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Introducing Community Blog Posts

Have strong opinions? Good, because we want to hear ’em. Dust off your laptops and flex those typing fingers – Scout Cambridge is now accepting submissions for community blog posts.


Proposed plastic bag ban postponed yet again

Does this headline have you feeling like you’re experiencing déjà vu? That’s probably because you’ve been reading stories about the proposed plastic bag ban for years. On Boston.com alone, there’s a January 29, 2013 story titled, “Cambridge to draft an ordinance that would ban plastic bags,” a December 2013 post titled “Proposed plastic bag ban […]


Humanist Hub’s “Godless Congregation” Celebrates First Anniversary

The Humanist Hub at Harvard commemorated its one-year anniversary this past weekend with a holiday celebration at its home at 30 JFK Street. And while there was no visit from Santa Claus or menorah burning away, the congregation of atheists, agnostics and humanists did welcome thinkers like Harvard U’s own Steven Pinker and former United States poet laureate Robert […]


SCOUT PICKS: 11/14/14 – 11/16/14

Friday, 11/14 7 p.m., Free Grubstreet Launch Lab: Visual Storytelling; Prose as Pictures and Pictures in Prose Harvard Bookstore 1256 Mass Ave. Join authors Thomas McNeely and Annie Weatherwax as they discuss their latest novels, and pick up a copy of each with a special 20 percent discount. 8 p.m., $17 San Fermin The Sinclair […]