cambridge’s third community fridge arrives, installed in Harvard Square, already stocked

Hold on library book pickups may go longer, called after ‘dramatic uptick’ in staff Covid-19

Attend meetings on closing of Riverbend Park; getting City Hall contracts; and police inventory

All-remote classes staying until at least Jan. 11 through post-holiday ‘abundance of caution’

No community events allowed through March 31; city appointments, library pickups end to Jan . 18

The best of Cambridge in 2020