Message Wall: In troubled times, friends are reaching out

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: […]

Staying active, Staying safe: Study at Harvard University — at no cost!

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — While things are opening up a bit during the pandemic, folks are still encouraged to stay at home as much a possible to slow the spread of COVID-19. That makes it good time to do things, nice and safe, right on the ol’ laptop.How about going to Harvard University? The price is […]

City of Cambridge cancels July 4 fireworks

CAMBRIDGE — Independence Day celebrations will have to do without the traditional fireworks this year, at least in Cambridge. On Thursday evening, a statement from the city government announced a decision to cancel the display. “It is with great disappointment we are announcing the 4th of July fireworks have been canceled due to the COVID-19 […]

Ross autopsy finds no trauma

CAMBRIDGE — The autopsy Saturday on the body of the man who ran from a traffic stop in Dorchester County yesterday and was transported to the hospital after being found in distress by troopers, determined there was no trauma, but remains open pending further tests. An autopsy was conducted on the body of Larry D. […]

Black Lives Matter protest in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Demonstrations have taken place across the nation following the May 25 killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and this city has joined the list. A protest took place Saturday at the corner of U.S. 50 and Maryland Avenue, as local citizens voiced their outrage and grief at the deaths of black men […]

Cambridge cancels July 4 fireworks

CAMBRIDGE — Independence Day celebrations will have to do without the traditional fireworks this year, at least in Cambridge. On Thursday evening, a statement from the city government announced a decision to cancel the display. “It is with great disappointment we are announcing the 4th of July fireworks have been canceled due to the COVID-19 […]

Busy Atlantic hurricane season is predicted

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season and only a 10% chance of a below-normal season. The Atlantic hurricane […]

Bacteria levels are found safe for swimming

CAMBRIDGE — Researchers with Choptank RiverKeeper have found bacteria levels at several locations to be safe for swimmers.“For those of you just tuning in, we sample bacteria levels at local swimming spots around the river weekly throughout the season and post the results every Friday to help the public determine safe swimming conditions,” a statement […]

Message Wall: Sharing ideas and support during pandemic

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: […]

Cambridge Matters: Foster, Sydnor want health insurance as part-timers

Pair oppose public discussion, disagree with city code, lawyerCAMBRIDGE — Once again City Council met virtually with the Mayor in City Council Chambers in order that the public would be able to watch and hear the discussion of issues over Town Hall Streams. The Commissioners joined the meeting through a separate video chat service. The […]

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