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I used to live in a Michigan child-care desert. Then I came to Cambridge.

The city is offering free access to high-quality preschool. More places need to do the same.

Cambridge man arrested again after break-ins at Beacon Hill businesses, police say

James Schaff, 57, appeared in Boston Municipal Court on Thursday and was arraigned on charges related to the break-ins.

A day shelter with social services will open in Chelsea for migrants in Cambridge overflow shelter, United Way says

The shelter, funded through a grant from the state’s Safety Net Shelter program with the United Way, will open Feb. 20 at La Colaborativa’s new headquarters in Chelsea.

‘I just walk around aimlessly’: Migrants at Cambridge courthouse shelter have nowhere to go during the day

Residents also described filthy conditions, insufficient care, and a lack of clear communication from authorities.

Stopping by woods at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design

"Forest Futures" offers a global look at its subject, from Athol to Zurich.

Cambridge police warn of sharp increase in home break-ins

Across the city, 27 home break-ins were reported last month, compared to 11 reported in January 2023, police said.

In Somerville, ‘Lit Knits’ is a community crafting circle with a catch: Cannabis

The free knitting circle, which meets once a week at a Davis Square cannabis shop, was started by a local resident as a way to build community.

Lord Hobo a no-go in Somerville

Plans to expand the company to a spot on Highland Avenue are no longer in the works.