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First Parish Church
City Politics

Homeless Court’s Move To Harvard Square Brings Improved Accessibility

The Cambridge District Homeless Court has begun holding sessions at its new location in the First Parish Church, at the corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Church Street.

Discussion with Chiefs
Crime

Discussion with Chiefs

William "Bill" Scott, San Francisco's Chief of Police, speaks during a panel at the Kennedy School with the Police Chiefs of Minneapolis and Detroit Thursday afternoon.

Empty Chamber
City Politics

Cambridge City Council Prepares For Climate Change

The Cambridge City Council discussed proposed measures to mitigate the effects of climate change at a working meeting on Monday.

Harvard Square Theater
City Politics

City Council Demands Schedule for Harvard Square Theater Development

Vice Mayor Jan Devereux and Cambridge City Councillor Dennis J. Carlone sponsored the legislation. The order is largely symbolic and has no power to force Chan’s hand.

Immigration protest
City Politics

Mayor McGovern Establishes Immigration Defense Fund

Mayor Marc C. McGovern and the Cambridge Community Foundation announced the creation of the Cambridge Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants Monday afternoon.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Two City Councillors Start ‘Women Are Here’ Podcast

In the podcast, Mallon and Siddiqui shared their experiences as women legislators.

The Council Meets
City Politics

Despite Resident Discontent, Gore St. Construction to Continue

Despite Cambridge residents’ frustrations surrounding construction plans to renovate Gore St., City Council announced Monday that construction would proceed as planned.

Central Square
City Politics

Central Square

The Central Square subway station offers a fast and easy way to get to the shops around Central Square. Cambridge City Council voted Monday to commission a feasibility study for a Business Improvement District in Central Square.

Year in Review - Diversity: Urban Outfitters
City Politics

Planning Board Asks Developer to Modify Plans for Harvard Sq. Mall

The Cambridge Planning Board asked Regency Centers Corporation to re-submit its proposal for a Harvard Sq. mall.

Allston Construction
City Politics

In Allston, Mixed Feelings Over Univ. Funding for West Station

In the wake of the University’s pledge some Allston and Brighton residents said they were thrilled by the promised influx of Harvard money. Others were less optimistic.

Cambridge City Council
City Politics

Committee Delays Recommendation on Harvard Square Restrictions

In a meeting that ultimately ended without an official recommendation, Cambridge City officials and residents debated the merits of a controversial zoning petition.

Harvard's Enterprise Research Campus
City Politics

Harvard Increases Funding for West Station to $50 Million

The University also promised up to $8 million to help construct another, interim transportation station in Allston in a letter sent to the Mass. Dept. of Transportation.

Amazon Prime
City Politics

Boston Enters Round Two of Amazon HQ Search

Amazon named Boston as one of 20 finalists in its search for a second headquarters earlier this month, after both city and Harvard leaders said they support the bid.

Anant Agarwal
City Politics

EdX Partners with Microsoft, GE to Provide Subsidized Courses

Harvard and MIT's digital learning platform edX is partnering with Microsoft and GE to provide Mass. residents with subsidized online courses and guaranteed job interviews.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Cambridge City Hall

Cambridge City Hall is located near Central Square.

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