Cambridge News

Beverly Mire, Oct 14, 20
Right now voting is on everyone’s mind, and that’s a very good thing. According to Forbes Magazine, as of October 10 over 9 million people have already cast their votes*. Here in Cambridge, thanks to the tireless work of our election commission, ballots for the general...
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Siobhan Bredin, Sep 30, 20
Whether you are brand new to our fair city – welcome! – or a long-time resident, exploring one or more of the Cambridge Historical Society Self-Guided Tours is a great way to enjoy the fall weather while learning more about the fascinating history of Cambridge. I explored two...
Joe Creason, Aug 17, 20
The greater Boston area is unlike any other place in the world when it comes to higher education. During any usual late August and early September, over a hundred thousand college students migrate to attend dozens of colleges in Boston and in its surrounding communities like...
Siobhan Bredin, Aug 16, 20
“My family has been in Cambridge since the Civil War, and, as many of you know, there is a rich history of Blacks in Cambridge and a group of us wanted to make sure that this history wasn’t lost.” said Jim Spencer, introducing the Cambridge Black Trailblazers initiative on an...
Joe Creason, Jul 28, 20
Over the past several months, the sickness of our society has been in full view. Many would argue that this nation, the United States, has been sick for far longer than any of these recent symptoms suggest. It is not just the visceral pressure of a global pandemic tied into...
Maritza Grooms, Jul 21, 20
Help Us Commemorate Those We Have Lost to COVID-19 To date, 100 people from Cambridge have died from COVID-19. CCTV would like to join their families and friends to mark this loss to our community. If you would like to participate, please share with us their stories. CCTV...
Womens Suffrage Amendment Public Art
Siobhan Bredin, Jul 14, 20
The City of Cambridge seeks residents' input by August 3 on a permanent public artwork in Cambridge to commemorate the centennial of American women winning the right to vote with the passage of 19th Amendment in 1920 and to recognize the ongoing struggle for voting rights for...
Beverly Mire, Jun 30, 20
I had one of those moments we never want to go through last Friday when I watched an elderly friend as she was lifted into an ambulance (spoiler alert: she’s fine and was home within hours). Three of us watched helplessly as the ambulance pulled away because no one was allowed...
DC 2020 Festival
Siobhan Bredin, Jun 27, 20
Peter DiMuro, Executive Artistic Director of the Dance Complex, opened the 2020 virtual Festival of Us, You, We,...
Covid Cocktail
Beverly Mire, Jun 21, 20
Hello fellow forced isolationists, So I woke up this morning like I usually do, happy to face the day for about 10 seconds. Then it dawned on me (pun intended) that we’re living in a no person’s land somewhere between pandemic and race war. Today I’m facing a particular...
Photo: planted-out bed of vegetables
Helen Kobek, Jun 12, 20
Born of the coronavirus pandemic, fueled by the ever-present need for human connection, the neighborly grassroots organization Cambridge City Growers (CCG) plunges its nurturing, eager hands into both the soil and the Cambridge community. In response to the coronavirus...
2020 Stream Fest
Siobhan Bredin, Apr 15, 20
“One of the great beauties of art as a connective tissue in our communities is the joy it brings to lift us up” said Jason Weeks, Executive Director of the Cambridge Arts Council. Jason talked with CCTV earlier this week to share the approaches and strategies Cambridge Arts...