This fall, new murals began appearing around Cambridge’s Central Square — a heart blossoming on the back of a convenience store; eyes staring out of the entrance to a parking garage; an echo of Mass. Ave. appearing high up a wall of a building along the street. So far, about a dozen have been painted, but more are planned for the spring.
Continue reading Discovering the New Murals in Central Square
Cambridge Arts Council’s Art Loan program has enabled local artists to place their work in participating businesses throughout Cambridge. A mutually beneficial relationship is formed by connecting local businesses with artwork that has roots in Cambridge.
Continue reading Art Loan Program Connects Local Businesses with Local Artists
When the snowflakes are flying and Cambridge’s iconic plow trucks take to the streets, one will stand out amongst the rest: the Helping Hands Plow, decorated with colorful handprints from kids around the city.
Continue reading Paint-a-Plow Program Launches this Snow Season
Around Six months ago, the City expanded its Curbside Compost Program to more than 25,000 households. This expansion has already had a great impact and will only continue to grow in strength as time goes on.
Continue reading Cambridge Makes Big Strides in Curbside Composting
Over the next few weeks, forestry crews will begin planting new street trees in designated areas around the City. Ahead of this work, stickers were placed on the sidewalk indicating new locations that would be suitable for a tree.
Continue reading New Street Trees Stickers
The Halloween Season brings many fun events for children, youth, and families across the City. In an effort to make this a safe and happy Halloween for all, various City departments will be sponsoring parties and other events around Cambridge.
Continue reading Cambridge Offers a Variety of Halloween Activities
Earlier this year, Cambridge Police Department (CPD) established a Family and Social Justice Section to help formalize its new social justice approach to policing and increase its capacity to serve and protect our most vulnerable populations: juveniles, homeless, individuals suffering from mental illness and substance abuse, Seniors in need of dependent care, and survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Continue reading Cambridge Police Department Establishes Family and Social Justice Section
The Small Business Challenge (SBC) program has opened up opportunities for Cambridge businesses to expand their network and impact the community in a positive way.
Continue reading Cambridge’s Small Business Challenge Program Keeps Growing
Cambridge is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive community, and connecting individuals with the services they need. Through its Department of Human Service Programs, (DHSP), the City provides a variety of programs and services for adult education, college completion, employment opportunities, recreation, and seniors.
Continue reading Connecting the Community to City Resources