This year, construction will begin on three new city parks in East Cambridge. Following a collaborative process between City staff, community members, and other stakeholders, over four new acres of new public open space will soon be available for residents, families, employees, and visitors to enjoy. Continue reading Three New City Parks will Provide a Range of Opportunities
Customer Service takes Center Stage for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Cultural Competency Training. Continue reading SOGI Training Offers New Perspective
A great deal of planning, preparation, strategy and scheduling goes into preparing for the winter season and City snow operations, but have you ever thought about the people behind the plow? Continue reading Behind the Plow
Did you know that Cambridge is the birthplace of many 19th Century inventions? Here is an obscure one that you may never have heard of!
What was so special about “American style” railroad passenger cars? Continue reading Invented in Cambridge | Part Two
Emily Gonzalez, Archivist for the Cambridge Historical Commission, shares insights into the new Real Archives series and the some of the collections in Cambridge’s archives. Continue reading Real Archives: Bringing Cambridge’s History to Life
Beginning on April 2, 2018, the City of Cambridge is expanding its successful and popular curbside composting program citywide. Continue reading Curbside Compost: There’s a New Bin in Town
Each year, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School students are asked to solve a challenge locally in Cambridge that has global implications. Jennifer Lawrence, from the Community Development Department, shares her insights into an innovate program called the Glocal Challange. Continue reading CRLS Students Work to Solve Local Challenges that have Global Implications
Everybody knows Cambridge as the home of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Few know that Cambridge is a diverse community with a complex history in which the universities played a relatively small part.
Continue reading 10 Little-Known Facts about Cambridge
Cambridge is home to the largest collection of contemporary public art in New England, with more than 250 artworks in locations throughout the City. Continue reading Dynamic Public Art Program Creates Record of Cambridge Life