The Cambridge City Council resolved to ban the licensing of limited-services pregnancy centers, though legal and constitutional questions remain.
As Cambridge’s new city manager Yi-An Huang ’05 assumes leadership over city government and the City Council resumes regular meetings after the summer, councilors have set their sights once again on a contentious issue: multifamily housing.
Cambridge's new city manager Yi-An Huang '05 tapped former acting city manager Owen O'Riordan for the position of deputy city manager.
The Cambridge City Council held its first regular meeting of the fall Monday night — the first to feature new city manager Yi-An Huang ’05.
Cambridge’s new city manager, Yi-An Huang ’05, pledged transparency and collaboration with the City Council during a Tuesday interview with The Crimson.
As increasing levels of “forever chemicals” in Cambridge’s municipal water supply prompt health concerns, the city will receive water from a state authority until 2023.
An off-duty Cambridge Police officer was arrested Monday morning for driving while intoxicated following a crash with three motorcyclists.
A 32-year-old woman’s body was recovered from the Charles River on Wednesday after a three-hour search, according to the Massachusetts State Police.
Cambridge’s crime total hit a five-year high in 2021 with 2,598 serious crimes reported, according to the Cambridge Police Department’s annual crime analysis.
Soft serve ice cream store Taiyaki NYC will open a Harvard Square location in July, joining a growing number of chains setting up shop in the area.
Harvard Square’s Pit — the slightly submerged area located behind the T station entrance — is set to be demolished in July, but for one last time on Saturday, it was transformed into a circle pit.
43rd Annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival Draws Thousands to Charles River For First Time in Two Years
Thousands of Cambridge residents, tourists, and volunteers convened at Boston’s 43rd annual Dragon Boat Festival Sunday to celebrate the traditional Chinese holiday through vibrant festivities and boat racing on the Charles River.
Cambridge City Council Calls On Harvard to Return Human Remains of Enslaved People, Native Americans
Following reports last week that Harvard University holds the human remains of at least 19 individuals who were likely enslaved and nearly 7,000 Native Americans, the Cambridge City Council adopted a policy order urging the University to relinquish the remains to their descendants during a Monday meeting.
The Cambridge City Council selected Yi-An Huang ’05 to serve as the next city manager on Monday, concluding a months-long search to hire the city’s next top official.
With the upcoming departure of Louis A. DePasquale in July, the search for the next Cambridge city manager — the most influential government post in the city — is well underway. The Initial Screening Committee, composed of four City Councilors and 15 Cambridge residents, has narrowed down its list of potential candidates to four finalists. The City Council will publicly interview each of the candidates on June 1 and will vote on the next city manager during its meeting on June 6.
According to the Community Development Department, in 2021, Cambridge contained about 57,500 homes. Of these, around 8,500, or about 15 percent, are considered income-restricted housing. And the waitlist for these affordable homes? More than 20,000 names long. How did Cambridge get here?
Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard — a student and alumni group that for years advocated that the University divest its endowment from fossil fuels — released a report last week calling on the school to invest more in environmental causes and local municipal governments and to reform its governing boards.
Cambridge Advances $3M Community Safety Department Proposal Seeking to Provide Non-Police Public Safety Alternatives
The Cambridge City Council Finance Committee unanimously voted on Tuesday to advance a $3 million proposal for a planned Community Safety Department.
An initial screening committee composed of Cambridge City Councilors, representatives from community organizations, and local residents has begun meeting to evaluate candidates for Cambridge’s next city manager, the city’s most powerful government post.