Scout Status Update: We Still Need Your Help

Scout survived the weekend but we need more help to make it through the coming month. Will you help keep journalism local? Will you show out for Somerville and Cambridge? Will you become a Scout member today? We need you, your friends and your family on our team.  This weekend our amazing readers and community […]



Scout Archives: A decade’s worth of history returns home

For the 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 one from May 2nd, 2013! — A 133-year-old inscription on a 144-year-old […]


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 […]



Scout Archives: Cambridge Plastic Bag Ban Passes 8-1

For the 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 one from March 31st, 2015! — Cambridge just became the largest city on […]


Scout Archives: Cambridge Bookstores Celebrate Their Independence

For the 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 one from April 30th, 2015! — On April 18, scores of rabid […]


Scout Archives: The (Un)changing Face of Harvard Square

For the 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 one from January 2014! — POSTED BY: J PATRICK BROWN JANUARY 14, 2014 […]


Scout Archives: A Deep Dive Into Cambridge Water

For the next five days 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 one from November 2014! Local Water Proves Problematic For Coffee Shops […]


KEEP JOURNALISM LOCAL: Scout’s 5 Day Survival Drive

“The numbers don’t add up.”  Scout is in an alley in Central Square. Mark Young of Viale is showing us his outdoor seating set up, but it’s not enough, he says. The surrounding offices are empty. The streets are empty. There is parking everywhere. The numbers don’t add up. Scout Magazines are in the same […]


Scout Archives: Hundreds March In The Name of Black Lives

For the next five days 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 Cambridge, 2014. — Last night, about 600 protesters […]