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
On October 4, archivists from the Cambridge Historical Commission took over the City of Cambridge Twitter account to answer your questions about any and all things archives. Continue reading Ask An Archivist Day
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
Last year, Cambridge Firefighter Timothy Norton came up with an idea to educate local teens about the work of the Cambridge Fire Department. Continue reading Getting Cambridge Youth Fired Up
As a City, we are committed to supporting and promoting the safety, health, and well-being of all of our residents and providing services to all, regardless of their immigration status. Continue reading Opening the Doors to Opportunity
Envision Cambridge has launched a new engagement tool to collect public feedback on draft goals related to:
- Climate & Environment
Continue reading Tell Us What You Think about Envision Cambridge’s Draft Goals