Emily Raymond vividly remembers the day three years ago when she first thought of making Valentine’s gifts for local men and women experiencing homelessness. It was a snowy January evening, and she was pushing her youngest son’s stroller down a busy street, stopping every block because of the piles of snow in her way. “At […]
Articles by Lee Gjertsen Malone
As the United States becomes increasingly unfriendly to immigrants at the federal level, the Cambridge Community Foundation (CCF) is working to support immigrants within the bounds of the city. The CCF supports projects that help Cambridge residents from all backgrounds. The nonprofit, founded in 1916, has provided help to immigrants in the community for years—by […]
It sounds like a dream job, right? But hosting live music—even at your bar or restaurant—is kind of a tricky process. We caught up with the License Commission to find out exactly how you do it.
Bikes and parks have long been a source of summertime fun for kids—and one dedicated group of Cambridge volunteers wants to make sure books are an equally important part of that equation. The Cambridge Book Bike, which launched in 2014, brings new, free books to children throughout the city during the summer months. Book Bike […]
Cambridge’s human population isn’t the only one that’s growing—the number of canine companions in the city is increasing as well. As of 2015, there were 3,262 dogs licensed in Cambridge, according to Mark W. McCabe, director of the Cambridge Animal Commission. And he estimates there are actually as many as 4,500 dogs living in the […]