City names Derrick Neal as public health officer

Attend the City Council meeting for a rat report, plans for a Covid-era inaugural event and more

Attempt to cancel student mask mandate fails, with a judge scoffing at group’s ‘thin evidence’

If you drive Alewife Brook Parkway, be prepared for months of work to make traffic even slower

Police officers defuse ‘active barricade situation’ in the early morning hours in East Cambridge

Resolution by councillor welcomes a new leader for public health, but in advance of official word

Fractured vote about North Cambridge bike lanes speaks to ‘concern and confusion’ from outreach

Vaccination efforts shift to children ages 5 to 11, but boosters and masks draw council questions

City manager will have sole playground honors after proposal to share is greeted with suspicion

Attend meetings on bike lanes, Alewife zoning, after-school buses, Heart safety plan and more