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Group of EMF Artists Defy Eviction, Citing Verbal Leases

About 10 artists are continuing to use their spaces in the EMF building, despite being told that they would be evicted on May 31, according to EMF tenant Jon Glancy. Glancy, who has rented space in the EMF building for over 11 years, says the tenants had longterm verbal leases—in six-month or year-long increments—and therefore […]

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City Opens Winter Warming Center

Cambridge opened a warming center on Tuesday that will provide an alternative to shelters for the city’s homeless population during the coldest months of the year. The city found that despite the many local human services organizations, people were falling through the cracks, according to Shelly Chevalier, planning and development manager for the department of […]


EF Education First Brings Public-Private Partnership to the ‘Lost Half-Mile’

EF Education First took another step in revitalizing what was once known as the “lost half-mile of the Charles River” this fall when it broke ground on a 300,000-square-foot, 12-story building with dedicated public space and amenities in Cambridge’s North Point neighborhood. Cambridge is home to the North American headquarters of EF, a 52-year-old, family-owned […]


Cambridge to Enter Regional Housing Partnership

Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh are teaming up to tackle Greater Boston’s housing crisis. The two mayors will work with representatives from 14 cities and towns in the region, including Cambridge, to meet booming housing needs as people flock to Boston and its surrounding areas. “Our entire region is facing and […]