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  • City of Cambridge Cancels Annual Dance Party and Amends Temporary Emergency Restrictions on Public Meetings and Events

    The City of Cambridge today announced the cancellation of the Annual City Dance Party that was scheduled to be held on June 26 in front of Cambridge City Hall, and announced that all City-sponsored community events, athletic events, events permitted for the use of City parks or other City-sponsored public gatherings will be cancelled through July 1, 2020 or postponed to a later date.

  • City of Cambridge Announces Shared Street Pilot

    The City of Cambridge today announced plans to conduct a Shared Street pilot that will allow residents to walk and bike in both directions on select roadways. Planned to begin as early as mid-June, the Shared Street pilot is designed to address increased movement in the city while supporting physical distancing as the City executes its reopening strategy.

  • City of Cambridge Updates Two Temporary Emergency Orders

    The City of Cambridge today announced it has rescinded the Temporary Emergency Order closing certain businesses in the City that went into effect on March 20, 2020, and amended the Emergency Order on Face Coverings and Masks.

  • City of Cambridge Releases Amended Temporary Emergency Construction Order

    Under this Emergency Order, the City will only allow construction activity that complies with the provisions of the Order, the MA Sector Specific Workplace Safety Standards for Construction Sites, the MA Safety Standards, and the MA COVID-19 Checklist issued on May 18, 2020. Additionally, the City has established a new four-phased approach for resuming existing construction permits will begin on May 25, 2020, and approving of applications for new building permits will tentatively begin on June 29, 2020.

  • Riverbend Park in Cambridge to Open on May 24 and May 31 as Part of Pilot Program; Fresh Pond Golf Course to Open May 21

    The City of Cambridge today announced that the Thomas P. O'Neill Jr./Fresh Pond Golf Course will open for the season on Thursday, May 21 and Riverbend Park will be opened for the next two Sundays as part of a pilot program.

  • City of Cambridge Announces Dates for COVID-19 Testing in The Port and Cambridge Housing Authority Senior Housing

    The City of Cambridge announced that mobile testing will begin in The Port neighborhood today, Tuesday, May 19, and in all Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) senior buildings on Wednesday, May 20, expanding the City’s mobile testing capabilities among more vulnerable populations.

  • Cambridge Officials Reviewing State Plan As City Finalizes Reopening Strategy

    The City of Cambridge is reviewing the plan released today by the Baker-Polito Administration for the reopening of businesses in the Commonwealth and has announced City-specific construction activity guidance.

  • Reopening Massachusetts Plan Released

    The Baker-Polito Administration released a comprehensive plan to safely reopen the Massachusetts economy, get people back to work, and ease social restrictions while minimizing the health impacts of COVID-19

  • Baker-Polito Administration Initiates Transition to First Phase of Four-Phase Approach

    The Baker-Polito Administration released Reopening Massachusetts, the Reopening Advisory Board’s report, which details a four-phased strategy to responsibly reopen businesses and activities while continuing to fight COVID-19. The Administration also released a new “Safer At Home” Advisory, which instructs residents to stay at home unless engaging with newly opened activities, as a way to continue limiting the spread of COVID-19.

  • Grants and Loan Applications Now Available for Cambridge Small Businesses

    The City of Cambridge announced that grant and loan applications are now available for Cambridge small businesses through the Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund for small businesses and the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority (“CRA”) Loan Program. Grant applications will only be available from May 15, 2020 until May 29, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

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