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    Kendall Square Construction Projects

  • Household Hazardous Waste Day Saturday, October 30

    The City of Cambridge will hold its last Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Day for 2021 on Saturday, October 30, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., at 50 Mooney Street. To access this event, enter from Smith Place.

  • City of Cambridge Partners with Save That Stuff to Foster a More Sustainable Agriculture System

    The City of Cambridge and its yard waste collection contractor, Save That Stuff, have partnered with The Food Project to pilot an innovative new way to convert Cambridge’s yard waste into rich soil to grow food.

  • Partial Roadway Paving Enhancements Scheduled for October 2021

    Beginning October 4th, weather permitting, the City's contractor, E J Paving, will be performing partial roadway grinding and paving operations to enhance the road conditions on several sections of street around the City.

  • Opening Celebration for Glacken Field and Playground Saturday October 23rd

    Join us to celebrate the opening of Glacken Field and Playground! Saturday, October 23rd at 11AM, 661 Huron Ave. Refreshments and entertainment will be provided.

  • Closures and Service Information for Indigenous Peoples' Day Holiday Monday, October 11

    City of Cambridge Closures and Service Information for Indigenous Peoples' Day Holiday Monday, October 11

  • DPW Vehicle Maintenance Area to be Renamed in Recognition of Sydney Cox

    In honoring his dedication, loyalty to his home city, and years of exemplary service to that city, the City Council and City Manager will be renaming the maintenance area within the Ryan Garage at 147 Hampshire Street in honor of Sydney Cox on Monday, September 20th. This area will be known as the “Sydney James Cox Maintenance Facility”.

  • Cambridge’s First Miyawaki Forest will Boost Biodiversity and Climate Resilience

    The City of Cambridge today announced that on September 25, 2021, the first Miyawaki Forest in the Northeast US will be planted at Danehy Park in North Cambridge. A collaboration between Biodiversity for a Livable Climate and the SUGi Project, in partnership with the City of Cambridge, the 4,000 square foot microforest pioneers the innovative Miyawaki method of reforestation in this region.

  • Labor Day Holiday Closures and Service Information

    In observance of the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 6, City of Cambridge offices, libraries, and senior centers will be closed. Curbside collection of trash, recycling, compost, and yard waste will be suspended, and one day behind for the rest of the week. Regularly scheduled street cleaning routes for September 6 were previously swept. Payments will not be required at City of Cambridge parking meters and parking meter pay stations.

  • Cambridge Launches Free Small Business Compost Pilot

    The City of Cambridge today announced the city will launch a free Small Business Compost Pilot for up to 100 small businesses in Fall 2021. The goal of this pilot is to assist businesses in reducing costs while reducing our impact on climate change. The city will offer up to twice per week collection of two carts of food waste from small businesses in Cambridge. The service and carts will be provided by the city at no cost to the participating businesses.

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