Report: USPS Worker in Cambridge Hurls Trump-Inspired Racism at Hispanic Man

Update, Friday, November 11, 12:20 p.m.: This story has been updated to include a new statement from the USPS. The US Postal Service is investigating Thursday after […]


A Brief History of Cambridge’s Confectioner’s Row

Take a stroll down Main Street in Cambridge and you’re bound to see brick buildings, plenty of bicyclists, and a fair amount of factories. Some […]


Five Massachusetts Towns Get Perfect Scores on LGBTQ Equality

Boston is one of four spots in Massachusetts with a perfect score on LGBTQ equality, according to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s fifth-annual “Municipal Equality […]


Cambridge-Born Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej Dies at 88

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, the longest reigning monarch in history, died Thursday at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok. He was 88. Adulyadej had been in […]

Arts & Entertainment

Cambridge Cops Got to Meet Bruce Springsteen

It’s not every day you get to meet the Boss. Usually the only way to see Bruce Springsteen up close is to shell out top […]


Bicyclist Killed in Collision with Tractor-Trailer in Porter Square

A bicyclist was killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer in Porter Square around 8 a.m. Wednesday, Cambridge police say. The truck’s driver remained at […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Regal Reading Nook in Cambridge

Gertrude Stein, Bill Clinton, and more have all been guests here.

Arts & Entertainment

Alan Cumming’s Book Tour Stops in Cambridge This Weekend

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor Alan Cumming is making a trip to Cambridge this week in support of his new book You Gotta Get […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen to Wrap Up Born to Run Book Tour in Cambridge

The Boss won’t be taking much of a break after his “The River” tour concludes at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday. Bruce Springsteen plans to quickly […]


Mike Connolly Becomes First Occupier Elected to Beacon Hill

Update: Tuesday, November 8, 10:15 p.m. It’s official: Connolly has emerged victorious. The Cambridge progressive Democrat was endorsed in the uncontested race by Sen. Bernie Sanders’ […]


Another HAWK Crosswalk Just Opened in Cambridge

MassDOT is watching out for pedestrians like a HAWK, the agency says. In its latest experiment with jazzed up crosswalks, the state this month has […]


Black Lives Matter Protest Blocks Cambridge City Hall

Update 3:13 p.m.: Cambridge Police ended up arresting four protesters after all, bringing an end to an hours-long demonstration calling for increased access to affordable housing. […]


Out of Town News, Iconic Harvard Square Newsstand, Could Be Forced to Close

Out of Town News, the iconic newsstand at the heart of Harvard Square for decades, could soon be forced to close. The City of Cambridge […]


Cambridge’s Favorite Bowling Alley, Lanes & Games, May Close

According to documents making the rounds online today, legendary Cambridge bowling alley Lanes & Games may be nearing the end of its days. A developer, Waltham’s […]


Cambridge Among Four Districts to Begin Using Electric School Buses

For some Cambridge students, it won’t be a typical school bus rumbling down the street to pick them up for their fast-approaching first day of school—it will […]