17 hours ago

Memorial Day Holiday Closures, Observances, and Service Information

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Memorial Day Closures, Observances, & Services
    In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28, City offices, libraries, and senior centers will be closed. Payments will not be required at City parking meters and parking meter pay stations, and there will be no trash, recycling, or compost pickup, and no street cleaning.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

19 hours ago

Cambridge Honors 2018 Fresh Pond Stewardship Award Recipients

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Honors 2018 Fresh Pond Stewardship Award Recipients
    The 2018 Fresh Pond Stewardship awards ceremony hosted by the City of Cambridge on May 16 recognized retired Cambridge City Manager Richard C. Rossi and retired city Recreation Director Paul Ryder for their environmental stewardship and dedicated commitment to preserving, protecting and maintaining Fresh Pond Reservation, one of the area's most precious natural resources.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

25 hours ago

Fresh food coming through! #CSBA member Viale...

Fresh food coming through! #CSBA member Viale is now serving lunch every Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. See the menu: bit.ly/LunchAtViale 📷: @super9v on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    Fresh food coming through! #CSBA member Viale is now serving lunch every Monday through Friday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. See the menu: bit.ly/LunchAtViale 📷: @super9v on Instagram
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Fingers crossed for clear skies tomorrow! We’...

Fingers crossed for clear skies tomorrow! We’ll be rocking the #CentralFlea with from 11am to 5pm at University Park. More details & RSVP: Central Flea 📷: Graffito SP

    Central Square Business Association
    Fingers crossed for clear skies tomorrow! We'll be rocking the #CentralFlea with from 11am to 5pm at University Park. More details & RSVP: Central Flea 📷: Graffito SP
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Current Vacancies: Library Board of Trustees, Human Rights Commission, Open Data Review Board & Public Planting Committee

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Current Vacancies: Library Board of Trustees, Human Rights Commission, Open Data Review Board & Public Planting Committee
    The City is seeking to fill vacancies on several boards and commissions
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

4 days ago

Alert - Bionic 5K Race

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Bionic 5K Race - City of Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Expect minor traffic impacts in Harvard Square on April 29 due to road race.
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

4 days ago

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Cambridge Open Archives

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Cambridge Open Archives
    Take a behind-the-scenes tours of archives, libraries, and special collections around Cambridge!
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

4 days ago

Cambridge Announces 2018 Outstanding City Employee Award Recipients

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Announces 2018 Outstanding City Employee Award Recipients
    The annual award recognizes a select number of employees for superior performance, positive attitude, hard work and dedication to public service.
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

4 days ago

Alert - Traffic Delays this Weekend due to Multiple Events

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Traffic Delays this Weekend due to Multiple Events - City of Cambridge, Massachusetts
    A number of events, in and around Cambridge, including Walk for Hunger along the Charles River, Santo Cristo Feast in Wellington-Harrington neighborhood and MayFair in Harvard Square will cause traffic delays this weekend.
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

5 days ago

Playback In The Port: Will Chalmus leads a pl...

Playback In The Port: Will Chalmus leads a playback theatre workshop at Central Square YWCA, 7 Temple St., Cambridge, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The program is funded in part by Cambridge Arts as part of our FLOW program. http://www.cambridgema.gov/arts/Calendar/view.aspx?guid=%7b166A12D3-D91C-401B-B5E8-D07E708C5DF0%7d&start=20180519T023000&end=20180519T173000

    Cambridge Arts Council
    Playback In The Port: Will Chalmus leads a playback theatre workshop at Central Square YWCA, 7 Temple St., Cambridge, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The program is funded in part by Cambridge Arts...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Access Drug User Health Program To Host Open House

Ever wonder what goes on inside? We invite any and all members of the community to come as you are and check out the Access Program on June 6 from 5-8 PM at 359 Green Street, Cambridge.

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Ansin Building at 1340 Boylston

    Access Drug User Health Program To Host Open House
    AIDS Action's Access Drug User Health Program invites you to join us for a celebration of our new and improved program for people who use drugs. Formerly The Cambridge Needle Exchange, this program has been active in The Greater Boston area for 25 years! Ever wonder what goes on inside?
    http://fenwayhealth.org

5 days ago

Have you heard of Liam's Lunches of Love? Lia...

Have you heard of Liam's Lunches of Love? Liam is an 11-year-old Central Square native who has made it his mission to help the homeless. Learn more about his family’s lunch program in their #CitizensOfCentralSQ spotlight on our blog:

    #CitizensOfCentralSQ Spotlight: Liam's Lunches of Love
    Meet The Hannons! 11-year-old Liam and his father, Scott, founded Liam's Lunches of Love in June of 2017 and are now serving around 50 to 70 lunches per week to those less fortunate in our Central Square neighborhood. "It all started because Liam didn't want to go to summer camp, but I needed him to stay busy.
    https://centralsquarecambridge.com

5 days ago

Memorial Day Holiday Closures, Observance and Service Information for Cambridge

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

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...for May 28 will be swept on May 29. The offices at the Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Ave. will be closed on the holiday, however the gates will be open from dawn to...

    Memorial Day Holiday Closures, Observance and Service Information for Cambridge
    City offices will be closed on Memorial Day
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

6 days ago

Cambridge Awards $234,000 to Recipients of 2018 City Scholarship

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Awards $234,000 to Recipients of 2018 City Scholarship
    The City of Cambridge hosted a special ceremony this week to honor the recipients of the 2018 City of Cambridge Scholarship. This year, the city awarded 78 scholarships of $3,000 each for a total $234,000 to Cambridge high school seniors and others pursuing higher education.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

6 days ago

2018 Outstanding City Employee Award Winners and Brian Murphy Award Winner Honored at Special Ceremony

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    2018 Outstanding City Employee Award Winners and Brian Murphy Award Winner Honored at Special Ceremony
    City Manager Louis A. DePasquale and other city officials honored the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding City Employee Award and winner of the Brian Murphy award during a special ceremony on May 11. The annual employee award recognizes a select number of employees for superior performance, positive attitude, hard work and dedication to public service.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

6 days ago

#CitizensOfCentralSQ Spotlight: Liam’s Lunches of Love

#CitizensOfCentralSQ Spotlight: Liam’s Lunches of Love

    #CitizensOfCentralSQ Spotlight: Liam's Lunches of Love
    Meet The Hannons! 11-year-old Liam and his father, Scott, founded Liam's Lunches of Love in June of 2017 and are now serving around 50 to 70 lunches per week to those less fortunate in our Central Square neighborhood. "It all started because Liam didn't want to go to summer camp, but I needed him to stay busy.
    https://centralsquarecambridge.com

May 15

Central Square’s Amazon store opening blocked by ruling it’s a ‘formula business’

The exterior of the store at Prospect Street and Massachusetts Avenue has yet to be updated. (Photo: John Hawkinson)

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...Pickup Points store, intended as a location to pick up items ordered online, is at 624 Massachusetts Ave., also known as One Central Square – a long-vacant space in the Holmes Building at...

    Central Square's Amazon store opening blocked by ruling it's a 'formula business'
    Amazon cannot open its planned " Amazon Campus " store in Central Square without a formula business special permit from the Planning Board, the Inspectional Services Department has ruled. And the online retail giant has so far been silent on whether it will seek one.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

May 14

The Cambridge Police today recovered a loaded...

The Cambridge Police today recovered a loaded .38 caliber firearm, drugs, scales, and cash earlier this morning following an illegally parked vehicle stop in Central Square. Patrol Officers observed the driver - James Bonaventure, 24, Cambridge - of the vehicle park and exit the driver's seat while in a No Parking Zone in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Prospect Street at approximately 8:45 a.m. An investigation into the vehicle and operator's license revealed that Bonaventure was operating a vehicle with a suspended license. While awaiting a tow, Officers began to perform a search of the vehicle. During the search, Officers recovered a loaded .38 caliber firearm, multiple bags of marijuana, pills, $599 in cash, scales and other paraphernalia, all of which was submitted to evidence. Bonaventure was arrested and faces a number of charges, including Carrying a Firearm without a License, Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License, Possession of Ammunition without an FID Card, Possession of a Class E Drug, Possession of a Class D Drug with Intent to Distribute, and Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

    Cambridge Police Department
    The Cambridge Police today recovered a loaded .38 caliber firearm, drugs, scales, and cash earlier this morning following an illegally parked vehicle stop in Central Square. Patrol Officers observed...
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May 14

Suspect turned ticket into a drug and gun bust when stopping in no-parking zone, police say

James Bonaventure, 24, of Cambridge, parked at in a no-parking zone around Massachusetts Avenue at Prospect Street at 8:45 a.m. and got out of his car, watched by police, according...

    Suspect turned ticket into a drug and gun bust when stopping in no-parking zone, police say
    A simple issuing of a parking ticket led to the apparent arrest of a drug dealer early Monday, according to a police report. James Bonaventure, 24, of Cambridge, parked at in a no-parking zone around Massachusetts Avenue at Prospect Street at 8:45 a.m. and got out of his car, watched by police, according to the report.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

May 14

The Central Square Farmers Market returns tod...

The Central Square Farmers Market returns today! #ShopLocal every Monday from 12-6pm in the parking lot behind Graffiti Alley. 📷: @rego301 on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    The Central Square Farmers Market returns today! #ShopLocal every Monday from 12-6pm in the parking lot behind Graffiti Alley. 📷: @rego301 on Instagram
    https://www.facebook.com

May 14

A week of Cambridge, Somerville events: Grolier Poetry Festival, Lego prom, more

Resistance Mic at 8 p.m. at Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Square. Tickets range from $5 to $25. 

FirstWorks theater premiere: “Haunted by Hypatia” from 8 to 10 p.m. at Unity Somerville, 6 William St., just off College Avenue near Davis Square, Somerville. Suggested donation of $5.

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Singer-Songwriter Showcase from 10 p.m. to midnight at The Plough & Stars, 912 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

World Qualifier Speed Slam at the Boston Poetry Slam from 7:15 p.m. to midnight at The Cantab Lounge, 738 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

Comedy: 8 O’Clock at 730 Vol. XXVI: Diddle Diddle Haaay Edition from 8 to 10 p.m. at 730 Tavern, 730 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Free.

Soirée de Musique de Chambre from  7:30 to 9 p.m. at the New School of Music, 25 Lowell St., West Cambridge. Free.

Grolier Poetry Festival: Open House & Street Fair from noon to 6 p.m. at the Grolier Poetry Bookstore on 6 Plympton St., Harvard Square. Free. (Rain date is June 2.)

Red Inman Square Walking Tour from 11 a.m. to noon, leaving from the Practice Space Design Studio, 1307 Cambridge St., Inman Square. Tickets are $5.

Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at The A.R.T. at Harvard University, 64 Brattle St., Harvard Square. Tickets are $20.

    A week of Cambridge, Somerville events: Grolier Poetry Festival, Lego prom, more
    Teams of local filmmakers were given exactly 48 hours to make movies, and here's the first half of the 60 short films they wrote, shot, edited and scored over the sleepless weekend of May 5. Information is here. Each showcase in this semi-regular series features solo artists playing original material.
    http://www.cambridgeday.com

May 11

Take Mom to the #CentralFlea this #MothersDay...

Take Mom to the #CentralFlea this #MothersDay! We’ll have all the vintage, art, food, & drinks she could ever dream of. #CitizensOfCentralSQ

    Central Square Business Association
    Take Mom to the #CentralFlea this #MothersDay! We'll have all the vintage, art, food, & drinks she could ever dream of. #CitizensOfCentralSQ
    https://www.facebook.com

May 10

Cambridge Bicycle Safety Project Review Committee Update

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Bicycle Safety Project Review Committee Update
    The Mayor's Office and the City Manager's Office have been working with City staff and members of the City Council to establish a Cambridge Bicycle Safety Project Review Committee.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 10

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Cambridge Open Archives

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Cambridge Open Archives
    Take a behind-the-scenes tours of archives, libraries, and special collections around Cambridge!
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 09

Public Planting Committee Vacancy

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Public Planting Committee Vacancy
    The Public Planting Committee is charged with the responsibility of promoting and improving the quality and diversity of plantings throughout all areas of Cambridge.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 08

Central Square Business Association added 4 n...

Thanks to all who came out for the first #CentralFlea of the season! We’re doing it again EVERY SUNDAY at University Park. Shop, eat, + drink local with us in #CentralSQ: bit.ly/CentralFlea2018

    Central Square Business Association
    Central Square Business Association added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 07

Current Vacancies: Library Board of Trustees, Human Rights Commission, Open Data Review Board

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Current Vacancies: Library Board of Trustees, Human Rights Commission, Open Data Review Board
    The City is seeking to fill vacancies on several boards and commissions
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 07

Cambridge Library Board of Trustees Vacancy

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Library Board of Trustees Vacancy
    City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees for the Cambridge Public Library.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 06

Central Square Business Association added 4 n...

35 vintage + antique dealers • 70 artists + designers • 27 food trucks + vendors • Brand new location + beer garden The #CentralFlea opens for the season at 11am! Click through to see everything you need to know.

    Central Square Business Association
    Central Square Business Association added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 04

Updated May 05

Alert - Traffic Delays this Weekend due to Multiple Events

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Traffic Delays this Weekend due to Multiple Events - City of Cambridge, Massachusetts
    A number of events, in and around Cambridge, including Walk for Hunger along the Charles River, Santo Cristo Feast in Wellington-Harrington neighborhood and MayFair in Harvard Square will cause traffic delays this weekend.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 04

Expect Traffic Delays due to Multiple Events May 4-6 Weekend

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Expect Traffic Delays due to Multiple Events May 4-6 Weekend
    A number of events, in and around Cambridge, including Walk for Hunger along the Charles River, Santo Cristo Feast in Wellington-Harrington neighborhood and MayFair in Harvard Square will cause traffic delays this weekend.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 03

Just 3 more days until we kick off this seaso...

Just 3 more days until we kick off this season of the #CentralFlea! Tag a friend you’re shopping, eating, & drinking with at the Flea this Sunday 🕶☀️🍺 Details: Opening Day at the Central Flea!

    Central Square Business Association
    Just 3 more days until we kick off this season of the #CentralFlea! Tag a friend you're shopping, eating, & drinking with at the Flea this Sunday 🕶☀️🍺 Details: Opening Day at the Central Flea!
    http://www.facebook.com

May 02

Open Data Review Board Vacancy

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Open Data Review Board Vacancy
    The city's Open Data Program makes government data easily available in useful formats, and is intended to increase transparency, foster engagement among residents, and create new opportunities for collaboration between Cambridge and the public.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 01

Free Document Shredding Saturday, May 5, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Free Document Shredding Saturday, May 5, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Unwanted documents will be destroyed on the spot in a highly advanced technical mobile shredding truck and sent for recycling.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

May 01

Cambridge’s Annual Commemoration of the Holocaust Thursday, May 3

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

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Temple Beth Shalom, 8 Tremont St., Cambridge

    Cambridge's Annual Commemoration of the Holocaust Thursday, May 3
    Recalling all who perished during the Holocaust, this year's program features an evening of music, candle lighting, and remembrance.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 30

“Sure, for those hustling to work or school t...

“Sure, for those hustling to work or school the alley may seem like just a gritty passageway between street and parking lot. But for the more leisurely and present, the passage could be a conversation starter, a way to connect strangers.” Read The Boston Globe’s feature on #GraffitiAlley: http://bit.ly/2I14KkB

    In this hidden alley, a museum of modern art - The Boston Globe
    Stop walking so fast. Slower. No, even slower. And stop looking at your phone. Pause. Look around. There is beauty in the world. In this hidden alley, the proof is all around you. Cambridge's Richard B. Modica Way - also known as "Graffiti Alley" - is an 80-foot stretch of constantly changing graffiti, street art, signage, and posters.
    https://www.bostonglobe.com

Apr 27

Bionic5K Road Race

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Bionic5K Road Race
    Expect minor traffic delays on Sunday, 4/29 beginning at 8 AM in the Harvard Square area for the Bionic5K road race.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 27

Have you heard the news!? Lamplighter Brewing...

Have you heard the news!? Lamplighter Brewing Co. will be hosting their very own Beer Garden at the #CentralFlea this year. Get the inside scoop from Boston Magazine: http://bit.ly/2HwpAve

    Central Square Business Association
    Have you heard the news!? Lamplighter Brewing Co. will be hosting their very own Beer Garden at the #CentralFlea this year. Get the inside scoop from Boston Magazine: http://bit.ly/2HwpAve
    http://www.facebook.com

Apr 26

ICYMI — Whole Heart Provisions is NOW OPEN in...

ICYMI — Whole Heart Provisions is NOW OPEN in #CentralSQ! 🥗 They’re taking over our Instagram story for the day to give you an inside look at the new location. Follow along: instagram.com/centralsquarema 📷: @itsbeccawolf

    Central Square Business Association
    ICYMI - Whole Heart Provisions is NOW OPEN in #CentralSQ! 🥗 They're taking over our Instagram story for the day to give you an inside look at the new location. Follow along:...
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Apr 26

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Apr 25

City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on the PB5 Outreach Committee

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    City Seeks Volunteers to Serve on the PB5 Outreach Committee
    Cambridge is seeking volunteers to serve on the PB5 Outreach Committee to help ensure that the PB process engages as many community members as possible.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 25

Resident Sought for Board Vacancy on Cambridge Human Rights Commission

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

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...process. Paper applications are available in the City Manager’s Office at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue. For more information, contact Nancy Schlacter, Cambridge Human Rights Commission, at 617-349-4396 or...

    Resident Sought for Board Vacancy on Cambridge Human Rights Commission
    City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking a resident to fill a vacancy on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission.
    https://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 24

#CentralSQ: Where even the electrical boxes h...

#CentralSQ: Where even the electrical boxes have character. 📷: @brightly_shine on Instagram

    Central Square Business Association
    CentralSQ: Where even the electrical boxes have character. 📷: @brightly_shine on Instagram
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Apr 24

City Manager Appoints Administrative Opioid Working Group

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    City Manager Appoints Administrative Opioid Working Group
    The national public health emergency caused by the opioid epidemic is impacting communities across the country. The city of Cambridge has not been spared these tragedies despite the concerted efforts by key stakeholders, clinicians and advocates to aid those who may be struggling with the gravitational pull of addiction.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 23

Cambridge Announces 2018 Outstanding City Employee Award Recipients

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Cambridge Announces 2018 Outstanding City Employee Award Recipients
    The annual award recognizes a select number of employees for superior performance, positive attitude, hard work and dedication to public service.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 23

City Manager DePasquale Submits FY19 Budget

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    City Manager DePasquale Submits FY19 Budget
    On April 23, 2018, Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale submitted his proposed Operating and Capital Budgets for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19), as well as the proposed FY20-23 Operating and Capital Plans, to the Cambridge City Council. The proposed Operating Budget of $636.4 million represents an increase of $25.7 million, or 4.22%, over the FY18 Adjusted Budget.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

Apr 21

The #CentralFlea is BACK! Join us on Sunday, ...

The #CentralFlea is BACK! Join us on Sunday, May 6th as we celebrate our opening day of the season — with a brand new location and an exclusive Beer Garden. RSVP & tell your friends: Opening Day at the Central Flea!

    Central Square Business Association
    The #CentralFlea is BACK! Join us on Sunday, May 6th as we celebrate our opening day of the season - with a brand new location and an exclusive Beer Garden. RSVP & tell your friends: Opening Day at...
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Apr 20

Resident Sought for Board Vacancy on Cambridge Human Rights Commission

795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

    Resident Sought for Board Vacancy on Cambridge Human Rights Commission
    City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking a resident to fill a vacancy on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission.
    http://www.cambridgema.gov

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