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Fire Blazes Through Cambridge Neighborhood

No One Hurt or Killed

On the afternoon and evening of Dec. 3, a fire near the Kendell Square Cinema set off 10 alarms and destroyed a block of Berkshire Street in East Cambridge. Residents have opened both their hearts and their homes to the victims of the disaster, donating a total of $205,703 from 3,121 donors within 22 hours. The tragedy’s impact on the community could be felt in the comment section of the relief fund’s website.

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Kids-Only Holiday Sale

School-age children invited to purchase gifts for family and friends in this safe, supportive, and fun environment

‘Tis the season of giving and you’re invited to this December’s 30th Annual Kids Only Holiday Sale! Agassiz Baldwin Community staff members and student volunteers will be on hand to help kids browse and purchase fun and inexpensive gifts for someone they love. Most items cost between ten cents and five dollars so that everyone can find something special to give to family or friends.

Typically found at the sale:

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10 Alarm Fire in East Cambridge Leaves Many Homeless

donate to the Mayor's Fund

A 10 alarm fire on Berkshire Street in East Cambridge on December 3 left at least 60 people homeless.  Donate to the Mayor's Fund to help those who lost everything.

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Celebrating Stan Edelson

Celebrating Stan Edelson at CCAE

By Michelle Baxter

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New Member Sought for Cambridge Recycling Committee

The RAC works to help the Department of Public Works design and implement new recycling procedures to maintain the city as a leader in the green initiative.

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Not for Nothin - Reverend Irene Monroe

a post-election discussion on race

An ongoing discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about race and the post-election environment. This episode features the musical "The Scottsboro Boys," presented by the Speakeasy Theater, and upcoming opportunities for activism.

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Back to the Farm/Forest School

The impetus for this story began when my neighbor told me she was moving to Millis, MA, so her toddler could attend the Sprouts Farm/Forest Preschool. In projecting, what I heard was: there is a media and technology backlash brewing among young parents!

I was thrilled. I have been waiting for the backlash only because I feel I have been witnessing the need for a step-back.

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Cambridge Uncovered, Ep. 19: "Innovation Incubator: City of Startups"

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.

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Not for Nothin - Reverend Irene Monroe

a post election discussion

A post election discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe 11/21/2016

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'Trans/Draw' Gallery Exhibit Hopes to Raise Trans Awareness Through Art

November is Trans Awareness Month and one group of artists is looking to raise awareness about transgender identity and experience with a new art show up at Gallery 263 in Cambridge.

The work of 12 Boston-area artists is on display during the trans/draw exhibition Nov. 17 through Dec. 10 at 263 Pearl Street. The opening reception is Nov. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m.