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Scout Archives: In Harvard Square, The Abbott Plan Inches Forward

For these last days of June we’re going to share our favorite stories and pictures from Scout’s decade of local reporting. We need you to share those stories alongside your favorites. And then we need you to stand for Scout by becoming a member. Here’s a look back to March 20th, 2017. — After months of […]

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Local Gyms Continue Creating Community Online

Opening Fly Together Fitness—a pole fitness studio in Somerville—required a monumental effort from its 11 women co-owners. They had a vision: An inclusive, empowering space in Somerville where people could build personal strength and a community alongside each other. And then, four months after it opened, the gym was required to close as a nonessential […]


Multicultural Arts Center Celebrates ‘Our Town, Our Stories’

The Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center is accepting submissions for a new creative initiative titled “Our Town, Our Stories,” a scripted play that uses the story submissions of Cambridge residents to create a narrative about their lives during the pandemic. “We are asking the Cambridge community to bring their humor, concerns, revelations, acts of kindness and […]


Somerville Offers Business Coaching Service During COVID-19

As of April 24, Somerville’s Economic Development Department (EDD) received 40 applications to their business coaching service, a new program created to help local businesses affected by COVID-19. Since launching on April 6, the program has already matched 17 businesses with coaches. “Somerville’s small businesses are a critical part of the life blood of our […]