4 hours ago

Participatory Budget jumps to $867,000, funding new greenery, aid for homeless

Jade Chain: Living Moss Walls to Combat Pollution ($100,000): Moss walls will be installed to bring life to underplanted areas of Cambridge such as Porter, Inman and Harvard squares and Binney Street, possibly customized with benches or solar charging stations.

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100 Trees for a Cleaner, Greener Cambridge ($141,000): One hundred trees will be planted in barren areas such as Binney Street in East Cambridge and on Massachusetts Avenue north of Porter Square.

    Participatory Budget jumps to $867,000, funding new greenery, aid for homeless
    Musical instruments for the high school, resource kits for the homeless and the planting of 100 trees were among the winning projects in the city's fourth Participatory Budget process, announced Tuesday at a party in Central Square.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

10 hours ago

Cambridge Announces Participatory Budgeting Winning Projects

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Announces Participatory Budgeting Winning Projects
    The results are in for the City's fourth Participatory Budget (PB) Process. Over 6,778 Cambridge residents age 12 and older voted to decide how to spend $800,000 on capital projects to improve the community - a 43% increase from last year.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

11 hours ago

No matter the weather, #CentralSQ still glows...

No matter the weather, #CentralSQ still glows. 📷: @matt2ten on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    No matter the weather, #CentralSQ still glows. 📷: @matt2ten on Instagram
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14 hours ago

Current Board Vacancies

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Current Board Vacancies
    The City of Cambridge encourages and promotes involvement by residents in the decision-making process through participation in a variety of boards and commissions. Serving on a board or commission can be a rewarding experience and an excellent way to contribute to the quality of life of the community in which you live or work.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

15 hours ago

Members Sought for Urban Forest Master Plan Task Force

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Members Sought for Urban Forest Master Plan Task Force
    City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking applicants to serve on a new Task Force that will advise and provide guidance and feedback to a project team charged with developing a comprehensive Urban Forest Master Plan (UFMP).
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

19 hours ago

Central Square’s Out of the Blue Too gallery closes

Now Central Square must say goodbye to the eclectic gallery as high utilities and rent force the store to close and relocate, perhaps to Malden, according to ... Helen Luo is a Boston University journalism student writing as part of a collaboration between the Cambridge Chronicle and BU News Service.

    Central Square's Out of the Blue Too gallery closes
    Now Central Square must say goodbye to the eclectic gallery as high utilities and rent force the store to close and relocate, perhaps to Malden, according to ... Helen Luo is a Boston University journalism student writing as part of a collaboration bet...
    http://centralsquare.com

3 days ago

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3 days ago

Central Square Business Association added 2 n...

New to #CentralSQ and the CSBA — Oath Pizza! Stop and grab a slice while you’re out playing in the snow today.

    Central Square Business Association
    Central Square Business Association, Cambridge, MA. 2,105 likes · 18 talking about this · 207 were here. The Central Square Cultural District is a historic, dining, shopping, and entertainment...
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3 days ago

All the best royal moments of 2017: From Pippa’s wedding to Prince Harry’s engagement and …

HEIDELBERG, GERMANY - JULY 20: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge during a tour of a traditional German market in the Central Square with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on day 2 of their official visit to Germany on July 20, 2017 in Heidelberg, Germany. (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty ...

    All the best royal moments of 2017: From Pippa's wedding to Prince Harry's engagement and ...
    HEIDELBERG, GERMANY - JULY 20: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge during a tour of a traditional German market in the Central Square with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on day 2 of their official visit to Germany on July 20, 2017 in Heidelberg, Germany...
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3 days ago

Celtics honor Cambridge boy as ‘Hero Among Us’

Liam Hannon, a fifth-grader at the Morse School, was honored as a “Hero Among Us” during the Boston Celtics game against the Phoenix Suns on Dec. 3. Liam, with the help of his family, makes homemade lunches and passes them out to the homeless near his Central Square home. Along with the ...

    Celtics honor Cambridge boy as 'Hero Among Us'
    Liam Hannon, a fifth-grader at the Morse School, was honored as a "Hero Among Us" during the Boston Celtics game against the Phoenix Suns on Dec. 3. Liam, with the help of his family, makes homemade lunches and passes them out to the homeless near his Central Square home.
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4 days ago

Participatory Budget vote ends at midnight; No bicycling infrastructure among 20 ideas

(Photo: City of Cambridge). Voting ends at midnight in the city's Participatory Budget process, in which residents age 12 and older get to decide how to spend $800,000 of the city's budget. There are 20 projects in the running, ranging from $20,000 (for public Wi-Fi in Inman Square and Russell Field, ...

    Participatory Budget vote ends at midnight; No bicycling infrastructure among 20 ideas
    (Photo: City of Cambridge). Voting ends at midnight in the city's Participatory Budget process, in which residents age 12 and older get to decide how to spend $800,000 of the city's budget. There are 20 projects in the running, ranging from $20,000 (for public Wi-Fi in Inman Square and Russell Field, ...
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4 days ago

Family Of Kate Middleton’s Nurse Who Died After Pregnancy Prank Speaks Up

7, 2012, the Duchess of Cambridge's nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, committed suicide three days after two Australian radio DJs pranked her. ... Pictured: during a tour of a traditional German market in the Central Square on day 2 of their official visit to Germany on July 20, 2017 in Heidelberg, Germany.

    Family Of Kate Middleton's Nurse Who Died After Pregnancy Prank Speaks Up
    7, 2012, the Duchess of Cambridge's nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, committed suicide three days after two Australian radio DJs pranked her. ... Pictured: during a tour of a traditional German market in the Central Square on day 2 of their official visit to Germany on July 20, 2017 in Heidelberg, Germany.
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5 days ago

Five things to do this weekend: Dec. 8-10

For shoppers, the Harvard Square Holiday Fair's first of three weekends runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 50 Church St., Harvard ... the Cambridge Community Chorus at 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul AME Church, 37 Bishop Allen Drive, in The Port neighborhood near Central Square.

    Five things to do this weekend: Dec. 8-10
    For shoppers, the Harvard Square Holiday Fair's first of three weekends runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 50 Church St., Harvard ... the Cambridge Community Chorus at 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul AME Church, 37 Bishop Allen Drive, in The Port neighborhood near Central Square.
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5 days ago

Central Square Business Association added 2 n...

#TBT — A gorgeous portrait spotted in Graffiti Alley. #CentralSQ 📷 + 🎨: @quizzzard on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    Central Square Business Association, Cambridge, MA. 2,105 likes · 21 talking about this · 207 were here. The Central Square Cultural District is a historic, dining, shopping, and entertainment...
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5 days ago

Chuk Yuen Seafood – excellent classic seafood in Hong Kong

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Chuk Yuen Seafood - excellent classic seafood in Hong Kong
    This post about Chuk Yuan Seafood is one of many posts that are part of the series Jen's Guide - Best Places to Eat in Hong Kong for Visitors Hong Kong is known for its excellent seafood.
    http://www.tinyurbankitchen.com

5 days ago

Immigration Legal Screening Clinic

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Immigration Legal Screening Clinic
    The City's Commission on Immigrant Rights & Citizenship has developed a free, monthly Screening Clinic for Immigrants seeking legal advice and possible referral for additional legal services.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

5 days ago

Boston Residential Group Sells 1280 Mass Ave. to Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation

Peter Palandjian, Chairman & CEO of Intercontinental, commented, “Intercontinental is thrilled to have another portfolio asset in Harvard Square. Cambridge Massachusetts is a city we've invested in for decades. It is arguably the center of the universe for Life Sciences and the home obviously of Harvard ...

    Boston Residential Group Sells 1280 Mass Ave. to Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation
    Peter Palandjian, Chairman & CEO of Intercontinental, commented, "Intercontinental is thrilled to have another portfolio asset in Harvard Square. Cambridge Massachusetts is a city we've invested in for decades. It is arguably the center of the universe for Life Sciences and the home obviously of Harvard ...
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5 days ago

“Moving Stories” presents autobiographical narratives of addiction, incarceration and healing …

This past weekend, the Moving Steps Foundation showcased its first performance, “Moving Stories,” at the Dance Complex in Central Square, Cambridge. The Moving Steps Foundation is a nonprofit founded in 2010 with the mission of using dance to help formerly-incarcerated women with challenges ...

    "Moving Stories" presents autobiographical narratives of addiction, incarceration and healing ...
    This past weekend, the Moving Steps Foundation showcased its first performance, "Moving Stories," at the Dance Complex in Central Square, Cambridge. The Moving Steps Foundation is a nonprofit founded in 2010 with the mission of using dance to help formerly-incarcerated women with challenges ...
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5 days ago

Four-alarm fire damages MIT-owned apartment complex

A four-alarm fire damaged two apartment complexes in Central Square fire on Auburn Street and Magazine Street around 1 a.m. last Thursday. One of the buildings, ... The Cambridge Fire Department responded and all residents were evacuated quickly and the fire contained. No one was seriously ...

    Four-alarm fire damages MIT-owned apartment complex
    A four-alarm fire damaged two apartment complexes in Central Square fire on Auburn Street and Magazine Street around 1 a.m. last Thursday. One of the buildings, ... The Cambridge Fire Department responded and all residents were evacuated quickly and th...
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6 days ago

On stage: Comfort and joy fill ‘Christmas Carol’

The new production of Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol,” at Central Square Theater in Cambridge, is as much a fairy tale as a ghost story, inhabited by one of the most endearing bands of sprites in the city this season. A trio of children, cast primarily as the Cratchit family, are sprinkled among the ...

    On stage: Comfort and joy fill 'Christmas Carol'
    The new production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," at Central Square Theater in Cambridge, is as much a fairy tale as a ghost story, inhabited by one of the most endearing bands of sprites in the city this season. A trio of children, cast primarily as the Cratchit family, are sprinkled among the ...
    http://centralsquare.com

6 days ago

Join your neighbors, Senior Center participan...

Join your neighbors, Senior Center participants, Senior service providers and new Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville Bard for coffee and conversation on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m., at the Cambridge Senior Center located at 806 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. This event represents a unique opportunity for interested individuals to informally meet with the new Police Commissioner and other police personnel to discuss community issues, address questions, build relationships and, of course share in some good refreshments. Let Commissioner Bard know about issues that are impacting the Cambridge Senior Community. For more information, contact Susan Pacheco at 617-349-6220 or at spacheco@cambridgema.gov.

    City of Cambridge (Official)
    Join your neighbors, Senior Center participants, Senior service providers and new Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville Bard for coffee and conversation on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m., at the...
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6 days ago

Yulefest 5k Traffic Disruptions on 12-10-11

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Yulefest 5k Traffic Disruptions on 12-10-11
    Traffic disruptions in Harvard Square and Mid Cambridge due to road race on Dec. 10 from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

6 days ago

Alert - Yulefest 5K Road Race Dec 10

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Yulefest 5K Road Race Dec 10 - City of Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Traffic disruptions due to Yulefest 5K Road Race
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

6 days ago

Current Board Vacancies

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Current Board Vacancies
    The City of Cambridge encourages and promotes involvement by residents in the decision-making process through participation in a variety of boards and commissions. Serving on a board or commission can be a rewarding experience and an excellent way to contribute to the quality of life of the community in which you live or work.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

6 days ago

It’s official: Target is coming to Porter Square

4, Target announced plans to open a second store in Cambridge in October 2018. The chain opened a small-format store in Central Square in March. The company has a larger store in Somerville at the intersection of Somerville Avenue and the McGrath Higway. The Porter Square store would be ...

    It's official: Target is coming to Porter Square
    4, Target announced plans to open a second store in Cambridge in October 2018. The chain opened a small-format store in Central Square in March. The company has a larger store in Somerville at the intersection of Somerville Avenue and the McGrath Higwa...
    http://centralsquare.com

6 days ago

Pregnant Kate Middleton Wears Princess Diana’s Favorite Tiara During Annual Winter Party

Drop a comment below. Kate Middleton wears Princess Diana's favorite tiara in the annual winter party. Pictured: Middleton during a tour of a traditional German market in the Central Square with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on day 2 of their official visit to Germany on July 20, 2017 in Heidelberg, ...

    Pregnant Kate Middleton Wears Princess Diana's Favorite Tiara During Annual Winter Party
    Drop a comment below. Kate Middleton wears Princess Diana's favorite tiara in the annual winter party. Pictured: Middleton during a tour of a traditional German market in the Central Square with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on day 2 of their official visit to Germany on July 20, 2017 in Heidelberg, ...
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6 days ago

You Can Once Again Drink Booze in a Rooftop Igloo (and More Updates)

Over the weekend, Cambridge Day zoomed in on one particular owner, Bonney Bouley, who recently shuttered longtime music venue T.T. the Bear's in Central Square. Bouley's lawyer hoped to get the License Commission to buy back Bouley's liquor license as a consequence of having “created illegal ...

    You Can Once Again Drink Booze in a Rooftop Igloo (and More Updates)
    Over the weekend, Cambridge Day zoomed in on one particular owner, Bonney Bouley, who recently shuttered longtime music venue T.T. the Bear's in Central Square. Bouley's lawyer hoped to get the License Commission to buy back Bouley's liquor license as a consequence of having "created illegal ...
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6 days ago

The likelihood of the Red Sox trading their top prospects

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    How likely is it that the Red Sox trade any of their top prospects?
    As is the case with most offseasons, the majority of the focus by the Red Sox fanbase this winter has been on the free agents available. There was of course the Giancarlo Stanton speculation, but other than that it's mostly been about J.D. Martinez, Carlos Santana, Eric Hosmer and players of that ilk.
    https://www.overthemonster.com

6 days ago

Human Rights Commission Vacancy

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Human Rights Commission Vacancy
    City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking persons interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

6 days ago

Conservation Commission Vacancy

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Conservation Commission Vacancy
    City Manager Louis A DePasquale is seeking a Cambridge resident to fill a vacancy on the Cambridge Conservation Commission.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Dec 05

More small-format Target stores are coming to Greater Boston

The locations, in Burlington and Cambridge's Porter Square neighborhood, will follow the company's small-format store model. They will be the sixth and seventh in the area to do so, joining the already-opened Stoneham, Packard's Corner, and Cambridge's Central Square neighborhood locations, ...

    More small-format Target stores are coming to Greater Boston
    The locations, in Burlington and Cambridge's Porter Square neighborhood, will follow the company's small-format store model. They will be the sixth and seventh in the area to do so, joining the already-opened Stoneham, Packard's Corner, and Cambridge's Central Square neighborhood locations, ...
    http://centralsquare.com

Dec 05

Loop Lab, inspired by Port neighborhood, is funded with starting grant of $250000

Cambridge Arts' director of public art, Lillian Hsu, believes the neighborhood known until recently as Area IV is at a critical point in its evolution. ... Knowing that there are other local programs with overlap in knowledge and equipment – the Mmmmaven music school is right in Central Square, though the ...

    Loop Lab, inspired by Port neighborhood, is funded with starting grant of $250000
    Cambridge Arts' director of public art, Lillian Hsu, believes the neighborhood known until recently as Area IV is at a critical point in its evolution. ... Knowing that there are other local programs with overlap in knowledge and equipment - the Mmmmaven music school is right in Central Square, though the ...
    http://centralsquare.com

Dec 05

Porter Square to get small-format Target store

In a press release emailed to the media Dec. 4, Target announced plans to open a second store in Cambridge in October 2018. The chain opened a small-format store in Central Square in March. The company has a larger store in Somerville at the intersection of Somerville Avenue and the McGrath ...

    Porter Square to get small-format Target store
    In a press release emailed to the media Dec. 4, Target announced plans to open a second store in Cambridge in October 2018. The chain opened a small-format store in Central Square in March. The company has a larger store in Somerville at the intersecti...
    http://centralsquare.com

Dec 05

’12 Dancers Dancing’ to open Dec. 9

The North Shore Civic Ballet will return for a second year to present new work in the annual “12 Dancers Dancing... A Christmas in Cambridge” holiday concert at 8 p.m. Dec. 9 and 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Dance Complex, 536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, in the Central Square. The program will feature ...

    '12 Dancers Dancing' to open Dec. 9
    The North Shore Civic Ballet will return for a second year to present new work in the annual "12 Dancers Dancing... A Christmas in Cambridge" holiday concert at 8 p.m. Dec. 9 and 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Dance Complex, 536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, in the Central Square.
    http://centralsquare.com

Dec 05

Here’s where the Boston area is getting two new small-format Targets

The company already has several small-format stores in the area, including Packard's Corner in Boston and Central Square in Cambridge.

    Here's where the Boston area is getting two new small-format Targets
    The company already has several small-format stores in the area, including Packard's Corner in Boston and Central Square in Cambridge.
    http://centralsquare.com

Dec 04

Target announces plans to open 2 new stores in Massachusetts

One store will open in the Porter Square neighborhood in Cambridge, near the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Somerville Avenue.

    Target announces plans to open 2 new stores in Massachusetts
    One store will open in the Porter Square neighborhood in Cambridge, near the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Somerville Avenue.
    http://centralsquare.com

Dec 04

Target will open new stores in Burlington, Cambridge

Target will open new stores in Burlington, Cambridge ... existing small-format locations in Stoneham, Cambridge's Central Square, Packard's Corner, ...

    Target will open new stores in Burlington, Cambridge
    Target will open new stores in Burlington, Cambridge ... existing small-format locations in Stoneham, Cambridge's Central Square, Packard's Corner, ...
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Dec 04

“Maybe it comes down to this simple truth: Lo...

“Maybe it comes down to this simple truth: Love wins.” IDEO Partner & Executive Design Director Michael Hendrix gives insight to the inspiration behind IDEO Cambridge’s new look. #MondayMotivation

    Why Joy is the Best Protest
    Inspiration came from an unlikely place. A defiant nun.
    https://www.ideo.com

Dec 02

Saturday plans: #StarWars cocktails & gaming ...

Saturday plans: #StarWars cocktails & gaming all night at A4cade by Area Four. #CSBAspotlight 📷: Boston Foodies

    Central Square Business Association
    Saturday plans: #StarWars cocktails & gaming all night at A4cade by Area Four. #CSBAspotlight 📷: Boston Foodies
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