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2019 HONK! Fest: Brass Bands Taking Stands

2019 HONK! Fest: Brass Bands Taking Stands

November 7, 2019

  As the weather takes a turn, with the leaves changing colors and the seasons shifting, Cambridge sets up for the annual Honk Festival, kicking off the fal...

The Opioid Spoon Project

The Opioid Spoon Project

November 7, 2019

According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), 48,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2017. This represents a sixfold increase in deaths since 1999, mainly as a result of an increase in people who became addicted to heroin and fentanyl after being prescribed opioids like Oxycontin for chronic pain.

Triple-E Outbreak in MA Leaves CRLS Athletes Worried

Triple-E Outbreak in MA Leaves CRLS Athletes Worried

November 7, 2019

With the Triple-E virus spreading, and cases continuing to be confirmed around Massachusetts, Cambridge Rindge and Latin students are becoming concerned for their health when they are competing in at-risk towns. 

City Council Candidate Questionnaires 2019

November 1, 2019

The Register Forum reached out to all 22 candidates for Cambridge City Council via email to fill out a short questionnaire. We are publishing all responses that we received from candidates. No word limit was given, so candidates could use as few or as many words as they wanted.

School Committee Candidate Interviews

The Register Forum Staff

October 30, 2019

The Register Forum interviewed all eleven Cambridge School Committee candidates running in November 5th’s election. These interviews were conducted either in person or over the phone between the candidates and eleven different Register Forum reporters. Interviews have been edited for clarity and concision.

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Municipal Elections

Zoe Fritz-Sherman, Metro Editor

October 5, 2019

The upcoming Cambridge City Council and School Committee elections will take place on November 5th. To find out where your local polling station is, go to https://www.cambridgema.gov/.

Boston “Straight Pride” Parade

Boston “Straight Pride” Parade

October 3, 2019

On August 31st, about 200 people participated in a so-called “straight pride” parade in downtown Boston and more than 1,000 people showed up as count...

Summer News Timeline

Willa Frank, Managing Editor

October 3, 2019

June 17: House Judiciary subcommittee meets regarding H.R. 40 bill, which would set up a commission to create reparations for slavery as part of a move to follow through on Civil War-era promises.

An Interview with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ’79

An Interview with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ’79

October 3, 2019

Bill de Blasio is the mayor of New York City, and until Friday, September 21st, was running for president. This interview was conducted before de Bla...

Cambridge Carnival Cancelled

Cambridge Carnival Cancelled

October 3, 2019

On Sunday, September 8th, the 26th annual celebration of the Cambridge Carnival, a celebration of Caribbean culture, was called off because of “increasing safety concerns” after gang-related gun violence occurred at the Boston Caribbean Carnival on the 24th. Following the advice of the Cambridge Police Commissioner, the cancellation happened with the safety of the attendees in mind.

A Summer Guide to Cambridge

Juliana Vandermark, Managing Editor

June 18, 2019

Whether you have a job from 9-5 every day or plan on catching up on every season of every show on Netflix all summer, there’s always something going on in Cambridge to spice up your summer routine.

Boston Calling Starts the Summer with a Bang

Boston Calling Starts the Summer with a Bang

June 17, 2019

As school comes to a close, the warm weather and the general excitement for the start of summer brings singers and artists to Boston. Boston Calling, the annual music festival, took place from May 24th to May 26th and included performances by artists such as Twenty Øne Piløts, Travis Scott, Sheck Wes, and Logic.

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