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City Politics

Facing Pandemic Challenges, City Council Votes to Rent Non-Congregate Homeless Shelter Space

Cambridge City Councilors passed a proposal to rent non-congregate housing for the city’s unhoused population and received an update on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout during a Wednesday meeting.

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City Politics

With Zoom Cameras Largely Off, Cambridge Public Schools Navigate Remote Learning

On Friday, the Cambridge Educators Association voted to declare it had “no confidence” in Superintendent Kenneth N. Salim and the Cambridge School Committee. Cambridge Public Schools has had to balance the pitfalls of remote learning and the need to keep students and educators safe this year.

The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (Cambridge Public Schools Feature)
Cambridge Schools

The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (Cambridge Public Schools Feature)

The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School is a high school within the Cambridge Public School District.

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City Politics

Cambridge Leaders Look to Biden Administration for Renewed Local Support in Growing Crises

During a tumultuous four years under the administration of Donald J. Trump, local leaders have dealt with the fallout of how its policies trickled down into the lives of Cambridge residents. While Covid-19 and economic fallout raged nationally, the city’s top issues — homelessness, food insecurity, and small business erosion — have all been exacerbated.

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge School Committee Approves Plan for Remote Fall for Grades 4-12

In a marathon meeting Thursday night, the Cambridge School Committee approved a proposal for remote-only learning for most Cambridge Public School students in grades 4-12, allowing preschool through third-grade families to opt for some in-person learning.

Cambridge Public School Chromebooks
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge Public School Chromebooks

In an effort to ensure equitable home environments for attending virtual school, King Open School Principal Darrell Williams and Family Liaison Neusa DaCosta delivered Chromebooks to King Open students in mid-April.

Cambridge Public School Meals
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge Public School Meals

In early May, Nancy Wyse, Family Liaison handed out books and meals at the Rindge Avenue Apartments in Cambridge.

Kenneth Salim
Cambridge Schools

Kenneth Salim

Kenneth Salim, the Superintendent of Cambridge Public Schools, is leading the coronavirus response across all Cambridge public schools, including the distribution of technological materials, emergency meals, and educational support.

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School

The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School is the only traditional public high school in the Cambridge Public School district.

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City Politics

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Town and Gown Cooperate

As the coronavirus pandemic forces retailers to close and students to evacuate campus, the city of Cambridge must rely more heavily on the University to weather the pandemic.

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Health

Cambridge Public Schools Will Close, All ‘Non-Essential’ Meetings Cancelled

The City of Cambridge announced the cancellation of all “non-essential” city meetings and the closure of all public schools Thursday.

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City Politics

City Council Approves Petition to Lower Municipal Election Voting Age to 16

Cambridge City Council approved an order Monday night that could potentially lower the voting age for Cambridge’s municipal elections

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Adopts 2020 Budget After Heated Debate Over School Funding

The Cambridge City Council voted at its meeting Monday to adopt a budget for fiscal year 2020 that represents the largest spending increase in city history.

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Cambridge City Council

Harvard Summarizes Campus Development and Statistics in Annual Town Gown Report

Harvard presented its annual Town Gown report to the Cambridge Planning Board Tuesday, outlining 2018 campus infrastructure projects, University initiatives, and affiliate statistics.

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Libraries

'Not Just a One-Way Street:' Harvard Partners With Local High Schools

For some local students, Harvard programs have given them a glimpse of research and academics on a college campus. Some students from groups underrepresented on college campuses say the experience of working with Harvard students and faculty influenced their academic plans.

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