The city has opened a cooling center during the extreme heats of this week and is welcoming residents to come cool down in certain city buildings as well.
The Cambridge Police Department is seeking applicants for its next class of police cadets, a program designed for Cambridge residents between the ages of 18 an 23 interested in a career in policing.
The Clarendon Avenue Playground in North Cambridge has reopened with an improved entry plaza, seating area and play opportunities.
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.
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.
The Central Square Branch Library closes Nov. 26 through Dec. 20 for new furniture to be installed in the ground floor, children’s room, literacy center and Lewis Room.