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.
A Winter Holiday Shopping Guide has been released by Cambridge Local First in partnership with the city – making it easy to find hundreds of nearby small businesses and nonprofits during a holiday shopping season that months of coronavirus lockdown makes particularly important.
What does this year’s Fourth of July mean to Black America? The same question was asked July 5, 1852, by Frederick Douglass in his speech, “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” He referred to an “immeasurable distance” between black and white America still revealed in every metric in society.