Has the City declared a snow emergency parking ban? What day is my trash, recycling, and compost pick up? How can I receive updates on a construction project in my neighborhood, or get notified about crimes in my area?
Through its Department of Human Service Programs (DHSP), Cambridge provides a wide range of programs and services that engage children, youth, and families. Here is a sampling of the many resources that are offered to support families and contribute to positive child and youth development.
The recycling industry has been facing added pressure due to increased contamination in our recycling stream. Products and packaging have become more complex, leading to confusion about what does and doesn’t belong in curbside recycling. To help clarify what can be recycled, the City of Cambridge has joined with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection as part of their “Recycle Right” campaign.
Travel back in time and view some impressive images from historical developments in Cambridge.
The Cambridge Program began over 35 years ago and though it has carried various names throughout the years, it has always provided high quality programming for physically and mentally challenged individuals.
On July 2, 1775, George Washington, the newly appointed commander-in-chief, arrived in Cambridge to take command of the army encamped here and in Roxbury. Continue reading George Washington in Cambridge
EMS bike teams are becoming increasingly popular due to the many ways in which they can better serve the public. Having a bike team allows emergency medical services to be on the scene quicker, especially in situations where the incident occurs at a large event or in a densely populated area. Continue reading Cambridge’s Fire EMS Bike Team Already Making an Impact
This long-standing jobs program is helping residents build key job skills, and is a support system that they can count on. Continue reading Cambridge Works Gives Residents a Helping Hand
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