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 […]


Passim Persists Festival Starts Tonight

The legendary Harvard Square folk music venue Club Passim is holding its first ever fundraising festival, Passim Persists. The online event featuring in-the-round performances from club favorites and regulars starts tonight, June 24, at 8 p.m. Like much of the music industry, the venerable music club has been closed since March and needs help from […]


Henry Bear’s Park Sends Care Packages to Kids Stuck At Home

Henry Bear’s Park is a developmental toy store and a Porter Square staple. One of the last of its kind, the shop is artfully curated with toys and gadgets that encourage learning, unplugging and playfulness for all ages. Like many local businesses, Covid-19 has definitely put a kink in the fun.  Closing their doors, didn’t […]