Business & Economy Gallery

Jul 13, 2018 I sat down with a local dealer to get a very effected perspective on a small business that is possibly on its way out the door. Although certainly very interesting, I decided not to ask the private details about how this person gets their weed, because then they would have to kill me. (It’s a joke Millennials) What is your preferred word for weed? “I’m pretty ecumenical, so pot, weed, marijuana,... more
Dec 31, 2017 In the 19th episode of Cambridge Uncovered, NeighborMedia Coordinator Frank Morris sits down with guests from two Cambridge-based startups to talk about their businesses and how they have thrived in the city of Cambridge. Andrew Vassallo is the co-founder and general manager of, a crowdsourcing site for the Latino Community. Founded in 2016, FundLatinos, which is based out of... more
May 31, 2017 In the July 2017 edition of the Cambridge Calendar, we talk with Juliana Lyman from the Cambridge Licensee Advisory Board (or CLAB) about the Taste of Cambridge. The Cambridge Calendar television program pulls together details on all the events in Cambridge - so that you don't have to! We aggregate community calendars from the city government, local non-profits, universities, and community... more
Mar 13, 2017 Join us for our Healthcare & Human Services Job Fair April 7th from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Career Source in Cambridge, 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, 3rd floor. Chat with HR reps in person and find job leads! Dress for an interview and bring resumes. more
Mar 13, 2017 Join us for our Retail & Hospitality Job Fair April 5th at Career Source in Cambridge, 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, 3rd floor. Chat with HR reps in person and find job leads! Dress for an interview and bring resumes. more
Nov 18, 2016 As a small business, your advertising dollars are limited. Make them count by targeting your Cambridge customers, while showing your support and commitment to a local community institution, Cambridge Community Television. From now until the end of the year, we invite small businesses to take advantage of one month of Web + Channel Partnership for just $250 (typically priced at $500) or two-... more
Sep 13, 2016 Meet employers in person at our Retail & Hospitality Job Fair on Wednesday, October 5th from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at our Cambridge location, 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, 3rd floor. Find job leads, and schmooze with HR Reps and fellow job seekers to expand your network! Professional dress is required. Research companies before attending and bring resumes. More info at more
Apr 27, 2016 Con artists trying to steal our money? From the snake oil salesmen of covered wagon days to the sophisticated internet and telephone scams of today – the deal is the same - the conmen win and we lose – but it doesn’t have to be that way – we do not have to be victims of internet or boiler room scams. Experts in cyberspace, financial services and law enforcement talk about the problem and some... more
Mar 23, 2016 Are you looking for a job? Join us 4/14 at the Holiday Inn in Somerville! Career Source is hosting our Mixed-Industry April Job Fair on Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Holiday Inn in Somerville, 30 Washington St. About 35 companies in various fields will be on hand to talk with you about their job opportunities, including engineering, IT, hospitality, healthcare and human... more
Feb 24, 2016 Cambridge Broadband Matters is a CCTV series that explores the relationship among people, public institutions, non-profit organizations, businesses, and broadband in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This series serves as an educational and community engagement companion to broadband planning and action already underway in Cambridge. This episode features Pat McCormick and Robin Chase. Pat is a former... more
Jan 12, 2016 Seth Myer presents the first episode in his new series Changing Cambridge, which profiles small local businesses as they deal with the rapidly changing economic landscape. This first installment pays a visit to University Stationery on Mass Ave. in Central Square. more
Jan 11, 2016 All workshops are sponsored by the City of Cambridge's Community Development Department and will be held at the CCTV Computer Lab, 438 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139. All workshops are free for Cambridge residents and business owners. Non-eligible participants may pay $10 per workshop upon attendance. Social Media workshops presented by Cambridge Community Television (CCTV). To pre-... more
Dec 18, 2015 Career Source is hosting a Health & Human Services Job Fair on Friday, January 22nd from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at our Cambridge office at 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, 3rd floor. About a dozen healthcare and human service organizations will be on hand to talk with you about their job opportunities. Professional dress is required. Open jobs include: - CNAs & Home Health Aides - Residential... more
Sep 28, 2015 Our next job fair will include over 40 companies hiring for jobs in many industries, including: - Healthcare & Human Services - Engineering - Transportation - Customer Service & Sales - Food Service ...and more! An Ask-the-Job-Counselor booth will be available for quick resume critiques and job search advice. Professional dress is required for all attendees. Research companies of interest... more
Aug 24, 2015 A hundred years ago, there was a huge bustling railroad yard in the area of Somerville, East Cambridge and Charlestown covering hundred of acres. It was separate from the residential and industrial areas we know as East Cambridge and was the sole land use in the extreme northeast corner of Cambridge. Then, as now, it was seen as separate from East Cambridge. Today the active rail yard is... more
May 25, 2015 Four recent articles in the Boston Globe have offered evidence that pitched battles between spin-doctors are spreading to Kendall Square. The past decade has seen a revolution in the human face of Kendall Square. The city hired a consultant to come in to spice up the area …. to make it more lively …. to provide retail activity with shops and restaurants … and to become a hotbed for new... more
May 22, 2015 This past winter we saw brutal winter storms that brought the MBTA and its commuter rail system to a standstill for weeks on end. The T is the 5th largest public transit system in the nation and Boston boasts that it is a world class city. Yet this past winter we couldn’t get the trains to run -----let alone run on time. Some people say the problem is chronic bad management and bloated unions ,... more
May 22, 2015 Bay State Forum is a public affairs program produced by Barbara Anthony. In this episode, she talks with Quinton Zondervan from Green Cambridge, Nancy Ryan from the Cambridge Residents Alliance, and Alec Papazian and Esther Hanig from A Better Cambridge. more
Nov 21, 2014 When Uber, the livery company that promises to be everyone's private driver, introduced itself to Cambridge, its sharp elbows were apparent. CEO Travis Kalanick said Cambridge had "some of the most anticompetitive, corrupt transportation laws in the country." But now Uber, as its grown from scrappy startup to an $18 billion dollar behemoth, is facing questions about its own culture and business... more
Oct 18, 2014 John Giles is a railroad man. Starting out as a locomotive engineer and fireman in his early twenties, he worked his way up through the industry while earning business degrees in college. After retiring from CSX Transportation in 1999, where he was its Vice President of Strategic Planning, Giles became a rail financier, working with private equity companies to invest in struggling railroads and... more
Oct 16, 2014 'Aunt Jemima' heirs sue Pepsi, Quaker Oats for $2 billion in royalties by Tom Huddleston, Jr. @tjhuddle The great-grandchildren of the woman who once served as Aunt Jemima filed a class action suit seeking royalty back payments. The great-grandchildren of Anna Short Harrington, the woman whose likeness was used for the “Aunt Jemima” logo, are seeking what they say are their just... more